How to build the perfect fire, according to a Duke University engineer

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Have you ever wondered how to build the perfect fire? Adrian Bejan, a professor of mechanical engineering at Duke University , knows how, and has shared his secrets in a new study published in Nature Scientific Reports . Bejan says with all variables equal, the best fire is the one that is as tall as it is wide. Read the rest of How to build the perfect fire, according to a Duke University engineer Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bonfire , camp fire , constructal law , design law , duke university study , efficiency in design , fire , fire pit , fire shape , how to build the perfect fire

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Metal-clad House L is a contemporary holiday retreat in Finland

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Read the rest of Metal-clad House L is a contemporary holiday retreat in Finland Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Anssi Lassila , birch veneer , Contemporary House , farmhouse renovation , galvanized sheet metal , House L , House L by OOPEAA , locally sourced materials , metal clad cabin , OOPEAA , radially sawn spruce , salvaged materials , Suoni

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At this “cat library,” you can check out a kitten for the day

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Most people don’t want their officemates to make a lot of noise during the workday, and it’d be pretty nutty to glance over and see a colleague batting at a felt mouse stuffed with catnip. Yet, if you could share your office with a kitten , all would be right in the world. Employees of Dona Ana County, New Mexico can take advantage of a “cat library” that allows them to do just that—borrow a kitten for the day to share their office space. For those of us who don’t work there, workplace negotiations are in order. Read the rest of At this “cat library,” you can check out a kitten for the day Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: animal service center of masilla valley , cat library , cats for adoption , dona ana county , kittens for adoption , kitty kondo , las cruces , New Mexico , new mexico cat library , shelter animals , shelter kittens , tiffany tillison

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