Sailing 32′ Bayfield “Clio” from Port Clinton, Ohio to Helsinki, Finland

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Spot Tracking Device Verification phrase is TwinsGoSailing2023 AIS Tracking Garmin Tracking Device Captain Tom’s site scroll down to the Rookwood tile of Clio. Our Facebook Group page Sometimes the universe comes to you I met the most amazing gentleman at the cafe in Ystad, Sweden. He got a pastry and coffee and I a beer. He asked …

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Creating Immersive Natural Experiences with Artificial Intelligence

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Exploring Immersive Natural Experiences with Prometheus, the new Bing AI-powered search engine I just got invited to use the AI powered Bing and this is what it told me when I asked what some of its interests were?, “Some of my interests are learning new things, exploring different topics, generating creative content and helping people find what they are looking …

Lower Price Hill Neighborhood Celebrates the Completion of New, Affordable Housing

Lower Price Hill Neighborhood Celebrates the Completion of New, Affordable Housing

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CINCINNATI, Ohio— After nearly 8 years of coordinated efforts, Community Matters, Over-the-Rhine Community Housing, and residents of the Lower Price Hill neighborhood will celebrate the completion of the highly-anticipated Lower Price Hill Thrives affordable housing project. The Lower Price Hill Thrives project was created to address the lack of quality, affordable housing in the community, and with its completion, the …


Why historic preservation is vital to building ‘green’

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From WVXU Published November 8, 2022 at 4:00 AM EST Terrace Plaza in 2021.png, Phil Armstrong, Courtesy, City Of Cincinnati This May, Cincinnati City Council voted 7-1 to deny local historic landmark status for the Terrace Plaza Hotel, saying such a designation would have limited what developers could do to the structure. Terrace Plaza opened in 1948 and was the first hotel …

Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) has been awarded a grant from the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation through its Frankenthaler Climate Initiative

Contemporary Arts Center awarded Frankenthaler Climate Initiative Grant from the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation

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Cincinnati, OH 10-26-22 – The The Frankenthaler Climate Initiative is the first grantmaking program of its kind that catalyzes climate change action at visual arts organizations. The grant will pay for an Investment Grade Audit to plan for the CAC to reach their 2030 District goal of reducing energy use by 50% by 2030. The grant initiative was established in …

Sand Battery

Sand Batteries May Be an Energy Saver

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By Mark S. Kuhar, Editor of ROCK PRODUCTS Magazine A town in Finland is using sand sand batteries to provide home heating during winter. Sand batterie, you say? Tens of thousands of cubic meters of sand are heated from the generation of electricity with solar panels or wind turbines. Packed tightly in insulated silos, the sand can retain this heat …


Aptera Progress Webinar — June 2022

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On the heels of several notable supply chain agreements, a new round of fundraising, and a goal of ramping to full scale production in 2023, we’ll be hosting a live webinar and Q&A session on Tuesday, June 14th at 9:00am PT. Our Co-CEOs Chris Anthony and Steve Fambro will share details on our supply chain development, production ramp, and solar …

Bunge Residence LEED Certified Home in Cincinnati

What Do Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Kahn, IM Pei, Zaha Hadid and Annabelle Selldorf have in common with a Cincinnati LEED Platinum home?

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They were all influencers to the owners, Janet and Joe Bunge, whose design incorporates the aesthetics of all of these modernists. Janet took the lead on the project and through frequent meetings with the architect Mike Wentz and the design team at Aubrie Welsh Interiors, the home came to life. Blurring the lines between inside and outside is a major …