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"These colorful homes are bulletproof, fireproof, and can withstand earthquakes. They also maintain a comfortable temperature, produce zero carbon emissions, and are powered by solar and methane gas from recycled waste..."
#plastics #sustainability #reuse #recycle #repurpose
A team of scientists from the Ruhr-Universität Bochum have compiled the largest astronomical image of all time. The stunning vista is comprised of an impressive 46 billion pixels, and is so large that the researchers have provided a special online tool in order to allow viewers to take in the cosmic scene.
""An der Grenze angelangt" soll Deutschland sein. Wenn das so wäre: Armes Deutschland! Das Problem ist die Definition dessen, was wir als "Grenze" und "Belastbarkeit" ansehen. Die Grenze wird offenbar da gezogen, wo unser eigenes Alltagsleben tangiert ist. Also: Flüchtlinge so lange, bis ich mich einschränken muss. Was für eine erbärmliche Definition des "Möglichen", was für eine peinliche Vision!"
Actual written for refugees, as far as I read, it might be helpful for everyone, visiting Germany for the very first time. Example:
"People often say exactly what they think. They do not want to be impolite but honest. (Constructive) criticism is considered a central part in improving oneself and others, particularly in work life. So being criticized or criticizing someone is not uncommon."
- Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering IESE, Kaiserslautern, Germanypresent
- Information junkie. Interested in all kinds of stuff. Interpreter/translator English/German
Read in different languages (German, English, French, Italian, Spanish).
Dislike: narrow-minded people, alcohol, horror movies, religious fundamentalism (of any kind), boring people.
Interested in science, technology, travel, photography, education, languages, astronomy, the future, the Internet (of course!), and much more.
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- Johannes Gutenberg University of MainzInterpreting (Dipl.-Dolm.)
Illuminating Atoms | Science & Technology Facilities Council | STFC
To celebrate the International Year of Crystallography, ILLUMINATING ATOMS presents a selection of photographs by Max Alexander por traying
Cancun weddings, webcast in real-time for guests around the world | Spri...
CancunLiveWeddings offers a real-time webcasting service that makes it possible for would-be attendees in other parts of the world to feel l
Why Google+ Gets You In The Flow and Why It Is a Good Thing | Media Tapper
Google+ is addictive. Once you get your stream going you keep finding new stuff that interests you and can ot stop doing it. Somehow the exp
Globe+ | a Chrome experiment project based on WebGL Globe
The Globe+ project is a delighted interface based on HTML5 technologies which allow the user to add his own position on the Globe and view a
Daily Photography Themes on Google+ « Eric's Landscape Photography
The photography community is flourishing on Google+ and one of the great things that are gaining momentum fast are themed days of the week.
The sociological breakthrough of Google+ | Hannibal and Me
Thoughts deep and shallow about (mainly) the writing of a book, and soon the book itself. About me; The book. Penguin (Riverhead) Page; Amaz
UK service transfers shoeboxes of old photos to disc | Springwise
Scandango offer a service which scans as many photos as users can fit in a shoe box, and then delivers a CD of the images.