Tia Pennington

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The Neuroscience Of "Harry Potter"

Or, what happens to your brain when you’re lost in a book.<p>Let’s do a casual experiment. Here’s a brief passage from the first book in some obscure fiction series called <i>Harry Potter:</i><p>A bush on the edge of the clearing quivered. … Then, out of the shadows, a hooded figure came crawling across the …

Startup Seeks to Shape Future of Urban Agriculture with Fish, Automation and Well Designed Hardware

January 17, 2013 | Missy Smith<p>Photo Credit: Future Tech Farm.<p>Two young mechanical engineers, Brian Falther, 24, a 2010 graduate of Kettering …

This Inspiring Multicolored Community Center is Made From Over 40,000 Recycled Plastic Bottles

This colorful project located in the Cazucá neighborhood in Colombia’s capital of Bogota is an eco-friendly community center made from over 40,000 …

Removable Stacked Metal Cubes Filled With Plants Find Balance in Paris

Japan's Sou Fujimoto recently completed a striking plant-infused installation at the FIAC art fair. Located in the Jardins des Tuileries, Many Small …

Super Slim Outdoors Indoors Home in Japan is Capped with a Rock Climbing Wall

1/12<p>Outdoors Indoors by Be Fun Design and EANA<p>Be-fun-design teamed up with the folks from EANA to give an active couple in Shinagawa-Ku, Japan a home …

Argentina Scientists Are Now Attaching Backpacks To Collect Cow Farts

Scientists in Argentina may have just the answer to combat global warming.<p>With cows being responsible for up to 25 percent of the methane gas released in the US each year, a group of scientists at Argentina's National Institute of Agricultural Technology is now attaching backpacks to cows to …

Step-By-Step How To Build Your Own Aquaponics System

“Break-Through Organic Gardening Secret Grows You Up To 10 Times The Plants, In Half The Time, With Healthier Plants, While the "Fish" Do All the …

Fish + Hydroponics = Aquaponics

Indoor Eco-System With Freshwater Fish & Vegetable Patch Mimics Nature

0<p>Share<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>+1<p>WhatsApp<p>Buffer<p>Email<p>With so much focus on technology and how it enhances our lives and everything inside our homes, there is …

The Farm of the Future: Earthship-Inspired Greenhouse

<b>**Update**: Thanks to you, WE SUCCESSFULLY RAISED $10,000 IN ONE WEEK! We are incredibly thankful and humbled by your generous donations :)</b><p>With more …

12 Savvy Small-Space Urban Gardening Designs & Ideas

Think you gotta have a farm or even a large yard to grow enough fresh fruit, vegetables and herbs to feed your family all summer? You’d be surprised …

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Epsom salt is a popular supplement in organic gardening. For those interested in “green” living, Epsom salt is an ideal component in an organic …

Gorgeous Natural Swimming Pool Uses No Chlorine

You don't need chlorine to clean your pool if you surround it with beautiful plants that do double duty to filter the water. This small and simple …

HOW TO: Make an edible flower power spring salad with marigold

HOW TO: Make Flower Power Spring Salad With Marigold HOW TO: Make Flower Power Spring Salad With Marigold HOW TO: Make Flower Power Spring Salad With …

Dying is Forever: Swiss Company Turns Cremated Remains Into Diamonds

Algordanza is turning the notion of “family heirloom” on its head. The Swiss startup takes cremated human remains and transforms them into diamonds. …

Bioglow's Starlight Avatar is the World's First Light Producing Plant

Taking a cue from fireflies, scientists have created the world's first light producing plant, and you can have one for your very self. Bioglow's …

Dying Giant Sequoia Planted by John Muir Cloned by the Archangel Ancient Tree Archive

<i>Giant Sequoia tree image via Shutterstock</i><p>Even the longest-lived, heartiest organisms on earth must eventually succumb to disease and death. Or do …

Could Pollutants Trapped by Green Roofs Contaminate Nearby Water Sources?

<i>Green Roof photo from Shutterstock</i><p>Green roofs are thought to capture harmful air pollution particles and store them in their soil layer and …

Pollution

HOW TO: Grow an Avocado Tree from an Avocado Pit

Avocados are one of the wonderful fruits of summer. High in nutrition and flavor, nothing signals the start of summer like a zesty lime guacamole dip …

Plants

Hitachi Invents Waterproof Glass 'Disk' That Can Store Data Forever

A simple square of glass may hold the key to the vexing problem of storing data indefinitely. Developed by Hitachi, the technology prints a binary …

A surprisingly pleasant song about plastic pollution

If you’re like the Amazing Mr. Smashing, you’re probably singing and chucking water bottles at sea otters. If so, why don’t you kick some puppies …

Pollution

HOW TO: Make A Recycled Glass Terrarium

Children love to watch things grow and they enjoy getting their hands dirty. One of the best ways for them to do both is by helping them build an …