Solar-powered Mistbox slashes summer cooling costs

May 22, 2016 by  
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Last year was the hottest on record and there have been no indications that this year should be any different. This means an upcoming summer with stifling temperatures and a strain on budgets for keeping cool. Luckily, Mistbox has a solar-powered solution to rising air conditioning energy use, using biomimicry to cut down cooling costs. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=59&v=e-7THc1kgek The Mistbox addresses an expensive, key issue with conventional air conditioning units:…

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Geizeer cube delivers personal cooling for less than 1 cent per day

May 22, 2016 by  
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The crowdfunding campaign has started for the new project of idea3Di It’s not possible and healtly to use air conditioner frequently: high electric energy consuption makes it a luxury accessor, and the excessive use could cause some malaises like headache, stiff neck, back ache and respiratory disease. Fans, at the same time, move the air and give a refreshment sensation, but, on the other side, stimulate sweating and could increase the risk of dehydration. Working, studing, sleeping watching…

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Sail Powered Shipping Makes a Tentative Come Back

October 21, 2011 by  
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From sail-powered cargo ships to kite-powered freighters , there have been some promising signs of wind-power returning to international shipping. The Tres Hombres is a wind-powered ship providing a freight service between continental Europe, the UK and the Americas. Rob Hopkins of the Transition Movement has just recorded a podcast on

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Rhino ‘Bodyguards’ Making a Difference in Nepal

November 23, 2009 by  
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In Nepal’s Bardia National Park, bodyguards are protecting greater one-horned rhinos from poachers. The rhino bodyguards – riding atop elephants – are making a difference: Since deployment of the program 18 months ago, there have not been any rhinos killed by poachers in Bardia National Park. Read more of this story »

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TWTC: Developments on Atlanta’s Beltline

November 23, 2009 by  
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Rhonda and I have gotten to talking, and it turns out that despite living on opposite sides of the country, our neighborhoods have a lot in common. She lives in the Bayview area of San Francisco, CA and I’m living in Edgewood, just east of downtown in Atlanta, GA

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Oh Baby :: Haircare From Nine Naturals For Mama’s-to-be

November 23, 2009 by  
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I’m one of those label-reading, ingredient poring, information seeking obsessives who needs to know everything there is to know before making a purchase, whether it’s my beauty products or what I eat. How could I have known that obsession would reach a whole new level of pedantic a while back when I became pregnant with twin boys, but it did with a vengeance! While I could write a whole post on the baby industry and it’s unbelievable lack of organic & natural products, not to mention its mind-boggling lack of knowledge by supposed industry experts, the purpose of this post is to bring to your attention a new natural & organic hair care collection by Nine Naturals , specifically targeted to pregnant mothers

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