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Thai homes score world's first in storing sunshine

Thai homes score world's first in storing sunshine | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
A Thai firm has built the world's first homes that runs entirely on solar power for 24 hours a day, using a hybrid of solar PV panels and hydrogen fuel cells.
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hopefully we will see more of these homes....

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Sticky Rice is 1,500 Year Old Secret to Super-Strong Chinese Buildings

Sticky Rice is 1,500 Year Old Secret to Super-Strong Chinese Buildings | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Scientists have now concluded what it is about the sticky rice that creates the super-strength mortar and also that sticky rice mortar is best available material to restore ancient and historic buildings.
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dinner anyone?

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Intensive organic herbs and fish in suburban Sydney a model for the future

Intensive organic herbs and fish in suburban Sydney a model for the future | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
On the outskirts of Sydney, in a fast-growing suburb is a model of future farms, growing organic herbs and fish.
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from down under....  farmers did not used to look like this....

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Sheffield's striking Diamond Building is wrapped in a cellular pattern that controls solar gain

Sheffield's striking Diamond Building is wrapped in a cellular pattern that controls solar gain | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
A cellular pattern of diamond shaped sections wraps around this university building designed by Twelve Architects.
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amazing architectural design....

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12 plants that repel unwanted insects

12 plants that repel unwanted insects | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Whether you need extra protection for your garden or your skin, these herbs and flowers can help shoo away pests.
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keep it all natural...

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Tiny Off-Grid Cabin in Maine is Completely Self-Sustaining

Tiny Off-Grid Cabin in Maine is Completely Self-Sustaining | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
A project 30 years in the making, this tiny off grid retreat on a coastal Maine island is almost entirely self sufficient.
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small homes, eco friendly, self-sustaining!

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