Top Green Technology Stories of 2013 – Vote for the Most Innovative!

December 27, 2013 by  
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Green technology advances by leaps and bounds – and in 2013 we saw no shortage of incredible innovations. From an ocean cleanup array that could combat plastic pollution to pedal powered helicopters and a 3D printing pen that draws designs in thin air, read on for Inhabitat’s top tech stories of 2013! Note: There is a poll embedded within this post, please visit the site to participate in this post’s poll. Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “clean energy” , 2013 innovations , alternative energy , best of 2013 , best stories of 2013 , clean tech , green design , green gadgets , green technology , renewable energy , sustainable design , top clean tech stories 2013 , top green technology stories of 2013 , top innovation stories of 2013 , top science stories 2013        

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Australian Billionaire to Reenact Titanic Voyage for $1 Million a Ticket

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An Australian billionaire named Clive Palmer has apparently decided to tempt fate by building a full-sized, working replica of the Titanic . Already, 40,000 people have expressed an interest in attending the vessel’s maiden voyage in 2016. Not only will the ship take the same route as the original Titanic on the night of April 15, 1912, but passengers will also be expected to don period fashions and eat the same menu served aboard the doomed ship. The ship will even be divided into different classes just like the original, where the rich bask in luxury and the poor find themselves crammed into steerage — and tickets won’t be cheap, with potential passengers already offering up to $1 million to reserve a spot. Read the rest of Australian Billionaire to Reenact Titanic Voyage for $1 Million a Ticket Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: australia , blue star lines , clive palmer , cruise line , disasters , global warming , historic tragedy , historical reenactment , history , titanic , titanic ii        

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EQUAL: A Compact Electric Vehicle Specially Designed for People with Disabilities

December 27, 2013 by  
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A new eco-friendly vehicle from Absolute Design could make independent, low-emission transportation possible for people who utilize a wheelchair. Most of us can’t even imagine what life would be like with a disability . We take walking, running, driving a car, and playing with our kids for granted, but for those who must spend much of their day in a wheelchair, these things are a challenge. Although accessibility has improved drastically over the past few decades, many things–especially vehicles–just aren’t designed with a disabled person in mind. That’s all about to change thanks to Equal , an electric vehicle concept that’s currently gathering funding on Indiegogo. Read the rest of EQUAL: A Compact Electric Vehicle Specially Designed for People with Disabilities Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Absolute Design , accessible transportation , croatia , Croatian electric vehicle , electric car design , electric cars for disabled people , electric vehicles , Equal eco-friendly EV , green transportation , living with disabilities , people with disabilities        

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