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Gigantic Air-Purifier Against Beijing’s Smog

Beijing is suffocating. Almost every single visitor to the city has uttered these words – “can’t breathe!” – and usually more than once. Tackling the smog problem takes much effort and probably a long time, but Dutch innovator Daan Roosegaarde says it also takes a healthy dose of curiosity. 175 more words

Inspiration

Flippant Friday......Hair Cut

Time for a Trim……

I wish they would take me to the Hairdressers for a trim

….then maybe I could see what I am eating!

6th March

(C) David Oakes 2015

Photography

Bees in Peril: Topic for PPJ's March 18th meeting

Why are bee colonies in decline around the world? What is the threat to our food supply? What bee-friendly steps can each of us take? 157 more words

Bees

OOTD: Bohemian Skirt

It’s a special moment to encounter from time to time when you try something on and feel totally yourself. It’s when you’re not trying to express your clothing through your being, but the clothes themselves accentuate who you are as a person. 228 more words

Environmental

Taking the LEED

Yes, I spelled LEED that way on purpose. LEED stands for Leadership Energy Environmental Design. As I mentioned in another post, I visited HPA’s energy lab that was the first building to pass the Living Building Challenge, a more difficult challenge than LEED. 404 more words

Environmental

Exposure to endocrine disruptors during pregnancy affects the brain two generations later

PUBLIC RELEASE: 5-MAR-2015

San Diego, CA–Prenatal exposure to low doses of the environmental contaminants polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, change the developing brain in an area involved in metabolism, and some effects are apparent even two generations later, a new study finds. 520 more words

Environmental

Exposure to endocrine disruptors during pregnancy affects the brain two generations later

PUBLIC RELEASE: 5-MAR-2015

San Diego, CA–Prenatal exposure to low doses of the environmental contaminants polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, change the developing brain in an area involved in metabolism, and some effects are apparent even two generations later, a new study finds. 520 more words

Environmental