Tis’ the season for beautiful white and pink flowers, albeit a very short season but a season none the less. If you haven’t had a chance to venture down to the Tidal Basin you may want to hurry. As of this past Sunday they were starting to lose their fluff, but they were still lovely.
According to the recent report from the County Health Rankings, in just one decade the suburbs went from the having the lowest rate of drug overdoses to the highest. In suburbia, overdoses are now the top cause of early deaths among adults under 44, a striking turnaround considering that just a decade or two ago, politicians were busy framing inner cities as hopeless sinkholes of crime. … SCIENTISTS AGREE THE SUBURBS MAKE YOU MISERABLE – BUT DISAGREE ON WHY
Sunshine is a powerful and popular renewable source of energy and potable water is a universal need. A wife and husband duo in India are harvesting both of these with one unique device called “Ulta Chaata,” which means “inverted umbrella,” in Hindi. As you can see below, this is an apt name for the attractive canopies that open to the sky like blossoms. … ULTA CHAATA: THE INVERTED UMBRELLA HARVESTING SOLAR ENERGY AND DRINKABLE WATER