While plumbing fixtures and water transportation methods may not spring to mind when thinking about major historic achievements, that doesn’t mean the field is without its interesting quirks and landmarks.
Archives for February 2018
We don’t know what the formula for creativity is but we sure can take a stab at it. In this article we explore some of the known ways to being truly original.
“I hear the pictures before I see them, then I smell them. I hear the picture in a continuous time loop”, says Sharmaine Thérèsa Pretorius, a South African artist based in Oman.
For Sharmaine, also known by her pen name Ilza, art is a representation of holographic memories downloaded from the spiritual realm into a tapestry of multi-layered drawings containing puzzles, musical composition and maps.
In this modern age, when technology pervades almost every moment of our waking lives, folklore seems like little more than a remnant of a past world, long forgotten.
From parting with children and the effects of cold coffee, to giving birth and the up-side of napping in class, the conversation began to unfold as I delved deeper into the inner-workings of the artist known as Lailo.
In a solar power first, Sundrop Farm at Port Augusta in South Australia uses sunlight and seawater in an integrated renewable energy system which produces heat, steam, electricity and fresh water to produce 17 million kilograms of hothouse tomatoes annually.
What I grew up learning to be healthy as a child, I now know not to be. In elementary school, we studied the food pyramid extensively, and it is now disregarded as a standard for healthy eating. I grew up thinking that I should drink milk to be healthy, as it is a source of calcium. Now I know that milk doesn’t have that much calcium, and doesn’t have many nutritional benefits.
The scientist who thinks that the ultimate aim of his research is so desirable that he is justified in publishing fiction confirming that the research tends toward that aim believes that he holds the moral high ground and will passionately tout his actions with a positively evangelical zeal.