In the future, the lines between technology and nature will continue to blur, as we create innovative approaches to renewable energy. It's actually already happening, and there's no better example than the Eventual, a bio art project by two designers from the University of Pennsylvania.
If you can't raise a plant to save your life you know the appeal of terrariums, which can sustain themselves for months on end without being watered. But a retiree in the UK says he sealed up his bottle garden in 1972—and hasn't watered it since.
Do you love plants. No, I mean really love plants. We're talking "I want sapling inside me" love. Like, "literally all I want is to birth a small but hearty tomato plant" love. Well we've got a gift for all three(?) of you: maternity vests for plant pregnancy.
Oh hello little friends. These delicate handmade terrariums from the Japanese company Terra 1012 are simple and beautiful. If you find yourself wanting the crap out of them, I assure you, you're not alone.
If keeping even a little piddly goldfish alive is beyond your care-taking capabilities, well then you have a perfect excuse to buy one of these gorgeous, geometric terrariums! Yay for you.
Actually it's a robot garden! Thank goodness because I know we're all sick of bumping into terrariums every time we turn around.
November is here, and along with it the soul-crushing responsibility of buying thoughtful gifts for every loved one in your life. But don't worry, we're gonna make it easy: Here are some perfect gifts for the 21st Century Hippie.