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thenewmanhattanite:

“I am never going to have anything more to do with politics or politicians. When this war is over I shall confine myself entirely to writing and painting.”
-Winston Churchill

thenewmanhattanite:

“I am never going to have anything more to do with politics or politicians. When this war is over I shall confine myself entirely to writing and painting.”

-Winston Churchill

(via thesixthduke)

sunshinychick:

futurescope:

Solar energy that doesn’t block the view

A team of researchers at Michigan State University has developed a new type of solar concentrator that when placed over a window creates solar energy while allowing people to actually see through the window. It is called a transparent luminescent solar concentrator and can be used on buildings, cell phones and any other device that has a clear surface. And, according to Richard Lunt of MSU’s College of Engineering, the key word is “transparent.”

[read more at MSU] [paper] [picture credit: Yimu Zhao]

sunshinychick:

futurescope:

Solar energy that doesn’t block the view

A team of researchers at Michigan State University has developed a new type of solar concentrator that when placed over a window creates solar energy while allowing people to actually see through the window. It is called a transparent luminescent solar concentrator and can be used on buildings, cell phones and any other device that has a clear surface. And, according to Richard Lunt of MSU’s College of Engineering, the key word is “transparent.”

[read more at MSU] [paper] [picture credit: Yimu Zhao]

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(via whiteboyfriend)

courtmoly:

Afternooning at whole foods aka best place on earth aka bankruptcy (at Whole Foods Market Cambie)

courtmoly:

Afternooning at whole foods aka best place on earth aka bankruptcy (at Whole Foods Market Cambie)

(via remainsimple)

Studying is hard and boring. Teaching is hard and boring. So, what you’re telling me is to be bored, and then bored, and finally bored again, but this time for the rest of my life?

(Source: guylawrence, via ginimasters)

  • Me: But I have about fifty books at home I haven't read, there's no reason for me to buy these.
  • My brain: Okay, but consider this: more books.