Moonbat Tech: Coral Reef Haitian Eco-Village
As Haiti marches onward towards reconstruction, Vincent Callebaut continues to pump out amazing concepts for utopian eco villages for Haitians. Inspired by the organic form of coral, Callebaut proposes Coral Reef, a plug-in matrix for 1,000 Haitian families. Built upon seismic piers off the coast of the mainland, the prefabricated, modular units can be fit into a wave-like matrix as space is needed. Each family would have a plot of land to grow their own food, and their passive home would minimize energy usage, while renewable energy sources would make the entire project carbon neutral.
Why is Haiti allegedly marching “onward towards reconstruction”? Because last year it was devastated by one of the earthquakes that are common there — though not as common as hurricanes.
The hurricanes ought to set those windmills to spinning, at least until the entire architectural joke falls over on top of them.
On a tip from Jander. Cross-posted at Moonbattery.
The 1960s began with a presidential election between conservative cold warrior Richard Nixonâ€¦and the surprisingly conservative cold warrior John F. Kennedy. In terms of the similarity between the two candidates, and the public they represented, this was a high point in national unity. The assassination of JFK began a process that ultimately shattered that unity. During the course of the 1960s, Americans witnessed the split between the liberalism of FDR, Harry Truman, JFK and LBJ, and the rise of the punitive New Left that emerged in the wake of President Kennedyâ€™s assassination. As we explore in the latest edition of our Silicon Graffiti video blog, the alpha and the omega of those two forms of American liberalism came less than a month apart, in the summer of 1969…
With the scorching heat and the infamous derecho that left D.C. in the dark on June 29, it seems perfectly