Daily Blog 01/25/2013

  • If you have kids – or even if kids visit you regularly – you know how quickly their toys can take over your otherwise-minimalist interior. Mother and designer Amy Whitworth noticed this problem when she was building cardboard doll houses with her three-year-old daughter, and she decided to create doll furniture that doubles as grown-up furniture.

    tags: ideas dollhouse

  • “The Earth is but a tiny and precious world floating in a sea of natural resources. The riches of the solar system offer humanity both unprecedented prosperity and an improved environment. The resource potential of space outstrips that of any previous frontier – without the environmental impacts.”

    That quote forms the vision for Deep Space Industries (DSI), which has announced a plan to explore and mine asteroids flying near the Earth.

    tags: space

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