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A 9-year-old girl is building shelters for the homeless because she thinks ‘everyone should have a place to live’

If only half of the people would be so thoughtful as 9-year-old Hailey Ford, the world would be a better place. Hailey, a resident of Bremerton, Washington started a big project through which she wishes to build 11 tiny homes for the homeless. (more…)

Inside the Gently Competitive World of Giant Vegetable Growing

Giant vegetable growing is a real sport in the UK and people are joining competitions to showcase their giant home-grown vegetables.
Peter Glazebrook found joy in the strange year of 2020 when the entire world was focusing on the evolution of the pandemic. He entered a giant leek that was four feet long into the Mansfield Grow Show and won a world record with it. This isn’t Glazebrook’s first world record as he had already won 15 titles before, among them being the world’s heaviest cauliflower, potato, and longest leek. (more…)

Cities Grows Vegetables On Traffic Islands And Donating Them

The city of Prosperidad in Agusan del Sur in Mindanao has a very creative approach when it comes to growing food in peculiar places.
They have thought of making great use of traffic islands located in the city along the roads and plant a small vegetable garden in them. The traffic islands from the city center have been invaded by leafy greens, such as onion, eggplant, alugbati, and okra. (more…)

Semi-Transparent Solar Cells Can Power Greenhouses Without Stunting Plant Growth

A new study on solar-powered greenhouses presents great prospects for the future of eco-friendly farming. Researchers have tested greenhouses with semi-transparent solar cells to see how they impact the growth of the plants.
By generating electricity through these cells, the energy consumption can be reduced and the researchers tested the produce harvested afterward. They examined red lettuce and noticed that there was no major difference between the health of this lettuce and others grown in traditional greenhouses. (more…)

NASA Has Compiled a List of the Best Air-Cleaning Plants for Your Home

Plants are an essential part of home décor, but not only for their aesthetic purposes. A home without plants can be quite dull, not to mention unhealthy. As plants are natural sources of oxygen, having plants in your rooms can greatly improve the quality of air and your mood. (more…)

Miniaturist Perfectly Recreates Historical Interiors at a Staggering 1:12 Scale

Miniature art requires a lot of patience, and artists who choose this medium to express themselves are almost superhumans. Chris Toledo shares his works on his Instagram account and has a large base of followers.
All of his interior design ideas shared with the world are miniature versions of the interior, (more…)

Japanese Farmers Plant Specific Strains of Rice to Grow Colorfully Illustrated Fields

Rice paddy art is something very specific to a certain part of Japan, namely the village of Inakadate which decided to bring the area into the public’s attention in the 90s and attract more tourists.
To create a new attraction in the village, officials decided to commission (more…)

Artist Creates Amazing Realistic Little Animals Entirely Out of Wool

Anna Yastrezhembovskaya is a very talented artist from Russia who crafts adorable little felt animals. She started working with felt after discovering toys made from wool which she bought for her daughters and instantly fell in love with them. Her needle-felted creations are full of joy and she makes all sorts of animals, from cute little bats to hedgehogs and birds.
According to Anna, it took a while until she perfected the technique, and looking back on her first creations she realizes that it took a lot of patience and hard work. (more…)

Ice Finger of Death Caught on Camera for First Time Freezes Everything In Its Path

Rare footage of a natural phenomenon came into the public’s attention recently, focusing on something called „an ice finger of death”. This unusual manifestation of the force of nature happened in the Antarctic while forming brinicles.
A brinicle is an empty ice tube, which reaches down into the frozen waters of the Antarctic and they were first observed by scientists in the 1960s. (more…)

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