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Mother teaches math to her kids while cleaning the beach

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Mother teaches math to her kids while cleaning the beach

Amazing mother and environmentalist Jo Wilson teaches her kids maths by collecting cigarette butts on their local beach, counting and doing some calculation. Together with the villagers of Yung Shue Wan Beach (Hong Kong) they collected: 2119 butts (in a day!), that's... 106 packets 6254 HKD 3,178,500 HKD of unpaid fines for littering The kids are rather unimpressed with the adults littering their beach but impressed how much fine it could represent - if the law was enforced. How do you feel about this? "What is around the corner from where you live?" All credits to Jo Wilson "Living Lamma"....

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Translucent Surfboard #Made in MakerBay

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Translucent Surfboard #Made in MakerBay

  What better way to start 2017 with the completion of an awesome project - surfing board made of cardboard! So excited to send them off to the ocean after seeing all the fun and hard work they've put in. Family projects are the best! #making2017 #oceankids #makerbaymember 以成功完成一個項目來開始2017 - 自製紙皮滑浪板。 一家人一起做的項目最棒了! Good set of instructions to make your own: http://www.sheldrake.net/surfboards/make.html

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HKFP reports "Disposable society? Meet the Hongkongers who repair instead of replace"

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HKFP reports "Disposable society? Meet the Hongkongers who repair instead of replace"

Original article : https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/12/31/fix-it-the-hong-kong-diy-enthusiasts-who-repair-instead-of-replace/ 31 December 2016 00:00 Varsity 10 min read By Rubie Fan, Karin Li, Cindy Gu and Wing Chan Apliu Street in Sham Shui Po is lined with shops and stalls selling electronic components and parts for appliances. But it is getting harder to find any that will also do repairs. Mr Ma, who is in his sixties, is one of the few handymen who still repairs appliances for a living. An electronic shop with repair services on Apliu Street. Photo: Wikicommons. COMMUNITY & EDUCATION ENVIRONMENT & HEALTH HKFP VOICES Disposable society? Meet the Hongkongers who repair instead of replace...

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