World’s Largest Tropical Ice Sheet Took at Least 1,600 Years to Form and Only 25 to Melt

April 18, 2013 by  
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The Quelccya ice cap in the Andes Mountains of Peru took upwards of 1,600 years to form, and it could have formed as long as 6,000 years ago, but it took just 25 years to melt away . Scientists from Ohio State University reported this month that global warming has caused the world’s largest tropical sheet ice to rapidly recede 40 times faster than ever before. Despite the concern caused by the rapid melting, the receding ice has exposed ancient plants that were buried for thousands of years, giving scientists a hauntingly accurate measure of the ice sheet’s age and movements. Read the rest of World’s Largest Tropical Ice Sheet Took at Least 1,600 Years to Form and Only 25 to Melt Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Andes Glacier melting , Climate Change , eco design , glaciers melting , global warming , green design , ice cap melting , ice loss , Quelccya Ice Cap , sustainable design        

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Urban Chandy’s Funky Recycled Chandeliers Coming to BKLYN Designs 2013

April 18, 2013 by  
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If you’re bored of seeing the same old bulbs, Urban Chandy’s brand of funky chandeliers can add some light to your life. Made in Brooklyn using recycled and reclaimed materials, these unique lighting designs pair polish with pop perfectly to achieve effortless cool in any room. Urban Chandy will be displaying their goods at the BKLYN Designs showcase of Brooklyn-made home goods this May, but if you don’t want to wait, click through to our sneak peek here . READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “natural materials” , 2013 , BKLYN Designs , Brooklyn , Design , eco chic , eco design , eco lighting , Edison bulbs , green design , navy yard , reclaimed wood , salvaged barn wood , sustainable design , Urban Chandy , urban chic , vintage        

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Rooftop Helipad Transformed into Garden and Co-Working Space in Mexico City

April 18, 2013 by  
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LG to Begin Selling Curved OLED TVs Later This Year

April 18, 2013 by  
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At this year’s International CES , LG debuted its curved OLED TV to much excitement, although there was some initial uncertainty as to whether or not the technology would ever hit the market. LG’s Vice President of Home Entertainment Europe has now confirmed that the TV will be available for sale some time in the second half of 2013. With a five-degree turn of the panel, the screen helps to fill in the viewer’s peripheral vision, creating a more engaging experience. Read the rest of LG to Begin Selling Curved OLED TVs Later This Year Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: curved screen , ea9800 , high dynamic range , international ces , lg , OLED TV , smart touch control , wrgb        

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6 Fun, Meaningful Ways to Celebrate Earth Day!

April 18, 2013 by  
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