Finlands longest bridge will be a beautiful pedestrian and cyclist superhighway

September 27, 2016 by  
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The architects collaborated with engineering firm WSP Finland to design this tram, cyclist and pedestrian bridge, the name of which translates to Crown Bridges in Finnish. The €259 million project will cross Helsinki ‘s Kruunuvuorensilta bay and connect the new Kruunuvuorenranta housing development to the city center. Related: Sunken Pedestrian Bridge in the Netherlands Parts Moat Waters Like Moses! Tensioned cable stays will support the upper part of the structure featuring an elevated walkway and tram tracks . The central, 442-feet-tall pylon has a diamond-like shape that references the crown. The project is expected to break ground in late 2018 and become open to the public in 2025. + Knight Architects + WSP Finland Via Dezeen

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Electric-Powered Batpod is Up for Sale on eBay!

October 17, 2013 by  
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Have you ever wondered where Batman gets his wonderful toys and wished that you could buy them yourself? Well, you don’t need the budget of a reclusive billionaire to buy your own Batpod  because there is one now available to buy on eBay — and it’s electric! If you have $27,500 lying around, you can purchase this converted  2002 Harley Davidson V-Rod  that has been modified to look like Batman’s distinctive ride from  The Dark Knight  and  The Dark Knight Rises . Read the rest of Electric-Powered Batpod is Up for Sale on eBay! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2002 Harley Davidson V-Rod , batman , Batpod , Dark Knight , electric bike , electric motorbike        

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Researchers Predict when Earth’s Major Cities will Feel Climate Change

October 17, 2013 by  
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We’ve known for a long time that climate change is affecting different parts of the world at different rates — while major changes haven’t yet hit areas that have historically been fairly temperate, changes have already started to hit the arctic  and tropical island nations . Now, a group of researchers at the University of Hawaii has done the math to figure out exactly how soon different world cities can expect to feel major changes in their average climate. Read the rest of Researchers Predict when Earth’s Major Cities will Feel Climate Change Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Biodiversity , Climate Change , developing world , global warming , indonesia , New York. , rate of climate chagne , research study , San Francisco , tropical climates , university of hawaii        

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The Stealth Bomber: An Electric Bike Fit for the Dark Knight

August 29, 2012 by  
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So Bruce Wayne didn’t get to realize his dream of supplying Gotham  with endless amounts of clean energy. Maybe he should have started smaller in his efforts to go green, like swapping out some of those gas guzzling vehicles for less carbon-intensive alternatives. If Batman was ever to give his fleet a green upgrade, we think the Bomber from the UK’s Stealth Electric Bikes would be the perfect addition. Read the rest of The Stealth Bomber: An Electric Bike Fit for the Dark Knight Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: batman , Bomber , Dark Knight , electric vehicle , gotham , green transportation , pedal power , Stealth Electric Bikes

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Why cities are leading the way in green efforts

March 15, 2012 by  
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During the kickoff of the VERGE conference, leaders from the public and private sector discussed how cities are the place where otherwise-invisible technologies become visible, with great impacts.

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EPEAT expands with first ever CEO, new board members

March 15, 2012 by  
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The organization behind the world-spanning certification for environmentally and socially responsible computers has hired Robert Frisbee as its first CEO, and adds Mike Biddle of MBA Polymers, Amy Knight of Hasbro, Inc., and Carl Smith of Call2Recycle to its board.

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