Friday, May 2, 2014
shortformblog:

newsweek:

Why American Apples Just Got Banned in Europe | Mother Jones
Back in 2008, European Food Safety Authority began pressing the chemical industry to provide safety information on a substance called diphenylamine, or DPA.
Widely applied to apples after harvest, DPA prevents “storage scald”—brown spots that “becomes a concern when fruit is stored for several months,” according to Washington State University, reporting from the heartland of industrial-scale apple production.

The problems with mass food production, vol. 253,261.

shortformblog:

newsweek:

Why American Apples Just Got Banned in Europe | Mother Jones

Back in 2008, European Food Safety Authority began pressing the chemical industry to provide safety information on a substance called diphenylamine, or DPA.

Widely applied to apples after harvest, DPA prevents “storage scald”—brown spots that “becomes a concern when fruit is stored for several months,” according to Washington State University, reporting from the heartland of industrial-scale apple production.

The problems with mass food production, vol. 253,261.

tinyhousedesign:

New Post has been published on http://www.tinyhouseliving.com/camping-trailer-design-concept/

Camping Trailer Design Concept


It is the thesis project, made ​​jointly with Michael Kozlowski. The trailer is designed for two people… Trailer by its own power, water tanks, sewage system enables trip to places where we do not have access to the everyday comforts… The interior is bright and clear, which expands the small interior.” – Lukasz Paszkowski (translation by Google)

via PROJEKT PRZYCZEPY CAMPINGOWEJ – lukaszpaszkowski.
  
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tinyhousedesign:

New Post has been published on http://www.tinyhouseliving.com/camping-trailer-design-concept/

Camping Trailer Design Concept

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It is the thesis project, made ​​jointly with Michael Kozlowski. The trailer is designed for two people… Trailer by its own power, water tanks, sewage system enables trip to places where we do not have access to the everyday comforts… The interior is bright and clear, which expands the small interior.” – Lukasz Paszkowski (translation by Google)

via PROJEKT PRZYCZEPY CAMPINGOWEJ – lukaszpaszkowski.

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fastcompany:

This Is What A Holographic iPhone Might Look Like

Lasers. Infrared sensors. Parabolic mirror assemblies. These are the technologies that could allow iPhones of the future to project holograms from 3-D screens, according to a new Apple patent application.

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mothernaturenetwork:

Bittersweet, guitar-shaped forest is visible from space
In memory of his late wife, farmer Pedro Martin Ureta has spent 35 years planting and nurturing a guitar-shaped forest in Argentina. The poignant tribute can only be seen from the air — or higher.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
lifemadesimple:

Will really help to speed up public transport - and no issue of a language barrier.

lifemadesimple:

Will really help to speed up public transport - and no issue of a language barrier.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
  1. What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?
  2. What if I fail — how will I recover?
  3. What if I do nothing?
  4. What if I succeed?
  5. What’s truly worth doing, whether you fail or succeed?
  6. In this failure, what went right?

Jonathan Fields, author of Uncertainty: Turning Fear and Doubt into Fuel for Brilliance and creator of the magnificent Good Life Project, proposes six questions that help overcome the fear of failure. Pair with Fields on how to make your own luck, then see this invaluable read on creativity and the gift of failure.

(via 99U)

Friday, March 28, 2014 Thursday, March 27, 2014

collegehillalliance:

The demolition making way for the Lofts at College Hill has begun! Check out the “Before” in progress, soon to be replaced with the latest rendering of the mixed-use development coming to the gateway intersection of Hardeman and Georgia Avenues. Keep up with its latest progress here!