I’ve just read an article from Science Alert that talks about an interesting science project that some folks in Australia are participating in. They report that cemeteries may be a good place to track pollution. How? By tracking the erosion over time on the marble headstones. The Geological Society of Australia states that this is an international project to track shifts in world pollution levels and climate change.
The American Bookbinders Museum began as the private collection of equipment and publications held by Taurus Bookbinding of San Francisco. In 2006, the collection outgrew the modest bindery and so the museum was created and was moved to a new location that allows the public to view the collection. Admission to the museum is free, however an appointment is needed. Please email or phone the museum to make a reservation to see the collection.
This quote listed at Googel, “If you cannot measure it, you cannot improve it.” – Lord Kelvin, caught my attention right away. Here is a snippet from the description:
We think Google PowerMeter offers more useful and actionable feedback than complicated monthly paper bills that provide little detail on consumption or how to save energy. But Google PowerMeter is just a start; it will take a lot of different groups working together to create what the world really needs: a path to smarter power.