Crazy “zipper truck” snaps LEGO-like bricks together to build a 1/4-mile tunnel in 24 hours

March 1, 2016 by  
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In the same way you zip up your jacket, the “zipper truck” quickly assembles tunnels and archways by locking together pre-made concrete blocks that fit tightly together. Lock-Block Ltd. has eliminated the need for mortar and slashes construction time by up to 90 percent with its innovative new arch-lock assembly. Read the rest of Crazy “zipper truck” snaps LEGO-like bricks together to build a 1/4-mile tunnel in 24 hours

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JakPak is a Jacket, Tent and Sleeping Bag All-In-One

March 31, 2010 by  
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Rods, poles, ropes, pegs, stakes… a camping trip shouldn’t involve a 1,000-piece puzzle, so drop all those bits and pieces and slip into a JakPak instead. This awesome lightweight weather-proof jacket transforms into a one-person tent complete with insect netting and a sleeping bag.

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Sleek Rotary Faucet Lets You Dial Down Wasted Water

March 31, 2010 by  
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Designer Eun Ji Byeon has come up with a new way to conserve water when washing our hands. Far more thoughtful than those pressure-packed push button faucets, the Dial is a stylish polished metal design that gives a nod to old-school rotary phones . Depending on your water needs, all you have to do is turn the dial to 5, 10, 15 seconds or more to manage the flow, and tad-dah! A successful connection to increased eco-consciousness! Via Yanko Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco-conscious home fixtures , eun ji byeon , green home decor , green home fixtures , rotary dial faucet , water conservation , water saving gadgets

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Obamas Expanding the White House Organic Garden in 2010

March 31, 2010 by  
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Encouraged by their gardening success of this last year, the Obamas and their staff are expanding their organic edible garden by 500 square feet in 2010. This new addition will raise the total growing space to 1,600 square feet. A winter harvest took place earlier in March, and the staff was awarded with a bounty of winter vegetables and proved that year round gardening is possible, even with the large amounts of snow the DC area received

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University of Delaware’s Electric Vehicles Give Power Back to the Grid

March 31, 2010 by  
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Electric vehicles are pretty green in their own right. After all, the cars create zero carbon emissions. But imagine a vehicle that not only runs on electricity, but actually gives power back to the grid

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