1,500-year-old village discovered at airport site in Norway

January 6, 2016 by  
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Pre-construction excavation at the site of Norway’s upcoming Ørland Airport expansion has turned up a treasure trove of artifacts dating back to an era before the Vikings ruled the land. Researchers uncovered the post holes and fire pits for three large “longhouses” that would have stood at the center of the village — but what really excited them was the discovery of several large trash pits, called “ middens .” Among the garbage, they found a number of Iron Age artifacts that offered insights into how the locals lived, including jewelry and pieces of glass. Read the rest of 1,500-year-old village discovered at airport site in Norway

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Stunning Film On the Beauty and Craft of Brooklyn’s First Modern Distiller (Video)

September 16, 2011 by  
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From the inherent green value of doing it yourself to an insistence that beauty and sustainability must go hand-in-hand , you’ll find no arguments among TreeHuggers that the world would be a better place if we learned to make more things, make them well, and perhaps if we learned to love our stuff too . So we’re really excited about a new film project that celebrate… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Could Subsurface Pressurized Irrigation Slash Water Use & Runoff? (Video)

September 16, 2011 by  
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Image credit: Growing Your Greens From raving about a private permaculture garden complete with public bus shelter , to describing a $0.25 ruler as the “most important gardening tool you can buy” , John of Growing Your Greens is known to get a little enthusiastic from time-to-time. But his latest source of … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Nau Mimics Down with Recycled Polyester Jackets for Winter 2011

August 27, 2011 by  
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Nau’s Insular Jacket for Fall/Winter 2011. Photo: Nau Whether you’re gearing up to hit the slopes or the campus, Nau ‘s outdoor apparel for fall/winter 2011 has you covered. From their goose down blazers and sweaters to hoodies and jackets, they have down, well down. But what has us really excited is their Insular Jacket for men and women that not only features a recycled polyester outer fabric and lining, but it’s insulation with the recycled polyester. Essentially, it’s a down jacket sans down. Read on: … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Risk of Civil War Increased Dramatically By El Nino

August 27, 2011 by  
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Photo: super devoika Scientists are suggesting that the warmer weather that occurs every four years through El Nino has a domino effect on poorer tropical societies, which can cause civil war. It’s no secret that unfortunate weather conditions such as drought can lead to unrest, but the link to El Nino adds another dimension to the argument. Scientists are suggesting that 1 out of every five civil wars has in fact been caused by El Nino , according to

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Honda Fit EV Coming to U.S. in 2012

November 18, 2010 by  
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This is something I’m really excited about.  I’ve been a Honda Fit driver and lover for the past three years and I was sorely disappointed when I read earlier this year that a hybrid version was being introduced in Japan but not in the U.S.  Luckily, at the LA Auto Show today Honda revealed an all-electric version of the compact hatchback that will hit U.S. and Japan car lots in 2012

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Simple, Concealed Solar Roof Water Heating

November 18, 2010 by  
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Water heating can be responsible for nearly 20% of a home’s energy usage. Directly heating water with the sun’s energy is far more efficient than making electricity with solar panels and then using electricity to heat the water

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