Curiosities: Rare Historical Photos
Birke Baehr: What's wrong with our food system
TED Talks 11-year-old Birke Baehr presents his take on a major source of our food -- far-away and less-than-picturesque industrial farms. Keeping farms out of sight promotes a rosy, unreal picture of big-box agriculture, he argues, as he outlines the...
Non-profit wants to clone the world's oldest trees to reforest...
Tristram Stuart: The global food waste scandal
TED Talks Western countries throw out nearly half of their food, not because it's inedible -- but because it doesn't look appealing. Tristram Stuart delves into the shocking data of wasted food, calling for a more responsible use of global resources.
How Much Food is Eaten Around the World in One Week
Opening Our Eyes and Interpreting What We See.
19-Year-Old Develops Ocean Cleanup Array That Could Remove...
VERY INTERESTING UNKNOWN FACTS
Here are some interesting, but true facts, that you may or may not have known. 1. The Statue of Liberty's index finger is eight feet long. 2. Rain has
A Tale of a Right Whale
In this ocean story you can watch videos, look at photos, and read articles to learn about Phoenix, one of about 450 remaining North Atlantic Right Whales. After a life-threatening entanglement in fishing gear in 1997, Phoenix has been studied by NOA...
THE ARCTIC IS MELTING
While the politicians fiddle, the world keeps warming. The Arctic may be down to its last few summers of being white. Johann Hari, in Greenland, asks hunters and scientists how climate change really feels ...
Eco Friendly Companies
Global directory of environmentally friendly companies and products. Ethical business resource. Your Green company connection.
Milan's Vertical Forest
The Bosco Verticale (Vertical Forest) will be the greenest building in Milan when completed, which is one of Europe's most polluted cities.
Epic driftwood: Monster tree washes ashore
Flooding, high tides and blasting winds worked together to land a massive drift log taller than a single-story house.
Witness to a Plastic Invasion
It blew in for two solid days: a flotilla of plastic forks, soda bottles, rubber gloves, and other refuse. I tried to pick everything up off the beach, but when I turned around, you couldn't tell that I had cleaned at all. When we went out in the boa...
IBM Researchers Develop Highly Recyclable, Biodegradable...
A mind-boggling 13 billion plasticbottles are tossed in the trash or recycled each year. And while most plastics are recyclable, the resulting materials are limited to "second generation reuse" only--so anything made out of recycled plastics has to b...
The world can be powered by alternative energy, using today's...
Ingenious Cardboard Packaging Folds to Fit Parcels of Any...
Patrick Sung's packaging design concept that will conform to any shaped object and save a bundle on wasteful filler.
Seawater Greenhouses Produce Tomatoes in the Desert
With the global population increasing by 80 million each year, a third of the planet will likely face water shortages by 2025. This looming water crisis is inextricably linked to food production...
Infographic: How a landfill works
Maybe you've heard it takes 1,000 years for a plastic bag to degrade in a landfill. Here are some other facts you may not know.
SES - Sustainable Choices
The ability to provide for the needs of the world's current population without damaging the ability of future generations to provide for themselves. When a process is sustainable, it can be carried out over and over without negative environmental ef...
Earthbag Construction, Sandbag Buildings
A Low Impact Woodland Home
You are looking at pictures of a house I built for our family in Wales. It was built by myself and my father in law with help from passers by and visiting friends. 4 months after starting we were moved in and cosy. I estimate 100...
GOOD Transparency - Walk This Way
Wildroots Earthskills Homestead
Wildroots is a 30 Acre radical homestead with focus on experiential learning and living, practicing, developing and sharing primitive skills for rewilding and reconnection.
The Miniature Earth Project ::: Official Version
Miniature Earth. What if the population of the world were reduced into a community of only 100 people?
Amazing Posts: Bizarre and Funny Stuff About The Earth
A solution to reverse Africa's growing deserts
Groasis, an ingenious passive 'water incubator' collects dew drops, making reforestation in barren lands possible.
Breathingearth - CO2, birth & death rates by country, simulated...
A visual real-time simulation that displays the carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, birth rates, and death rates of every country in the world.
Air traffic in 24 hours
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1ℓimit - Faucet Design by Yonggu Do, Dohyung Kim & Sewon...
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80 things we wish we knew before we started traveling
Hindsight is 20/20, right? Well, foresight can be near to it when you have the expertise of some seriously savvy travelers at your fingertips. Like the Matador team.
6 Insane Discoveries That Science Can't Explain
We like to feel superior to the people who lived centuries ago, what with their shitty mud huts and curing colds by drilling a hole in their skulls. B...
50 of the Most Important Landmarks of the World (Part 1)...
Originally, a landmark literally meant a geographic feature used by explorers and others to find their way back or through an area. Now, a landmark includes
Is it a dream or is it for real? These places will make you wonder whether you step into the land of magic and fantasy or still firmly stand on the ground. With unearthly nature, unreal landscapes or fairy tale architecture, these destinations will t...
The world's ten creepiest abandoned cities
Some cities die. The people leave, the streets go quiet, and the isolation takes on the macabre shape of a forlorn ghost-town - crumbling with
List of collective nouns - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia...
This is a which can be sorted by subject or collective term. are words used to define a group of objects. Although primarily applied to , collective nouns can be used for , inanimate objects, concepts or other things.
A Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust, People
Most Extreme Landscapes on Earth
15 Bizarre Buildings
Architecture can amaze us in so many ways. There are structures that can make our jaw drop because of their beauty while others are so grandiose to look at. They are also usually those kind of buildings that convince us to take a double-take on our c...
Funny and absurd signs from around the world
Redneck Home Remodels
Everyone has their dream home but because the expense often outweighs the reality, we work with what we have and remodel piece by piece. Even
Curiosities: A Closer Look
Flash Monkey - ColorWall
Skellig Michael - Mysterious Monastery in the Atlantic
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INFILTEC: HUMOR: Chicken Philosophy
Handyman Humor - Bizarre signs along life's road of repairs...
Just one page out of 100+ funny jokes and bizarre photos showing how tools should and should not be used; DIY, how-to, woodworking, home improvement, automotive, and handyman humor. And NO annoying pop-up ads ever on this web site!
25 Things You Didn't Know About Iceland
1) At roughly 39,000 square miles, Iceland is small - about the size of the US state of Ohio. 11% of the country is covered with glaciers, and 8% of that is a
Best of History Web Sites
Best of History Web Sites, created by EdTechTeacher, is an award-winning portal that contains annotated links to over 1200 history web sites and activities.
Amazing libraries around the world [PICS]
Celebrate Library Lovers' Month with these 15 photos of extraordinary library design.
The best countries for food - travel tips and articles
Read The best countries for food for travel tips, advice, news and articles from all around the world by Lonely Planet
10 best boat journeys - travel tips and articles
Read 10 best boat journeys for travel tips, advice, news and articles from all around the world by Lonely Planet
20th Century to World War II
Events leading to the two world war and revolution, economic and social developments and World War II
World's 20 Craziest Hotels
For many people a hotel is only a place for having a sleep. Here are the top 20 most unusual hotels in the world, that will give you a most entertaining
PHOTOS: The World's Most Overlooked Historic Sites
When it comes to historic sites, there's always been a staple list of stunning wonders. From Pisa's leaning tower to The Acropolis of Athens, tourists make a beeline for these giants of the sightseeing world.
10 Strangest Trees on Earth
........ strange sizes or unusual shapes. Here are some which top the list of being the strangest trees found on the planet. It's a treat to the eye!
Travel & Vacation Planning For Amsterdam, Antwerp, Valencia,...
Coolcapitals.com offers insider tips on travel to Amsterdam, Valencia, Zürich, Vienna, and Antwerp. Our tips help you discover the wealth of fine art, architecture, food, fashion, and design in these cool capitals. Find the insider details about thes...
99ROOMS.COM - A Project of Kim Koester, Richard Schumann, Stephan Schulz and Johannes Buenemann
KryssTal : The History and Geography of Inventions
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World History : HyperHistory
World History : HyperHistory Online navigates through 3 000 years of World History with links to important persons of world historical importance; civilization timelines; events and facts; and historical maps
EyeWitness to History - history through the eyes of those...
First hand accounts, illustrated with vintage photos, original radio broadcasts.
15 Amazing Castles from Around the Globe
Although designed and built for the prominent purpose of defense, today the castles seem like somewhat unrealistic constructions straight from the fairytale world. From solid strongholds to oriental fortresses and highly decorative palaces, the castl...
Europe's Top 25 Castles - The Best Castles in Europe
Castles in Europe - Everybody loves a castle and Europe has a some of the best castles in the world. Read this guide to the top 25 European castles.
In pictures: the world's most romantic travel destinations...
Some of the world's most romantic travel destinations in pictures...
Visit Norway - Geiranger 360
View amazing 360 degree panorama images from Geiranger produced by Making View AS for Visit Norway
Breathtaking Photos of Europe
the last picture under Germany section is really Hong Kong's skyline
Top 10 Civilizations That Mysteriously Disappeared
Throughout our history, most civilizations have either met a slow demise or were wiped out by natural disasters or invasion. But there are a few societies whose disappearance has scholars truly stumpe
History of Religion
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