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Yes, we’ve got our free Discourse forum granted

While I have been thinking about setting up a self-hosted version of Discourse, I got great news from the Discourse team: they have granted us a free version! Here is the URL: pyrapod.discourse.group Now we have a public forum. Cheers!

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SolaRoof Village for Community Living: Combines Plant Growing with Human Habitat

This video is recompiled with some images added to the beginning and ending of the original video made by Cedric Born. Thank Richard Nelson for guiding our in-house designer Yang Zhou to do the Sketchup 3D frame work design based on which Cedric Born finished this wonderful visualization process.

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Four of an enlarged PyraPOD8-LifePOD compex form a court yard for comminity living

The following video shows how one can attach four cube-like LifePODs to an enlarged version of PyraPOD8 to form a greenhouse-living hybrid structure, while four of this hydrid units form an even large community living complex that has a court yard in the middle. This way we can easily create an eco-village. Someone in UK…

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Minor adjustment to PyraPOD4 plus showing a way to place mini houses at four corners of PyraPOD8

This video combines two parts, the first part shows the minor adjustments to the pyramid structure on top of PyraPOD4, while the second part shows how four cube-like mini houses can be combined with PyraPOD8 to form a complex, which kills two birds with one stone: live in the mini houses while grow greens and…

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2015: Richard gave a talk on Earth Day April 22.

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Anthony Paul’s build of BubbleBox with wood

After finishing the second design of BubbleBox, my friend Anthony Paul built one out of wood. Note that BubbleBox is the central portion of PyraPOD4/8. For those who are familar with the first and second designs of BubbleBox, his build is a mixture of the two. He is fast! Take a look…

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What? It is the capitalism that will eat democracy? Yanis Varoufakis’ TED speech inspired a chat between Richard and me

Richard Nelson found Yanis Varoufakis’ TED speech today and passed it to me. After I watched and listened, a good chat spins out of this between Richard and me. As for the “Twin Peaks” Yanis mentioned in his speech, it can also be expressed as a huge pile of capitals of finding no where to…

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Protected: Quick Action on BubbleFun.org for the Bubble Fun Festival

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Bubble Fun Festival: 2 Celebrations in a Year with 2 Designs to Start With

This morning we met to come up with a simple and portable design for Bubble Box. Watch the video with this 2nd design and see why we have proposed further to celebrate this new Festival twice in a year – one on December 21 in winter and one on June 21 in summer. Notice that…

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Proposing Bubble Fun Festival on December 21, 2020 – are you READY?

Note: The name has been changed to Bubble Fun Festival, which is more generic to include a varieties of activities centering around the bubbles. I used portions from the following videos for the first mayjor part – thank you guys: This first clip from YT channel Moton Array: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nqA55yY-LWI This second clip from from YT…