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On Labor Day weekend a few weeks ago, I made a trip up to the Catskills for a few nights of camping in the yard, campfires, and walking in the mountains. The weather was pretty amazing and I had fun doing outdoorsy things. Sleeping in a tent is so fun! It was really cool toRead More
No, not in a balloon in a slingshot. Just in a slingshot. Creator of the Segway, Dean Kamen, has come up with a device that can purify water and he calls it the Slingshot. This CNN article goes into detail about the inventor and the invention. The small machine takes up the space of aRead More
Here are some of my favorite questions that I have answered as part of my internship with GreenAnswers.com: Q: Do you think we should try and make earth day more important to American people? A: I’m not sure it would do much for the overall cause. Raising awareness is important and everything, but it shouldn’tRead More
Some more interesting quotes from the book Wikinomics by Don Tapscott and Anthony D. Williams: “We must encourage innovation without eroding the vitality of the scientific and cultural commons. We need an incentive system that rewards inventors and knowledge producers and encourages dissemination of their output.” Pg. 240 “The culture of generosity is the veryRead More
Dan Phillips builds houses…out of recycled or discarded materials. This New York Times article profiles Phillips and talks about his work. He uses things like picture frame corners that he got from a frame shop who was getting rid of samples and small pieces of wood that are leftover from the ends of boards thatRead More