Subarquitectura’s 360° House Embraces Geometry With a Spiraling Floor Plan

October 24, 2011 by  
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5 Super Efficient Tiny NYC Apartments

October 23, 2011 by  
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From Smart cars to micro wind turbines , we are firm believers in the idea that bigger isn’t always better, especially when it comes to living spaces. Whether its a prefab cabin on an open lot of land or a studio apartment in a city center, smaller spaces mean smaller carbon footprints. Plus, there’s no need for a sprawling pad when you can transform any space into a super efficient home with a little creativity, no matter how small it is. Here we’ve rounded up five of our favorite tiny New York City apartments that showcase the best of small space living with lofted beds and unfolding walls . Hit the jump to see for yourself! READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: efficient nyc apartments , graham hill apartment , green design , green interiors , Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture , JPDA , loft apartments , lofted beds , normal projects , normal projects unfolding apartment , nyc studio apartments , one size fits all , small apartments , small nyc apartments , studio apartments , sustainable design , treehugger , Unfolding apartment

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New Study: Kids’ Brains Absorb Twice as Much Cellphone Radiation as Adults

October 23, 2011 by  
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Could giving a cell phone to your kid be considered child abuse? Cell phones are widely believed to cause cancer because of the radiofrequency electromagnetic fields they use. Now, a new scientific study published in the journal Electromagnetic Biology and Medicine finds that kids’ brains may absorb much more cellphone radiation as adults’ brains. According to the report, cell phones are currently certified using a model of an adult’s head, which greatly underestimates the radiation absorption rate for a smaller head. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: cancer , cell phones , Children , health risks , Inhabitots , kids , mobile phones , radiation

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Knit a Sweater for a Penguin and Help Save an Oil-Spill Victim’s Life

October 23, 2011 by  
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1,000 penguins have already perished in the aftermath of the recent oil spill in New Zealand.  Now, the country is asking for help from knitters to protect the adorable birds from ingesting the oil while preening.  The “penguin jumpers” will keep them safe and warm until they can get cleaned up.  Click ahead to learn more about the project and get the free pattern to start working on your penguin sweater! READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco-fashion , Ethical Fashion , fashion philanthropy , green fashion , knitting , New Zealand , oil spills , penguins , Sustainable Fashion , sustainable style

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