Green Tips

Spring Cleaning: 6 Green Tips to Organize and Simplify Your Home Spring Cleaning: 6 Green Tips to Organize and Simplify Your Home

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Spruce Supermarket: 4 Tasty Treats You Can Make with Spruce Tree Tips Spruce Supermarket: 4 Tasty Treats You Can Make with Spruce Tree Tips

When you go for a walk in the woods, do you glance around and consider which... 

Tips for a Greener Thanksgiving Tips for a Greener Thanksgiving

Blogger Diane MacEachern of Big Green Purse offers 10 simple tips to green your... 

Button Up Your Home- get ready for winter Button Up Your Home- get ready for winter

As the seasons begin to change your family migrates indoors for the winter, a lot... 

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Green Tech

Nobel Prize Awarded for Blue LEDs Nobel Prize Awarded for Blue LEDs

The Nobel Prize in physics this year has been awarded to three scientists, Isamu... 

Fuel-Free Plastics Manufacturing Fuel-Free Plastics Manufacturing

Plastics manufacturing is typically a double consumer of petrochemicals, using them... 

Navy Demonstrates Fuel From Seawater Production Navy Demonstrates Fuel From Seawater Production

A team of US Navy research scientists has developed a method to produce liquid fuel... 

Ontario Completely Off Coal Ontario Completely Off Coal

The Canadian province of Ontario has officially shut down its last coal burning... 

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Recycle

Creepy Skull Sculptures Rise from the Remains of Dead Skateboards Creepy Skull Sculptures Rise from the Remains of Dead Skateboards

More frightening than those bruises, broken bones, or arthritis, your old skateboards have come back to haunt you. Carved from the remnants of shattered boards by designer Beto Janz , these creepy heads mysteriously started to appear around the town of Curitiba in Brazil—no doubt hunting down the jumps and flips that killed them. Read on for the... [Read more from this category]

Furniture Designer Hongtao Zhou Resurrected a Creepy, Dripping Zombie Chair Furniture Designer Hongtao Zhou Resurrected a Creepy, Dripping Zombie Chair

Zombie chair! Out for your wood scraps! Oozing sawdust and pure carnage! Designer Hongtao Zhou , whom  we found playing with ice  a while ago, decided to channel the walking dead on a broken, abandoned chair he found on the street in Madison, Wisconsin. The result: a fiendish, dripping zombie chair, risen from the swamp and demanding the chance... [Read more from this category]

Booq Launches Stylish Cobra Slim Bag Made From Recycled Plastic Bottle Yarn Booq Launches Stylish Cobra Slim Bag Made From Recycled Plastic Bottle Yarn

At Inhabitat, we’re always amazed by the many surprising ways designers breathe new life into recycled plastic bottles , and Booq’s recently launched Cobra slim bag is no exception. The chic and professional briefcase is made with Bionic® fabric spun from 47% recycled PET and 53% cotton. As a result, the Cobra slim is both rugged and waterproof—attributes... [Read more from this category]

Vik Muniz Transforms Trash from Brazil’s Largest Landfill into Astonishing Works of Art Vik Muniz Transforms Trash from Brazil’s Largest Landfill into Astonishing Works of Art

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Green Living

We Make Carpets’ Intricate Designs Are a Colorful Criticism of Consumerism We Make Carpets’ Intricate Designs Are a Colorful Criticism of Consumerism

Read the rest of We Make Carpets’ Intricate Designs Are a Colorful Criticism of Consumerism Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: colorful carpets , consumerism criticism , dutch design , Eindhoven , MU , we make carpets View original here: We Make Carpets’ Intricate Designs Are a Colorful Criticism of Consumerism  Read More →

Creepy Skull Sculptures Rise from the Remains of Dead Skateboards Creepy Skull Sculptures Rise from the Remains of Dead Skateboards

More frightening than those bruises, broken bones, or arthritis, your old skateboards have come back to haunt you. Carved from the remnants of shattered boards by designer Beto Janz , these creepy heads mysteriously started to appear around the town of Curitiba in Brazil—no doubt hunting down the jumps and flips that killed them. Read on for the... [Read more from this category]

Lightweight Visio.M Electric Car Weighs in at Only 900 Pounds Lightweight Visio.M Electric Car Weighs in at Only 900 Pounds

Two years ago BMW , Daimler and scientists at the Technical University Munich (TUM) announced that they had joined forces to create an everyday, affordable and safe electric car, called the Visio.M . It’s been over two years since we last heard about the Visio.M, but now it’s being unveiled to the public this week for the first time ever.... [Read more from this category]

Catawba Falls Campground Gypsy Cabins Are Tiny Hikers’ Retreats in North Carolina Catawba Falls Campground Gypsy Cabins Are Tiny Hikers’ Retreats in North Carolina

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Masdar Helps Oman Prepare for the Post-Oil Era With the Gulf’s First Wind Farm Masdar Helps Oman Prepare for the Post-Oil Era With the Gulf’s First Wind Farm

The Sultanate of Oman is building the largest wind farm in the Gulf States region. The $125 million, 50-megawatt project is a joint development between Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, Masdar , and Oman’s Rural Areas Electricity Company (RAECO). Estimated to generate enough clean electricity to power 16,000 homes and mitigate 110,000... [Read more from this category]

Modular Foodlab on Wheels for Those Who Appreciate Flexibility in the Kitchen Modular Foodlab on Wheels for Those Who Appreciate Flexibility in the Kitchen

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Orproject’s Ethereal Dichroic Art Installation Brings the Colors of India to Life Orproject’s Ethereal Dichroic Art Installation Brings the Colors of India to Life

London-based architecture practice Orproject recently installed a floating multi-colored canopy of dichroic film sheets for the Delhi Duty Free area at Indira Gandhi International Airport. Titled Lehar, the permanent cloud-like installation was designed to evoke the richness and many colors of 21st century India by reflecting and refracting sunlight... [Read more from this category]

Zaha Hadid and Norman Foster Chosen to Design ‘Hawaii of China’ Project Zaha Hadid and Norman Foster Chosen to Design ‘Hawaii of China’ Project

Prolific starchitects Zaha Hadid and Norman Foster have been picked to jointly design two of three new resorts in what is being referred to as the ‘Hawaii of China.’ Slated to be built in the Chinese cities of Nanjing, Wuhan and Haikou, the designs will be part of a massive new development for the luxury hotel chain, Jumeirah Group. Read... [Read more from this category]

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