Polish designer Pani Jurek knows how to combine recycling and creativity. With his intellect and a series of disused test tubes, Pani Jurek has made a chandelier that can be filled with anything.The designer was inspired by compatriot Marie Curie, Nobel Prize in Physics and Chemistry, thanks to that muse who decided to use a series of laboratory test tubes to build a delightful chandelier.
The WEEEparking is a large automated intelligent bin (7 by 2.5 meters) that allows the correct transfer of small appliances, televisions, monitors and batteries (objects that belong to the WEEE category, Waste from Electrical and Electronic Equipment). The device was designed under the supervision of Ecolight, a consortium that not surprisingly deals with the management of WEEE (but also of batteries and end-of-life accumulators) and is equipped with a waste traceability system.
The past 11 years have been the hottest in history. It is expected that 2013 will not interrupt this trend, indeed, at the end of it we could count it among the hottest years: according to the forecasts of the Met Office, the heat of 2013 will have devastating effects in some regions and will be 0.57 degrees below above average.
There is an old saying that says "an apple a day keeps the doctor away" ... apparently it seems true !! Apples, in fact, are good for health, even if they don't have many vitamins, due to their high fiber content: just think that a single apple guarantees 20 of the fibers we need every day to stay healthy.
The balcony garden is a trend that has been spreading widely in recent times. Having tomatoes, courgettes, aubergines on hand without having to go to the greengrocer has several advantages. First of all, you have the opportunity to know what you are eating ... and it's not cheap! Another important thing is the resulting economic savings….
What are GMOs? According to what was reported by Futuragra, an association that supports the use of GMOs (genetically modified organisms), Italians have very little knowledge of this topic, not to mention the regulations governing the cultivation and use of GMO foods. Despite this misinformation, about two out of three Italians claim to be absolutely against GMOs.