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The rest of the UK at the beginning of the Scottish Independence referendum

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wnderlst:

Alftavatn, Iceland | Shazad Ahmad

wnderlst:

Alftavatn, Iceland | Shazad Ahmad

“I long so much to make beautiful things. But beautiful things require effort—and disappointment and perseverance.”

—   Vincent Van Gogh (via nypl)
guardian:

Eyewitness: The Rijksmuseum library has the largest art history collection in the Netherlands. It has been open to the public since renovation work was completed in April 2013.
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Photographer: David Levene for the Guardian

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Eyewitness: The Rijksmuseum library has the largest art history collection in the Netherlands. It has been open to the public since renovation work was completed in April 2013.

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Photographer: David Levene for the Guardian

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fastcompany:

There are a lot of roads just sitting there in the sun, doing nothing with all that energy. Why not use them to collect it? Introducing the Solar Roadway, a road built out of solar panels. 
The road is made of three parts: a hard-wearing translucent top-layer with the solar cells, LED lights (for road markings) and a heating element (to keep off snow and ice); an electronics layer to control lighting and communications; and a base plate layer that distributes power to nearby homes and businesses (and perhaps electric vehicle charging stations). Plus, there’s a channel at the edge to collect and filter run-off water (including anti-freeze and other chemicals that normally leeches into the ground). 
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fastcompany:

There are a lot of roads just sitting there in the sun, doing nothing with all that energy. Why not use them to collect it? Introducing the Solar Roadway, a road built out of solar panels. 

The road is made of three parts: a hard-wearing translucent top-layer with the solar cells, LED lights (for road markings) and a heating element (to keep off snow and ice); an electronics layer to control lighting and communications; and a base plate layer that distributes power to nearby homes and businesses (and perhaps electric vehicle charging stations). Plus, there’s a channel at the edge to collect and filter run-off water (including anti-freeze and other chemicals that normally leeches into the ground). 

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trailloop:

"It’s time to worry about the next generation’s world, not the next quarter’s  bloated profits for big oil." - John Kerry 

trailloop:

"It’s time to worry about the next generation’s world, not the next quarter’s  bloated profits for big oil." - John Kerry 

breakingpics:

Bloody Battles in Kiev Ukraine

Thousands of angry anti-government protesters clashed with police in a new eruption of violence following new maneuvering by Russia and the European Union to gain influence over this former Soviet republic. At least 26 people have already been killed.

http://www.economist.com/news/briefing/21597004-bloody-skirmishes-between-police-and-protesters-centre-kiev-could-yet-descend