Aerodrome 1013

65 Flips | 3 Magazines | 31 Likes | 1 Following | 1 Follower | @Aerodrome1013 | Keep up with Aerodrome 1013 on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Aerodrome 1013”

The best indoor gardens to gift this year

It may be difficult to imagine gardening in the dead of winter, but thanks to modern technology it’s more possible than ever before. With holiday …

Gardening

Open letter about climate change from scientists to Trump

More than 800 American energy and Earth science researchers have signed a letter to Donald Trump outlining six steps they're urging him to take to …

A beginner's guide to growing garlic

A friend gave me some garlic to plant, and I am wondering how difficult it will be to grow at home.<p><i>— Henry Sorenson, Evanston</i><p>Garlic is an easy crop for home gardeners to grow. In our region, it's planted in the fall after a hard frost, similar to when spring-flowering bulbs such as daffodils and …

9 Limiting Thoughts That Will Stop You From Starting A Business

Many people would like to set up a business and fulfill their dreams. Not so many actually decide to try, though. Thousands of projects stay in …

Annotations Revealed in England’s 1535 Latin Bible

LONDON, ENGLAND—Hidden annotations have been revealed in a copy of England’s first printed Bible, published in 1535. The book, now housed in the …

3D Illustrations of Pop Culture Characters and Objects Deserted in a Post-Apocalyptic World

In “Stretched Out”, a drowsy Simon’s Cat who has been sleeping outside all day was awoken by his human who was ready to feed him dinner. As with many …

Ingenious Lamps Allow Plants to Grow Indoors without Direct Sunlight or Water

Designers Emilia Lucht and Arne Sebrantke (of Studio We Love Eames) developed a lamp that allows plant lovers to grow greenery anywhere. By using LED lights in place of direct sunlight, the <i>Myrdal Plantlamp</i> is able to create its own self-sustaining ecosystem. This allows the product to mimic the …

Congress's Deep Hypocrisy on Defense Spending

With the national debt officially over $19 trillion, you’d think the Republican-controlled Congress would finally begin to make good on all that talk …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

How the Government Keeps Its Phone Spying Gear a Secret

Federal agencies go to extreme lengths to keep powerful phone spying gear secret—and new information shows just how the government pressures …

Stunning 3D Topographic Maps of Any Place on Earth

These highly detailed maps function as cartographic wall art.<p>Love maps so much you’re not content to just look at them, but need to rub your fingers over all their various lumps and fissures? Then pick a location, any location, tell it to the folks at 3D Wooden Maps, and they’ll carve a highly …

Why Clean Eating Can Be Harmful (and What You Can Do Instead)

Clean eating is all the rage these days. Wherever you look, there's someone raving about the benefits of their 30-day eating clean challenge, showcasing amazing before and after pictures, and swearing to eat this way forever.<p>Which is great if it works for the person doing it.<p><b>But there's a huge part</b> …

Cosmic Exploration Poster Shows Man's Space Efforts in One Graphic - Technabob

You might want to cue up that sappy music from the short-lived <i>Star Trek: Enterprise</i> show for this story. This poster is a giant graphic that shows …

Religious Morality Is Mostly Below The Belt

In most facets of life, people are perfectly content to let other people act in accordance with their tastes, even when others’ tastes differ from …

Religion

Bee Extinction Is Threatening the World’s Food Supply, UN Warns

No one can pinpoint why bees and other pollinators are going extinct, but figuring it out will prove vital to our future.<p>Last Monday, members of nearly 100 national governments met in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur for a weeklong conference to discuss the threats facing animal pollinators such …

Pluto's Moon Charon Is Bursting at The Seams, Astronomers Find

Moons can get stretch marks, too.<p>Charon, one of Pluto's moons, is known primarily for its odd landscape full of valleys and ridges that make it look …

Solar System

8 homes that generate more energy than they consume

Your future home could make electric bills a thing of the past, and even help you earn money in the process. Plus-energy homes are popping up around …

Prominent Scientist’s Take-Down of Critics’ Fiery Claims That ‘Evolutionary Biology Discredits the Bible’ or That the Bible ‘Discredits Science’

A prominent scientist and author who has had an eclectic career in media and academia believes that critics who “claim that modern evolutionary biology discredits the Bible” and those who say that “the ancient biblical story of creation discredits science” are both “mistaken.”<p>Dr. Michael Guillen, a …

The People Who Believe Electricity Rules the Universe

"Electric universe" theory is at odds with everything modern science has determined about the universe. Yet something about it sparks fervor in the hearts of believers.<p>They call themselves The Thunderbolts Project.<p>They subscribe to an idea called "electric universe," and sometimes describe …

Black Holes

This Gene May Predict How You React To Marijuana

A new study has found a link to rare acute psychotic responses.<p>We've long known that pot can affect different people in various ways -- some smokers only experience a slight "buzz" while others can become paranoid or even hallucinate.<p>Now, a team of researchers in the U.K. has found a way to …

Rootless and ruled by the landlord class – the future for young adults

The disappearance of home ownership and secure employment will have a profound effect on UK cities<p>• Under-35s in the UK face becoming permanent renters<p>As home ownership becomes a vanishing rarity among under 35s, the face of our cities will change. The result will be an ever more peripatetic, …

Ancient Greek manuscript reveal Roman life lessons

Newly released textbooks reveal how lessons in everything from negotiating a good price at the market to how to deal with a drunk relative<p>From navigating the etiquette of public baths to managing a relative who had glugged too much wine, life in the Roman Empire was a complicated business.<p>But newly …

Textbooks

World’s first solar-powered hydrogen development takes homes 100% off-grid

An innovative off-grid housing development in Chiang Mai, Thailand has set a new milestone in the journey towards greener and more sustainable …

Why I switched to only reading comic books on my phone after a lifetime of buying in stores

And so, with a heavy heart, I canceled my account with my local comic book store, and started the process of re-subscribing to all my comic books digitally, via Amazon's Comixology service.<p>A big part of why I still went to the store — San Francisco's amazing Isotope Comics, to be specific — was …

Six Dark Comic Book Story Arcs Featuring Popular Superheroes

Nat Geo Presents Gear of the Year for Fall and Winter 2015

Hot on the heals of <i>Outside</i> magazine's 2016 winter buyer's guide comes National Geographic Adventure's picks for the absolute best outdoor gear for …

An atheist explains the real consequences of adopting an atheistic worldview

If you love to listen to the Cold Case Christianity podcast, as I do, then you know that in a recent episode, J. Warner Wallace mentioned a blog post …

Human Rights

Build your own solar concentrator at home with GoSol's free DIY guide

1/2<p>Gosol Solar Concentrator<p>Now, they have just released a free solar concentrator (Sol1) construction guide that aims to educate communities on the …

20 Most Thought-Provoking Quotes About Philosophy

A great philosophy is essential for a great life. These thought-provoking quotes will inspire you to sharpen your philosophy

Breakthrough: Huge new genome discovery shakes human medicine

The human genome has been sequenced, a discovery that has scientists cheering and ethicists fretting about what's next for humanity.<p>It’s a term …