Could Lasers Be the New Way to Kill Weeds?

May 22, 2012 by  
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When gardening, we’re sure many of you have used herbicides to kill weeds and other invasive plants. However, the thing about herbicides is that in order to kill weeds, they are often very toxic and affect everything from those using them to potentially the groundwater. To prevent any possible environmental damage with herbicides in the future, a team from the Leibniz University in Hannover, Germany have developed a hi-tech alternative:  weed-killing lasers ! Read the rest of Could Lasers Be the New Way to Kill Weeds? Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco friendly herbicide , eco friendly laser , herbicide laser , Laser Zentrum Hannover (LZH) , Leibniz University , Leibniz University weed laser , Leibniz University weeds herbicide , weed killing laser

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Monmouth: The World’s First Wikipedia Town Launches In Wales

May 22, 2012 by  
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Whenever you visit a new place, you are often encumbered with guidebooks, maps and other tourist information that is – let’s face it – bulky and uses a lot of paper. That is all set to change in the small Welsh town of Monmouth, where they have made history by becoming   the world’s first “Wikipedia town.” Read the rest of Monmouth: The World’s First Wikipedia Town Launches In Wales Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: monmouth QR codes , monmouth smartphones , monmouth tourist information , monmouth wikipedia , monmouthpedia , QR codes smartphones , wikipedia town , world’s first wikipedia town

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StickBulb by RUX Design is an LED Lighting System Made from Pieces of the Coney Island Boardwalk

May 22, 2012 by  
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New York-based Rux Design unveiled its playful LED StickBulb lighting system at this year’s New York Design Week. Designed and manufactured at RUX’s workshop in New York City, this simple lamp is crafted from a variety of salvaged maple and sunbleached ipe wood from the Coney Island Boardwalk. The wood is fashioned into simple stick frames, with small LED bulbs embedded along the edges of the structure. Read the rest of StickBulb by RUX Design is an LED Lighting System Made from Pieces of the Coney Island Boardwalk Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Coney Island , Green Lighiting , ICFF , LED lighting , new york design week 2012 , RUX Design , salvaged wood , StickBulb

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Wellington’s Meridian Building is a Flagship Green Commercial Project

May 22, 2012 by  
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Retro Robot-Style Lamps by UM Project Showcased at Wanted Design

May 22, 2012 by  
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Thunderclouds Are Increasing Global Warming By Retaining Pollution and Heat

May 22, 2012 by  
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According to the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory , thunderstorms could be contributing to global warming due to their ability to capture and retain heat. If true, environmental scientists may have to drastically adjust their climate models in order to take this in account. Read the rest of Thunderclouds Are Increasing Global Warming By Retaining Pollution and Heat Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: aerosols , anvil clouds pollutions , Atmospheric Science , Climate Change , Environment , Fundamental Science , pacific northwest national laboratory , Pollution , storm clouds pollution , thunderclouds , thunderstorms pollution

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Automobile Scrap Metal Transformed into Unique ReWreck Sideboard by Iannone Design

May 22, 2012 by  
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Iannone Design have transformed sections of salvaged automotive panels into this stunning ReWreck Sideboard. Launched this week at ICFF in New York, the reclaimed sheetmetal furniture takes full advantage of the different colors and textures within the reused metal to create interesting, one-of-a-kind designs. Read the rest of Automobile Scrap Metal Transformed into Unique ReWreck Sideboard by Iannone Design Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “scrap metal furniture” , green design , Iannone Design , ICFF , nyc design week , Reclaimed Materials , salvaged materials , sustainable design , weldhouse

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Santa Eugenia Social Housing Aptly Deals With an Unfortunate Solar Orientation

May 22, 2012 by  
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