Nov 29, 2014

Underwater Tunnels




Underwater tunnels are an interesting piece of infrastructure.
The list provides the name of the tunnel, the year of completion in parenthesis, the city/nation Those tunnels where the length is not known are listed at the end.
  1. Solbakk (uc) – Stavanger, Norway = 46,904 feet
  2. Harbour (prop) – Copenhagen, Denmark = 30-40,000 feet
  3. Tokyo Bay (1997) – Tokyo, Japan = 31,498 feet
  4. Xiamen West (uc, 2017) – Xiamen, China = 29,627 feet
Click to read the article and see the list of long underwater tunnels.




Nov 28, 2014

Salt

Salt Use




We want our friends up north to know we are thinking about you.


Tiny Home





A team of designers and architects based in South Africa has produced this charming prefabricated tiny home designed especially for the climate and conditions of their country. The versatile POD-Indawo can operate on or off-grid, and sports a decent-sized porch and an upstairs sleeping area.

With a footprint of 17 sq m (182 sq ft), the POD-Indawo is constructed from steel, aluminum, glass, and wood, and has a large glass facade and several windows for ventilation. The units are built in Johannesburg, South Africa, and can ship either as a basic shell or be outfitted with kitchen appliances, folding furniture, and storage solutions to suit.




Nov 21, 2014

The Hang - Musical Instrument

The Hang (German pronunciation: [haŋ] s a musical instrument created by Felix Rohner and Sabina Schärer in Bern, Switzerland.

Very interesting sound.


Thanks to Grace Bazelewski AICP for sharing on Facebook.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e9CoYiAm57E&list=PLmQgHIlpRhvSfHenjHG4xFUWV9wkK-UMi






  • PANArt Gubal - Felix Rohner - Deep Bal - YouTube

    www.youtube.com/watch?v=-PUcoYYin7E
    Jun 27, 2014 - Uploaded by PANArt Hangbau AG
    PANArt Gubal - Felix Rohner - Deep Bal ... Video by Basil Rohner ... Panart Hang Official Documentary ...
  • Liron Man - Hang Solo (2008 - Suzan Dalal) سازی به نام هانگ ...

    www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVhU9MZ_xR4

    Aug 12, 2010 - Uploaded by sharakam sna
    Hang ist ein Musikinstrument, das in seiner Form an eine große Linse ... Das Instrument wurde im Jahr ...
  • MAGIC HANG DRUM ! - YouTube

    www.youtube.com/watch?v=o4-I58pALGs

    Jul 10, 2008 - Uploaded by Anjoy Planet
    Inventé en 2000 par des BERNOIS (Félix Rohner et Sabina Schärer), le "HANG" est un instrument de musique ...






  • Liron Mann - hang drum - Instrumental - YouTube

    www.youtube.com/watch?v=0I2SjGZOqQg

    May 17, 2009 - Uploaded by TelAvivFolkClub
    I just love Persian music. Me and my friend met the artist in a bar after watching him drum on the table. We are ...
  • Mandalele - Hang Drum Solo (instrumental) - YouTube

    www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbJ5jZmA4uo

    Jul 12, 2011 - Uploaded by RabbitHillAcoustic
    From the Mandalele Close Up Series. Frances Miller of Mandalele plays an original song she improvised during ...
  • HANG ***** INSTRUMENTAL - YouTube

    https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list...UMi


  • Nov 18, 2014

    Cougar

    Cougar - Roland Erikson


    A cougar killed my cousin Roland Erikson's goat in Washington State.

    Bad Kitty.

    Our conservation efforts have succeeded in increasing the number and range of many species. A success story, but not fr the goat.

    Nov 14, 2014

    Wind Energy in Scotland


  • Wind power in Scotland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wind_power_in_Scotland
    Wikipedia
    Wind power is Scotland's fastest growing renewable energy technology, with 2574 MW of installed capacity as of April 2011. Whitelee Wind Farm is the largest ...
  • Scotland has more than half the UK's wind turbines ...

    www.telegraph.co.uk › News › UK News › Scotland
    The Daily Telegraph
    Apr 11, 2014 - Alex Salmond's drive to build more wind farms is “completely out of control”, it has been warned after official figures showed Scotland now hosts ...
  • Energy in Scotland: Get the facts - The Scottish Government

    www.scotland.gov.uk › ... › Energy
    Scottish Government
    The Scottish Government has an ambitious but achievable target for renewable energy in Scotland to generate the equivalent of 100 per cent of gross annual ...
  • Scotland's Renewable Energy Sector in Numbers - Scottish ...

    www.scottishrenewables.com/scottish-renewable-ene...
    Scottish Renewables
    Scottish Renewables has compiled the key statistics on the development of Scotland's renewable energy sector from a variety of government and industry ...