Turn LED Strings Into Ornamental Pendant

September 15, 2011 by  
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Photo used with permission Easy Seasonal DIY Project We’re rapidly approaching the time of the year when the days are getting significantly shorter – at least in the Northern hemisphere – and risks increase for seasonal depression, from a little bit of fall blues all the way to full blown S.A.D. (is it any wonder that so many cheerful holidays fall right around the winter solstice). One easy way to make the season brighter and more cheerful is to use low-energy LED string lights. If for some reason you end up with too many strin… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Unusual Bamboo Bicycle Designed For Ultimate Affordability

September 15, 2011 by  
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Images via Yanko Design Designer Paulus Maringka has come up with an intriguing bamboo bike frame. But this one isn’t just for eco-minded urban cyclists — it’s aimed specifically for affordable solutions to people in developing nations. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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To Drive Positive Change, Tree Huggers Have To Hybridize With Tea Partiers & Break Political Taboos

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Taboo Hybrid Tea Rose Image credit: Flickr, Nieve44/La Luz Tea Party leaders began political life with claims they better than any other party could best augur the meaning of political vanity publications on Al Gore’s Internets. A broader f=grass roots movement that recognizes the value of science and also is willing break today’s political taboos by angrily speaking up could help create a new future for America. I’m not talking about a simple fusion of Greens and Tea Party types because that wouldn’t attract more than be a small slice of all American vote… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Quote of the Day: "I’m Beginning to Really Hate Eco-Bling"

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Image credit Andrew Hill Carl Seville, the Green Curmudgeon, scores again with his comments about what I call green gizmo design and he calls eco-bling, describing his “frustration with people’s attachment to putting cool “stuff” on their buildings before making sure that those buildings actually operate well.” … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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