David Cole’s Taxidermy-Free LEGO Deer Head Gives Bambi a Break

December 13, 2011 by  
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You don’t need to go out hunting helpless animals if you want to mount something beautiful and majestic on your wall – David Cole has created a clever cruelty-free alternative to animal taxidermy using LEGO blocks ! David’s LEGO deer bust is available as a set complete with custom-procured pieces and an instruction booklet. While diminutive in size, this deer head will surely make the hearts of animal lovers swoon with delight. Read the rest of David Cole’s Taxidermy-Free LEGO Deer Head Gives Bambi a Break Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Davide Cole , eco deer head , eco taxidermy , green dear head , green taxidermy , lego animal sets , lego animals , lego deer head , lego sculptures , lego sets , lego taxidermy , Taxidermy LEGO Deer Head

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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

July 15, 2011 by  
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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

July 15, 2011 by  
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Top 5 Life-Sized LEGO Projects!

April 24, 2010 by  
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LEGO blocks have been around for over half a century, offering a creative outlet in the form a colorful stackable brick. While some of us have since put those smiling, yellow plastic men aside, others have continued to draw upon this awesome toy as a source of inspiration, a tool for education , and in some of the most amusing cases, have made it a prime material for design application ! So to pay homage to this wonderful little brick, we’ve rounded up five of our favorite life-sized LEGO projects – proving you’re never too old to play with LEGO blocks! READ MORE> Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: creating with legos , ecomat lego building bricks , green design , green design for families , green design for kids , james may’s lego house , lego , lego animals , lego art , lego building , lego creations , lego house , lego kitchen , lego sculptures , lego table , lego toys , LEGOs , life-sized lego structures , toy building bricks

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