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We've now found microplastics on the very highest and lowest points on Earth. Mount Everest is littered with them.

Members of the National Geographic and Rolex Perpetual Planet Everest Expedition celebrate after setting up a weather station 27,650 feet up Mount Everest. Mark Fisher/National Geographic Every part of the climbing route up Mount Everest is littered with microplastics, researchers found. They even found plastic fibers just below the summit — at 27,690 feet above sea level — according to a new study. The fibers likely came off climbing gear, clothing, and tents. Microplastics have also been...
Tags: Texas, Science, News, Environment, Trends, Everest, Balcony, National Geographic, Mount Everest, Camp, Base Camp, Plastic Pollution, Marianas Trench, Sherpa, Mark Fisher, South Col

This company makes windows that convert to balconies

HofmanDujardin makes Bloomframe windows that work like a Murphy bed, opening up into a balcony. The only disconcerting part might be the pane of glass that doubles as a floor. That might trigger guests' vertigo, and walking around on it seeks it might scuff or scratch it. I would cut a piece of carpet for when it's down, or at least make guests take of their shoes. Here's another demo and a Chinese ad: Image: YouTube / HofmanDujardin
Tags: Video, Design, News, Windows, Architecture, Engineering, Balcony, Hofmandujardin

In Lockdown: Social distancing, not drinking alone

The world is changing in significant ways and marketers need to understand and navigate the new landscape. In our In Lockdown series, our Research & Insight teams from around the world delve into different sectors and trends, and share their learnings. Here, Senior Research & Insight Analyst Vanessa Machado examines changes in the alcoholic beverages industry during the pandemic. The coronavirus new reality has changed many things, among them the way we live some simple social events. For examp...
Tags: Facebook, Usa, UK, Milan, Instagram, Scotland, Alcohol, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, Seo, Diageo, United States, Tennessee, Italy, Yougov

Prominent Hollywood Therapist Killed In Fall From Balcony

Los Angeles police arrested Amie Harwick's ex-boyfriend in connection with the death.
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Balcony, Amie Harwick

Review of NCL Pride of America cruise around Hawaii

We cruised through the Hawaiian Islands on Norwegian’s Pride of America in October 2019. What did we think of the experience? We’ll share all the details, but if this is TLDR, the skinny is that the cruise itinerary is excellent, the destinations are amazing, the cabins are adequate, the food experience was sub par. Check out our video overview from our Pride of America cruise of Hawaii. The NCL Pride of America Hawaii Itinerary Possibly one of the very best aspects of the Norwegian Cruise Li...
Tags: Travel, Washington, America, Hawaii, New Zealand, North America, Balcony, Costco, Ncl, Cruising Hawaii, Big Island, Kauai, Maui, Pali, Honolulu, Oahu

An Experiential Travel Guide to Sri Lanka: 19 Ideas to Get You Started

Thinking of traveling to Sri Lanka, but not sure of where to start? Which places to visit, things to do or how to plan your trip? And how can you best avoid the crowds? We’ll answer all those questions and more in this Sri Lanka Experiential Travel Guide and two-week itinerary. From meeting people on trains, sharing sunrise with pilgrims and travelers alike at the top of Adam’s Peak, wandering through the tea gardens, learning to pop spices and cook Sri Lankan food in clay pots, admiri...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Berlin, India, Unesco, Balcony, Sri Lanka, Rice, Mark, Buddha, Gautama Buddha, Colombo, Kandy, Buddhist, Dan, Shiva

Special Events This Weekend and Next Week – Byron Bay Film Festival

In addition to providing a feast of visually stunning, emotionally engaging films: the Byron Bay Film Festival, 18- 27 October, is hosting a number of special events this weekend and the following week. These events kick off with a screening of Planet Fungi. Perfect for the environmentally focused and those interested in travel, the film is followed by a discussion at the Byron Community Centre on Saturday Oct 19 at 3.15pm. Set in remote northeast India Planet Fungi is part travelogue, part expl...
Tags: Travel, Featured, News, Culture, Un, Geneva, Balcony, Green Room, Festivals & Events, Human Rights Council, Byron Bay, Dujuan, Adrianne, Byron Community Centre, Beach Hotel, India Planet Fungi

The Pines, Melaka- Review

Overlooking the heritage city of Malacca (aka Melaka) and the winding Malacca river, The Pines is a nice accommodation option in the heart of this cultural city. The hotel has infused the cultural touches of Malacca to ensure that the guests get a glimpse of the heritage of the city during their stay. Located in the heart of Malacca, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, The Pines has a beautiful ambience, nice décor and detailed furnishings. It is ideal for both leisure and business tarvellers,...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Balcony, Continental, Travels, Malacca, Melaka, Hotel Reviews, Pines, R Niranjan Das, Niranjan Das, Cheng Hoon Teng, Pines Melaka Review, UNESCO World Heritage Site The Pines

Plant Stand for the Balcony

A few hours of work and you will have this beautiful brand new plant stand for your balcony.I made this plant stand using only a drill, brush and drill, but it is even doable without having the power tools. This project is perfect for a beginner woodworker. Cut yourself or ask at the Wood Departme...By: toolstogetherContinue Reading » [Author: toolstogether]
Tags: Lifehacks, Balcony, Toolstogether

A chic, nature-filled office building in Tokyo boldly brings the outdoors in

In Tokyo, a new office tower stands out from the concrete jungle with its embrace of nature. Designed by prolific Japanese design studio nendo in the centrally located Kojimachi neighborhood, the Kojimachi Terrace is an 11-story high-rise wrapped in a grid-like, timber-faced facade that’s complemented with a bright interior dressed in a warm palette of wood, raw stone and bronze-colored stainless steel. A “Sky Forest” — a three-story, open-air garden — punctuates the building’s top floors and p...
Tags: Japan, Design, Architecture, Nendo, Grid, Tokyo, Balcony, Plaster, Natural Ventilation, Timber, Office Building, Sky Garden, Terrace, Takumi Ota, Nature Inspired Architecture, Indoor Outdoor Living

An Experiential Travel Guide to Sri Lanka: 19 Ideas to Get You Started

Recently, Sri Lanka suffered a series of tragic bomb attacks. As news stories rolled in throughout the day, so did a flood of memories from our travels there — meeting people on trains, sharing sunrise with pilgrims and travelers alike at the top of Adam’s Peak, wandering through the tea gardens, learning to pop spices and cook Sri Lankan food in clay pots, admiring sleeping Buddha sculptures in caves, and much more. So while it may seem like strange timing to write about travel in Sri Lanka now...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Berlin, India, Unesco, Balcony, Sri Lanka, Beginners Guides, Rice, Mark, Buddha, Gautama Buddha, Colombo, Kandy, Buddhist, Dan

Margarita March at the Balcony Bar & Oyster Co.

It’s always a fiesta when there’s margarita’s involved so Balcony Bar & Oyster Co. have decided to bring Margarita March back to the Bay for the second year shaking. Feeling thirsty already? Celebrate this traditional Mexican drink by sipping through The Balcony’s specialty Margarita menu which features a twist to suit every taste bud. RED DRAGON tequila, triple sec, lime juice, agave nectar, dragon fruit puree, lime zest salt, on the rocks SMOKIN’ DAISY jalapeno infused tequila, Agave nectar, L...
Tags: Travel, Food, Featured, Balcony, Byron, Bay, Festivals & Events, Byron Bay, Balcony Bar Oyster Co, Animal Welfare League, Oyster Co, Balcony Bar amp, Margarita March, Feista

Special Valentine’s Day Meal Deals

Balcony Bar & Oyster Co. for Seafood Lovers If your a seafood lover Balcony Bar & Oyster Co. have a platter designed to get your taste buds singing. With Alaskan King Crab legs, cooked prawns, oysters, diamond clams & half shell scallops your hearts will beat to the sound of the ocean by the time you finish. Reserve a special space with us here on our Balcony, spoil yourselves with our seafood platter & we will shout you two glasses of Piper Heidsieck. We want to share the love too of course. ...
Tags: Travel, Food, Featured, News, Balcony, Valentine, Byron Bay, Balcony Bar Oyster Co, Piper Heidsieck, Balcony Bar Oyster Co for Seafood Lovers, Byron Dine, Minh Lee, Bollinger Rose NV

Perkins+Wills University of Hawaii building is an eco-conscious beacon in West Oahu

The University of Hawaii West Oahu has gained a new Perkins+Will-designed addition that’s not only visually striking but also site-specific to Kapolei, a planned community on the island of Oahu. Created in collaboration with Hawaii-based KYA Design Group, the campus building offers a mix of workspaces and learning areas for students, faculty and staff. All parts of the University of Hawaii’s new Administration and Allied Health Building was inspired by the site context, from the siting of the b...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Gallery, Hawaii, Schools, Balcony, Lanai, Ontario, Topsoil, Oahu, CMU, University of Hawaii, Kapolei, KTTC, West Oahu, University of Hawaii West Oahu

Aloha Friday Photo: Balcony view with a sunset

Mahalo to Jeannine Geraets for sharing this Aloha Friday Photo with us. She took this photo on January 3, 2018 from her balcony at an Aston hotel in Waikiki. That’s a priceless view! Happy Aloha Friday! The post Aloha Friday Photo: Balcony view with a sunset appeared first on Go Visit Hawaii.
Tags: Travel, Balcony, Waikiki, Aston, Mahalo, Aloha Friday Photo, Jeannine Geraets

Balcony ‘You’re So Cool’

Although the R&B world is a bit over-saturated, the South London indie-pop band Balcony are making a bit of noise with their recent single releases.  Think Charlie Puth meets Nick Jonas with a bit more edge. The recently dropped two new tracks You’re So Cool and Parking Lots. They’ve even managed to grab a spot on UK’s Spotify New Music Friday. Having their live show together, they’ve player several UK festivals over the summer. Give it a Listen.
Tags: Music, UK, Nick Jonas, South London, Balcony, Buzz Artists, Charlie Puth, Balcony Kings of A&R, Balcony Parking Lots, Balcony You're So Cool

Luxury Apartment Owners Head To Court Against Peeping From Tate Modern's Balcony

A handful of residents in a multi-million dollar glass tower are arguing the museum has created a state of "near constant surveillance" since opening a terrace that offers one of London's best views.(Image credit: Matt Dunham/AP)
Tags: London, News, Balcony, Matt Dunham

Solar-powered Austin home can save owners nearly $100K in energy costs

This sculptural home in Austin is a scene-stealer, for more reasons than just its good looks. For starters, the dwelling—named the Vista Residence—is powered with a 15.4-kiloWatt rooftop photovoltaic system that not only covers an estimated 90% of the home’s annual energy needs, but is expected to help save homeowners more than $94,000 in energy costs over the next 30 years. Miró Rivera Architects designed the abode with many energy-efficient features for long-term cost savings that include bot...
Tags: Texas, Design, Austin, Architecture, Gallery, Energy Efficiency, Green Building, Solar Panels, Balcony, Carousel Showcase, Concrete, Exposed Concrete, Hillside Home, Hill Country, Full-height Glazing, West Austin

Twenty Days

Yep, 20 days until we move (as I write this). Our place is full of boxes, many shelves are empty and every day I pack something else. I’ve been making hand made protection out of moving boxes for what turns out to be a lot of art and wall hangings. I have also packed things I need and then have to do without mostly in the kitchen. Our latest sunset, or the time after the sun has set but still leaves a glow on the water and in the sky. We had an elderly lady who wanted to buy our place at first....
Tags: Travel, France, View, Moving, Balcony, Sunset, Apartment, Maurice, Beach Life, Chatelailion-Plage, Chatelaillon

Mamoudou Gassama: Fast Facts About Malian “Spiderman” Who Climbed Building to Save Child Dangling From Balcony

A Malian immigrant is being compared to the Marvel superhero “Spiderman” after he heroically scaled the outside of a building in Paris to save a 4-year-old child dangling from the balcony four stories up.22-year-old Mamadou Gassama can be seen in amateur video footage being cheered on by spectators as he used his strength to pull himself up from balcony-to-balcony to the building’s fourth floor, where the child was dangerously hanging. Gassama’s stunning display of heroism lasted a total of 30 s...
Tags: Facebook, News, France, World, Paris, Italy, West Africa, Jazz, Mali, Libya, Balcony, Emmanuel Macron, Malia, Mediterranean Sea, Le Parisien, Anne Hidalgo

WATCH: Man Climbs Building in Paris to Save Child Dangling From Balcony in Stunning Display of Heroism

A 22-year-old man is being hailed as a hero after he climbed the outside of a building in Paris, France this past Saturday (May 26) to save a 4-year-old who was dangling from a balcony.Amateur video footage shows 22-year-old Mamadou Gassama being cheered on by spectators as he, in a stunning display of heroism, pulled himself up from balcony-to-balcony to the building’s fourth floor, where the child was dangerously hanging. And it only took him 30 seconds!WATCH HERE: The video has since gone vi...
Tags: Videos, Facebook, News, France, World, Paris, Viral Videos, Jazz, Balcony, Emmanuel Macron, Paris France, Anne Hidalgo, Macron, Gassama, Mamadou Gassama, Man Climbs Building

Spider-Man' of Paris, 22, Climbs Building to Save Child, 4, Dangling from Balcony

Everyday heroes are just as spectacular as the ones in comic books!
Tags: News, Paris, Balcony

Private good size Furnished Living Room with Balcony in Albany (albany / el cerrito) $850

Locate in front of El Cerrito plaza with many restaurants, supermarket, shopping..etc. Bart and bus to UC Berkeley. Best fit for student or full time working young professional. NO SMOKING, NO INTOXICATION, NO DRAMA AND NO ILLEGAL DRUGS, PLEASE You ...
Tags: Rent, Balcony, Albany, Room, Bart, El Cerrito, UC Berkeley Best

Room with Private Bath and Balcony (oakland hills / mills) $1400 143ft 2

Sunset viewing from your own room with private bathroom and balcony in a 3br 3ba Mediterranean in gated executive housing community. * Open floor plan * Kitchen has sleek cabinets with granite counters and stainless steel appliances * Bathrooms al ...
Tags: Rent, Balcony, Mediterranean, Room

A Quick Guide to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival

It’s time to get your giggle on because the Melbourne International Comedy Festival is on again from March 28 – April 22, 2018! With over 630 shows from Australia and around the world, the festival is the third largest in the world, behind the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Montreal’s Just for Laughs. Whether you want to see local favorites like Lano and Woodley Fly back to the stage, International headlines such as James Vietch (known for the Scamalot videos on Mashable), or support newcomers ne...
Tags: Travel, Australia, Culture, Airbnb, Victoria, Melbourne, Montreal, Balcony, AFL, Edinburgh Fringe, Destinations, Oceania, Town Hall, Hank, Adelphi, Federation Square

Kim Jong-un Attends K-Pop Concert In Pyongyang, Captured Clapping In Balcony

The Korean Peninsula has seen increased diplomacy between North Korea and South Korea in recent months, and Sunday evening was no exception. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was in attendance as several South Korean music groups held a special concert in Pyongyang, North Korea,  according to the BBC. Agence France-Presse posted video of the event, featuring clips of the musical performances as well as glimpses at Kim Jong-un clapping in the balcony of the concert hall.
Tags: South Korea, News, North Korea, Balcony, Pyongyang, Pyongyang North Korea, Kim Jong, Korean Peninsula, BBC Agence France Presse

15 Medicinal Herbs You Can Grow in Your Garden to Cure Anything From Cold to Sleeplessness

Looking for a home remedy (concoction) to cure that nagging running nose or cold?  A home that smells as heavenly as a spa.  Some aromatic herbs to garnish your dinner – freshly picked from the garden.  A herb infused flavorful water to quench... Read More Connect with "dress your home" on Facebook. The post 15 Medicinal Herbs You Can Grow in Your Garden to Cure Anything From Cold to Sleeplessness appeared first on dress your home - leading Indian interior design blog, top home decor and dec...
Tags: Garden, Facebook, Books, Gardening, Herbs, Balcony, Fresh, Basil, Lemongrass, Stevia, Terrace, Balcony Gardening, Betel Leaf, Medicinal

Politics, journalism and a dash of satire

It wouldn’t be Byron Writers Festival without a good dose of political probing. Last year’s Festival pondered the potential of a world with Trump at the helm. This year we’re daring to delve deeper into the world’s complex geo-political pulse, confronting the reality of Trump, Brexit and other major global political realities. All three days will offer up plenty of sessions for the more politically inclined amongst us. First-up on Friday is ‘Australia: Still Lucky?’ with Rebecca Huntley, Laura T...
Tags: Travel, News, Australia, Jerusalem, Culture, New York Times, Balcony, Festivals & Events, Trump, Jensen, Byron Bay, Peter FitzSimons, Mei Fong, Pauline Hanson, Erik Jensen, John Safran

Amazing Coffee on the Balcony

I absolutely loved sleeping to the sound of waves. People pay hundreds of dollars to sleep in hotels with waves crashing outside their rooms all night. This was so much more amazing private and cheap. I slept like a rock too.The next morning we crawl
Tags: Travel, Balcony

Incredible teepee-shaped ORKA house is made from 24 interlacing beams

This  teepee-shaped home is made from twenty four interlacing beams that shelter a large open-plan living space. Antony Gibbon Designs‘ ORKA house explores different geometric shapes and unconventional forms for residential architecture. The three-story dwelling features a rooftop platform with panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. The house has twenty four wooden beams that coalesce, forming a pivoted illusion which transforms angles into a seemingly curved hyperboloid form. Using the...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Green Building, Balcony, Carousel Showcase, Green Architecture, Wooden House, Viewing Platform, Panoramic Views, Open Plan Layout, Teepee, Antony Gibbon Designs, Antony Gibbon, Wooden Beams, ORKA house