Bicycle Helmets Decorated by Artists Auctioned for a Park

September 28, 2011 by  
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Photo: madisonbell These have to be the artiest bicycle helmets in town. Decorated by hot British artists such as Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn (above) and Peter Blake, it’s all for a good cause. The helmets are one of a kind and created for an auction to raise money for a new Olympic park. Why this money has to be raised by the public, rather than being paid for from the huge amount of resources going into the Olympics, is another question… … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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UK Man Mounts Traffic War Using Pedestrian Crosswalk Button (And Wins. Sort Of.)

August 25, 2011 by  
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Photo s__i via flickr and Creative Commons. You would think the residents of Chideock, a small town in Dorset in the UK, would have been happy. After many, many years of heavy traffic making it difficult to simply cross the road , they received a pedestrian “pelican” crossing, complete with a crosswalk sensor button that allowed them to bring a halt to the unceasing line of trucks a… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Steve Jobs: The Most Important Patron of Design Of This Century

August 25, 2011 by  
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I was going to write about how important Steve Jobs was to the world of design, how he was this generation’s Dieter Rams . But Cliff Kuang at Fast Company notes correctly that Jobs is neither a designer nor an engineer. He writes: Steve Jobs may not be the greatest technologist or engineer of his generation. But he is perhaps the greatest user of technology to ever live, and it was Apple’s great fortune that he also happened to be the company’s founder. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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