Michael Bunting

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Tilt-Shifted Hot Air Balloons. Wow!

Supertree grove These structures aren’t exactly real trees. Instead, you’re looking at a unique project in the Gardens by the Bay, built in the last decade on reclaimed land on the island of Singapore. This is the Supertree Grove, containing 25 to 50 meter high “trees” constructed as a major park feature. These structures are built on metal frames that overlie concrete cores, but they’re designed to integrate into the surrounding ecosystem and help regulate the environment of the park as well. Each of the supertrees is covered with planting panels that allowed for the growth of live plants on the structures. The plants chosen were a selection of native and imported plants capable of growing in an elevated/hanging position with no soil; over 162,000 separate plants were placed on the walls of these trees. Some of the Supertrees also have photovoltaic cells built into them; others are designed to help process air through the park as part of an integrated cooling system, contributing to the sustainability goals of the project. At night, some of the power generated by the supertrees is pumped back out to light them up, turning the landscape into a nighttime light show, built on a backbone of sustainable and fascinating construction. -JBB Image credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/adforce1/8100691354/ (creative commons license) Read more: http://www.gardensbythebay.com.sg/en/the-gardens/attractions/supertree-grove.html Have you been missing out on our posts lately? If so, it is due to changes in Facebook's filtering system. To find out how you can enjoy reading our posts more often click here: http://tinyurl.com/ll9wd7l.

#green #frog Macro photography by MARK LAITA

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Kilimanjaro as seen from above. Just WOW

6 Exercises To Strengthen Compassionate Leadership

Want loyal, dedicated, and passionate employees? Be a loyal, dedicated, and passionate boss. Here are some tools to develop well-being in your workplace through better communication.<p>When you use compassionate communication in your conversations, something quite surprising occurs: both your brain …


Jiuzhaigou | China (by Allan Oman)

<b>Jiuzhaigou | China</b> (by Allan Oman)

When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new http://t.co/WJvJ4GIKzu

Dublin Autumn 2012 - 32

fukushima in autumn

Sogi park

Pure dedication for that perfect shot.

Amazing photo of 4 water spouts touching down over the Adriatic. By Roberto Giudici

by Izolag - Cassiano 71 (by izolag)

by Izolag - Cassiano 71 (by izolag)

Train your mind to see the good in everything http://t.co/wmp1b0ntCX

15 Things You Need to Give Up if You Want to Be Happy

If you really want to be happy, you need to stop doing these fifteen things that are getting in the way. This infographic can make them easy to …

#Kindness is always fashionable http://t.co/vQfwCMonlx

How to Give Constructive Feedback and Avoid Ugly Confrontations

The ability to take risks by stepping outside your comfort zone is the primary way by which we grow. But we are often afraid to take that first …

Barré by Escif (Montreal, Canada) (by Street Against)

These men are window washers at a children's #hospital in Pittsburgh.

Nelson Mandela by Marco Cianfanelli (r) Created by South African artist Marco Cianfanelli, “Release” is a gorgeous monument to a true icon of peace: Nelson Mandela. To mark the 50th anniversary of Mandela’s capture by apartheid police in 1962, Cianfanelli created 50 columns of painted laser-cut steel in the South African town of Howick.

Nice! Via imgur.

There's a super moon at the end of the road


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