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Aaron Ohlmann (M, 38)
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    What happened to nature?
    How to stay in touch with our biological origins in a world devoid of nature? The majestic nature that once inspired poets, painters and...

    The great enhancement debate
    What will happen when for the first time in ages different human species will inhabit the earth at the same time? The day may be upon us when people...
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    Where forward thinking terrestrials share ideas and information about the state of the species, their planet and the universe, living the lives of science fiction. Introduction
    Featuring Powers of Ten by Charles and Ray Eames, based on an idea by Kees Boeke.


    Meet Gliese 581 C, an exoplanet 20.5 light-years away with certain signatures (like liquid water / moderate temps) that indicate that it may be hospitable to life.

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    Wed, Apr 25, 2007  Permanent link

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    ...says biommimicry guru Janine Benyus in an interview she gave to Jennifer Leonard of Massive Change Radio. Benyus links rhino horns with self-healing plastics, coral reefs with interconnected economies. More here and here.

    Thu, Mar 22, 2007  Permanent link

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    Before they were advanced enough to figure out the laws of thermodynamics, gravity, and basic personal hygiene, Robert Fludd was busy designing self-contained perpetual motion systems.

    Says BibliOdyssey:
    He described a perpetual motion system in which a water source would turn a wheel which in turn would be able to both grind grain and also drive an Archimedes screw pump to return the water to its origin, able to fall again and continue to power the process.
    Check them out here.

    Via BibliOdyssey and The Directory of Wonderful Things.
    Fri, Mar 9, 2007  Permanent link

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    Don't miss these beautiful works by Donald Davis commissioned by NASA and Stanford University, including renderings of Gerard O'Neill's 'Model 3' cylindrical habitats.



    Davis writes on his site:
    We have the power to make a better destiny for ourselves than what may eventually be forced upon us. Enough of a collective effort must be made to bring the space colony option into the forum of active concerns, and continue to stress the nation building possibilities as we can dare to concieve and act upon them.

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    Tue, Feb 20, 2007  Permanent link
    Categories: DIY biotecture
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