Forestry

Farmbot – a programmable planter for taking care of your garden Website  My Article Full Grown – they grow smaller trees around frames to create natural wood furniture Website  My Article India – set a record for planting 66 million trees    My Article Land Life Company – created a vessel which aids trees in…

Green Energy

Devecitech – created small wind turbines to be used in the middle of the road Website  My Article HomeBiogas & 2.0 – generates biogas from food scraps and an update           Website  HomeBiogas HomeBiogas 2.0 PaveGen – makes piezoelectricity panels for installation in cities        Website  My Article Sologic –…

Automating Humanity

Credit: Business Insider This is a nice little video from 11/30/2016 about those McDonald’s kiosks everyone likes to talk about so much. The kiosks are coming the kiosks are coming! They’ve been coming for 20 years but somehow no one seems to remember this. People also seem to think that minimum wage has somehow magically…

Happy New Year!

This was taken in a mall called Zafer Plaza AVM in Bursa, Turkey. AVM stands for Alışveriş Merkezi which in English means “Shopping Center” so it’s basically a mall. Whenever you see AVM, just think mall.   In Turkey, a Muslim majority nation, Christmas is not celebrated. They do however celebrate New Year’s and decorate for…

Scientific Findings #1-20

Scientific Findings: A Cleaner Ocean & Mouth A New Mineral is Discovered Gas Drinking Bacteria Live in Mussels & Sponges A Bioglass to Restore Teeth has Proven Effective A Rule of Physics has been Broken  Scientific Findings: Midichlorians Are Not Real A Fake Science Article Gets Accepted into Science Journals A New Invention for Premature…

YouTube Excellence

YouTube Excellence #2: Geography Now A channel describing every country on Earth YouTube Excellence #1: Primitive Technology A YouTube channel focusing on creating tools and materials from scratch using primitive methods of construction.  

Eagle Prime vs. Kuratas: Aftermath

I just watched the Eagle Prime vs. Kuratas bout and my feelings are a bit mixed. On the one hand the first round was disappointing but the second round was very engaging. The best way to describe the fighting for those about to watch would be as follows. If you’re expecting fast paced action then…

Animals #5: The Crab That Wasn’t, Bee Beard

Crabs Credit: Brave Wilderness There is a popular show on YouTube called Brave Wilderness I’ll start featuring here because I find it interesting. In this episode a large number of lobsters were washed into a tide pool on a beach in California. The crabs are called Pelagic red crabs after the area of the Pacific…

Food

A Fourth Chocolate Exists Discusses the new ruby chocolate          

Roman House Reconstructed

Originally posted on Sukanya Ramanujan:
If you’ve ever been to Pompeii or Herculaneum or any of the other ancient Roman sites you would have come across ruins of individual houses. Some are big like the house of Faun in Pompeii, some are extremely small. Some are well preserved and some are not. But in most…