Fired for Commuting to Work on a Segway? No Way!

September 15, 2010 by  
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Image: pdsphil, Flickr Could you get fired for riding your Segway to work? What if it needs a charge to get you back home again so you plug it in to your employer’s socket? Of course, you cannot answer such a question without a little bit of context

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Empowerhouse Decathlon Entry Being Designed For A Real Community

September 15, 2010 by  
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First images of the Parsons The New School Design, courtesy Parsons When the show is over, this Solar Decathlon entry will be reassembled into a home. We’re big fans of the Solar Decathlon, although I often wonder if these little gems have much applicability to real world solutions.

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The Growing Potential and Rooted Limitations of Biofuels

September 15, 2010 by  
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Image credit: Wikimedia Commons As oil and natural gas reserves are being depleted, the world’s attention is increasingly turning to plant-based energy sources. These include food crops, forest industry byproducts, sugar industry byproducts, plantations of fast-growing trees, crop residues, and urban tree and yard wastes—all of which can be used for electrical generation, heating, or the production of automotive fuels….

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James Cameron Wants to Film Parts of Avatar 2 at the Bottom of the Sea

September 15, 2010 by  
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Photo: Wikipedia , Creative Commons But How Will Blue on Blue Look on Screen? James Cameron is nothing if not ambitious.

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Backyard wind turbine? There’s an app for that

November 4, 2009 by  
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Now you can test whether you’re both techno-chic and an ecogeek by combining the iPhone with home wind turbines. Small wind turbine maker Mariah Power has teamed up with software developer Create with Context to make an iPhone application designed to measure wind speed. The application, which is due “..

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