Space-saving UpUp Play Tower packs a world of multi-functional fun for kids and adults

December 2, 2015 by  
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If you’re short on play space in your home, you’ll love the UpUp Play Tower . Designed by Lukas Armstrong, a principal at Cover Architecture , the UpUp Play Tower combines a standing desk/high chair, jungle gym, and play area in a single space-saving and compact package. Made of Baltic birch plywood, the attractive and multifunctional piece of furniture can be used by children of all ages and provides both creative and physical play. To get an UpUp Play Tower of your own, head over to their Kickstarter to snag an early bird deal. + UpUp Play Tower 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!

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The DigiTruck is a solar-powered cargo container classroom for rural areas

December 2, 2015 by  
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The DigiTruck is a solar-powered repurposed cargo container that serves as mobile health clinic and digital classrooms for communities that currently lack these resources. Through a partnership between Arrow Electronics , a Fortune 500 company, and non-profit organizations  Close the Gap  and  Hoops of Hope , the DigiTruck is being deployed in Tanzania to provide communities with the 21st century learning tools and advanced healthcare equipment that they need to thrive. Read the rest of The DigiTruck is a solar-powered cargo container classroom for rural areas

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HOW TO: Make a candy-pooping reindeer out of Pringle cans

December 1, 2015 by  
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Want a fun and family-friendly crafts activity to make your holiday extra sweet and merry? Ananda of A Piece of Rainbow will show you how to make this silly and festive candy-pooping reindeer out of simple recycled materials . Crafted from Pringle cans, paper tubes, rubber bands, and Popsicle sticks, this adorable and easy DIY reindeer will “poop” out small candies whenever you push down on its nose. You can find the full tutorial on A Piece of Rainbow’s website . + A Piece of Rainbow 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!

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15 Great Green Gifts for Guys

December 1, 2015 by  
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Some people say guys are hard to shop for, but that doesn’t have to be the case – just look for classic, timeless gifts that last and you can’t go wrong. We’ve rounded up 15 great green gifts that are sure to please the husbands, brothers, fathers, sons, and friends on your list – including a  classy pair of shades made from sustainably sourced wood, a recycled iPad case/ notebook for that modern creative in your life, and a gorgeous pair of walnut wood headphones  Knock this gift-giving season out of the park – check out our green gift guide for guys here ! + Green Gifts For Guys

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INFOGRAPHIC: The dangerous truth about Styrofoam

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It might keep your coffee hot without burning your hand, but plastic foam – more commonly known as Styrofoam – is one of the most harmful materials around when it comes to the environment. This petroleum-based plastic has gained a lot of negative attention in recent years, prompting bans in many cities such as New York City and Washington D.C. But some cities are still on the Styrofoam bandwagon. Check out the following infographic to see why it’s time to ditch the stuff. Read the rest of INFOGRAPHIC: The dangerous truth about Styrofoam

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