Book Giveaway – Win a copy of TEEMING: How Superorganisms Work to Build Infinite Wealth in a Finite World

July 26, 2017 by  
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There is so much that we can learn from the natural world.  ‘TEEMING: How Superorganisms Work to Build Infinite Wealth in a Finite World,’   by Dr. Woolley-Barker reveals all the ways in which animals societies can helps us thrive in a modern world where resources are finite. We talked to Dr. Woolley-Barker about her book and you can read the fascinating interview here, but if you want to get your hands on your very own copy, we are giving away 25 of them to a few lucky readers. Enter to win below: a Rafflecopter giveaway

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Tennessee bag ladies recycle 52,000 plastic bags to help the homeless

September 25, 2016 by  
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  A church group from Tennessee has transformed over 52,000 plastic grocery bags into sleeping mats that keep the homeless population warm and dry at night. The group formed in 2015 when their congregation learned that homeless members of the community were being forced to sleep along the soggy banks of the Mississippi River. Read on to learn about the fascinating process they use to transform waste plastic into usable yarn.

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Tennessee bag ladies recycle 52,000 plastic bags to help the homeless

September 25, 2016 by  
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  A church group from Tennessee has transformed over 52,000 plastic grocery bags into sleeping mats that keep the homeless population warm and dry at night. The group formed in 2015 when their congregation learned that homeless members of the community were being forced to sleep along the soggy banks of the Mississippi River. Read on to learn about the fascinating process they use to transform waste plastic into usable yarn.

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Gaze at the stars in this magical recycled cardboard playhouse

March 20, 2016 by  
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Have some old cardboard mailing tubes you just aren’t sure what to do with? Why not use them to build a playhouse for a child in your life? The Sukka Shift is a striking cubby that allows both daytime play and nighttime stargazing through its open roof. Follow the link for more pictures and to learn about this fascinating design. READ MORE >

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The self-driving car didn’t start with Google, or Tesla

January 12, 2016 by  
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Did you think that the self-driving car was a recent invention? Think again. While Google and Tesla have been stealing headlines with their advancement in autonomous automobiles, the concepts and prototypes for the self-driving car actually go back as far as the 1920s. Car Leasing Made Simple created an infographic that explores the fascinating history of the forward-thinking concept. Keep reading to see the full graphic—you may be surprised. Read the rest of The self-driving car didn’t start with Google, or Tesla

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Veja makes hip, eco-friendly sneakers out of recycled plastic bottles

January 2, 2016 by  
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Veja is making a statement with their recycled sneakers. The France-based footwear company has some of the most eco-friendly materials ever, including tilapia skin waste, fair trade cotton and, now, post-consumer recycled plastic from bottles. Read on to watch the fascinating process of turning bottles into sneakers. READ MORE >

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The 5 Weirdest Things You Can Recycle Through Terracycle

September 15, 2015 by  
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One of my favorite discoveries in this fascinating world of green innovation is the company Terracycle. Simply put, founder and Princeton-dropout Tom Szaky recycles the unrecyclable. You can participate by signing up for different recycling…

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VIDEO: Mitchell Joachim on How to Grow a Treehouse with TeReForm

October 13, 2012 by  
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We love treehouses here at Inhabitat , and are enamored with eco-architect Mitchell Joachim’s visionary ideas about how to grow living treehouses from ficus molded around frame structures. We’ve covered these brilliantly playful architectural ideas before on Inhabitat , but now we have a video from Mitchell Joachim explaining the details of how they work. Joachim does much better justice to his future-forward ecological designs than we are able to do in a mere post, so if you have any interest in living treehouses (and we know you do) , check out this fascinating video above. Read the rest of VIDEO: Mitchell Joachim on How to Grow a Treehouse with TeReForm Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: fab tree hab , Future-forward green design , green architecture , growing treehouse , living architecture , living tree house , Michael Sorkin , mitchell joachim , Omni Bub , postopolis , sheep car , shoe car , sustainable design , TeREForm , Terreform

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VIDEO: Mitchell Joachim on How to Grow a Treehouse with TeReForm

October 13, 2012 by  
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We love treehouses here at Inhabitat , and are enamored with eco-architect Mitchell Joachim’s visionary ideas about how to grow living treehouses from ficus molded around frame structures. We’ve covered these brilliantly playful architectural ideas before on Inhabitat , but now we have a video from Mitchell Joachim explaining the details of how they work. Joachim does much better justice to his future-forward ecological designs than we are able to do in a mere post, so if you have any interest in living treehouses (and we know you do) , check out this fascinating video above. Read the rest of VIDEO: Mitchell Joachim on How to Grow a Treehouse with TeReForm Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: fab tree hab , Future-forward green design , green architecture , growing treehouse , living architecture , living tree house , Michael Sorkin , mitchell joachim , Omni Bub , postopolis , sheep car , shoe car , sustainable design , TeREForm , Terreform

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How Honeybees Clean House (Video)

December 10, 2011 by  
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Honeybees are known for their fascinating social structures. Here’s some incredible footage of one colony cleaning their hive after a rainstorm.

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