Art & Good News 12-3-2022

Starting with some art…

To anyone who is experiencing winter at the moment, may this tropical illustration bring you warmth and joy.

Good News Roundup

Progress on Alzheimer’s, a female referee at the world cup, and the world’s tallest wooden hotel, among other good news in this week’s roundup from Positive News.

Wow! News

This startup is turning nonrecyclable plastic into building blocks fit for construction

ByFusion, is a company aiming to make a real dent in plastic waste with a process that takes plastic, including that which is normally not recyclable, and makes bricks out of them for building. The process uses a machine to press and compact the plastic into bricks regardless of their cleanliness. It also doesn’t require any glue or mortar so there is no waste at all when the blocks are created. Let’s hope they make their goal of eliminating 100 million tons of plastic by 2030.

Archaeologists in Norway May Have Found a 700-Year-Old Shipwreck

While mapping the bottom of Lake Mjøsa, scientists discovered a shipwreck believed to be from around 1300. In the 1940s & 1970s, the lake was used to dump surplus munitions & they discovered the shipwreck while searching the lake for them. They have been able to make out what they think is a stern & possibly overlapping planks on the hull, all of which suggests the date of the ship. However, due to bad weather & poor visibility, they haven’t yet been able to get a better look at the ship yet.

What Can a Library Card Get You? Try a Popcorn Maker or Ukulele

I am not sure what your library experience looks like but I love my library. They took an already great experience and added the ability to rent all kinds of cool things for me and my kids. Not to mention most library’s already had great programs for residents. You can read all about how the library of things came about in this article from GoodGoodGood. Go check out your library today!

Lost and found: noisy, tame and very active, Argentina delights in giant otter’s return

A giant otter, that hasn’t been seen in Argentina for decades, was discovered in the Bermejo River. Family groups hadn’t been seen since the 1980s, and the species in question was believed to be extinct in the region due to habitat loss and hunting. They plan to reintroduce a female to the area so that the pod can grow and flourish in the river.

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