grandmother power, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories brings you cooling paint, Awaken Circles, and groovy grandmothers. SolCold Israeli company SolCold has created a new paint that acts as a low-cost airconditioner for buildings. Their paint cools when exposed to sunlight by filtering out certain wavelengths and re-emitting it as energy. Heat from buildings is absorbed and re-emitted as lightwaves…

Tree Church, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories brings you a living church, joyful connections, net-zero offices, empowering photography and a sewing service. Living Tree Church Barry Cox created a 100 seat church made from living trees. He carefully trained the trees to grow into the design he wanted for his outdoor church building. It looks wonderful and I…

beautiful architecture, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories brings you portals in space, living in a van, radical utility reform, natural pesticides and beautiful buildings. Sci-Fi Meets Science Scientists have discovered hidden portals in the earth’s magnetic fields. NASA calls them X-points or electron diffusion regions. Working almost like the wormholes of science fiction, these portals are places where…

Empire State Building

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More awesome stories celebrating beauty, innovation, bikes and freedom. Beautifully Imperfect! Wow! What a beautiful and poignant perspective. May this beautiful video inspire you to see the beauty in your partner, children and relationships in general. Awesome! Empire State Building Inspires More Efficiency! The retrofit of the Empire State Building was so successful that it has inspired…

The Dark Side of Data

The Dark Side of Data

As you probably know, data use and storage are exploding around the world. There are an estimated 1.5 Billion smart phones in use around the world. And people with smart phones love to upload pics, connect on social media, play games, and watch videos. I’ve uploaded hundreds (thousands?) of photos myself! There is a dark…