Shipping Containers as Farms? (Updated)

After reading an article on Treehugger, I just learned about a Kickstarter Project that is attempting to modify recycled shipping containers with the tools to grow fruits and vegetables in an urban environment. Is this a good idea?

Continue reading

The Photosynthetic Ceiling

The concept of a “photosynthetic ceiling” was first introduced in Jared Diamond’s book Collapse. Though Diamond certainly did not pioneer the idea, as far as I can tell he was the first to use the easily digestible term “photosynthetic ceiling”, … Continue reading

Addicted to Energy

Last night the President admitted: “America is addicted to oil, which is often imported from unstable parts of the world.” The President went on to say that “the best way to break this addiction is through technology.” According to President … Continue reading