Roadtown: Linear City Proposed 100 Years Ago Would Work Well Today

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via No Tech Magazine In 1910, Edgar Chambless released Roadtown, outlining his idea for a linear city built on top of a railway line. “The idea occurred to me to lay the modern skyscraper on its side and run the elevators and the pipes and wires horizontally instead of vertically. Such a house would not be limited by the stresses and strains of steel; it could be built not only a hundred stories, but a thousand stories or a thousand miles….I would take the apartment house and all its conveniences and comforts out among the farms by the aid of w..

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Reduced Overall Acceptance Of Climate Science, Found In Recent Polls, Attributed To Republicans

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What happens to bloggers who reach into the jaws of climate gate. Image credit::Never Yet Melted, Hand In Crock CNN just polled 1,041 adult Americans on Americans’ belief in global warming and found that ” a rise in skepticism among Americans over global warming is mostly due to changes among Republicans… ” Having put my hand into this angry-comment infested water, let the snapping begin about the poll’s indication that : “…

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Restoring Soil, Revering Life: Solutions for Climate and Agriculture

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Editor’s Note: This guest post is by Timothy J.

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Electricity-Generating Carts to Power Grocery Stores

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Images via Yanko Design “Your consumption is production” is the premise behind a new concept called Current Cart by Kitae Pak & Inyong Jung that would turn shopping carts into electricity-generating mobile units. Their hope is that shoppers can power the stores in which they shop by the very act of wandering around the store and shopping

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Bamboo Hut On Stilts Wins Climate Adaptation Award, Helping Ecuadorian Coastal Dwellers

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Moso bamboo plantation. Image credit :INBAR International Networkd for Bamboo & Rattan (INBAR) won the US$200,000 grant award, as described in their press release. ” …Increased flooding in Ecuador’s coastal regions often destroy peoples homes

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New Incredibly Cool Refurbished Clothing by Ropa Doceñada (12-Na)

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Photos: Ropa Doceñada 12-Na. How can refurbished clothing look this great

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