Imagine a future where you can literally buy a piece of celebrity skin

March 12, 2016 by  
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Technology is advancing faster than we can answer the moral questions being raised. Take, for instance, the L’Oreal labs, which grow enough human skin in the lab each year to cover an entire cow. Tina Gorjanc wanted to critique bring attention to the issue with her shocking “Pure Human” project, which asks, where do we draw the line when it comes to tissue-engineering technology? And would you want to live in a world where you could buy a piece of Nicole Kidman’s skin?  READ MORE>

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Study Finds Amazon.com’s “Free” Shipping Has a High Moral Cost

September 21, 2011 by  
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Many of us take advantage of Amazon.com ’s free shipping offer, adding one or two more cheap items to our baskets to achieve the $25 minimum. But what we may not realize is the real moral cost of “free” shipping – unfair and often brutal working conditions for shipping employees. Like many online retail  warehouses across the country, Amazon’s are located in low-income areas, giving local residents looking for work little choice but to live with the less than desirable conditions. As of late, more and more of these issues have been coming to light, making us wonder if we wouldn’t mind paying a few bucks more for shipping so that others can have a higher quality of life. Read the rest of Study Finds Amazon.com’s “Free” Shipping Has a High Moral Cost Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Amazon , Free shipping , Lehigh Valley , The Morning Call , Unfair working conditions

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Darling Dalene Cabin by Tommie Wilhelmsen is a Minimalist Island Retreat in Norway

September 21, 2011 by  
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GOMMAdesign’s Coral City is a Self-Sustaining Eco-Village for the Phillipines

September 21, 2011 by  
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Designed by GOMMAdesign and +ITA Project , Coral City is as a self-sustaining and disaster-resistant eco-village for the Philippines . Starting from the idea that natural structures are the best sources of inspiration in the design of new and sustainable communities, the coral-inspired master plan aims to foster community while also integrating cutting-edge sustainable design. Coral city was awarded with the special ‘Energy Award’ at the DAtE international competition. + GOMMAdesign +ITA Project 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: coral city , disaster proff architecture , eco-village , gommadesign , green architecture , green design , ita project , Self-sustaining city , Solar-Powered City

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Striking Rustic Boathouse Made With Reclaimed Materials in Norway

September 21, 2011 by  
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Technofix vs Behavior Change – the Moral Highground Isn’t Always Best

November 5, 2010 by  
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