World’s Largest Handmade Picnic Blanket Unfurled in Switzerland!

July 19, 2014 by  
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Eating al fresco usually means a tiny table at an outdoor cafe, but a pair of twins in Switzerland are thinking much bigger. Twins  Frank and Patrik Riklin  organized the creation of a 160,000-foot-long picnic blanket they’re calling “ Bignik .” Scores of volunteers were needed to turn assemble the traditional red and white patchwork behemoth of repurposed towels, bedsheets, curtains, and other donated household textiles. This isn’t the first massive picnic blanket built by the twins, and it’s not going to be the last. Follow the link to learn more about the project. READ MORE> Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Frank and Patrik Riklin , handmade picnic blanket , picnic blanket , picnic in Switzerland , summer picnic , upcycled picnic blanket , world’s biggest picnic blanket

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This Garden Will Tell You When Pollution in Your Area Gets Bad

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Have you ever wondered what the air quality is like in your own yard or your immediate neighborhood? There is an easy way to tell and it also happens to make your home look amazing while doing it. The National Center for Atmospheric Research recently planted an ozone garden with a variety of plants that can actually show you when pollution levels start to climb – and now you can plant one too . Read More > Image via Shutterstock Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: air quality alert system , air quality plants , air quality warning , botanical air quality alert , determining pollution levels , Gardening , gardening pollution , Inhabitots , NCAR , Ozone Garden , Ozone garden NCAR , ozone plants , plants that alert you to bad air , pollution alert plants , pollution alerting garden , pollution levels , poor air quality

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