Tag Archives: lifestyle

Infographic: Do It From Home!

Over the weekend there was some chat benefits from distance learning and telecommuting, and then a subsequent request to see more infographics about online courses. Most of the infographics that I found specific to online courses mainly focused on the future and trend of distance learning… which by the way, education is heading toward becoming a hybrid of online […]

Quote: Do you speak the language of cities?

  “A city is a language, a repository of possibilities, and walking is the act of speaking that language, of selecting from those possibilities. Just as language limits what can be said, architecture limits where one can walk, but the walker invents other ways to go.”         – Rebecca Solnit, in: Wanderlust: A History of […]

Infographic: Home Gardening – Growing local

In rural and urban environments people are getting their organic fix by growing their own fruits and veggies. The number of home gardeners are growing!!

Infographic: How much do we really recycle?

“On average every person throws away seven and a half times their body weight each year.” While I have my issues with “recycling” in general, it is better than our present throw-away culture, so enjoy the pretty picture. But someone should really make a ‘cradle-to-cradle’ infographic. That’s the real solution!

Inforgraphic: The Coming water wars

As lakes and rivers run dry and Earth’s surface water disappears, the solution might lie beneath us, in the vast (and largely untapped) network of underground aquifers. The United Nations cites over 23,4000,000 cubic km of water in aquifers, 547 times more than all of Earth’s rivers combined.

Infographic: How much backyard do you need to live off the land?

The idea of becoming self-sufficient is an alluring one, but exactly how much land would you need? Assuming a family of four, here are the land requirements to sustain yourself for one year.

Infographic: The Two-Wheeled Savior

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