A collaborative effort between the Environmental Defense Fund, Colorado State University and Google Earth Outreach is equipping Street View cars with instruments that will help map methane leaks in major cities across the United States and help raise public awareness about greenhouse gas emissions and #climatechange. #EnvironmentalMonitor http://www.fondriest.com/news/colorado-state-university-cars-map-methane-leaks-li-cor-sensors.htm @coloradostateu
Romanian teenager Raul Oaida engaged the help of Melburnian entrepreneur Stever Sammatino to put together a 'mini project' to remind others that "we're in an age now where we can do cool things just because they're cool, that need no financial reasons". So a space shuttle, attached with a helium-filled balloon, a GPS and video camera was launched successfully into space, as a tribute to the end of the space shuttle era. All these captured in a video we think is very inspiring to watch.
Janet Echelman Mockup for Impatient Optimist, Seattle, WA, 2013 » Janet Echelman | Studio Echelman was commissioned to create a permanent sculptural icon for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation campus headquarters in Seattle. “Impatient Optimist” was conceived as a visual expression of the spirit of the foundation’s work and mission. The voluminous form is composed of ultra-lightweight fibers that create an ephemeral presence in the Seattle sky.