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daggerpen:

jumpingjacktrash:

becausegoodheroesdeservekidneys:

ultrafacts:

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YOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
Senegal, Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria, Chad, Sudan, Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Djibouti. Those are the countries. It will be drought-resistant species, mostly acacias. And this is a fucking brilliant idea you have no idea oh my Christ
This will create so many jobs and regenerate so many communities and aaaaaahhhhhhh

more info here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Green_Wall
it’s already happening, and already having positive effects. this is wonderful, why have i not heard of this before? i’m so happy!

Oh wow, this is fantastic!
Aug 19, 2014 / 114,420 notes

daggerpen:

jumpingjacktrash:

becausegoodheroesdeservekidneys:

ultrafacts:

Source For more facts follow Ultrafacts

YOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Senegal, Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria, Chad, Sudan, Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Djibouti. Those are the countries. It will be drought-resistant species, mostly acacias. And this is a fucking brilliant idea you have no idea oh my Christ

This will create so many jobs and regenerate so many communities and aaaaaahhhhhhh

more info here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Green_Wall

it’s already happening, and already having positive effects. this is wonderful, why have i not heard of this before? i’m so happy!

Oh wow, this is fantastic!

(via philosophic-cock)

I turned a thing into a thing.
Large T-shirt to dress.
It’s not anything all that impressive, but I’m pretty happy with the polished look on the top band. There’s no elastic in the dress; I may add some in the back, but I like the smooth appearance from the front, so I want to keep that.
Jun 30, 2014

I turned a thing into a thing.

Large T-shirt to dress.

It’s not anything all that impressive, but I’m pretty happy with the polished look on the top band. There’s no elastic in the dress; I may add some in the back, but I like the smooth appearance from the front, so I want to keep that.

unconsumption:


Most schools in rural India can’t afford basic supplies like desks, and most of the students attending them can’t afford backpacks.
The Bombay-based nonprofit Aarambh worked with designers to come up with an ingenious solution to both problems: Their simple stencil transforms old cardboard boxes into a convertible desk and school bag.

More: A Brilliantly Simple Design Transforms Old Boxes Into School Desks And Bags | Co.Exist | ideas impact
Jun 5, 2014 / 300 notes

unconsumption:

Most schools in rural India can’t afford basic supplies like desks, and most of the students attending them can’t afford backpacks.

The Bombay-based nonprofit Aarambh worked with designers to come up with an ingenious solution to both problems: Their simple stencil transforms old cardboard boxes into a convertible desk and school bag.

More: A Brilliantly Simple Design Transforms Old Boxes Into School Desks And Bags | Co.Exist | ideas impact

Jun 3, 2014 / 1 note

Fire Staff | Made with lots of help from the lovely people at Pika and advice from the Wildfire family. Left, the last existing picture of my “virgin” wicks before they were burned, and right, a picture from my virgin burn.

Apr 29, 2014 / 1 note

Forget  Me Nots | These tags are supremely inadequate. That’s okay. Planted some forget-me-nots in a pot on my windowsill. The thought that maybe I can keep these alive gives me hope in the possibility of my future as an adequate adult.

Apr 23, 2014

Cranes for Collier | Thousands of paper cranes showed up in the Stata Center to commemorate the anniversary of the Boston marathon bombing and the death of Officer Sean Collier.

Apr 14, 2014

Tomato Basil with Grilled Cheese | One of my favorite things to make, and favorite things to eat. If I ever go to a restaurant with a tomato basil soup, I have to try it. The one I remember best is the first one I ever had, from the Radius Café in San Antonio, since closed.

Apr 14, 2014

Non-Traditional Baozi (?) | I told a friend who loves Chinese food that I was making mantou, a steamed Chinese bread, and she wanted to know if I was putting anything inside. Traditionally, steamed bread is filled with pork or something along those lines for savory dishes, and maybe red bean paste for a dessert. Having neither of those, I pulled out some frozen strawberries and mango chunks I had on hand, sliced them up and sprinkled sugar on top, and filled the buns with that. They were delicious.

djkenna444:

castayel:

busket:

thetuffthorston:

that-lex-kid:

deadjosey:

ive-been-triggered-by-kankri:

redbloodedamerica:

This is ingenious.

mcdonalds needs to do this

WHAT

okay but I’m actually really scared that the lid of the drink is going to come off or something

//the way this works is that it stops about 2 inches above the top (the hole only big enough to go that far without ripping) so you  wouldn’t have to worry about the lid coming off!
it’s really a brilliant idea. it cuts down on the amount of materials used,  and space it takes up. all around good engineering.

from the looks of it it might be recycled materials too? if not then it should be.

it frees up your other hand from having to carry your drink but also doesn’t shove the cold drink next to the warm food
brilliant!

This is the definition of innovation, no amount of sleeves on a blanket can beat this.
Mar 28, 2014 / 306,448 notes

djkenna444:

castayel:

busket:

thetuffthorston:

that-lex-kid:

deadjosey:

ive-been-triggered-by-kankri:

redbloodedamerica:

This is ingenious.

mcdonalds needs to do this

WHAT

okay but I’m actually really scared that the lid of the drink is going to come off or something

//the way this works is that it stops about 2 inches above the top (the hole only big enough to go that far without ripping) so you  wouldn’t have to worry about the lid coming off!

it’s really a brilliant idea. it cuts down on the amount of materials used,  and space it takes up. all around good engineering.

from the looks of it it might be recycled materials too? if not then it should be.

it frees up your other hand from having to carry your drink but also doesn’t shove the cold drink next to the warm food

brilliant!

This is the definition of innovation, no amount of sleeves on a blanket can beat this.

(via livelaughloveread)

Mar 24, 2014 / 3 notes

Not sure if this can really qualify as a craft, but I’m proud of it. Bunked a bed on top of mine with help from Winter, and put a piece of plywood on top, covered in fleece so it’s a comfortable surface. Now my sewing machine is up there so I can work on projects and have TV shows going at the same time.

Underneath the bunk, there are Christmas lights woven through the frame, and 2.5 yards of fabric draped under it to diffuse the light.