Lifelike LEGO Animals Find a Home at The Bronx Zoo

July 15, 2011 by  
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It’s always exciting when a zoo welcomes new members to its animal kingdom, and this month, New York City’s Bronx Zoo announced more than a half a dozen new creatures! Even though they’re placed in their natural habitats next to their friends, these new animals might look a bit different — because they are made entirely from LEGOs ! Created by the LEGO Master Builders specially for the Bronx Zoo, the lifelike LEGO replicas are part of a fun installation called the Great Summer Zoofari . From a tiger ready to pounce off the grass to a flock of flamingos standing in water, the creatures are sure to bring out your inner child. Hit the jump to see for yourself ! READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: animal activities , Bronx Zoo , bronx zoo lego animals , bronx zoo legos , bronx zoo new york city , bronx zoofari , green activities nyc , kid activities nyc , largest urban zoo , lego animals , lego statues , LEGOs , nature activities nyc , new york city zoo , zoos new york city

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Honeycomb-Shaped ‘Beehive’ Solar Panels Could Energize Building Facades

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Israeli startup SolarOr has developed a brilliant new transparent solar panel that is modeled after the complex forms found in honeycomb. Called BeeHive PV, the solar panels are designed to integrate into building facades to serve as energy-generating windows . Each sheet is covered with hundreds of tiny prisms that focus sunlight to maximize energy generation. Read the rest of Honeycomb-Shaped ‘Beehive’ Solar Panels Could Energize Building Facades Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Architecture , BeeHive PV , eco design , green design , solar panels , Solar Power , SolarOr , sustainable design

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Haus Köhle: Modern Passive Solar Farmhouse is Wrapped in a Shining Slate Skin

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Read the rest of Haus Köhle: Modern Passive Solar Farmhouse is Wrapped in a Shining Slate Skin Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Bruno Blesch , eco home , German farm house renovation , german green home , green farmhouse , green renovation , Haus Köhler , Modern interior design , passive solar , slate facade , slate roof design , traditional contemporary home design

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