That’s right yall. Got myself a moleskine. First one ever.
This miniature ecosystem has been thriving in an almost completely isolated state for more than forty years. It has been watered just once in that time.
The original single spiderwort plant has grown and multiplied, putting out seedlings. As it has access to light, it continues to photosynthesize. The water builds up on the inside of the bottle and then rains back down on the plants in a miniature version of the water cycle.
As leaves die, they fall off and rot at the bottom producing the carbon dioxide and nutrients required for more plants to grow.
if you don’t think this is fucking rad then get out of my face
TERRARIUMS. fucking. one of my obsessions, terrariums are some of the coolest things.
"I think science and art and religion and philosophy are not very far away from each other. They start in different points, but, like a pyramid, they all end up in the same place. Maybe that place is truth. And so we all go forward and try to discover truth." - Younhee Paik
1. City Awaken / oil on canvas
2. Golden Climb - Apollo / oil on aluminum
3. Golden Climb - Fish / acrylic on canvas
4. Odyssey - Ship / acrylic on canvas
5. Hitchhike to Universe / installation / 2009
Cooking rice and other grains in a solar cooker is easy. Grains cook at only 180°F. My Sun Oven hovers around 325°F on a sunny day and 200°F to 250°F on a partly cloudy day. The boiling point at 7,000 feet is 199°F and at sea level it’s 212°F, so even on a partly cloudy day…
Tilda Swinton by Xevi Muntane