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Reid Falconer's Blog – April 2010 Archive (25)

ACT7: SMART LIVING

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Added by Reid Falconer on April 28, 2010 at 5:02pm — 5 Comments

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Added by Reid Falconer on April 27, 2010 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

The Future in 100 years! What are your thoughts?

The Future in 100 years! What are your thoughts?…

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Added by Reid Falconer on April 27, 2010 at 7:23am — No Comments

Thukeri An Aboriginal Story

This is a story about two men who lived on the shores of Lake Alexandrina. They belonged to the Ngarrindjerri people.…



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Added by Reid Falconer on April 26, 2010 at 7:15pm — No Comments

Min-na-wee (Why the crocodile rolls) Aboriginal Fables

Min-na-wee (Why the crocodile rolls)

As the last rays of…

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Added by Reid Falconer on April 26, 2010 at 7:06pm — 5 Comments

Soil For Life - A Collaborative Mission

Agent Dyer and I made a collaborative mission to Soil for Life . We did not know how to create a blog post in collaboration (any ideas) , so please go to the link which will take you to the blog and read about this amazing initiative.

http://www.urgentevoke.com/profiles/blogs/soil-for-life-helping?xg_source=activity

Added by Reid Falconer on April 26, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

IMAGINE7: Mapping The Future Of Cape Town







In 2020 Cape Town will have constructed many new resilience (Shown in Map) features such as:

  • A Water recycling…
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Added by Reid Falconer on April 25, 2010 at 3:57pm — 2 Comments

Status of women in 2020

Added by Reid Falconer on April 24, 2010 at 10:18pm — 1 Comment

LEARN7: Cape Town Flooding Ushahdi

Cape Town is 350 years old. It is an isolated city that hugs the furthest tip of Africa. It is far from Europe and Asia, whose people established it, far even from Pretoria, whose apartheid government forced segregation upon it and whose new government would like to see it become more 'African'.…



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Added by Reid Falconer on April 24, 2010 at 7:30pm — 3 Comments

ACT4: My Experience with Oxygenics (Shower Power)

Shower Power…


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Added by Reid Falconer on April 24, 2010 at 3:00pm — 3 Comments

ACT8: My Didgeridoo

When I first read the mission objective I immediately thought about the time a made a didgeridoo with my uncle Riccardo Moretti (http://www.myspace.com/tribalneed). He is a musician and commonly uses the didgeridoo as one of his instruments. When offered me the opportunity to help make one with him I was thrilled because being a musician myself I love these kind of things.


The didgeridoo (also known as a didjeridu or didge) is a wind…
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Added by Reid Falconer on April 23, 2010 at 6:30pm — 5 Comments

Imagine 5: The Recycling Bank

Name: The Recycling Bank
Headquarters: Cape Town, South Africa. Franchises spread throughout South Africa
Designer: Reid Falconer
Operating System: Exchange Recyclable good for shopping vouchers
What Community does it serve: The entire local community
What Problem does it Solve: The problem of Waste and Food security


The Recycling Bank is an all new initiative to fight the war against waste. This system will…
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Added by Reid Falconer on April 23, 2010 at 4:23pm — No Comments

LEARN 8: Lets Plant our Medicine.

My Chosen Case Study:



PROMOTION OF LOCAL COMMUNITIES' STRATEGIES FOR THE CONSERVATION OF MEDICINAL-PLANT GENETIC RESOURCES IN AFRICA.



In Africa more than 80 per cent of the continent's population relies on plant and animal based medicine to meet its health care requirements. For the most part the plants and animals used in… Continue

Added by Reid Falconer on April 23, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

16 of South Africa's Healing Plants (Traditional Medicine)

In an effort to identify indigenous plants consumed by the local population in Kwa-Zulu Natal that hold potential antihypertensive properties, researchers have examined 16 plants to identify ACE inhibitor activity.…


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Added by Reid Falconer on April 23, 2010 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Powering Cars as They Drive!

Scientists in Israel have apparently been hard at work engineering a stretch of road with embedded piezoelectric crystals, that will generate electricity from cars rolling across its surface. The road will be unveiled in a few weeks by Israeli company, Innowattech.

The technology is similar to that used in…
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Added by Reid Falconer on April 22, 2010 at 9:46am — No Comments

My Meeting With Peace Activist Brian Haw

While on holiday in London I met an amazing man "Brian Haw". He is a peace activist campaigning peace against the 'war on terror' I met with Him and we talked for a

while. I also gave a donation to his brilliant cause.



Brian has been protesting in Parliament Square since 2nd June 2001.

Initially he was campaigning against the economic sanctions on Iraq

and the bombing of the country…

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Added by Reid Falconer on April 12, 2010 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls (Empowering Woman)

Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls (Empowering Woman)



What would you do with 40 million dollars? Would you retire and travel

around the world? Would you feed the hungry? The possibilities are

infinite. With 40 million dollars, Oprah Winfrey has built the school

of her dreams in order to fulfill the dreams of 450, and…
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Added by Reid Falconer on April 12, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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Fourth of July on the Lake

This past weekend was the annual celebration at the lake house in Connecticut. It is amazing that the lake is still so clear and beautiful after all these years. The watershed association has done a wonderful job protecting these waters from the damaging effects of development.The wood grill was finally ready to cook on, so we didn't miss the propane tank fueled grill anymore. The food actually tasted fresher than in the past and was easy to keep fueled.Dad was very proud of the solar hybrid…See More
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Stinging Nettle

In this blog post I will focus on a plant that is abundant in our nature, and which is immensely nutritious. It's of course the Stinging Nettle. Let's start with the chemical constituents of this plant:37 % Non-Nitrogen-Extracts19 - 29 % Ash9 - 21 % Fiber4 % Fat22 % ProteinOnce the leaves are drid, their protein content can reach an astounding 40 %, which is much higher than beef, which even under the best of circ***tances can never exceed 31 % protein. In addition the Stinging Nettle consists…See More
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It is 7'oclock, I was late home from work due to an assignment that i wanted to get ahead on. By the time I get home I am feeling extremley tired and I cannot be bothered to make a proper meal. I walk to the fridge and open it to see what there is for me to eat. All of the out of date foodstuffs have been automaticaly thrown away by the fridge, they will be recycled tomorrow as animal feed or something. I see i have organic local eggs and some local cheese. Foods are vacc** sealded for easy…See More
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FutureToday is 2020/1/1. It is just like yesterday. The war is still continuing. It has started since 2010. In 2010, that year was a horrible year. Almost every energy ran out. Every country’s governments were crushed down at the same time. There were riots everywhere. All of the big company’s bosses were killed xdeadx in the riots. Troops fought each other everywhere. Food was bought up xawayx at once. There were no more food supplies in any shops. The economy was all crushed down. All the…See More
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