Tour the PARKROYAL Hotel Singapore’s Surreal Sky Gardens and Greenery-Wrapped Towers (PHOTOS)

September 23, 2013 by  
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For U.S., Rewnewable Energy is Cheaper than Coal, Study Finds

September 23, 2013 by  
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Photo via Shutterstock A new study has found that wind farms are less costly than new coal-fired plants, and cost about the same, if not less, than new natural gas plants. It sounds pretty extraordinary, but if one looks at the cost of warming and health issues caused by carbon emissions, as well as the hazards caused by sulfur dioxide emissions from coal-fired plants, the numbers begin to fall sharply in favor of renewable energy. Read the rest of For U.S., Rewnewable Energy is Cheaper than Coal, Study Finds Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: air pollution , carbon emissions , coal health , coal plant , epa , green energy , Laurie Johnson , National Resources Defense Council , nrdc , renewable energy , S+CC , social cost of carbon , Solar Power , sulphur , wind farm        

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Whale Ear Wax Used in Study to Form a Detailed Record of Ocean Pollutants

September 23, 2013 by  
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To understand climate, scientists look to tree cores and ice samples . For a record of ocean pollutants, researchers are beginning to turn to whale ear wax. Since whales are unable to clean their ear canals, the wax builds up and creates numerous layers much like an old tree . Researchers from the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History were able to extract a column nearly a foot long from a dead blue whale that washed up on a beach back in 2007. A recent study from Baylor University and published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences looked at the giant deposit to determine the amounts of toxins in the animal’s environment. Read the rest of Whale Ear Wax Used in Study to Form a Detailed Record of Ocean Pollutants Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: baylor university , blue whale , ddt , flame retardants , ocean pollution , Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , santa barbara museum of natural history , sascha usenko , tree rings , whale ear wax        

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Park Royal Tower: WOHA’s Stunning Vertical Garden Tower Opens in Singapore

April 29, 2013 by  
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GIVEAWAY: Win This Secret Compartment Cabinet + a Copy of New DIY Book Past and Present!

April 29, 2013 by  
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Could your home use a little extra hidden storage ? Instead of some boring shelves or a plastic storage bin, why not opt for a fun secret compartment cabinet disguised as a painting ? We’re giving one of these away to a very lucky reader as well as a copy of Amy Azzarito’s new DIY book Past and Present, which shows you how to make your own unique, one-of-a-kind furnishings, so enter to win this exciting prize bundle here ! ENTER HERE! > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Amy Azzarito , decor books , DIY , diy books , diy design , diy interior design , free stuff , grace bonney , hidden compartment cabinet , inhabitat giveaway , interior design books , Jonathan Adler , past and present , past and present book , Todd Oldham        

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GIVEAWAY: Win This Secret Compartment Cabinet + a Copy of New DIY Book Past and Present!

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Could your home use a little extra hidden storage ? Instead of some boring shelves or a plastic storage bin, why not opt for a fun secret compartment cabinet disguised as a painting ? We’re giving one of these away to a very lucky reader as well as a copy of Amy Azzarito’s new DIY book Past and Present, which shows you how to make your own unique, one-of-a-kind furnishings, so enter to win this exciting prize bundle here ! ENTER HERE! > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Amy Azzarito , decor books , DIY , diy books , diy design , diy interior design , free stuff , grace bonney , hidden compartment cabinet , inhabitat giveaway , interior design books , Jonathan Adler , past and present , past and present book , Todd Oldham        

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