ZestDesk: A Portable Adjustable Device That Turns Any Table Into a Standing Desk

October 16, 2014 by  
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If you’re in the market for a chic and easily portable standing desk , look no further than the ZestDesk , an adjustable product that turns any table into a standing desk. Created by Peter and James Moore, the ZestDesk neatly folds down into a carrying case with a handle, making it an ideal space-saving solution for those who hot desk or work from a shared table. The popular product is already funded on Kickstarter, but it’s not too late to get your own –ZestDesk is still taking product orders and expects to deliver its first shipment next April. + ZestDesk 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: adjustable standing desk , folding standing desk , kickstarter , portable standing desk , reader submitted content , standing desk , ZestDesk , zestdesk kickstarter

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Desertec Solar Power Project Abandoned by Shareholders

October 16, 2014 by  
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The ambitious, multibillion dollar solar power project Desertec has been abandoned by all but three of its shareholders and will now continue in an “adapted format” as a consultancy. The project was expected to provide up to 20 percent of Europe’s energy needs by 2050, importing power from farms in North Africa and the Middle East. Despite estimates that more energy could be harvested from the desert sun in six hours than humanity could use in a year, the project’s backers have steadily withdrawn, citing high costs, a reluctance to invest in the region, and the fact that Europe seems to be doing a very good job of producing renewably sourced energy at home, thank you very much. Read the rest of Desertec Solar Power Project Abandoned by Shareholders Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Desertec , Desertec abandoned by shareholders , Europe , global development , Middle East , North Africa , renewable energy schemes , shareholders , Solar Power

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Tiny Concept Commuter Bike Folds Up To Just 8 Inches

September 6, 2011 by  
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Images via Yanko Design This tiny folding bike might be the smallest, most easily portable pedal-powered transportation we’ve seen…but is it practical?… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Bangkok May Be Swamped By Rising Seas, Sinking Land by 2030

September 6, 2011 by  
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A new report from the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, and the International Co-operation Agency highlights the imminent climate change threat to Bangkok. The report says that much of the city is already below sea level and the ground is sinking by 1.5-5 centimeters per year. By 2030 parts of the city may be underwater, with more than one million buildings, nearly all residential, subject to flooding of their ground floors for at least part of the year. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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