Clever Design Has Bike Frame Do Double Duty as Bike Lock

September 13, 2011 by  
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click to enlarge image. Images credit Andrew Leinonen. There is the basic bike rule that the lighter the bike, the heavier the lock. Toronto designer Andrew Leinonen breaks the rule; in his new design, the bike is the lock. It’s really clever; the lock is an integral part of the frame, and without it, the bike is unrideable. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Dirty Diapers? Knowaste Will Turn Them Into Roofing Material

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Photo: miguelb (Flickr / Creative Commons) For those of us who wince every time a dirty diaper is discarded, take heart: Canadian company Knowaste can now transform those soiled, disposable nappies into roofing material. That’s right, billions of baby-poop gems and even adult ‘accidents’ due to incontinence, are ripe for the picking and destined for our roofs, thanks to a process that transforms diaper waste into plastic pellets, which can then be made into roofing tiles and tubing. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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GOP Congress Has Made 125 Anti-Environment Votes This Year So Far.

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Image: Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com via Flickr/CC BY I posit the following as general truisms: The average citizen enjoys living in places with clean water and blue skies. The average citizen values public health and safe drinking water. The average citizen hopes that its government will help protect him or her from air pollution, water contamination, and exposure to toxic materials. Ergo, The average citizen would say WTF in all caps if he or she were ever to read in one sitting the

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