Category: Green Echo™

Unmentionables

Unmentionables

No one wants to read about or blog about or have anything to do with septic tanks. I mean they’re gross and uncivilized to even think about. The problem is, they don’t work very...

Diet and Addiction

Diet and Addiction

Here’s a thought. Our failure rate on treating drug addiction is…ridiculous. So why aren’t we spending boatloads of cash and time trying to figure out if dietary changes can help produce changes in this...

FISHING FOR SURVIVAL

FISHING FOR SURVIVAL

Anyone who has paid attention in recent years has to be concerned with the state of the fishing industry on which so much of the world depends for its protein supply. With many species...

Natural Pools

Natural Pools

Growing up around ponds and small lakes in Missouri, I have always been less than comfortable with the concrete and chlorine substitutes. I hate what the chlorine does to my eyes, skin, lungs, but...

Human Swarming

Human Swarming

 A very thought provoking article, I’ve always wondered about the group mentality of bees, ants, schools of fish and herds of animals. It’s cool that much of this has been figured out and is...

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The Beak-Nosed Train

It’s a bird! It’s a train! It’s a train that looks like a bird! Taking its cues from nature, the nose cone of Japan’s 500 Series Shrinkansen bullet train is modeled after a kingfisher’s beak.

Plants Provide Energy

Plants Provide Energy

Scientists are slowly but surely figuring out how to utilize photosynthesis to create alternative fuels and power sources. Using a chemical involved in photosynthesis called Manganese as well as a synthetic membrane they’ve developed...

Digital Eye Cameras

Digital Eye Cameras

The newest technology in digital camera design is based on the human eye and has led to a novel process to produce what is called stretchable optoelectronics. This technology offers the promise of artificial...

Botanical Nature

Botanical Nature

Adding a natural element to a design not only makes it more visually appealing, it can become symbolic and establish a product’s connection with nature.  Benjamin Hubert’s Botanical Martini glass has received the runner...