The world’s longest bike stretches an astonishing 117-feet

November 16, 2015 by  
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Click here to view the embedded video. If you thought your bike commute was a challenge, imagine doing it on a 117-foot bike. The new winner of Guinness’ longest bike entry stretches out an astonishing 117 feet – longer than even the world’s longest limo. Despite its length, this bike still only needs two wheels to get going. Well, two wheels, and two riders – one to pedal from the back and one to steer in front – and a route that doesn’t require any turning. Read the rest of The world’s longest bike stretches an astonishing 117-feet

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Swiss students design wooden floating island for Lake Zurich art event

November 16, 2015 by  
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Wood never looked so good. Working with Studio Tom Emerson , a group of talented Swiss students from ETH Zurich have designed a floating island that will be the centerpiece of Zurich’s 2016 Manifesta festival . A biennial celebration of contemporary art located on Lake Zurich, the  Pavillon of Reflections, which will serve as the central node for the 100-day festival , will have an open-air cinema, LED screen, and an integrated swimming pool. Read the rest of Swiss students design wooden floating island for Lake Zurich art event

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Flatpack hydroponic garden delivers 538-square-feet of fresh food to cities

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Urban farming is challenging. Limited space is one of the biggest barriers to growing fresh food as a city dweller – and it usually translates to limited yield. Yet, one Danish company is addressing the problem with their flatpack urban farm that houses vertical, hydroponically grown gardens. Human Habitat ’s Impact Farm is designed to bring communities together by fighting “food deserts” and offering fulfilling employment. Read the rest of Flatpack hydroponic garden delivers 538-square-feet of fresh food to cities

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World Toilet Day – Really? Yes…Really.

November 19, 2009 by  
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“Are you thinking what I’m thinking?” Image credit: flickr, recubejim’s photostream World Toilet Day , which happens to be right now, is needed for good reason. Per the WTD website: ” 2.5 billion people worldwide are without access to proper sanitation, which risks their health, strips their dignity, and kills 1.8 million people, mostly children, a year ;” and, ” Because even the world’s wealthiest people still have toilet problems – from unhygienic public toilets to sewage disposal that destroys our waterways .” They ar… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Inhofe: "I proudly declare 2009 as the ‘Year of the Skeptic’"

November 19, 2009 by  
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Photo via Green Inc. Senator James Inhofe of Oklahoma has always been a thorn in the side of environmentalists, especially when it comes to climate change. He doesn’t believe in the science and has pledged to go to the international climate negotiations in Copenhagen in December to bare witness to the “fraud.” Inhofe believes that 2009 was a good year for climate change deniers and he believes they are winning the fight for the public’s hearts and minds

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Why New Renewable Energy Records Don’t Mean a Thing, Unless We Also Reduce Overall Demand

November 19, 2009 by  
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photo: Chauncey Davis via flickr. Remember how last week Spain was touting a new wind power record , more than 50% of demand for part of the day on a Sunday morning? A pretty great thing, right?

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