MVRDV Completes the Pixelated DNB NOR Bank Headquarters In Oslo

December 13, 2012 by  
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Read the rest of MVRDV Completes the Pixelated DNB NOR Bank Headquarters In Oslo Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “sustainable architecture” , a-lab , dark arkitekter , Daylighting , dnb headquarters , dnb nor , dnb nor headquarters , eco design , eco office , eco tower , green architecture , Green Building , green design , MVRDV , norway , oslo , pixel building , pixelated building , plxel , Sustainable Building , sustainable design , Urban design

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Honey and Lavender Baked French Toast

September 8, 2011 by  
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Photos by Jaymi Heimbuch September is National Honey Month and I cannot think of a better way to celebrate than with this honey and lavender baked french toast. Okay, that is a lie. Honey is amazing and I can think of at least 317 ways to celebrate right now. But let’s start here…and with a mimosa in hand. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Why the Scorching Summer Underlines the Need for a Smart Grid

August 18, 2011 by  
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Texas, like much of the country, is suffering through an extreme summer heat-wave. While utilities are hesitant to ask their customers to scale back the energy use, smart grid technologies offer a better way to keep the grid up.

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Submarine-Boat Hybrid Goes All-Electric for Greener Get-Aways

February 25, 2011 by  
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Images via YouTube video If you’ve been wanting a better way to explore reefs or tropical seas without actually getting wet, you might have found your solution.

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Being Carless in America is Like Second-Class Citizenship

February 25, 2011 by  
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Image credit: Zoe Alexandra , used under Creative Commons license. The first time I came to America I was 23 years old, and it always confused me why people were so shocked that I had never driven a car. Until I started to travel

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How Urban Planning Fans the Flames of Revolution

February 25, 2011 by  
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From our friends at Fast Company , “bridging the fuzzy border between design and business.” The accelerating role social media played in the recent uprising in Egypt has gotten a lot of people talking, but urban planning was just as vital in fanning the flames of revolution.

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Could Making Our Electronics Sneeze Extend Their Life? The Gesundheit Radio Says Yes (Video)

February 10, 2010 by  
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Image via Unplggd Keeping dust out of your gadget’s inner workings is a sure way to make them last longer.

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Badger Culling Not a Cost Effective Means of Protecting Cattle

February 10, 2010 by  
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Image credit: Wikimedia Commons Bovine Tuberculosis (bTB) is the scourge of cattle farmers in the United Kingdom—costing an average of £27,000 per infected herd. Slowing bTB’s spread is one of the major techniques farmers and the government use to fight the disease. The culling of carrier species—specifically badgers—has been part of this defense for generations

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BPA Free Yubo Lunchboxes

October 28, 2009 by  
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  Being a lighthearted child in a grown-up body, I have to admit that I still like lunch pails, and my band new Yubo lunchbox happens to be my favorite one of all time because it’s:  BPA Free Recyclable Antimicrobial Dishwasher Safe Yubo bpa free lunchwear started with two concerned parents frustrated with the amount of plastic baggies used every day. Explaining:  “The typical store bought lunchboxes we owned were impossible to clean, they collected crumbs and foul old-food odors. Worst of all, our kids were over the novelty of their lunchboxes less than a week after buying them! That was the start of our journey to re-invent the lunchbox.

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