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Natural building construction, the ultimate anecdote to industrialized (and polluted) communities<p>​Pattern observation and site analysis, which is …

Malnutrition in Malawi: is permaculture the solution?

Malawi's dependence on maize has led to malnutrition, will encouraging permaculture help Malawians increase their intake of micronutrients?<p>As the third highest per capita consumers of maize in the world, Malawi's dependence on a grain with high energy content but low protein, fat, and micronutrient …

Canton Resident Looks to Establish 'Permaculture Food Forest'

In his vision to create a "permaculture food forest" on several acres of his property on Westview Drive, Jeffrey Pardo is looking to "create a low …

Permaculture

2014 AIA Institute Honor Awards for Architecture Winners Announced

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) have announced the winners of the 2013 awards. The winners include 26 projects that range from urban …

Bee-Killing Poisons Contaminate Water: More Evidence

My recent passionate broadcast across Australia on the 'War Against Nature' elicited many emails especially from children. They all wanted to know: "Why are adults killing nature?"<p><b>What kind of a world are we leaving for our children?</b><p>Since 2009 I've been writing about the plight of beleaguered …

Teeny Tiny Windmills Could Power Future Smartphones

Researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington are working on the world’s tiniest wind farm that could fit on a grain of rice and charge your …

The Five Basic Questions Interviewers Really Want You to Answer

You could spend a lot of time trying to prepare for every possible job interview question (and there are a ton), but most job interviews really boil …

Employment

Starting fire with water

Astronauts on the ISS are experimenting with “supercritical water,” a form of water with a strange property: it can help start fire.<p>When firefighters …

Space

How to Build a GeoDome Greenhouse

When it comes to gardening in colder climates, a greenhouse is almost a must have. It extends the growing season and gives the plants a lot more …

Woodworking

4 Ways That IBM’s Watson Could Transform How Humans Think And Make Decisions

Watson may have won Jeopardy, but the supercomputer’s real-world uses–in medicine, education, and beyond–are only now coming into play.<p>Terrell Jones, the founder of Travelocity and the founding chairman of Kayak.com, let the world in on a secret yesterday: “The guy that started the online travel …