Heats Beans

“Scientists have bred 30 new varieties of ‘heat-beating’ beans designed to provide protein for the world’s poor in the face of global warming.” (http://uk.reuters.com/article/2015/03/25/us-food-climatechange-idUKKBN0ML00M20150325)

Yes, that’s 30 baking heats-beating bean varieties.

For me it’s Biona beans from Ethical Superstore


“If you’re lucky enough to own a piece of land, depending on what tree species are planted, you could be coppicing your own firewood within a decade.” (http://www.woodlandtrust.presscentre.com/News-Releases/Landowners-in-Northern-Ireland-invited-to-warm-to-the-benefits-of-woodland-f7c.aspx)

Meanwhile, gather your eggboxes and thistledown, and snuggle in.


Glass “made from niobium oxide, which darkens when exposed to current,” and coated with “nanoscale crystals of indium tin oxide” which absorb heat-producing radiation when exposed to current, allows electrical control of the light and heat transparency of windows. (http://www.nature.com/news/smart-glass-blocks-heat-or-light-at-flick-of-a-switch-1.13558)

Electrified windows won’t have a fingerprint problem either.