Week in Pictures: Pollution’s Dangerous Beauty, Incredible Edible Gardens, and More (Slideshow)

August 19, 2011 by  
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Photo: TreeHugger The production of petroleum, of metals, and of fertilizer– seen here –result in polluted runoff that, when captured in the right moment, are as beautiful as they are troubling. Photographer J Henry Fair has captured these moments for his new book The Day After Tomorrow and to open viewers to a vision of a cleaner future. We also have the most incredible edible gardens, 10 gorgeous new bikes we want now, and more, in our photo roun… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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"Industrial Scars" Captures Pollution’s Dangerous Beauty in Photographs (Slideshow)

August 17, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: © J Henry Fair 2011 The production of petroleum, of metals, and of fertilizer—seen here—result in polluted runoff that, when captured in the right moment, are as beautiful as they are troubling . Photographer J Henry Fair has captured these moments for his new book The Day After Tomorrow and to open viewers to a vision of a cleaner future.

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Engineering Student Builds Flywheel Energy Recovery Into Bike

August 17, 2011 by  
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Max von Stein’s flywheel bicycle is everywhere these days. The engineering student first demonstrated it at the Cooper Union year-end show. ArchPaper described it: Engineering student Maxwell von Stein applied the principles of a hybrid car to the bicycle to harness the kinetic energy typically lost when braking. With a variable transmission and a flywheel mounted to the bike’s frame, von Stein’s bike allows the rider to pick up speed faster after stopping than with a battery. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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