From household plastic to industrial waste, anthropogenic activity has created compounds that poison ecosystems, present health hazards and can’t be easily broken down by Mother Nature. Now these pollutants are coming back to us, in our oceans, air, soil, and even in tap water—and the extreme weather events are making it worse. Residents Cough, Rub…
tex·ture (teksCHər) noun the feel, appearance, or consistency of a surface or a substance. In response to Cee’s B&W Photo Challenge: Texture
через Texture — take a walk
A nation skilled in exploiting tax loopholes aims to be the first to make money from asteroid mining.
It’s not like Óbidos needs any more attractions. This beautiful medieval town is a must-see destination in Portugal. Inside its castle walls live the echoes of an age of chivalry that is long gone. Now that books are disappearing, their cellular fibers replaced by electric impulses, Óbidos has created unique bookstores in ancient spaces. One of […]
30 days hath September, and each is a waste of time. What is its point? Nothing more than a doorway to pass from summer to autumn. It is a nothing month, back to school, no holidays, no season. A pause before Hallowe’en and bonfire night. September is not quite autumn, the dregs of summer. Not […]
I’ve lived in Hanoi for a long time. I’ve had two spells in the city, the first from the summer of 2008 until the end of 2010, and the second from the autumn of 2013 until now. And now my time here is coming to an end. In a couple of days’ time, I will […]
There are myriad theories as to what makes a successful startup. Heavy investment. Endless man-hours. Visionary leaders. Sharp marketing. An inherent element of “cool.” Young company Juicero had enough of the above to seduce investors, raking in an astonishing $120 million. Nonetheless, they closed up shop earlier this year. Why? The product was a wi-fi…