Classy Yield Cup Set Offers an Eco-Friendly Alternative to Plastic While on the Go

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The Yield Cup Set offers the perfect alternative to plastic for people who are always on the go. It combines one pair of stainless steel cups secured together by a handcrafted leather casing and sturdy brass hardware. The leather is vegetable tanned within the United States and crafted in San Francisco, CA, and the stainless steel cups are both more durable and safer than plastic. Each set is available for $38. + Yield Design The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: green design , handcrafted leather , made in USA , on the go beverage solution , plastic alternative , reader submitted content , stainless steel cups , sustainable design , Sustainable Materials , Yield Cup , Yield Design        

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Classy Yield Cup Set Offers an Eco-Friendly Alternative to Plastic While on the Go

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The Yield Cup Set offers the perfect alternative to plastic for people who are always on the go. It combines one pair of stainless steel cups secured together by a handcrafted leather casing and sturdy brass hardware. The leather is vegetable tanned within the United States and crafted in San Francisco, CA, and the stainless steel cups are both more durable and safer than plastic. Each set is available for $38. + Yield Design The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: green design , handcrafted leather , made in USA , on the go beverage solution , plastic alternative , reader submitted content , stainless steel cups , sustainable design , Sustainable Materials , Yield Cup , Yield Design        

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Rose-Like Nano Coating Could Keep Airborne Viruses Out of Planes

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Photo via Shutterstock In another awesome project inspired by nature , scientists developed a new type of nano coating that makes a surface stay wet or keep it completely dry, and it never needs to be cleaned. Researchers at the University of Sydney created this newly discovered material by using raspberry-shaped nanoparticles that mimic the surface structure of a rose. Depending on the arrangement of these bundled particles, the surface can either repel water or soak it up like a sponge, and one of its many applications includes using it in airplanes to keep airborne viruses at bay. Read the rest of Rose-Like Nano Coating Could Keep Airborne Viruses Out of Planes Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: airplane , biomimicry , dirt repelant , does not need to be cleaned , fungi , medical technology , Medicine , microscopic , miniature , mold , nanoparticles , News , operation , rain , reduce mold in bathroom , repels water , research , School of Chemistry , science , stain resistant , stainless , surgery , things inspired by nature , University of Sidney , water resistant , waterproof        

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Gorgeous Lily Light Made with Bloomed Willow Shines at Tent London

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British designer Jess Shaw enjoys making imaginative, emotional lighting from all sorts of unusual materials. On past designs she has included goose and cock feathers, wire and rubber, in addition to a suite of other decontextualized materials. Her latest design, Lily Light, is a gorgeous chandelier made from bloomed willow that brings the countryside into any room. Read the rest of Gorgeous Lily Light Made with Bloomed Willow Shines at Tent London Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: biodegradable light , Botanical , eco-friendly chandelier , green home decor , green lighting , green materials , Jess Shaw , Lily Light , recycling / compost , willow lamp        

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University of Michigan’s Generation Solar Car to Compete in 1800-Mile World Solar Challenge

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The University of Michigan ’s (U-M) solar car, called the Generation , is a strange beast. A curved, asymmetrically lopsided vehicle that looks more like a motorcycle with a sidecar, the car’s solar panel makes it look like a solar flying carpet on wheels. Even so, the design team is convinced that the Generation is exceptionally well poised to finally win this year’s Bridgestone World Solar Challenge – a weeklong, 1,800 mile endurance race for solar-powered cars . Read the rest of University of Michigan’s Generation Solar Car to Compete in 1800-Mile World Solar Challenge Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Bridgestone World Solar Challenge , energy management , generation , green energy , green technology , News , Photovoltalics , races , Solar cells , solar panels , solar powered cars , university of michigan , world solar challenge        

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