Smog-Sucking Electric Vacuum Cleaner Could Combat Beijing Air Pollution

October 21, 2013 by  
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Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde has developed an “electronic vacuum cleaner” that could potentially suck up urban smog. The new cleaner uses copper coils to create an electrostatic field that pulls smog particles from the air. Roosegaarde is already in talks with the mayor of Beijing, who could employ the innovative solution to address the city’s air pollution issues . Read the rest of Smog-Sucking Electric Vacuum Cleaner Could Combat Beijing Air Pollution Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: air pollution , air purifier , Beijing smog , chinese smog vacuum , Daan Roosegaarde , dutch vacuum cleaner cleans up china’s smog , eco design , electronic air vacuum cleaner , green design , sustainable design , vacuum cleaner sucks up chinese smog        

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Electrolux Design Lab Unveils 8 Futuristic Appliances for Cooking and Entertaining in Small Spaces

October 14, 2013 by  
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Read the rest of Electrolux Design Lab Unveils 8 Futuristic Appliances for Cooking and Entertaining in Small Spaces Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 3d food printer , 3F , adrian perez zapata , air purifier , Atomium , breathing wall , cleaning mini-robots , dawid dawod , effortless cleaning , electrolux design lab competition 2013 , food analyzer , food monitor , francisco Barboza Grasa , germain verbrackel , global chef , indoor air exchanger , inspired urban living , Janne Palovuori , jeabyun yeon , kitchen hologram , kitchen hub , Luiza Silva , mab , natural air , Nutrima , OZ-1 , social cooking , vacuum cleaner , Wei Kiat Law        

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Casabella’s Stair-Climbing Concept Vacuum Cleaner is Powered by Trash

April 2, 2013 by  
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Casabella just unveiled a new vacuum cleaner concept dubbed the Limbo that is designed to be powered by the trash it consumes! The stair-climbing vacuum cleaner uses a process called microbial electrolysis to generate power from the bacteria it picks up – so it could theoretically work constantly without the need for a charging station. Read the rest of Casabella’s Stair-Climbing Concept Vacuum Cleaner is Powered by Trash Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: automated vacuum cleaner , bacteria energy , casabella , limbo , limbo vacuum cleaner , Microbail Electrolysis , self powered products , vacuum cleaner

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The Asthma Wellness Kit by Cenk Aytekin Makes Exercising Easier for Asthmatics

July 3, 2012 by  
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Did you know that almost 30% of the worlds population is currently suffering from asthma ? Since the 1970s, the number of people with asthma has steadily increased, and it is estimated that by 2019 a striking 400 million people worldwide will be living with this chronic disease. The cause for asthma is traced back to the environment we live in, genetic factors, and lifestyle. But not many people know that an active lifestyle could actually lead to less asthma symptoms and potentially even reduce the amount of asthma medication needed. Cenk Aytekin , a Turkish born designer and recent MA graduate from Umeå Institute of Design in Sweden, recently presented his ‘Asthma Wellness Kit’ ; a concept showing how holistic thinking and wellness can be incorporated into asthma care today. Read the rest of The Asthma Wellness Kit by Cenk Aytekin Makes Exercising Easier for Asthmatics Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: asthma , asthma and exercise , asthma devices for exercise , asthma kit , asthma wellness , cenk aytekin , Design for Health , healthcare , heat exchanger , medical , medical devices for asthma , naci cenk aytekin , Philips , wellness

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Sleep in a Protected Forest at Morgan’s Rock Hacienda & Ecolodge in Nicaragua

July 3, 2012 by  
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Eco Boats: Island Queen DIY electric boat touts bamboo interior

December 11, 2009 by  
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Eco Factor: Zero-emission boat powered entirely by electricity.

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