Situated 45 miles (75 km) outside Las Vegas and taking up five square miles (13 square km) is the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System. This region of the Mojave has virtually unbroken sunshine and the plant is able to generate solar power through 350,000 computer-controlled mirrors called heliostats.
When baobabs become a thousand years old, they begin to hollow inside. In the 6,000-year-old Big Baobab this has resulted in wonderful caverns and caves, where the world famous Baobab Tree Bar now amazes visitors. The aptly dubbed Tree Bar, which sits on a farm owned by Doug and Heather van Heerden, offers an indoor space boasting 13-foot-high ceilings and the ability to comfortably accommodate fifteen people at a time.
Contemporary industrial design company, Fort Standard, has created its own version of the survival kit aptly named ‘Life is Precious’. The main objective of the kit was to combine the creative envelope with important survival tools inside the capsule should you in the unlikely event find yourself in an emergency situation.