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t-e-l-e-p-a-t-h-y: d-o-l-c-e: umm yeah…. probs the best thing i my eyes have seen lately. Umm yeah…. How did people get into my apartment?

Ahh must do for May 2012 Thailand Trip!! Experience life in a jungle area north of the city to see a demonstration of trained elephants at work in the logging industry of the elephant training camp. After the demonstration enjoy a memorable an exciting elephant riding, ox-cart riding, then delight a bamboo rafting trip along the beautiful river. Lunch at the local restaurant. On the way back visit an orchid farm that inhabits a large classification of exotic and colorful blooms…

GLOBE / HEDRON is a bamboo greenhouse designed to organically grow fish and vegetables on top of generic flat roofs. The design is optimized for aquaponic farming techniques: the fish’s water nourishes the plants and plants clean the water for the fish. Using this farming technique, GLOBE / HEDRON is optimized to feed four families of four all year round.

Bamboo chandelierIf you've never heard of Wenzhou before, consider yourself educated: Sothing, easily my personal favorite among the talents at the Interior Lifestyle China show last week, hails from the Southern Chinese city of three million residents. The design consultancy provides fully-integrated product design solutions for clients such as Intel,...

from Designbuzz

Serene and splendid wooden gadgets

Wooden Log iPod Dock... I love it!

from The Huffington Post

PHOTOS: China Shows Off A Dozen Baby Pandas

A panda chews bamboo in Panda Valley natural reserve in Dujiangyan city, in southwestern China's Sichuan province, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012. Six pandas bred in captivity wandered into the enclosed nature preserve in their native central China on Wednesday, a step toward eventually being reintroduced to the wild. (AP Photo)