Collapsable Closca Fuga makes it easy to bring your helmet everywhere you go

July 18, 2015 by  
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If you bike often, you know what a pain it can be to figure out what to do with your helmet when you aren’t using it. Well worry no longer, because the collapsable Closca Fuga is the perfect solution. The stylish helmet collapses down into a manageable size so that it can easily fit in your bag without all the bulk. READ MORE >

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Apple Engineer Uses LEGO Bricks to Build “Hugo”-Inspired Machine That Writes Messages and Draws Pictures!

July 18, 2015 by  
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The Martin Scorsese film Hugo did something fantastic: it gave life to a machine. The automaton featured in the film mirrored technology that really existed in the 18th and 19th century–a time when many machines were designed to look like people or perform human-like tasks. The beautiful workings of the drawing machine in Hugo inspired Apple engineer Andrew Carol to attempt a recreation of the automaton–only he used a decidedly modern medium: LEGO bricks ! The result is an amazing, programmable machine that can write messages and draw pictures. All you have to do is turn the crank. Read the rest of Apple Engineer Uses LEGO Bricks to Build “Hugo”-Inspired Machine That Writes Messages and Draws Pictures!

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DIY: Light Up Thanksgiving By Transforming Halloween Pumpkins Into Centerpiece Candles

November 23, 2013 by  
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Can’t figure out what to do with those leftover pumpkins from Halloween? Check out this fun and easy DIY tutorial to turn those spare miniature  pumpkins into cute candle holders to brighten up your Thanksgiving dinner. With just six simple steps, this eco-friendly project is a great activity to do with the family. Combine different kinds of gourds and pumpkins for an even more colorful and unique Thanksgiving centerpiece! Read on for the full DIY tutorial. READ MORE> Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: diy candles , diy thanksgiving , ecofriendly diy , Halloween Pumpkins , leftover pumpkins , pumpkin candles , thanksgiving , thanksgiving centerpiece , thanksgiving diy        

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Old Christmas Trees Help Other Trees Grow Year-Round in Paris’ Neighborhood Parks

December 25, 2010 by  
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Sign at a tree-recycling collection point in Paris. Image: City of Paris Once all the gifts have been opened, all the feasting done, all the toasts made, the time will soon come to figure out what the heck to do with the Christmas tree around which so many of the holiday festivities have been held. Plenty of cities now have

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New Study Shows Walkable Neighborhoods Make People Happier

December 25, 2010 by  
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Photo: Till Westermayer under a Creative Commons license . At TreeHugger, we regularly extol the virtues of walkable neighborhoods and cities: denser urban areas have higher property values and a better quality of life ; they consume less energy per capita than any other kind of environment, especially the suburbs ( which make you fat )

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Rep. Boehner, The Election, and Guessing What’s Next For Climate and Energy Action

November 3, 2010 by  
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photo via associated press Everyone is trying to read the tea leaves to figure out what’s going to happen to climate and energy legislation now that Rep. John Boehner is the Speaker-in-waiting.

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Genetically Modified Foods May Cause Sterility in Future Generations

June 1, 2010 by  
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These days most of what is on grocery store shelves has been engineered to taste and look a certain way. Countless researchers are currently at work trying to figure out what effects these modified “foods” could have on our bodies — they’ve already found that genetically modified foods (GMO’s) can affect birth weight and infant mortality

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Toronto’s City Hall Podium Sprouts a Green Rooftop Park

June 1, 2010 by  
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Photo by Lloyd Alter Over Memorial Day weekend the City of Toronto unveiled a stunning green roof on top of City Hall, and it is getting glowing praise from all who have seen it. Lloyd Alter was on hand for the opening and got some good shots of the sedum-covered and artfully landscaped roof garden.

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Help Redesign BP’s ‘Green’ Logo and Win $200!

June 1, 2010 by  
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We’re getting kind of sick of saying this, but BP’s latest latest attempt to stop oil from gushing into the Gulf of Mexico has failed — yet again. The oil spill is quickly becoming the largest environmental disaster in US history and BP’s unsuccessful efforts to find any sort of solution are infuriating

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Electric “Dynacar” Goes From Zero to 87 MPH in 10 Seconds

June 1, 2010 by  
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Photo courtesy of Physorg A new electric concept vehicle puts race cars to shame. Spain’s Tecnalia Technological Corporation recently unveiled the Dynacar , an electric car than can go from zero to 87 miles per hour in a mere 10 seconds. The car made its first appearance last week at Madrid’s International Eco Friendly Vehicle & Sustainable Mobility Show

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