An amazing super-food is becoming highly sought after by many around the world today. Chia seeds as they are commonly known, or Salvia hispanica, is a species of flowering plant in the form the mint family, native to central and southern Mexico and Guatemala. There is evidence that it was cultivated by the[…]
So here is this little innovation from Hyundai, titled “Nano Garden”. It’s pretty much a mini farm in your kitchen, or where ever you may feel the desire to place it.
Film by Jason Silva pointing to the recurring patterns which exist everywhere. Our societies, cities, internet….all just a reflection of the same patterns in nature…all humming to the same tune. From a microscopic level to a cosmological perspective, it is all based on the same principles. Perhaps we can learn[…]
Mary’s Meals is an international movement that sets up school feeding projects in communities where poverty and hunger prevent children from gaining an education.
Vending machines with a social conscience In Japan where you can buy just about anything from a vending machine…..comes this great idea. This vending machine has the option to donate to The Red Cross. I would think having this option for people to use their change on from buying[…]
FoodBank is a not for profit, non denominational Australian initiative that seeks and distributes food and grocery donations to welfare agencies to welfare agencies to feed those most in need.
Could the whole concept of robots as ‘partners’ be a real world solution in the future? With advancements in robot technology and AI, it seems that robot lovers many not be too far away. There are a range of positive and potential negatives associated with this sort of arrangement surely.[…]
The Guerilla Gardening Movement Much of our built environment, which occupies large areas of our urban world is often neglected. There are great opportunities to garden these overlooked and forgotten areas. Such opportunities have spawned a movement know as Guerilla Gardening, and the creative devices know as seed bombs. Guerilla Gardening, based on[…]
There is much hype based around 2012, good bad and indifferent. The 2012 ‘time’ goes by many names – The Quickening, Great Awakening, Shift of Ages, End of Days, Return of the Great Mother, End of Kali Yuga, Atlantis Rising, Omega Point, Singularity, Aquarian Age, Sophianic Millennium, New Cosmogenesis, End[…]
LifeStraw and LifeStraw Family are both point-of-use water interventions. These are truly unique offerings from Vestergaard Frandsen that address the concern for obtaining safe drinking water at home and outside for people with access to poor quality water and at an affordable level. Lack of access to safe drinking water[…]