Inhabitat is Looking for Photographers for the 2012 European Solar Decathlon in Madrid!

August 20, 2012 by  
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Calling All Europe-Based Photographers! Are you a shutter bug with a passion for architecture located in or around Madrid, Spain? Inhabitat is looking for a couple of on-scene photographers to snap stellar photos of some of the world’s most efficient solar-powered houses at the European Solar Decathlon next month in the Spanish capital! This is a fantastic opportunity for you to share your photography skills with our audience of millions of monthly readers  and make some cash while you’re at it. To apply, please send an email to editor [at] inhabitat [dot] com that includes a sample of your photography (ex. a link to your flickr, tumblr, or online portfolio) and a short paragraph telling us why you would make a great correspondent for Inhabitat. We look forward to hearing from you! + Solar Decathlon Coverage on Inhabitat + Solar Decathlon Europe Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: calling photographers , inhabitat photographer , lumenhaus , paid photography jobs , photographer call , sd europe , Solar Decathlon , solar decathlon europe

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Is Your Honey Counterfeit? Honey Detective Vaughn Bryant Can Tell

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Honeycomb photo from Shutterstock According to Food Safety News , a third or more of all honey consumed in the United States has been smuggled illegally into the US and may contain antibiotics and heavy metals. Some honey doesn’t even contain real honey at all. So how can a honey lover know that their locally sourced honey is the real deal? Cue Vaughn Bryant, the honey detective who can tell whether or not your honey is what it claims to be. Read the rest of Is Your Honey Counterfeit? Honey Detective Vaughn Bryant Can Tell Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bee pollen , bees , counterfeit honey , fake honey , HFCS honey , honey , local honey , pollen science , texas a&m , Vaughn Bryant

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MIT Study Shows Geothermal Could Produce 100,000 Megawatts of Energy in the US Within 50 Years

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Geothermal Power photo from Shutterstock So far, Humans have harnessed the strength of the sun, water, and wind to generate clean electricity . Now, it may be time to take advantage of the earth’s capacity to provide renewable power. An interdisciplinary panel from MIT estimated that the United States could potentially produce 100,000 megawatts of geothermal energy within the next 50 years.  The report estimates that 200,000 exajoules of energy could be captured from EGS (enhanced geothermal systems) by 2050 in the US alone – that’s roughly 2,000 times the total consumption of the country in 2005. Read the rest of MIT Study Shows Geothermal Could Produce 100,000 Megawatts of Energy in the US Within 50 Years Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: California , egs , Electricity , enhanced geothermal systems , fossil fuel , france , geothermal energy , germany , Google.org , MIT , nevada , renewable energy , turbines , united states

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