INFOGRAPHIC: Amazing Facts About the World’s Tallest and Most Iconic Skyscrapers

September 18, 2014 by  
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Thanks to architectural advancements, it seems like all major cities around the world have entered a skyscraper race-for-the-sky. To track the progress and history of these super tall towers, window & door guys created an information-packed “Super Tall Skyscrapers” infographic. From a snapshot look at the Burj Khalifa to a rundown on the evolution of the skyscraper, this infographic takes you around the globe into the backstory of some of the world’s most iconic architecture. Read the rest of INFOGRAPHIC: Amazing Facts About the World’s Tallest and Most Iconic Skyscrapers Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: burj khalifa , iconic towers , infographic , reader submitted content , skyscrapers , super tall skyscrapers infographic , super tall towers , window & door guys

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Snøhetta’s New “Plus House” in Norway Will Produce Twice The Energy It Uses

September 18, 2014 by  
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This gorgeous experimental house in Norway can produce twice the energy it requires! Designed by Snøhetta for the Research Center on Zero Emission Buildings , the building demonstrates the possibilities of the latest sustainable technologies and prove that houses can not only meet their own energy needs but can also produce additional to feed into a local power grid. Read the rest of Snøhetta’s New “Plus House” in Norway Will Produce Twice The Energy It Uses Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: energy efficient home , green architecture , natural ventilation , Snøhetta energy-efficient home , Zero Emission Buildings , zero energy buildings , ZOB house

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Skyscraper Candles Let You Set the World’s Most Iconic Towers on Fire

December 31, 2013 by  
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Revolution Foods Launch ‘Grow Food. Give Food.’ Campaign to Transform America’s School Meals

December 31, 2013 by  
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Trying to improve kid’s diets is tough, even with Michelle Obama on the case. But California based Revolution Foods —a company started by two moms—is looking to transform the way America eats by providing healthy and affordable meals to all school children. Nutrition is at the heart of the meals they offer, and so far they’ve served over one million fresh dishes in public schools across the country. Now, the team has paired up with Back to the Roots  to kick off their awesome “Grow Food, Give Food” campaign, a national movement to bring kids more veggies. Read the rest of Revolution Foods Launch ‘Grow Food. Give Food.’ Campaign to Transform America’s School Meals Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: back to the roots , food revolution , green meals , grow food give food , healthy food , Michelle Obama , nutrition , revolution foods , Revolution Foods – Grow Food. Give Food , school meals , sustainable food        

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Japan’s Homeless are Cleaning up Fukushima Waste for Less than Minimum Wage

December 31, 2013 by  
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  Photo © Shutterstock A recent Reuters report reveals that a black labor market run by Japanese gangsters, or yakuza, has been using taxpayer funds to clean up radioactive fallout in northern Japan. The gangs have been rounding up homeless men and illegally putting them to work for less than minimum wage. These exploited workers are often charged for food and shelter, which just makes the situation worse when they end up in debt to their employers. Due to the dangerous nature of the job , it’s been hard to find enough workers for the project, which is already running behind schedule and expected to take decades to complete . Read the rest of Japan’s Homeless are Cleaning up Fukushima Waste for Less than Minimum Wage Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Fukushima , fukushima cleanup , government corruption , homelessness , Japan , minimum wage , nuclear disaster , nuclear power , nuclear power plant , nuclear reactor , nuclear waste , workers rights        

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