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Gecko-like adhesives now work on real-world surfaces

University of Massachusetts Amherst researchers report in Advanced Materials how they have expanded their design theory to allow Geckskin to adhere powerfully to a wider variety of surfaces found in most homes such as drywall, wood, and metal, not just glass — an elusive goal of many research teams across the world.

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“The energies of mindfulness, concentration and insight can liberate us from our anxiety and worries. We let go of the past and the future, and come in touch with the wonders of the present.”
Thich Nhat Hanh

The energies of mindfulness, concentration and insight can liberate us from our anxiety and worries. We let go of the past and the future, and come in touch with the wonders of the present.”

Thich Nhat Hanh

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322 Square Foot Floating Eco Lodge on Balsa Raft


Completed in eight days by Catholic University of America students, the Floating Eco Lodge is an ironwood structure set atop a balsa raft. The thatch roof allows some natural light inside but blocks the most intense rays and heat. The pitched roof also creates a chimney effect, drawing hot air out of the 322-square-foot space inside.” - latimes.com

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New Post has been published on http://www.tinyhouseliving.com/322-square-foot-floating-eco-lodge-balsa-raft/

322 Square Foot Floating Eco Lodge on Balsa Raft

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Completed in eight days by Catholic University of America students, the Floating Eco Lodge is an ironwood structure set atop a balsa raft. The thatch roof allows some natural light inside but blocks the most intense rays and heat. The pitched roof also creates a chimney effect, drawing hot air out of the 322-square-foot space inside.” - latimes.com

via Tiny Houses. Learn more about the university program at Spirit of Place / Spirit of Design.

Subscribe to Tiny House Design

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drug-child:

fairyhaired:

always-good-vibez:

Down the rabbit hole we go….

this gives me chills

This is one of my favorite pictures.

.

Or, back up out of the rabbit hole we come…