DIY: ‘Un-Jello’ Juice Jigglers Are a Kid-Friendly Summer Dessert

May 31, 2014 by  
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If you love juicing and are looking for easy dessert recipes that won’t heat up your kitchen this summer, have we got a treat for you! Typically gelatin desserts contain animal by-products, so if you’re keeping a vegan or vegetarian diet, Jello products aren’t going to cut it. But that doesn’t mean your kids can’t enjoy some chilled, jiggly fruit-flavored desserts this summer. Follow this step-by-step guide over at Inhabitots to learn how a special kind of seaweed can give you the same texture, and when combined with delicious fruit and veggie juices, it’s healthy too! READ MORE> Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: fruit jigglers , fruit juice , vegan desserts , vegan food , vegan jello treats , vegan jigglers , vegan recipes , vegetable juice

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The Manicure of the Future Gives You Smart Fingernails

May 31, 2014 by  
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You’ve seen smart phones, smart glasses and even smart watches, but how about smart fingernails? Wearable technology is poised to become huge, so two students at the Art Center College of Design in California got to thinking about options for adding technology to everyday items. What they came up with could change the way nail salons do business. Instead of giving you a few coats of paint, salons could outfit you with the equipment to track your health or help you change your habits right at your fingertips. Even though the concept is in its early stages, it opens up a whole new world of smart technology. Read More > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: activity tracking , art center college of design , fingernail technology , future of nail salons , health monitoring , health tracking , LED fingernails , manicure of the future , nail salon technology , nail salons , smart fingernail technology , smart fingernails , smart glasses , smart manicure , smart phones , smart watches , wearable fingernail technology , wearable smart technology , Wearable Tech , wearable technology , wearing technology

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Studio Jon Male’s Colorful Trophy Rugs Are Made Without Hurting a Single Animal

May 30, 2014 by  
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Why do people decorate their homes with dead animals? Studio Jon Male has created a line of clever oriental rugs that are both animal friendly and aesthetically pleasing. The colorful rugs were designed by Sean Kelley and Jason Miller to subvert and play on the bourgeoise trappings of the traditional Persian rug – they call them “domestic trophies for the new suburban colonialist.” Read the rest of Studio Jon Male’s Colorful Trophy Rugs Are Made Without Hurting a Single Animal Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: animal friendly design , decorative rugs , furniture fair 2014 , green design , icff 2014 , new york design week , non-animal trophy rugs , nyc furniture fair , oriental patterns , oriental rugs , Studio Jon Male , Studio Jon Male rugs , trophy rugs

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INFOGRAPHIC: The Evolution and Future Growth of Renewable Energy

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Renewable energy is one of the keys to securing a sustainable future for people around the world – but do you know where today’s clean technologies came from and what the future holds for the industry? The New Jersey Institute of Technology just launched a new infographic that details the evolution and future growth of renewable energy – from the world’s first major solar plant to cutting edge advances in tidal and wind power. Check out the full infographic here ! + New Jersey Institute of Technology The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “sustainable energy” , “wind power” , clean tech , green design , green energy , green power , new jersey institute of technology , renewable energy , renewables , Solar Power , sustainable design , tidal power

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This Collaborative Art Installation Proves that Rubbish Can Be a Resource for Beauty

May 30, 2014 by  
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“Art changes people and people change the world”. This idea was put forth by British artist Char Evans of Eco Art Installations , and her new collaborative art installation in Auroville, India, is proof of the truth within those words. Comprised of a giant bamboo geodesic dome , a mandala of dancing children, and several site-specific pieces, the art was created with a combination of discarded materials (tires, shoes, telephones , clocks, and cans) and natural items such as flowers, leaves, shells, and spices. Read the rest of This Collaborative Art Installation Proves that Rubbish Can Be a Resource for Beauty Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Art , bamboo , Char Evans , collaborative art , eco art installation , eco installation , eco-art , flowers , garbage , garbage art , India , India art , Installation , installation art , Recycled Materials , rubbish , rubbish art , rubbish as art , sculpture , trash , Waste

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INFOGRAPHIC: Why It’s So Important to Properly Recycle and Dispose Old Electronics

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It can be hard to resist upgrading your gadget for the latest shiny device, but have you ever wondered what becomes of old electronics once they get replaced? This infographic from eCycle Best shows why it’s so important to dispose of your unwanted or broken devices properly. Gadgets that are reused or recycled can help save millions of dollars, conserve natural resources, and even generate jobs. Devices headed for the landfill or shipped to e-waste centers, however, not only have devastating effects on the environment, but can be very harmful to the people dismantling the devices. To learn more, check out the full infographic after the jump! Read the rest of INFOGRAPHIC: Why It’s So Important to Properly Recycle and Dispose Old Electronics Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: e cycle best , e-waste , ecycle best , infographic , old electronics , reader submitted content , recycled electronics , recycling , recycling gadgets

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BriTek’s Brilliant Airless Bicycle Tire Reinvents the Wheel

May 30, 2014 by  
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Flat bicycle tires could be a thing of the past thanks to BriTek ‘s amazin Energy Return Wheel. Whereas most bike tires regulate tire firmness with air pressure, with the Energy Return Wheel one simply adjusts the tension of the rubber that is stretched around a 29-inch carbon fiber wheel. Read the rest of BriTek’s Brilliant Airless Bicycle Tire Reinvents the Wheel Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: airless bike tires , Britek Tires and Rubber , eco-friendly design , Energy Return Wheels , high-tech design , mountain bike design , sustainable cycling

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PHOTOS: Artists Breathe New Life into Abandoned Miami Marine Stadium

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Help Make the Biggest Tiny World in the World a Reality!

May 30, 2014 by  
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If you’ve ever wanted to feel like a giant, here’s your big, er, small chance . Israeli entrepreneur Eiran Gazit has launched a Kickstarter campaign to build Gulliver’s Gate , the biggest tiny world in the world! Perks for funding the campaign include citizenship to the miniature realm as well as having your body 3D-scanned and the resulting replica inserted into Gulliver’s Gate for eternity. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Eiran gazit , Gulliver , gulliver’s gate , gulliver’s travels , kickstarter , Lilliput , manhattan , midtown Manhattan , mini Israel , mini manhattan , tiny model , tiny model park , tourist attraction , world in miniature

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How to Prolong the Lifespan of 6 Items You Care About

May 30, 2014 by  
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