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The Solar Future of Luxury Yachting

The Solar Future of Luxury Yachting

Michele Puzzolante’s Solar Floating Resort Invention Solar energy technologies such as photovoltaic panels could provide a third of the world’s energy by 2060 if politicians commit to limiting global warming. [source] The majority of people do not get the chance to enjoy luxury yachting and world-class holiday resorts but, for those that do, there is...
Transgressive Love: Cyborg Tenderness - Part 2

Transgressive Love: Cyborg Tenderness – Part 2

PART ONE: Techno Desire and Cyber Sex It is now easy to love our selves as cyborgs, cyborg love is here, embrace it. The essential notion of Cyborg love is constructive transgression, a spreading out of our sense perception, into new domains of feeling. More than stimulating, less than exciting, slightly uncomfortable, the cyborg symbiosis...
Waterless Washing Machine

Waterless Washing Machine

When I first stumbled across Elie Ahovi’s brilliant idea of a waterless washing machine, the professionality of the campaign made me truly believe this was on the market already. Imagine! A more time efficient and ecologically conscious solution to one of the most hideous household chores that many of us endure day-in-day-out. Imagine having the...
Now and When: Harnessing Rising Sea Levels

Now and When: Harnessing Rising Sea Levels

Now and When, an exhibition curated by John Gollings, Ivan Rijavec and Craig Bremner, was Australia’s response to the 2010 Venice Biennale theme ‘people meet in architecture’. The exhibition was composed in two parts. The first was a photographic essay ‘NOW’ by esteemed Australian photographer John Gollings documenting the catastrophic, yet strangely beautiful reality of ‘digging up the west to build...
Can You Pass The Ants, Please?

Can You Pass The Ants, Please?

The production, meat conversion, nutritional and ecologically and spatially friendly harvesting advantages of edible insects means that they will take precedent over other foodstuffs in years to come...
The Thrifty Soap User

The Thrifty Soap User

Although the introductory post of this site was a little more grand in size, I figured it best to bring the tone down to a more personal scale. I promise that the fluctuations between global outlooks and bathroom frugality will remain under wraps as best I can. However, perhaps this is the appropriate place to...