24 Jan '12, 5pm

DIY Solar-Powered Bird House Tweets When Birds Arrive /#diy #solar #gadget made with @bsquaresdaily

DIY Solar-Powered Bird House Tweets When Birds Arrive /#diy #solar #gadget made with @bsquaresdaily

B-Squares/Video screen capture B-Squares is a start-up creating modular electronic components that allow you to build devices in a Lego-like fashion . The creators have come up with "recipes" for B-Squares to get your imagination going on what can be devised. Here is one recipe any TreeHugger could love: a solar-powered bird house that tweets when a bird enters the house. B-Squares/Video screen capture The birdhouse is set up with a simple wooden bird house, and a few B-Square modules including a battery module, an Arduino module, a couple solar modules, and a few other basic parts. When a bird enters the house, you get a tweet. How appropriate. B-Squares/Video screen capture Here's a video showing how to put the bird house together Of course, it's a little more complicated if you want to make this house functional for birds. All the electronic components need to be covere...

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Sounding an Alarm on Birds and Mercury

green.blogs.nytimes.com 24 Jan '12, 12pm

Tests on birds like this wood thrush in the Catskills found disturbing levels of methylmercury. It was in 2005 that I firs...

Green Blog: Sounding an Alarm on Birds and Mercury

green.blogs.nytimes.com 24 Jan '12, 12pm

Tests on birds like this wood thrush in the Catskills found disturbing levels of methylmercury. It was in 2005 that I firs...

Bird Solar Spotlights: WAS: £19.95 NOW: £14.96

ethicalsuperstore.com 30 Jan '12, 8am

This pack of three bird spotlights feature popular garden breeds such as the Robin, Bluetit and Goldfinch. Each spotlight ...

DIY Oatmeal Face Scrub

DIY Oatmeal Face Scrub

feelgoodstyle.com 23 Jan '12, 12pm

Last week, we made a DIY moisturizing hand scrub , but what about exfoliating your face this winter? Oatmeal face scrub to...

Thanks @leftshoeshuffle for this one via @desig...

designsojourn.com 03 Feb '12, 10pm

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