RETREET redefines disaster relief by engaging communities to replant lost trees.
SUNDAY SHOW & TELL vol.106
We've seen folding bicycles before, but the GI FlyBike really takes the cake. This futuristic ride halves in size in seconds and makes for easy storage. This is clip we could watch again and again. And again.
GI FLYBIKE (video)
Happy Birthday to the world's oldest tree! Methuselah, a bristlecone pine, just turned 4,847. It's exact location is kept a secret by the US Forest Service in order to protect it, though we know it stands somewhere in the Great Basin. Here's to many more years!
WORLD'S OLDEST TREE (short article)
What's better than a public food forest? One that floats! Swale, an edible tourist attraction built on a barge, is set to disembark this June in NYC. If you have a chance, check it out.
FLOATING FOOD FOREST (article)
SUNDAY SHOW & TELL vol.31
Happy Mother's Day to all the wonderful mothers out there!
It's amazing how much times have changed. As an example, take a look at the list of rules for women riding bikes, published in 1895. Incredible! Then, see how the legend of Johnny Appleseed has changed over the years. You might be surprised to find out what's fact and what's fiction. Finally, learn about the Sada Bike, which folds up to the size on umbrella. That's a mighty big difference from ye olde penny farthing!