Only in San Francisco: Artisan Pickles Delivered by Cargo Bike

August 15, 2011 by  
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Images credit Boozely’s Pickles OK, it isn’t as exciting as Copenhagen’s Spermcycle , but Brad Koester comes close with his picklecycle. He delivers his artisan pickled dills, green beans and onions with a Burley Travoy bike trailer, “or other non-polluting methods of transportation.”… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Bike Helmet With Built In Headset Lets You Ride And Talk At Same Time

January 10, 2011 by  
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image credit Gearlog TreeHugger often shows disturbing photographs from Copenhagen and Amsterdam showing people on bikes, without helmets, with KIDS riding double without helmets, while talking on cellphones. Fortunately this state of affairs no longer has to exist, thanks to the development of U Clear’s new bike helmet with embedded headset. …

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Cyclist Memorials: The Andrew Project

December 23, 2010 by  
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Images credit Michael Chrisman/Torontoist For a number of weeks the walls, hoardings, abandoned windows and parking receipt machines of Toronto have been covered with enigmatic posters of a young man, labelled “Andrew.” It turns out they are a kind of transatlantic memorial to a dead bicyclist, Andrew Mackenzie Hull , architect and film-maker, killed in London in a bicycle ac… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Battle of the Bike Lanes in the New York Times

December 23, 2010 by  
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Image Credit: Lloyd Alter, from New York City: A Cyclists’ Paradise?

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Vail Cyclist Hit-and-Run Gets Even More Surreal

December 22, 2010 by  
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Martin Erzinger, left, with his attorney Richard Tegtmeier. (Kristin Anderson, Vail Daily ) The rich are different from you and me when it comes to having “accidents.” Martin Erzinger beat a felony rap for almost killing a cyclist because it might affect his job as a fund manager of a cool billion bucks; His lawyer actually tried to use ” new car smell ” as a defense; now it turns … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Satellite-Based Laser Hunts Woodpeckers from Space

December 22, 2010 by  
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Image via NASA Using a laser onboard NASA’s Icesat spacecraft, University of Idaho scientists have been monitoring and tracking woodpeckers in the northern part of the state. They are interested in woodpeckers because the species is a great indicator on overall forest bird diversity. “They create homes for lots of other species in the forest setting,” explained Dr Kerri Vierling from the university’s fish and wildlife department

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Santa Swims With Sharks to Save the Species (Video)

December 22, 2010 by  
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Image via YouTube video The Shanghai Ocean Aquarium in Pudong gave visitors an extra treat when they saw Santa swim past. An employee with the aquarium donned the special suit and hopped in with sharks to raise awareness about the state of ocean biodiversity and the problem of shark finning. Check out a video of the dive after the jump…

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More Tips For Riding Your Bike All Winter

December 13, 2010 by  
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Image Credit Brian Hughes/Toronto Star; see full image here Brendan Kennedy of the Star has some terrific tips for winter biking that go beyond borrowing a balaclava from an anarchist friend. Major riding tips include riding more slowly, anticipating stops, reducing tire pressure and turning safely: In particularly snowy or icy conditions, lateral force will not take as strongly to the r… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Wild Progenitors of Key Domesticated Food Crops To Be Collected, Catalogued & Saved in Vault

December 13, 2010 by  
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photo: IRRI Images / Creative Commons One of the groups behind the Arctic doomsday seed preservation vault (that’s not its official name…), the Global Crop Diversity Trust , has another plan in store for helping humanity survive the coming changes to our climate that will push our food production capabilities to the brink.

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A Picture Is Worth: Snow Removal In Copenhagen

December 6, 2010 by  
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Image Credit Mikael Colville-Andersen We have not had much snow here in much of North America yet, but in Europe they have been socked with it; Copenhagen has had 18 inches so far. But where we don’t get our bike lanes ploughed first (that would be considered a war on the car), if at all.

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