How will we get there?
The Lego Movie | Phil Lord & Chris Miller, 2014 

hungariansoul:

กรุงเทพ พระราชวัง - The Grand Palace, Bangkok

upclosefromafar:

daisyshanti:

sunshinychick:

futurescope:

Solar energy that doesn’t block the view

A team of researchers at Michigan State University has developed a new type of solar concentrator that when placed over a window creates solar energy while allowing people to actually see through the window. It is called a transparent luminescent solar concentrator and can be used on buildings, cell phones and any other device that has a clear surface. And, according to Richard Lunt of MSU’s College of Engineering, the key word is “transparent.”

[read more at MSU] [paper] [picture credit: Yimu Zhao]

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anddddd we’re not using this as standard because…???

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newartz:

N E W A R T Z

Guardian’s Exaltation

ancientpeoples:

Arc Sistrum

664-332 BC

Late Period, Egypt

(Source: The Metropolitan Museum)