Tech, Toys, and Tidbits

So sweet!

Norway is building an international seed bank in the arctic! Here's the BBC article.

There's a close-to-zero ecologic footprint house being tested in Toronto. Thing filters it's own water and waste, runs on wind and solar, and isn't tied in to the power grid. Totally amazing! I want one like that – with a satellite uplink – in the middle of the wilderness somewhere!