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The lede reads: “Daniel hoped he hadn’t made a big mistake. It was a birth day present coming fr om Europe. Shipping was a big part of the price.” I’m copying from the page above, so it’s all [sic]. The package arrived from the U.K. weeks before my Virgo birthday. ” ‘What if you don’t like it?’ I got nervous, but he said he could send it back.” Sure, I could retype the whole first page I wrote on my gift on my MacBook, or scan and copy a doc that would come close. But any accuracy would be c...
Tags: Art, Macbook, Harry, Sunday Times, Voice, Dad, Ajblogs, Judy, Daniel, East Village, Lolita, Keats, Cornwall England, Europe Shipping, Waltham Mass, Adlai


The Eden Project Built a Rainforest Ecosystem Inside Buckminster Fuller-Inspired Geodesic Domes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MWr67v620kY Buckminster Fuller had a difficult time as an inventor in his early years. “Having been expelled from Harvard for irresponsible conduct,” notes The Guardian, “he struggled to find a job and provide a living for his young family in his early 30s.” Despite later successes, and a later reputation as legendary as Nikola Tesla’s, he was often, like Tesla, seen by critics as a utopian visionary, whose visions were too impractical to really change the...
Tags: Google, Europe, Design, Technology, College, Life, Environment, America, Tesla, Creativity, Harvard, Nikola Tesla, Hyde Park, Eden Project, Facebook Twitter, Alexandra


Theater Workers On What It’s Like To Be Back In The Theater (In Places Where They Can Do That)

“Cautiously, with six-inch cotton swabs and four-gallon drums of hand sanitizer, theater is creeping back — on the side of a cliff in Cornwall, England; on stoops in Montreal; even, in a few cases, in New York. … We asked artists and audiences — even an usher and a critic — to reflect on what it was like to return to shows across the world.” – The New York Times
Tags: Art, New York, Theatre, Montreal, Cornwall England, 09.29.20


A charming net-zero cottage in Cornwall asks $845K

A sweet English cottage that has been treated to a sustainable transformation has recently hit the market for £650,000 (approximately $845,000 USD). Set within 11 acres of a private nature reserve in the small town of Lostwithiel in Cornwall, England, this beautiful retreat offers an idyllic return to nature with a minimized environmental footprint. Updated by Guy Stansfeld Architects, the zero-energy home is powered by solar energy as well as a ground-source heat pump for heating and hot water...
Tags: Design, Cornwall, Savills, Ben Davis, Rosedale, Cornwall England, Guy Stansfeld, Lostwithiel, Stansfeld


The UK's first wave energy plant will produce enough energy for 6,000 homes

Australia-based company Carnegie Wave Energy (CWE) will bring their wave power and desalination technology to Wave Hub in Cornwall, England. The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) granted 9.6 million pounds (around $11.8 million) to CWE for the first phase of their Wave Hub project. Ultimately CWE aims to install enough of their wave power converter devices to generate 15 megawatts (MW) of clean energy at Wave Hub. Wave Hub is a wave power test site connected to the grid, and in 2014 C...
Tags: Energy, UK, England, Design, News, Australia, Renewable Energy, United Kingdom, Cornwall, Clean Energy, Perth, Wave Power, Alternative Energy, ERDF, Cornwall England, Ceto


Carnegie Wave Energy is bringing their clean energy and desalination technology to the UK

Australia-based company Carnegie Wave Energy (CWE) will bring their wave power and desalination technology to Wave Hub in Cornwall, England. The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) granted 9.6 million pounds, around $11.8 million, to CWE for the first phase of their Wave Hub project. Ultimately CWE aims to install enough of their wave power converter devices to generate 15 megawatts (MW) of clean energy at Wave Hub. Wave Hub is a wave power test site connected to the grid, and in 2014 C...
Tags: Energy, UK, England, Design, News, Australia, Renewable Energy, United Kingdom, Cornwall, Clean Energy, Perth, Wave Power, Alternative Energy, ERDF, Cornwall England, Ceto


British Wildlife Photography Awards 2016 Winners

Animal portraits winner: Jamie Mina, “Contemplation”, Mountain hare, Tomatin, Inverness, Scotland. (Photo by Jamie Mina/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2016) Animal behaviour winner: Jacqueline Spindley, “Back Garden Babies”, Garden spider, Nottinghamshire, England. (Photo by Jacqueline Spindley/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2016) Urban wildlife winner: Geoff Trevarthen, “The Supermarket Starling”, Cornwall, England. (Photo by Geoff Trevarthen/British Wildlife Photography Awards 2...
Tags: Photography, Design, Britain, St Kilda, Robert, London England, Bristol England, Oxfordshire England, Yorkshire England, Cornwall England, Northampton England, Steve Palmer, Derbyshire England, George Stoyle, Jeanette Sakel



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