The Rich Earth Institute sees agriculture value in urine as a fertilizer.
Have friends who are into glamping?
Or in other words:
It’s a way to experience the untamed and completely unique parts of the world—without having to sacrifice creature comforts.
Then here’s a perfect gift to help keep them connected – a $599.95 battery with 428 watt-hour capacity, to power lights, USB devices—even a mini fridge.
A humorous commentary on past and current food trends with a little history as well.
The app, called Natural Cycles, contains an algorithm that calculates the days of the month a woman is likely to be fertile based on daily body temperature readings and menstrual cycle information, a method of contraception called fertility awareness. Designed for mobile devices, it is intended for use in pre-menopausal women aged 18 and older.
If you ever considered attending Burning Man, but didn’t find a week in the desert appealing, now you only have to endure Washington, DC.
The Smithsonian’s Renwick Gallery has a large-scale, participatory work from the desert gathering. The exhibition takes over the entire Renwick Gallery building and surrounding Golden Triangle neighborhood, bringing alive the maker culture and creative spirit of this cultural movement.
Would you bet $50 you could drive across the country in less than 3 months in this?
July was the hottest month ever recorded in Burlington, Vermont, according to records from the local office of the National Weather Service.
And you know the warnings against leaving pets and children in the car, no matter how briefly you’ll be away.
Apparently, the warning is just as applicable for the parabolic mirror you plan on converting into the best solar oven ever.
The Yo Home Sperm Test, introduced in April 2017, bills itself as, essentially, a sperm microscope for smartphones. First, the guy collects his sample, then there is a 10 minute wait in the process.
And there’s sperm trivia challenge on the phone while you wait.
And they have videos!
More on the subject from the NYT.
A $180.00 steak sandwich speaks for itself (or should for that kind of $$$!).
But hey, it’s served in a small wooden box, tied up with a ribbon and stamped with the establishment’s logo, the head of a louche-looking steer with a cigarette dangling from its mouth.
These are great on top of a salad, stirred into soup (move over croutons!) or straight out of the package.
The origins of the Old Farts Club can be traced to the mid-1990s, when Smith and his daughters would meet at the nearby Bristol Bakery for morning coffees. By 2000, several Bristol Rotarians joined in, growing the group to around eight members.
Membership in the Old Farts Club can be an ephemeral thing, given the fragile stage of life that most of its members have reached. But if members may come, go, and sometimes slow down a bit, the club itself shows no signs of going anywhere.
“I’ll have them for as long as they come here,” Chamberlin said. “It’s town history. Just to have them as part of Cubbers is an honor.”
Each day, Chamberlin opens his doors to the Old Farts hours before the restaurant’s official opening at 11 a.m. But, he explained, his accommodation is only a small way of repaying the esteemed group, whose members who have contributed to the community in many ways, include retired teachers, postal workers and firefighters.
“All of those guys did their service,” he said. “What’s a cup of coffee?”
An unusual transplant may revive tissues thought to be hopelessly damaged, including the heart and brain.
WeWork provides shared workspaces, technology startup subculture communities, and services for entrepreneurs, freelancers, startups, small businesses and large enterprises.
Interestingly, there’s no mention on the company Web site, blog, or PR page.
Mercury Retrograde starts 27 July and goes direct 19 Aug.