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8 Green Tips for 8 Days of Hanukkah 8 Green Tips for 8 Days of Hanukkah

Happy Hanukkah! Running from today, Dec. 12, to Dec. 20 … The post 8 Green... 

13 Green Tips That Can Save You Over $5,000 A Year 13 Green Tips That Can Save You Over $5,000 A Year

Simple shifts to greener versions of the products you already buy can save you... 

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 trees... 

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This Search Engine Plants Trees This Search Engine Plants Trees

If you’re like me, you spend a lot of time surfing the web.... 

A series of other thoughts about NAIAS 2018 A series of other thoughts about NAIAS 2018

Let’s start out with my in-the-moment string of notes during the Press Preview... 

How to Safely Recycle Unwanted or Unusable Ammunition How to Safely Recycle Unwanted or Unusable Ammunition

Whether it’s old, corroding ammunition, or rounds that wouldn’t fire …... 

7 Surefire Ways to Make Your Car More Eco-Friendly 7 Surefire Ways to Make Your Car More Eco-Friendly

Eyeing an electric vehicle but can’t quite commit to the … The post 7... 

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Cinematiq glasses are made from strips of vintage films Cinematiq glasses are made from strips of vintage films

Love movies? Now you have the opportunity to carry real movie scenes wherever you go with eyeglasses that feature pieces of actual strips from vintage 16 and 35mm films . The Cinematiq Eyewear team used film from old movie theaters, TV stations and private collections to handcraft the recently launched collection featuring original footage from two... [Read more from this category]

Hedgehog highways make London friendlier for the adorable spiny mammals Hedgehog highways make London friendlier for the adorable spiny mammals

Urban areas don’t tend to be too kind for hedgehogs . As they’re declining in Britain , some people are trying to help. Enter Michel Birkenwald , a jeweler Atlas Obscura described as “one of London’s most enthusiastic engineers of infrastructure for animals .” Birkenwald builds hedgehog highways — and they’re pretty... [Read more from this category]

Angular Casa Casi Cubo in Chile plays with light, wind and shadow Angular Casa Casi Cubo in Chile plays with light, wind and shadow

Casa Casi Cubo in Chile uses geometry and patterns to provide shelter from the strong local winds — letting in tons of light. LAND Arquitectos designed the house as a pavilion -like structure that plays around with different shapes to create a balance between protection from the elements and exposing its occupants to expansive views of the sea. The... [Read more from this category]

LEED Gold lab by the ocean can withstand flooding and hurricane-force winds LEED Gold lab by the ocean can withstand flooding and hurricane-force winds

GLUCK+’s new research facility for Duke University boasts beautiful coastal views as well as impressive eco-friendly credentials. Recently crowned LEED Gold , the Dr. Orrin H. Pilkey Research Laboratory in Beaufort, North Carolina features a slew of sustainable elements from use of recycled materials and reduced water use to energy-efficient heating... [Read more from this category]

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Green Living

Cinematiq glasses are made from strips of vintage films Cinematiq glasses are made from strips of vintage films

Love movies? Now you have the opportunity to carry real movie scenes wherever you go with eyeglasses that feature pieces of actual strips from vintage 16 and 35mm films . The Cinematiq Eyewear team used film from old movie theaters, TV stations and private collections to handcraft the recently launched collection featuring original footage from two... [Read more from this category]

Researchers charge phone from across the room using freakin’ laser beams Researchers charge phone from across the room using freakin’ laser beams

Let’s face it, the way we charge our phones hasn’t evolved much over the years. You plug your phone in, or place it on a precise place on a wireless charging pad , and then you wait. But the genius researchers over at the University of Washington have developed a way to charge your phone from across the room using freakin’ laser beams!... [Read more from this category]

HOW TO: Turn your food waste into clean energy HOW TO: Turn your food waste into clean energy

Each year, 1.3 billion tons of food ends up lost or wasted — 46 percent of the world’s garbage. While the global food waste situation is what you’d call a “doozy,” consumers and companies like HomeBiogas are determined to turn food waste into clean, usable energy. Read on to find out how. What Is HomeBiogas? HomeBiogas is one of several successful... [Read more from this category]

BP’s chief economist predicts plastic bans will slash oil demand BP’s chief economist predicts plastic bans will slash oil demand

Oil giant BP has predicted that increased regulation on plastic pollution around the world will result in decreased demand for petroleum, the key ingredient in most plastic. “We think we’re going to see increasing regulation against some types of petrochemical products, particularly single-use plastics,” BP’s Chief Economist Spencer Dale told... [Read more from this category]

Scientists develop the first solar fuels reactor that works at night Scientists develop the first solar fuels reactor that works at night

Researchers have developed the world’s first solar fuels reactor that is able to function at night. Called CONTISOL, the solar fuels reactor is capable of producing fuel such as hydrogen without the intensive greenhouse gas emissions caused by creating the fuel from burning natural gas. CONTISOL is able to run at all hours of the day because... [Read more from this category]

Elon Musk’s brother Kimbal is giving away his personal Tesla Model 3 Elon Musk’s brother Kimbal is giving away his personal Tesla Model 3

Kimbal Musk , Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s brother , is giving away his Tesla Model 3 — the sixth one ever made. Why would he do that? According to Electrek , it’s for a good cause: to benefit his nonprofit, Big Green , which provides Learning Gardens for underserved schools . Hit the jump to find out how you could win. Musk is giving away his... [Read more from this category]

What the ‘world’s loneliest tree’ tells us about humanity’s impact on Earth What the ‘world’s loneliest tree’ tells us about humanity’s impact on Earth

Over 170 miles away from a single other tree , the ‘world’s loneliest tree’ rests on Campbell Island. New Zealand governor Lord Ranfurly planted the Sitka spruce on the island around 400 miles south of the country sometime in the early 20th century, and researchers now believe it holds clues about the Anthropocene Epoch . After completing... [Read more from this category]

This idyllic 15-acre farmhouse is the worlds second Living Building residence This idyllic 15-acre farmhouse is the worlds second Living Building residence

A picturesque 15-acre farmhouse in Ann Arbor, Michigan was just officially crowned the world’s second “Living Building” residence by the International Living Future Institute (ILFI). The owners of Burh Becc at Beacon Springs , Tom and Marti Burbeck, spent five years working with a team of 20 designers, engineers, architects and sustainability... [Read more from this category]

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