The versatile spirit of the Hawaiian ukelele

July 14, 2017 by  
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Taimane Gardner’s name means “diamond” in Samoan. Gracing the stage with her virtuoso ukelele skills and powerful attitude at VERGE Hawaii ’17, it’s clear that she has polished her talents to a brilliant shine. Here, she segues from flamenco to Stairway to Heaven to Für Elise, breaking stereotypes about the ukulele’s versatility. The music speaks for itself. 

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Artist George Hollander Creates a Holiday Light Sculpture Inspired by “Stairway to Heaven”

December 24, 2013 by  
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The holiday season is a fun time to play with lighting. Artist and designer George Hollander , toys with the illuminating medium this year as a sculpture. Made from found materials, “Stairway to Heaven”, as the piece is called, is inspired by the famed Zeppelin song. See more of George’s other unique lighting pieces here . + George Hollander The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: george hollander , holiday art , holiday light sculpture , Led Zeppelin’s Stairway to Heaven , music art        

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Stairway to Heaven is a Brilliant LED Climbing Chandelier

August 13, 2012 by  
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Made from shiny metal and flickering crystals, just like your average chandelier, “Stairway to Heaven” is an illuminated ladder flipped upside down. Designed by Bertjan Pot , a recent graduate from the Design Academy Eindhoven , this fun repurposed low-energy luminaire will easily become the centerpiece of any room. Read the rest of Stairway to Heaven is a Brilliant LED Climbing Chandelier Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “energy efficiency” , Art , Bertjan Pot , Design Academy Eindhoven , DHPH , Frame-Moooi Award , green lighting , recycled chandelier , Recycled Materials , safety-ladder , Stairway to Heaven

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Fungus-Infused Superplants Could Survive Forthcoming US Droughts

August 13, 2012 by  
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A group of scientists from the University of Washington in Seattle and New Mexico State University believe they have found the key in making plants robust enough to endure extreme drought conditions, like the ones currently sweeping the US. The team believe that by utilizing microbiome , the mixture of fungi, bacteria and viruses that live in the root systems of every plant, they can engineer plants to survive extreme heat. Read the rest of Fungus-Infused Superplants Could Survive Forthcoming US Droughts Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: biotech , Climate Change , extreme weather , fungus , new mexico state university , superplants , university of washington , us droughts

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Royal Veterinary College Provides Eco Friendly Lodging for Their Clinical Students

August 13, 2012 by  
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