Earth Friendly, Healthy Living

Container buildings

Rony Joseph

Posted on 3 February 2012 - No comment   For several years now, thanks to the trade imbalance between the US and China, ports on the US  west coast have had more containers coming in from China than going out.  This is inevitable considering how much goods are imported into the country from China.  Empty containers are not shipped back, instead they accumulate.  In some towns, empty containers piled one on top of each other have actually reduced daylight hours in communities close by simply by blocking the sun. These containers are made of corrugated steel and are incredibly strong.  Some...

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Tata’s bold and realistic design for the future

Rony Joseph

Posted on 7 March 2012 - No comment Tata Motors achieved world fame a few years ago with the Tata Nano, the cheapest car in the world at just over $2000. Since then there has been no stopping Tata from taking a bold initiative in automotive design along with sound manangement and responsible societal policies.  Tata acquired the loss making Jaguar and Land Rover from Ford just before the recession and turned them around into profit making companies. At Geneva this year, Tata introduced the Megapixel, a bold and stunning little car capable of about 237 mpg fuel efficiency.  Combining a...

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Started adapting to climate change ?

Rony Joseph

Posted on 25 March 2013 - No comment Looks like climate change and its effects will be on us sooner than we think.  If 2012, with its record drought and hurricanes is any indication, then coastal communities might very well start abandoning their homes and moving inland.  The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island are still closed after damage from Hurricane Sandy.  Monarch butterflies were not to be seen last year.  Nature also has its ways to deal with drastic change.  Polar bears might give up some of their skills to become ordinary brown bears and thus live on, as this...

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Let your fruits live on…

Rony Joseph

Posted on 1 August 2014 - No comment Apparently keeping your fruits and vegetables exposed to natural day night cycles keeps them fresher and more nutritious.  

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Hand wash your dishes & be healthier

Rony Joseph

Posted on 23 February 2015 - No comment Hand washing your dishes may not make them clinically clean but it might make you stronger. This is what researchers have found. According to the hygiene hypothesis excessive cleanliness is responsible for a growing allergy epidemic. The idea is that exposure to germs in early childhood is necessary to stimulate the immune system and reduce the risk of allergy development. http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-hand-washing-allergies-20150223-story.html

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