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November 2011 Blog Posts (4)

Love the project concept and want to add what I can to the solutions.

One of the most important times there. was learning to deconstruct my life and live off of the land for about five years. Learning how to grow food and make fire for cooking, recycling and cycling. It was amazing to learn how things grew. We take for granted that we know what we eat, but I learned so much out what I ate and where it came from.



It was I time in my life for grow and I, as with all things in my life, tried to put all that I had into it. I wanted to be the kind of…

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Added by iam bennu on November 11, 2011 at 4:08am — 1 Comment

Beepods... Another Urban Beekeeping Idea

Beepods were created in 2010 in response to the increased interest in beekeeping... Basically to give people a choice.

Stacked-Box Beehives (Langstroths) were the only choice for newbee beekeepers. Beepods takes an ancient design called a Top Bar Hive and updates it with some inventive techniques... making…

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Added by CharBee on November 9, 2011 at 3:01am — No Comments

Microbial Home Coverage

After a crazy busy presentation at the Piet Hein Eek venue during Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven (which was amazing!), we generated a lot of feedback on the Microbial Home probe. Meanwhile on the internet there has also been some great coverage by a lot of our favourite blogs: Dezeen,…

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Added by Design Probes Moderator on November 4, 2011 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Biological future

I am very glad to see an electronics multinational conglomerate participating in dealing with a future which includes the organisms we have disregarded and denigrated in the past.

We have more bacteria inside our bodies than we have human cells. We have spent the past two centuries trying to kill off virtually all these organisms in order to be clean, disease free and closer to some or other God of all things.

It did not work, does not work and will not work. We need to…

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Added by Peter Allison on November 2, 2011 at 2:38am — No Comments

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