Vertical farming in the big Apple

The idea is simple enough. Imagine a 30-storey building with glass walls, topped off with a huge solar panel. | On each floor there would be giant planting beds, indoor fields in effect–Jeremy Cooke –Vertical farming in the big Apple (BBC) What will they think of next — maybe, taking an urban residential skyscraper, tilting it on its side, and chopping the apartments into separate structures — each with their own…

Living Free, Dying Hard, and All That Jazz

Back in the projector room, five hairy men wearing nothing but overalls, hardhats, and grime were toiling away, trying to get things under control. “It’s too powerful! It can’t take no more!” they yell as they hopefully pull levers and turn valves. “The movie is living up to the franchise! We’re going down!” Meanwhile, in the audience, we all gasped at the disturbing site of celluloid going to pot. But,…