October 24th, 2014 | Tags:
680 Folsom, SOM, green renovation, san francisco, eco office, renovation, leed platinum renovation,

Read the rest of SOM Transforms a Monolithic San Francisco Office Tower Into a Light, Bright LEED Platinum Vision Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “sustainable architecture”, 680 folsom, eco design, eco office, eco tower, green architecture, Green Building, green design, green renovation, high performance curtain wall, LEED platinum, LEED Platinum office, [...]

October 24th, 2014 | Tags:
Robin Schwartz, Amelia and the Animals, Amelia Forman, animals photography, mother and daughter, amazing photos of animals, Kickstarter campaign, exotic animals, National Geographic photographer

Read the rest of National Geographic Photographer Documents Her Daughter’s Magical Life with Animal Companions Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: amazing photos of animals, Amelia, Amelia and the Animals, Amelia Forman, Amelia Schwartz, Animals, animals photography, deer, DOE, Elephant, elephants, EMU, emus, exotic animals, fawn, fawns, goat, goats, kangaroo, kangaroos, kickstarter [...]

October 24th, 2014 | Tags:
Japanese birth data 1

A recent study carried out in Japan warns of yet another unexpected consequence of climate change: the study shows that male human fetuses are more sensitive to temperature differences than female fetuses and are more likely to spontaneously abort when exposed to extremes of heat and cold in utero. While similar studies in New Zealand and [...]

October 24th, 2014 | Tags:
BIO Architects, Tiny home, Off-The-Shelf, DublDom home, Russia, sweet design, wooden home, prefab shelter

Read the rest of Tiny and Affordable Russian DublDom Home Can Be Assembled in Just One Day Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: BIO Architects, DublDom home, home in a day, Off-The-Shelf, prefab shelter, russia, russian tiny home, sweet design, tiny home, wooden home

October 23rd, 2014 | Tags:
Roasted Eggplant Recipe with Cumin and Smoked Paprika

It’s very rare that I’ll make a salad without avocado, so naturally it’s ended up in this delicious roasted eggplant recipe with the aromatic spices of cumin and smoked paprika.  I was craving the sweet spiciness of an Indian curry but didn’t want the heaviness of a stew so I took two of my favorite [...]

October 23rd, 2014 | Tags:
cateye

Fall is all about that sexy cat eye makeup, from winged liner to metallic to pops of color. Although I tend to gravitate towards a strong lip I must admit that a beautiful eye, artfully embellished, does catch my attention. Cat eye makeup may seem like a lot more work than simply swiping on some [...]

October 23rd, 2014 | Tags:
Maiyet2

PureThread is a Manhattan-based showroom and stylist company presenting a sustainable fashion pop-up shop from October 20-26th! Presenting Fall 2014’s most sustainable and fashion-forward pieces, PureThread’s pop-up shop offers up luxury fashion that caters to the tastes of the urban businesswoman and the suburban fashionista alike. Customers will have the chance to peruse ethically made items ranging [...]

October 21st, 2014 | Tags:
Sexyfood, Sexyfood insects, Sexyfood canned insects, Sexyfood tinned insects, edible insects, eating insects, edible scorpions, edible crickets, edible waterbugs, edible ants, exotic foods, insect tasting, insect dining, Sexyfood packaging, sexyfood foods, sustainable food, sustainable eating

If you are like most Americans, the thought of biting into a nice, juicy cricket probably doesn’t hold much appeal. But many countries around the world consider insects to be a real treat. So how can we shift the perception from ‘yuk’ to ‘yum’? Sexyfood thinks they have the answer: by wrapping insects in gorgeous [...]

October 21st, 2014 | Tags:
Vik Muniz, Vik Muniz art, Vik Muniz Brazil, Vik Muniz trash art, Vik Muniz landfill art, Vik Muniz Rei de Janeiro, Vik Muniz gallery, Vik Muniz recycled art, Vik Muniz garbage photographs, Vik Muniz trash photographs, Vik Muniz Catadores, trash art, garbage art, landfill art

Read the rest of Vik Muniz Transforms Trash from Brazil’s Largest Landfill into Astonishing Works of Art Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: garbage art, landfill art, trash art, vik muniz, Vik Muniz art, Vik Muniz Brazil, Vik Muniz Catadores, Vik Muniz gallery, Vik Muniz garbage photographs, Vik Muniz landfill art, Vik [...]

October 21st, 2014 | Tags:
Bosco Verticale, Stefano Boeri, Stefano Boeri Architects, vertical forest, milan, world

Read the rest of Bosco Verticale: World’s First Vertical Forest is Finally Complete in Milan Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “sustainable architecture”, Biodiversity, Bosco Verticale, gray water recycling, high-rise, LEED gold, Milan, mixed-use, Solar Power, Stefano Boeri, stefano boeri architects, urban heat island effect, vertical forest, world’s first vertical forest