Smart Vest Could Increase Neighborhood Safety Thailand is the home of a new “smart vest” that could turn stray dogs into personal guardians. Equipped with a hidden video camera, vest sensors
Dutch Turn Seaweed into 3-D Household Items Dutch designers Eric Klarenbeek and Maartje Dros have been cultivating live algae and processing it into material that can be used for 3-D printing. This algae polymer can be turned into everyday items from shampoo bottles to bowls and
Palmer Distinctive Dentistry is proud to announce that they have added the Solea dental laser to their practice. Celia Bridges, the Office Manager, explains, “The Solea laser takes the drill, the needle, the noise and the pain out of dental visits. It is great for adults and is especially great
Streams and Rivers Are Life Links by Avery Mack Creeks, streams and rivers flow into ponds, lakes and oceans, carrying pollution. Keeping large bodies of water clean starts with local waterways. As awareness of this need rises, some rivers in Africa, India, New Zealand and elsewhere are being protected and recognized as living entities, with rights, values and the legal status of people. While court cases brought by commercial interests are challenging such decisions, progress continues on many fronts.
Simple Eco-Houses on the Upswing A new Ukrainian homebuilding startup called Passivdom uses a 3-D printing robot to produce parts for tiny houses. The machine can print the walls, roof and floor of the company’s 380-square-foot model in about eight hours. The windows, doors
Why You Should Break Away From a Screen When we’re feeling angry, stressed or overexcited, just 15 minutes of being alone without a device can put us
by Linda Sechrist No one understands the holistic concept of homebuilding like Rodney Leatherman, founder of the EnergySource home. Leatherman’s unique whole systems approach to the home design and building materials used in his affordable, energy efficient homes embraces the concepts of interrelationships and connectivity, important home issues that are frequently overlooked by architects and builders. For example, Leatherman cites the significant differences between the average homeowner’s annual $2,200 energy bill and an EnergySource homeowner’s zero energy bill.
On March 1, Southern Om Hot Yoga opened their second yoga studio, located in the historical West End neighborhood of downtown Greenville. As well as adding over 40 classes to the Greenville yoga community, this location offers two classrooms, full service locker rooms with showers, day lockers, complimentary filtered water,
Dr. George A. Auger of Auger Family Chiropractic PC has been serving the Upstate of South Carolina in private practice since 1993 and reached his 25 years of service to the community on March 6. In honor of this celebration, Dr. Auger and the office are offering various special offers and events all year long.
Recycled Plastic Transforms into Prosthetics The emerging technology of three-dimensional (3-D) printing can benefit the world in many ways. Re:Purpose for Good, in Australia, creates robotically