What would our buildings and products look like if designers took into account “all children, all species, for all time?”
This was filmed between 4th and 11th April 2011. I had the pleasure of visiting El Teide. Spain´s highest mountain @(3718m) is one of the best places in the world to photograph the stars and is also the location of Teide Observatories, considered to be one of the world´s best observatories…The goal was to capture the beautiful Milky Way galaxy along with one of the most amazing mountains I know El Teide.
One of the most spectacular solar sights is an erupting prominence. Two weeks ago, NASA’s Sun-orbiting Solar Dynamic Observatory spacecraft imaged an impressively large prominence erupting from the surface…The scale of the prominence is huge — the entire Earth would easily fit under the flowing curtain of hot gas.
Reality TV show: Six wealthy young fashion addicts never thought about who makes their clothes — until they were relocated to India, where they worked in cotton fields and clothes factories. Find out whether they could handle a sewing machine and meet the target of two garments a minute.
New Spiritual Technique [NSFW]
Pretty music you’ve never heard – “We’ll dazzle them all — hold on”
Jefferey Masson, author of When Elephants Weep and Dogs Never Lie About Love, leads viewers through the personal journey he underwent while writing his latest book, The Pig Who Sang to The Moon.
This journey into the sentient, emotional lives of farm animals brings Masson to animal sanctuaries around the country where caregivers and the animals themselves tell their harrowing stories of rescue and escape.
Masson delves into the rich ancestry of these curious and intelligent animals and interviews top experts in animal behavior who offer scientific perspectives on these amazing creatures.
Athlete, actor, and activist Aimee Mullins talks about her prosthetic legs and the superpowers they grant her: speed, beauty, an extra 6 inches of height. She redefines what the body can be.
Here’s a fascinating TED talk by Stefano Mancuso, a founder of the study of plant “neurobiology”, which explores how plants communicate, or “signal,” with each other, using a complex internal analysis system to find nutrients, spread their species and even defend themselves against predators.
In Britain, otters were on the verge of extinction 30 years ago. They have made an amazing comeback, and are now almost everywhere.
This video from National Geographic shows some brazen hippopotamuses and their audacity to romp freely among African crocodiles, even amidst intense feeding sessions. If that isn’t enough, the hippos also lick and gnaw at the crocodiles’ armor. A baby hippo is even seen to treat a croc like its personal chew toy!
The idea for Panera Bread’s first nonprofit cafe was to open an eatery where customers paid what they could afford. A month into the honor system experiment, the restaurant is exceeding expectations and paving the way for more locations.
In case you need some instructions and inspiration in being silly…