Breezy, Hammock-Shaped Paraguayan Home is the Perfect Place for an Afternoon Siesta

September 23, 2013 by  
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The FarmBot is a Fully-Automated Open-Source Farming Machine

September 23, 2013 by  
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Since time immemorial, farmers have benefited from sharing knowledge with one another, and The FarmBot makes that easier than ever to do. Designed by California engineer Rory Landon Aronson, this open-source farming machine allows hackers and agriculturalists to brainstorm. Similar to CNC milling machines and 3D printers , the FarmBot works on a scalable frame that employs X, Y and Z directions, and can be outfitted with anything from sensors and spray nozzles to plows and seed injectors. Read the rest of The FarmBot is a Fully-Automated Open-Source Farming Machine Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 3D printers , California , cnc milling machine , community cabinet , farmbot , green revolution , hackable hardware , open source farming , open source software , rory landon aronson , San Luis Obispo , story of stuff project , web based software , wikislo        

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Half of World’s Coral Reefs Destroyed in Last 30 Years, According to New Survey

September 23, 2013 by  
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Half of the world’s coral reefs have been destroyed over the past three decades, according to a recent Catlin Seaview Survey (CSS). In a race to document their decline, the CSS teamed up with Google Street View and scientists from across the globe to compile the Catlin Global Reef Record – a free online resource launched today that is comprised of more than 50,000 high resolution images of the disappearing seascape. Read the rest of Half of World’s Coral Reefs Destroyed in Last 30 Years, According to New Survey Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: catlin global reef record , catlin seaview survey , coral bleaching , coral reef , coral reef destruction , css , global awarness , Google maps , Google Street View , Great Barrier Reef , habitat destruction , international union for the conservation of nature , NOAA , online image database , Scripps Institution of Oceanography , survey data analysis , temperature alerts , University of Queensland , world resources institute        

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Windowless Caja Oscura Home Opens up Like a Giant Pac-man in Rural Paraguay

May 28, 2013 by  
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