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Lifebox – Cardboard Ecosystems You can Ship

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This year we joined Amazon Prime which has increased our online shipping as well as the amount of cardboard that comes into the house.  We recycle it each week, but I feel bad when I see the pile of boxes that come into the house regularly.   There is a lot of water and energy that goes into making the cardboard [...]

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A Park Underground, The Delancey Underground Project

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Where can you put another park in Manhatten?   In a city where space is at a premium the team behind the Delancey Underground project has the goal to convert an underground unused trolley terminal beneath Delancey Street into a public park that has been nicknamed the “LowLine.” The location of the new park is the Williamsburg Trolley Terminal that opened in [...]

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Engineered Corn and Sea Monkeys: The Center for PostNatural History

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The Center for PostNatural History opened in its permanent exhibition facility in Pittsburgh earlier this month. The Center for PostNatural History (CPNH) is a center that is dedicated to the research and exhibition of lifeforms that have been altered by humans. The CPNH has examples of diorama, taxidermy, photography and living exhibits.  Some exhibits have included engineered corn, Sea Monkeys, [...]

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Type the Sky: Letters Made of Sky

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Photographer and illustrator Lisa Rienermann was in Barcelona in 2005 studying abroad, and looked up to see houses, the sky and the letter “Q.”  The negative space between the houses formed a letter. She spent the next few weeks running around, looking up, and finding more letters in the alphabet formed by architecture and sky.  The project culminated in a [...]

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Biophilia – Bjorks’s New Album of Nature +Music Ipad apps

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Biophilia, a album and project by Bjork is the first album to be released as a suite of iPad and iPhone apps, and is intended to be experiential educational project that uses sound, texts and visuals that focus on natural science topics including plate tectonics, genetics and human biorhythms. The project took over 3 years to develop, and Bjork, her [...]

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