Earth Overshoot Day: As Of Aug 8Th, The World Has Used A Year’s Worth Of Resources

Earth Overshoot Day

Our reserves are being depleted faster than they can be built back up.

August 8th 2016, according to the environmental think tank the Global Footprint Network, is Earth Overshoot Day the day that we’ve used up as many natural resources as we can replenish in a single year. Continue reading “Earth Overshoot Day: As Of Aug 8Th, The World Has Used A Year’s Worth Of Resources”

Strandbeests: Incredible Kinetic Sculptures Powered by the Wind

Most probably, you haven’t seen anything like this before

Dutch artist and inventor Theo Jansen has created something truly incredible. His kinetic sculptures, called “Strandbeests,” or beach beasts, are huge skeletal constructs that are designed to move powered solely by the energy of the sea breeze.

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The Strandbeests are made from ordinary plastic tubes and move without the use of electronics. The artist has also equipped his beasts with recycled plastic bottles, valves and pumps.

Via: The Mind Unleashed