What’s a Pop-Up Cornfield Doing in the Heart of Milan?

July 31, 2014 by  
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Read the rest of What’s a Pop-Up Cornfield Doing in the Heart of Milan? Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: A4A , cereals , corn , corn field , cornfield , Expo 2015 , feeding the world , grains , legumes , Milan , Quantomais , world grains

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Commuter X4: Powerful Strap-on Fiber Optic Light Makes Cyclists Super Visible at Night

July 31, 2014 by  
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Cyclists don’t ever have to worry about riding at night again! Veglo’s award-winning safety light, the Commuter X4, is a fiber optic light worn over cyclists’ shoulders to create a unique illuminated shape aiding drivers to judge the distance and speed of cyclists and motorcyclists more quickly and accurately. The company was founded by passionate cyclist Ed Ward and Lucy Lynn-Evans after Ed was knocked off his bike from behind and thrown into a busy four-way junction in London. They have been on a mission to bring more powerful, practical and affordable lights to cyclists ever since. The Commuter X4 has certainly proven its popularity in the marketplace, having smashed its initial target to reach an incredible 120% funding on the crowdfunding platform Kickstarter in April, allowing it to roll out large scale production of the fiber optic light, which will be in stores this winter. + Veglo 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! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bicycle light , city cycling , clean tech , Commuter X4 , cycling safety , fiber optic light , green design , green transportation , reader submitted content , Strap On Light , urban cycling , Veglo

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USA Pavilion With Edible Wall of Crops Breaks Ground for Milan Expo 2015

July 31, 2014 by  
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Even As Climate Change Denial Soars, Its Effects Are Felt in U.S. Agriculture

September 7, 2011 by  
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Image: TheGiantVermin via flickr There’s a lot of talk in these pages about the link between climate change and extreme weather events , and about the impacts of climate change

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