Meatless meat could open up land for residential living
Imagine a world where we don’t eat animals! Technology now allows us to create the same texture of meat, made out of plants. Essentially breaking down what proteins meat contain and then recreating it from plants. This is a big deal in the real estate industry given how much agriculture land is used to raise livestock and how much damage these livestock cause on the world. If we can remove the need to have livestock,
Another nail in the coffin for fossil fuels
As we move into a world of renewable energy – one of the last frontiers that we seem to be struggling with commercialising is creating electricity from waves on a sustainable/commercial level. Maybe the Danish have come up with a solution with this caterpillar type machine that uses the up and down motion of waves to create electricity. Check it out
Now windows can self tint to keep out the sun
New technology has emerged that allows windows to change tint going from light to dark and vice versa. This allows a building to control the temperature better by either blocking out light in the heat of the day, or allowing more light in during a colder period. It works by running a small electrical current across little ceramic plates fixed to window which changes the opaqueness of the glass. http://bit.ly/2uEvTGN
The rise and fall of Rivendell – my coliving failure.
The rise and fall of Rivendell (and why we are celebrating) The dream was simple — Entrepreneurs living and working together to make bigger impacts on the world. This dream started many years ago, after attending multiple events filled with really amazing people, doing awesome things and the energy in the room that just made me experience the most amazing natural high — that is when I asked myself “how can I make this last all the time” and
This paint conducts electricity
Could this be the biggest breakthrough in housing since the advent of the house 3d printer? As we move towards a world where houses are becoming demonetized, we need to find ways to overcome the large costs associated with housing. Whilst a 3D printer can eliminate the building costs, this is only a small part of the total bill. This new start up has managed to remove the need for wiring by creating a paint
This tiny house charity is helping the poor get into houses.
Doesn’t everyone deserve a home? Fighting for equality for everyone, this Detroit Charity is using tiny houses to help homeless and disadvantaged people to get into their own homes. Whats more there is no mortgage repayments, simply the repayment of the cost of materials, it prevents people from being further enslaved and given the fact the majority of people create their wealth via their own home, this allows them to build up equity within an
Is a Universal Basic Income the next step in Human Evolution?
What if failure was an option? What if when you failed there was a safety net? How would that change the risks you take, whether you work for an employer or whether you start up your own business. These are some of the many questions posed by this very interesting article that talks about Universal Basic Income and if it could be the next step in human evolution. If you haven’t heard of UBI –
Tesla has a competitor and they are 33% cheaper
Tesla now have competition when it comes to their solar roof and it is cheaper and quicker to install. This is massive news for us consumers as this not only proves that the product is viable, the competition also creates a price war with us being the ultimate winner. Lets hope more competition enters the game soon. http://inhabitat.com/forward-labs-new-solar-roof-is-33-cheaper-than-teslas-and-it-can-be-installed-in-half-the-time/