Saturday Linkages: Keeping It Cool

Watering the roof. One of the low-tech home cooling tips on the Build It Solar Blog.

Tiny Home in Italy made out of pallets http://bit.ly/NGWlPS

Build-It-Solar Blog: Cooling Without Power http://www.builditsolarblog.com/2012/07/coolin 

Build-It-Solar Blog: DIY Solar Water Heating for 7 Unit Apartment http://www.builditsolarblog.com/2012/07/diy-so 

Measure for Measure – Beth Schaleben’s Yardstick Table http://bit.ly/NhlMsC

1931′s Remote-Controlled Farm of the Future http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/paleofuture/20 

A sailboat made out of five gallon buckets: http://fivegallonideas.com/sailboat/?utm_ 

Americans Are as Likely to Be Killed by Their Own Furniture as by Terrorism – The Atlantic http://bit.ly/NbKT0X

Bank’s idea for tackling the financial crisis: six bicycles http://soc.li/K7DLJ2M
 
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Saturday Linkages: Of Sewer Hunting and Fermented Lemonade

Fermented Lemonade: http://thecultivatedlife.wordpress.com/2012/07/06/ho- 

http://Bedroom Almanac: Wall Decor Changes With Lunar Cycle dornob.com/bedroom-almana 

How to Sew on a Button | The Art of Manliness http://artofmanliness.com/2012/06/28/sew 

Sewer hunting–the worst job ever: http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/history/2012/0 

Silver Lake’s Vertical Garden Gets Peeled Away: http://www.theeastsiderla.com/2012/07/silver  

10 Tips for Dealing with People Who Dominate Your Meetings http://wp.me/pKcwR-71 

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Saturday Linkages: Rude and Stinky

The very stinky Dracunculus vulgaris on the Garden Professors’ Blog

Stacking metal lunchbox made from tuna cans: http://boingboing.net/2012/06/28/sta 

Grow Something Rude and Smelly-Dracunculus vulgaris: http://ow.ly/1O9FIl

Moss Tiles – a rally bad idea: http://ow.ly/1O9FGX

Life Magazine 1948: Chicago Family’s Mutant Bikes http://is.gd/kSBy9U via @bikejuju

Geodesic Hub Connectors – http://www.domerama.com/dome-basics/ge  http://www.domerama.com/dome-basics/ge  

Hiplok Wearable Bike Lock Review http://urbanvelo.org/hiplok-wearabl  via @urbanvelo 

Hot air hand dryers not as good as paper towels: http://njaes.rutgers.edu/pubs/publicati  

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Saturday Linkages: Of Sausages, Sandbags and Cell Phones

Sandbag couch via Dornob

How to Turn an Old WWII Field Phone Into a Bluetooth Handset | The Art of Manliness http://artofmanliness.com/2012/06/21/wwii-field-phone-bluetooth/

Man robs man using stolen sausage | barfblog: http://bit.ly/MhRT9h 

Another reason not to use cardboard as mulch: http://ow.ly/1O12ho

50 seconds in Cloudbreak Barrel with Kalani Chapman http://bit.ly/M4xQMZ

Emergency sandbags repurposed as a couch http://dornob.com/crisis-cushions-rehabbed-emergency-sandbags-soften-up/

Vinegar vs. Round-up tested: http://ow.ly/1NUOa5

How to Use a [BUSTED] Cell Phone to Meet 5 Basic Survival Needs | The Art of Manliness http://artofmanliness.com/2012/06/14/survival-cell-phone/  

Happiness is a glass half empty | Oliver Burkeman http://gu.com/p/389dy/tw

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Saturday Linkages: Talking Plants, Microbes, Groundcovers, Shaving Rituals

Maybe Prince Charles was right after all: British scientists reveal plants really do talk http://bit.ly/Lr30hj

Finally, A Map Of All The Microbes On Your Body http://n.pr/M2V5FQ
 
Groundcovers for gaps: http://ow.ly/1NEm0w

Unique Shaving & Grooming Rituals from History and Around the World | The Art of Manliness http://artofmanliness.com/2012/06/07/shaving-rituals/

Handlebar Bicycle Hanger Suspends Your Ride from the Wall | Designs & Ideas on Dornob http://dornob.com/handlebar-bicycle-hanger-suspends-your-ride-from-the-wall/

Hacking a vintage phone into an old VW minibus to use as a kids/driver intercom: http://boingboing.net/2012/06/09/hacking-a-vintage-phone-into-a.html 

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