Keystone XL Pipeline Will "Comfort Our Enemies", US Brigadier General Says

October 26, 2011 by  
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sbamueller / CC BY-SA 2.0 Some opposition to the proposed and increasingly controversial Keystone XL tar sands pipeline coming from a novel, but ultimately not surprising, source: Writing in The Hill , retired US Army brigadier general

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Smart Kitchen Space-Saver: Dish Drying Closet Above The Sink

October 26, 2011 by  
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Dornob /via For those of us who find conventional dish-drying racks take up too much space and keep dish clutter in full view on the counter, this old Finnish invention may just do the trick. It’s a dish rack that’s integrated into a bottomless cabinet above the sink, so that the step of drying wet dishes is skipped completely, and are placed there to dry, out of view. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Glass Highrise Residential and Commercial Towers Banned in Shanghai

October 26, 2011 by  
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One Lujiazui /Promo image Glass makes a glitzy building and is so easy for the architect and the developer, just pick a system out of a catalogue and get a subcontractor to do it and you are done. It is fast and modern looking and provides great views. Too bad that it is horrible from an energy point of view, and has this tendency to spontaneously explode if it is not tempered properly and checked carefully, as was happening in Toronto recently. (see

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It’s Mo! Car Sharing and Bike Sharing Combined (Video)

October 25, 2011 by  
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Introducing mo from LUNAR Europe on Vimeo . What do you get when you cross a Zipcar model of car sharing with a bike sharing system and a public transport pass on steroids? You get Mo. Mo better. Mo convenient. Mo mobility…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Grow a Grass Rug for Your Bedroom

October 21, 2011 by  
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Photo: pia You’ve got the grass chair in the backyard, now it is time for the grass rug in your bedroom… It’s easier than one would imagine: it’s a grow-your-own, from a kit… … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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"The Story of Broke" Takes on Wall St & Government (Video)

October 20, 2011 by  
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Could #OccupyWallStreet Become a Constitutional Convention?

October 19, 2011 by  
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BlackBerry Outage Made Roads Safer for Everybody

October 17, 2011 by  
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Flickr / CC BY 3.0 Don’t Text and Drive! For years I’ve been saying that to make cities greener, we need to encourage more people to walk , bike , and take mass transit. There are many things to do to achieve that goal, and one of them is m… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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X Challenge Oil Spill Cleanup Winners Beat Industry Standard Tech By 400%

October 13, 2011 by  
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SXSW Eco: Alex Steffen on Compact Communities

October 7, 2011 by  
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Alex Steffen, SXSW Eco’s keynote speaker, talks to us about compact communities and sustainability, and how density in development works (we all don’t have to live in NYC!). … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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