What We Read This Week


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Here’s what caught our eye this week!


ENVIRONMENT

Can we blame climate change for the tornado that took out Moore, Okla.?

It was a quiet year for tornadoes — until last week, that is. A string of twisters has ravaged the middle of the country over the past several days, culminating in a two-mile-wide tornado tearing up Moore, Okla., Monday afternoon…Read Full Article

From Grist


TECHNOLOGY

3-D printer makes life-saving splint for baby boy’s airway

A 3-D printer is being credited with helping to save an Ohio baby’s life, after doctors “printed” a tube to support a weak airway that caused him to stop breathing. The innovative procedure has allowed Kaiba Gionfriddo, of Youngstown, Ohio, to stay off a ventilator for more than a year…Read Full Article

From NPR: The Two-Way


ARCHITECTURE

Skinny house in Tokyo is barely wider than a parking space

Skinny urban land lots present a difficult design challenge, especially when they are as thin as they are in ultra-dense cities like Tokyo. Here, with a lot that is barely wider than a parking space, Japanese architect Yoshihito Ikeda makes this tight space seem much larger than it is with the help of a few vital design decisions…Read Full Article

From Treehugger


DESIGN

Revamped disability icons coming to New York City

A revamped version of the familiar blue-and-white disability icon will soon be rolling out across parking signs, bathroom doors and accessible entry ramps in New York City, thanks to a group of activists who say the traditional logo portrays them as limited, helpless and inaccurately passive…Read Full Article

From CBC News: Your Community Blog


OPINION

Why interconnectedness makes disaster relief so hard

As Carl Sagan famously said, “If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.”…Read Full Article

From Treehugger


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Categories: Daily Life, Ecology and Environmental Issues, Featured, People, Technology, World

Author:Wood Lake Publishing

At Wood Lake Publishing we are passionate about supporting and encouraging an emerging form of Christianity, which is rooted in ancient wisdom and attentive to the movement of spirit in our day. Visit us online at woodlakebooks.com

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