Solar Shirt: Ketika Teknologi Energi Ramah Lingkungan Berpadu dengan Mode

Oleh: Lailaturrahmi

Tema: Api

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Fotografer: Liselotte Fleur. Credit: https://www.tno.nl/en/about-tno/news/2015/3/solar-shirt-fashion-with-flexible-solar-cells/

Anda sedang berjalan-jalan di luar rumah dengan membawa gadget Anda turut serta. Tanpa sadar, Anda menghabiskan waktu terlalu lama dengan gadget Anda sehingga baterainya habis. Anda butuh mengisi daya segera karena masih harus membalas e-mail dari klien penting atau ada video yang harus Anda unduh, tetapi Anda sedang berada di taman publik yang tidak memiliki fasilitas untuk itu.

Anda mungkin tidak bisa membayangkan apa yang akan Anda lakukan bila skenario itu benar-benar terjadi dalam hidup Anda. Mau tidak mau Anda harus sesegera mungkin pergi dari taman dan bergegas menuju restoran cepat saji untuk mengecas baterai sekaligus mengisi energi tubuh Anda sendiri. Namun, tahukah Anda bahwa Belanda punya solusi cerdas untuk permasalahan ini?

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Writing 101: Size Matters (in Sentences)

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A rough sketch of our house. Not very accurate, though.

A Tale of Our House

Bismillahirrahmaanirrahiim…

Eight years ago, when I was a 12 year-old kid, I lived with my parents, my sister, and my grandma in a house. The house was adjacent to the main road. Its outer wall painted with pink, while the inner wall mainly painted with yellow.

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EF#16 – Lessons Learned from Lebai Malang

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Lebai Malang (The Unlucky Religious Teacher) is a well-known folktale from West Sumatera. I knew this story when I was an elementary school student. At that time, I found this story was quite funny and I thought the main character was simply a fool. But, when I re-read this story just now, I could understand this story better than before.

This story tell about a religious teacher (lebai) who got two party invitationsĀ  in the same time, one was from the headwaters, the other was from the downstream. Those party were held at the same time of the same day. Continue reading “EF#16 – Lessons Learned from Lebai Malang”