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plastic pipes used to distribute water transformed into hand blown vases – designboom

Kodai Iwamoto transforms mass-produced plastic pipes into ‘Ex-portation’, a series of flower vases on show during Milan Design Week. exploring the potential of combining an old manufacturing process with a cheap, easily-available material, the Japanese product designer applied the technique of glass … Continue reading

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Discarded Objects are Beautified with Colorful Coral-Like Growths by Stephanie Kilgast

Stephanie Kilgast takes discarded objects like tin cans, jam jars, and old cameras and embellishes them with vibrant amalgamations of coral-like growths. The artist honed her detail-oriented skills by making hyperrealistic miniature food, and she continues to use polymer clay and … Continue reading

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Gulf Stream current at its weakest in 1,600 years, studies show

Warm current that has historically caused dramatic changes in climate is experiencing an unprecedented slowdown and may be less stable than thought – with potentially severe consequences Source: Gulf Stream current at its weakest in 1,600 years, studies show

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An eye-catching design for outdoor seating by Netherlands-based designer Marco Manders that pays tribute to the Dutch national flower, the tulip, and adds a burst of color to any environment. The Tulpi-seat, with full 360 degree rotation, folds automatically into … Continue reading

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Ai Weiwei’s Film ‘Human Flow’ Documents the Staggering Scale of the Global Refugee Crisis

To create his new documentary film Human Flow, Chinese artist and activistHuman Flow, Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei spent a full year traveling through 23 countries, following the journeys of some of the 65 million people forced from their homes to escape famine, … Continue reading

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The emergence of universal consciousness: Brendan Hughes at TEDxPretoria

It was Aristotle who first argued that the whole is something greater than the sum of its parts. More recently, quantum physicists have argued for the existence of a unified field in which all particles and forces exist. This short … Continue reading

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Year of the Dog kicks off silently in Beijing under firework ban

Happy Year of the Dog from MSS!

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The 11 cities most likely to run out of drinking water

Cape Town’s taps are due to be turned off because of severe drought. It is not alone in having water woes. Source: The 11 cities most likely to run out of drinking water

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Fairy Ring Exhibition – Spacecadets Air Design

Spacecadets exhibition ‘Fairy Ring’  opened at Bishop Auckland Gallery, County Durham, in NE England and ran from 8th July – 9th Sept 2017. “Fairy rings (naturally occurring circles of mushrooms) are anchored in folklore as portals to other worlds. This … Continue reading

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This Guy Who’s Been Living In A Sand Castle For The Past 22 Years Is The Hero We Need Right Now – Brobible

For the past 22 years, King Marcio Mizael Matolias has lived in a sand castle on the beach of Barra da Tijuca in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Source: This Guy Who’s Been Living In A Sand Castle For The Past … Continue reading

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