ANNOUNCING Inhabitat’s 2014 Green Halloween Costume Contest Winners!

November 6, 2014 by  
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This year, Inhabitat readers impressed us once again with an insanely imaginative slew of entries in our Green Halloween Costume Contest – and now after an intense round of online voting, we’re excited to finally announce our winners! Contestants ranged from a scarily accurate replica of the classic board game Perfection to an awesome K9 police car , a hilarious Pixar lamp , and even a 75-pound roast “turkey” . But in the end, it was your votes that decided who would win the grand prize and a brand new Vanmoof B6 bike (worth $848). Hit the jump to see the final results! Read the rest of ANNOUNCING Inhabitat’s 2014 Green Halloween Costume Contest Winners! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: costume contest , diy costume , diy halloween costume , green design , green halloween , Green Halloween Costume Contest , inhabitat green halloween contest diy , inhabitat green halloween contest winners , inhabitat halloween costume contest , make your own costume , Perfection Board Game , Pixar Lamp Halloween Costume , sustainable design , Turkey Dog Costume

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Tiny 86-Square-Foot Flat in Paris Transforms Like a Swiss Army Knife

November 6, 2014 by  
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Oil Exploration Threatens Africa’s Last Mountain Gorillas

November 6, 2014 by  
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Sir David Attenborough has added his voice to the campaign demanding U.K. company Soco International stop exploring for oil in Virunga National Park . Established in 1925, Virunga is Africa’s oldest national park and home to some of the world’s last mountain gorillas . The iconic filmmaker and naturalist has raised urgent concerns over various threats to the park, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the subject of a powerful documentary , to be released on Netflix this Friday 7 November, 2014. Read the rest of Oil Exploration Threatens Africa’s Last Mountain Gorillas Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Africa , conservation , corruption , Democratic Republic of Congo , documentary , elephants , gorillas , habitat destruction , intimidation , mining , oil exploration , resource extraction , Sir David Attenborough , UNESCO , Virunga , Virunga National Park , world heritage site

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Vote for Your Favorite Green Halloween Costume to Decide Who Will Win a Vanmoof B6 Bike (Worth $848)!

November 4, 2014 by  
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All Hallows’ Eve may have come and gone, but our Green Halloween Costume Contest is still going strong! We asked you to submit your cleverest, funniest, and most creative DIY costumes, and we were amazed by what you came up with. From a picture-perfect replica of the classic board game Perfection (complete with popping pieces) to this awesome police car complete with K9,  a cardboard samurai mecha-robot,  a hilarious Pixar lamp , and even a 75-pound roast “turkey” , check out all 16 of our finalists in the running and vote them up to decide who will win a brand new Vanmoof B6 bike (worth $848)! VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE DIY COSTUME NOW > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: costume contest , diy costume , diy halloween costume , green design , green halloween , Green Halloween Costume Contest , inhabitat green halloween contest diy , inhabitat halloween costume contest , make your own costume , Perfection Board Game , Pixar Lamp Halloween Costume , sustainable design , Turkey Dog Costume , vanmoof , vanmoof b6 , win a bike

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Enter Inhabitat’s Green Halloween Costume Contest for a Chance to Win a $848 Vanmoof B6 Bike!

October 14, 2014 by  
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The spirits are stirring, the days are getting shorter, and shadows are stretching across the land – which means it’s high time to get started on your DIY costume for Inhabitat’s 2014 Green Halloween Costume Contest ! To encourage you to ditch the cheesy costume shops and big box stores we’re giving away an amazing Vanmoof B6 bicycle ( worth $848 ) with built-in lights to the creator of the best handmade costume. Halloween is just a few weeks away and our deadline is November 1st , so now’s the time to get cracking – and if you’re looking for inspiration, check out some of our favorite costumes from past years in the gallery below. ENTER OUR GREEN HALLOWEEN COSTUME CONTEST > Read the rest of Enter Inhabitat’s Green Halloween Costume Contest for a Chance to Win a $848 Vanmoof B6 Bike! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bicycle , bike , costume contest , DIY , diy costume , diy halloween costume , green design , green halloween , Green Halloween Costume Contest , make your own costume , sustainable design , vanmoof , vanmoof b6 , win a bike

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These No-Carve “Pumpkinstein” Jack-O-Lanterns Grow Right on the Vine

October 14, 2014 by  
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Move over Dr. Frankenstein, “pumpkinstein” is taking over this Halloween. Unlike Mary Shelley’s monstrous fictional creation, the pumpkins that bear his face are real and available to add to your Halloween decor this year. According to the New York Times , they were created by the mind of California farmer, Tony Dighera who, like Shelley, wanted to bring a new creature to life. So he decided to try growing Jack-o-lantern pumpkins in a plastic mold shaped like the face of Frankenstein. Read the rest of These No-Carve “Pumpkinstein” Jack-O-Lanterns Grow Right on the Vine Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: agriculture , cinagro , decoration , dighera , farming , food , franken , franken-pumpkin , growable jack o lantern , growing jack o lantern , halloween , pumkin , pumpkin frankenstein , pumpkinstein , tony dighera

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Italy’s First Electric Supercar by Tecnicar Has a Whopping 789 Horsepower

October 14, 2014 by  
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Italy is known for producing some of the world’s best supercars from automakers like Ferrari and Lamborghini , but it has yet to produce a fully-electric supercar. That may change now that Italian company Tecnicar has unveiled a new electric supercar called the Lavinia that can keep up with the world’s best supercars with its 789 horsepower electric motor! Read the rest of Italy’s First Electric Supercar by Tecnicar Has a Whopping 789 Horsepower Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 789 hp electric car , battery , electric car , electric car innovation , electric motor , electric supercar , electric vehicle , green car , green transportation , Italian electric car , italy , Lavinia , Tecnicar , Tecnicar Lavinia

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