Even if you know what’s coming, you’re never prepared for how it feels.

— Natalie Standiford, How to Say Goodbye in Robot (via larmoyante)

sunshinychick:

futurescope:

Solar energy that doesn’t block the view

A team of researchers at Michigan State University has developed a new type of solar concentrator that when placed over a window creates solar energy while allowing people to actually see through the window. It is called a transparent luminescent solar concentrator and can be used on buildings, cell phones and any other device that has a clear surface. And, according to Richard Lunt of MSU’s College of Engineering, the key word is “transparent.”

[read more at MSU] [paper] [picture credit: Yimu Zhao]

sunshinychick:

futurescope:

Solar energy that doesn’t block the view

A team of researchers at Michigan State University has developed a new type of solar concentrator that when placed over a window creates solar energy while allowing people to actually see through the window. It is called a transparent luminescent solar concentrator and can be used on buildings, cell phones and any other device that has a clear surface. And, according to Richard Lunt of MSU’s College of Engineering, the key word is “transparent.”

[read more at MSU] [paper] [picture credit: Yimu Zhao]

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Life becomes more meaningful when you realize the simple fact that you’ll never get the same moment twice.

— (via yellowcrayolacrayon)

oh-haroo:

90% Nature 🌲

oh-haroo:

90% Nature 🌲

Photographs of American teenagers taken by Joseph Szabo, 1969-1988.

aseaofquotes:

John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley

aseaofquotes:

John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley

rxndomparadise:

deep conversations with open minded people are my most favorite things ever

mtnsformiles:

views from my hammock