Art & Design Transit & Auto

Electric Camper: Tiny Geometric House on Wheels

Not only is this highly unusual-looking vehicle a hand-made camper – it runs on electricity. Built from plywood, fiberglass, epoxy resin, bicycle parts and an electric motor, ‘Golden Gate’ by San Francisco artist Jay Nelson is reminiscent of all of those amazing hand-crafted house trucks from the 1970s, but with a very modern power source.
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Home & Garden

Green Kitchen Makeover: 20+ Eco-Friendly Choices

Whether you’re building a new kitchen from scratch or just updating your old one, there are a lot of opportunities to choose environmentally friendly fixtures and appliances that will reduce your demands for resources and make your kitchen a healthier place to prepare food. This guide to green kitchens will help you determine what eco-friendly […]
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Home & Garden

Plant Outside the Box: 14 Strange & Unusual Gardening Products

Who says you have to stick to boring terra-cotta pots, bags of fertilizer and pouches of seeds? Paper faces that sprout seedlings, fertilizing gnomes, pots that seem to float in the sky and planters you can wear are so much more fun. These 14 cool and unusual gardening products are far outside the ordinary, providing […]
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Art & Design Nature & Ecosystems Science & Research

Himalaya Water Towers: Artificial Vertical Glaciers

The Himalaya Water Tower is more than just the winner of the 2012 Skyscraper Competition, it’s a visionary solution to looming water management problems caused by the melting of glaciers in the world’s tallest mountain range due to climate change. If replicated in quantity, this innovative tower could some day ensure steady supplies of fresh water for future generations.
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Home & Garden

DIY Greenhouses: 10 Structures You Can Build Yourself

Whether you’re a master gardener known for your brimming spring gardens or just a beginner starting a few small plants indoors, you can create a custom eco-friendly greenhouse made from reclaimed materials that’s suited to your needs. These 10 DIY greenhouse ideas range from beautiful and complex freestanding greenhouses made of reclaimed windows to super-simple, […]
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