The art of divination has a rich history. If nothing else, they wanted to predict the weather. Even then, environmental disasters such as hurricanes or earthquakes claimed a high death toll. Floods, hail, and droughts threatened the agricultural economy.
For centuries, people have tried to predict the weather. But for centuries a glance at the sky was all that they could do. Only towards the end of the 19th Century first meteorologists could use instruments to capture weather data with more scientific precision. (more…)
While in the past, LUFFT has sold its products in China via distributors, it will now be more directly involved itself: a new subsidiary, LufftChina, was born in third quarter of 2012 to represent G. LUFFT GmbH directly on the Chinese market.
The history of the sauna goes way back. Already in the Stone Ages people knew saunas. However, they were very different from the saunas we know today. At that time a sauna was a hole in the ground that was warmed by stones. Then water was pured onto the stones and people enjoyed the upcoming steam.
Are you fascinated with weather events of any kind? Do you spend a lot of time studying the beauty and raw power of the weather? Do you call yourself an amateur meteorologist and are interested in all things to do with weather and the climate?
Despite great efforts by governments worldwide, particulate pollution in the cities is growing. While car-free zones in Europe are supposed to minimize pollution and avoid traffic jams, more than ten million new cars a year in China have the opposite effect.