Now what kind of a suggestion is that?!? A good one, trust me. It all comes down to global warming and reducing greenhouse gases. Some background first: When a tree grows, carbon dioxide is processed in the good-old elementary school photosynthesis and stored in the wood as Carbon (while releasing yummy oxygen as a by-product). […] Read more..
This scene is always photographed in color. I find it so much better in black and white.
A team from the ETH university library in Switzerland has digitized what they call the “Construction Memory of Switzerland” (“Baugedächtnis Schweiz Online” bzw. “Mémoire du bâti en Suisse online”) – essentially two architecture and engineering magazines: tec21 and Tracés.
At a beach in Vancouver.
Do you think anyone would pay $200 for an umbrella? Apparently it is possible. As an Aeroplan customer (Air Canada’s air miles program), I get my monthly statements featuring my number of collected miles (not as high as I would like them to be) and a few options on how to redeem those. Beyond flights, […] Read more..
I am introducing a new category on this site! In “The Consumer’s Life” I’ll write about my experiences being a consumer. It is basically my way of rewarding good service and publicizing bad service. So be nice to me – you are getting my good money! And if you are not: Watch out… P.S. Discontinued […] Read more..
It is commencement time, which in New England means “tent time”. These white structures appear everywhere these days where there’s a college. Although at least the larger ones are quite beautiful from the outside, they are usually rather ugly on the inside – until you switch to black-and-white…