Designer creates shimmering dress from recycled VHS tapes

June 19, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Eco-friendly dress made from recycled VHS tapes.

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Sustainable CCSF Joint Use Facility coming to San Francisco

June 19, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Sustainable joint use facility with a green roof and radiant flooring. Pfau Long Architecture has designed a sustainable joint use facility that will provide opportunities for the City College of San Francisco to offer courses jointly with San Francisco State University allowing students to complete both the Associate and Bachelor degrees in teacher education, child development and community health programs.

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Super Smooth: Magnetic Bearings Glide Closer to the Mainstream

January 5, 2010 by  
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Image: New York Times Magnetic repulsion is a force that can make things levitate. This is the principal behind maglev trains and an emerging breed of wind turbine . The advantage of magnetic levitation is the fact that physical friction is cut drastically or eliminated entirely–stuff no longer has to touch at all

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WWF’s Top 10 Endangered Species to Watch in 2010 (Slideshow)

January 5, 2010 by  
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photo: Chi King via flickr. In case you weren’t aware, 2010 has been declared by the United Nations as the Year of Biodiversity .

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Aurora Borealis: Nature’s Holiday Light Display (Slideshow)

December 29, 2009 by  
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Image credit: nick_russill /Flickr Named after Aurora, the Roman goddess of the dawn, and Boreas , Greek for “northern wind,” the aurora borealis is more commonly known as the “northern lights.” “Polar lights,” however, is a more accurate name, as they occur in both the northern and southern hemispheres, but intensify with increasing proximity to the magnetic poles. There is a lot more to this seemingly magical phenomena than pretty lights

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