Moto Electra Sets World Record by Crossing the US on an Electric Motorcycle in 3 Days

June 18, 2013 by  
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We recently told you about Moto Electra ‘s bold attempt to drive an electric motorcycle across the United States in just 3 days – and on June 6th the team accomplished this world record-breaking feat! Battling temperatures over 100 degrees, punishing rain and bike repairs, the racing team hit their goal while showing the world the potential of electric motors. Read the rest of Moto Electra Sets World Record by Crossing the US on an Electric Motorcycle in 3 Days Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: battery technology , coast-to-coast drive , coast-to-coast motorcycle drive , coast-to-coast motorcycle record , cross country drive , electric bike , electric motorcycle , electric motorcycle coast-to-coast , electric transportation , electric vehicle , Moto Electra , Moto Electra Racing , Thad Wolff , world record drive        

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DIY: Learn How to Make a Gorgeous Farfalla Chandelier with Recycled Fabric

June 18, 2013 by  
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To promote the value of turning garbage into something valuable, artist and designer Francis Sollano transformed discarded nursing uniforms into a spectacular chandelier he’s called ‘Farfalla’ (aka “bow-tie pasta”). The DIY project can be applied to any fabric, varying on the patterns and colors depending on the look one aims to achieve. Want to learn how to make your own? Follow the instructions after the jump! 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! Read the rest of DIY: Learn How to Make a Gorgeous Farfalla Chandelier with Recycled Fabric Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: butterfly chandelier , farfalla , farfalla chandelier , francis sollano , green lighting , recycled materials chandelier        

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