A team of researchers in Europe have created a prototype device called The Fungi Mutarium which uses fungi to safely break down plastic and replace it with edible mushrooms. The research team is comprised of two Vienna-based industrial designers and a number of researchers at the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands. The device that they created harnesses the natural […]
Have you ever felt that you’re living through a nightmare of consumption? That you wish you could un-hook yourself and reconnect with a life that is somehow more real and vivid? Then perhaps you’re ready to heed Earth’s Wake Up Call. Today we live in a time when there is little to no understanding of how […]
By Naomi Klein / bigissue.com via filmsforaction.org No Logo author Naomi Klein says we must revolutionise our working lives if we are to combat climate change and save the free world… Imagine an ordinary, full-time working week, one that requires just 21 hours of hard graft. Imagine a less frantic existence – three days on, four […]
Derby was born with deformed front legs but his owner did not give up and found him a solution. See how unique, custom-3D printed prosthetics allow derby the dog to run for the first time. 3D printing has come a long way and it is great to see how this technology is used to help our […]
By Rob Avis / vergepermaculture.ca via Films For Action What is permaculture? For those of you who’ve only heard of the term in passing, and even for you seasoned “permies” who struggle to explain this exciting (and sometimes life-changing) idea to others, here’s the gist in 7 points: 1. Permaculture is a Design System That Uses […]
By: Jeff Roberts, Collective Evolution. Controversial but thought provoking images exposing the absurdities of our modern cultures. One of my first thoughts after coming across these illustrations was “how have I never seen this artist’s work before?”, because they are freaking amazing. Few too many artists today have the courage to tackle important social commentaries with their […]
The pharmaceutical companies make their money from people needing regular medication and not by developing cures. We “cannot” even find a cure for the common cold but we are exploring space, visiting other planets and landing satellites on comets. Makes you question the real agenda of the parmisuetical industry.