Green-Roofed Mirador Interactive Museum Melts into the Chilean Landscape

February 24, 2012 by  
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Congressman Allen West Complains About Paying $70 to Fill the Tank of His Hummer

February 24, 2012 by  
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In a country where the unemployment rate lingers at a lofty 8.3% after the worst economic disaster since the 1930s, it probably isn’t a good idea to whine about how much it costs to fill up the tank of your luxury car. Congressman Allen West (R-FL) recently decided to use his Hummer H3 to illustrate his latest talking point about President Obama and gas prices. West posted a statement on Facebook yesterday stating, “last night it took 70 dollars to fill the tank of my 2008 H3 Hummer, what is it costing you? What does it cost the President to fill his gas tank?” Read the rest of Congressman Allen West Complains About Paying $70 to Fill the Tank of His Hummer Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: allen west , congressman allen west , gas prices , high gas prices , hummer , hummer h3 , politicizing gas prices , politics , politics of gas prices , republican allen west

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TEST DRIVE: The All-New Chevy Sonic Is a Sub-Compact Blast from the Past

February 24, 2012 by  
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Solar-Powered DomoLab in France is a Candy Cane-Colored Paragon of Sustainability

February 24, 2012 by  
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WHIM Architecture’s Villa Al is a Green Living Complex In Tune With Nature

February 24, 2012 by  
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Villa Al is WHIM Architecture ‘s design for a green villa in Almere, the Netherlands. The concept was created for an open design a competition, and is a reaction to the growing desire to build as environment friendly as possible. The villa is constructed from local and natural materials , but uses the latest technology available to fulfill its heating and electricity needs. To realize the home, the architects are seeking to collaborate with different experts to bring the project to fruition. + WHIM Architecture Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “dutch architecture” , “natural materials” , almere , eco friendly architecture , green architecture , local materials , the netherlands , Villa Al , WHIM Architecture

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