Louf Is An "Autonomous Sunscreen"

October 17, 2011 by  
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Studio Toer /© When the sun comes out, many plants begin to move, turning their leaves to face the sun. Dutch designers Castor Bours and Wouter Widdershoven of Studio Toer have created a shading parasol that acts in much the same way; when the sun shines, it opens up, providing protection from the sun to those below…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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A Worldwide Survey of Plastic Bag Bans & Waste (Infographic)

May 20, 2011 by  
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Photo: Zainub , Flickr , CC BY-SA Ah, disposable plastic bags. Otherwise known as the entirely pointless, eminently useless contraptions still clinging to relevance in modern, resource-strapped society. Now that we’ve put a man on the moon and split the atom, humanity’s next step should be discovering that a reusable bag can transport goods in much the same way a disposable bag can.

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