The 10 most viral Inhabitat stories of the year

January 1, 2017 by  
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Why do some online articles go viral and reach millions of readers around the world? Emotional engagement has a lot to do with it. Some tug on the heart, like this devastating photo of an emaciated polar bear that swept over social media in the past few months. Others inspire us to dream of a brighter future, like Dallas’ plans to create one of the largest urban nature parks in America . And others are just plain crazy – like Norway’s proposal for the world’s first floating underwater traffic tunnels and China’s smog-sucking vacuum tower (which may actually be working)! Here were the most viral Inhabitat stories of 2016 – vote for your favorite: [poll id=114]

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SAGE builds a brighter future for smart glass

June 17, 2013 by  
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With vastly expanded manufacturing capabilities, big players such as SAGE Electrochromics see more growth on the short-term horizon. 

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S1 Solar LED Lamp by d.light Aims to Provide a Brighter Future for Rural Areas in Asia and Africa

June 10, 2013 by  
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With hopes of replacing hazardous kerosene wick lamps, d.light  has created a series of affordable solar LED Lamps for areas without a reliable source of electricity. The lamp has an integrated solar panel and can easily orient itself towards the sun during the day, and provide focused task lighting at night. The compact-yet-powerful S1 Solar LED Lamp  is one of the finalists for INDEX Awards 2013 for providing light to millions of homes in Asia and Africa. Read the rest of S1 Solar LED Lamp by d.light Aims to Provide a Brighter Future for Rural Areas in Asia and Africa Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Affordable Solar Lamp , Africa , asia , d.light , INDEX Awards 2013 , LED lighting , Lighting for Rural Areas , renewable energy , rural areas , S1 Solar LED Lamp , solar lighting , Solar Power        

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Green Hornet: F/A-18 Super Hornet Fighter Plane Flies on 50/50 Biofuel Blend

April 26, 2010 by  
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Photo: U.S. Navy , Public domain

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8 Green Ideas Revolutionizing Fashion Manufacturing

March 4, 2010 by  
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Photos: AirDye, Tristar. We’re all familiar with green fabrics like organic cotton , bamboo and hemp , but which new materials and practices are moving fashion forward to a greener, brighter future? Here are eight processes and fabrics paving the way…

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