AfroReggae Uses Pee to Power its Sound System at Carnival

May 31, 2013 by  
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Since public urination seems to be a widespread problem at Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, two organizations have banded together to turn that pee into power . The Electric Pee project, by AfroReggae and JWT Brazil, will place urinals around the city for festival goers to use. As the pee flows into the receptacles, it is converted into energy that is then stored in a battery, which powers AfroReggae’s Carnival truck. Read the rest of AfroReggae Uses Pee to Power its Sound System at Carnival Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: afroreggae , eco design , electro urinal , green design , JWT Brazil , Pee Power , Rio de Janeiro Carnival , sustainable design        

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Solar Impulse Pilots Hosting Reddit Ask Me Anything TODAY at 1PM EST

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This amazing Solar Impulse airplane recently completed the second leg of its sun-powered journey across the United States , and today co-founders and pilots Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg are hosting a Reddit Ask Me Anything at 1pm EST ! Head over to Reddit now to participate in the live conversation and learn more about this record-breaking project. + Solar Impulse Ask me Anything + Solar Impulse Coverage on Inhabitat Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: across america tour , alternative energy , ama , Andre Borschberg , ask me anything , bertrand piccard , green technology , green transportation , photovoltaics , reddit , renewable energy , solar impulse , solar plane , Solar Power , solar powered plane        

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Buenos Aires’ Feria Puro Diseno Showcases Brilliant Eco Designs from Across Argentina

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WATCH LIVE: Join Us for the ‘Big Ideas in Small Spaces’ Webcast and Hear from Leading Auto Designers and Architects!

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We’ll be live streaming ‘Big Ideas in Small Spaces: Proportion in Design’ right here! Attention, Inhabitat readers! We’re less than one week away from the live webcast of ‘Big Ideas in Small Spaces: Proportion in Design’—an incredible design panel discussion hosted by Ford Motor Company and The Chicago Architecture Foundation . Following up on the successful ‘ Design with a Conscience ‘ webcast in April, our newest design panel discussion will focus in on how creatives can maximize aesthetics and functionality in small spaces to produce innovative designs that are comfortable, efficient, and beautiful. The Big Ideas in Small Spaces panelists will include: Diane Atwood of the Atwood Foundation, John Gately of  Jahn ,  Gensler ‘s Carlos Martinez, and legendary car designer and Ford’s group vice president of design and chief creative officer  J Mays . All leaders in their respective industries, these four designers will bring light to how similarities in their creative processes have led to some of country’s most famous buildings and the design of cutting-edge, eco-friendly Ford vehicles like the Fiesta  and the elegant  Fusion Energi . Don’t miss out on this webcast which will be streaming  RIGHT HERE  (bookmark this page!) on  Thursday, June 6th at 11:45am CDT!  THE WEBCAST STARTS THURSDAY, JUNE 6TH AT 11:45AM CDT (12:45PM EST) Read the rest of WATCH LIVE: Join Us for the ‘Big Ideas in Small Spaces’ Webcast and Hear from Leading Auto Designers and Architects! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: architecture and automotive , architecture panels , architecture webcast , atwood foundation , automotive design , big ideas in small spaces , big ideas in small spaces: proportion in design , Car Design , carlos martinex , chicago architecture events , Chicago Architecture Foundation , design events , design panels , diane atwood , ford , ford fiesta , ford fusion , ford live , ford motor company , ford motors , ford webcast , genselr , J Mays , jahn , jonathan gately        

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