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An inside look at the world's largest solar-powered boat

Catamarans are fairly odd-looking boats, but earlier this week a special breed was docked at the North Cove Marina in Lower Manhattan. Alongside the typical handful of South Florida-based yachts that pop up here during the summer was an angular, flat-topped catamaran with a glistening blue deck …

TEST DRIVE: A Quick Drive Around Manhattan in the 2013 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid

Ford has made great strides in the last few years with its new electrified lineup. The automaker now offers five different electric or hybrid models …

Can a music festival be sustainable? Pickathon is finding out

Music festivals have become big business in the music industry. According to CBS News, “the festival scene is thriving, with concert ticket sales …

Festivals

U.S. Special Forces Turn To Electric Motorcycles For Stealth

One of the aspects of U.S. Special Operations Forces which can make or break a mission is the ability to get in and out of a hot zone quietly. Having …

Sun-Sculpted NYC Tower To Cast Minimal Shadows

When the High Line park was opened in New York City’s Lower West Side in 2009, it was a victory not only for adaptive reuse advocates and urban …

Could Golden Nanoparticles Transform Trees Into Street Lights?

Street lights are an important part of our urban infrastructure—they light our way home and make the roads safe at night. But what if we could create …

Taking A Tesla Model S For A Spin, Part 1

I recently took delivery of my Tesla Model S, and it brings me back to a time when the word ‘electric’ stood for cool, as in electric fantastic, …

How a White or Green Roof Can Keep Your Building Up to 84% Cooler This Summer

The benefits of white and green roofs are nothing new to us, but a recent study by two top NYC universities has shed light on just how effective …

Auto dealers try to sneak in a bill that would put "Tesla out of business in New York"

Elon Musk, Tesla's CEO, didn't have much time to relax after unveiling his company's battery-swapping technology. He's already under attack by auto …

Nissan Unveils the World's Fastest Electric Racing Car

Nissan just unveiled the world’s fastest electric race car – the ZEOD RC! The ZEOD RC uses the same lithium-ion battery technology as the Nissan …

Electric Vehicles

Vinylize Recycles Old Vinyl Records into Stylin' Glasses

Budapest-based Vinylize has created a sharp set of eyewear made from recycled vinyl records. The company uses a laser cutter to craft old records …

Vinyl Records

Aerospace Giant Developing Sustainable Aircraft Options

EADS is no slouch when it comes to the aerospace sector, employing over 140,000 people worldwide. It is therefore encouraging to see the parent …

Natural Swimming Ponds Ditch the Chemicals

This gorgeous swimming pool isn’t a typical chlorine-filled watering hole–it’s actually a natural swimming pond that relies on plants to filter the …

The Globe (Hedron) Is a Geodesic Greenhouse for Urban Farmers

Predicting food shortages in the 21st century, Zurich-based UrbanFarmers AG and Conceptual Devices have teamed up to produce plans for the Globe …

Aquaponics

Tesla introduces robot mechanics to swap out electric car batteries

Tesla’s electric Model S sedans were stacking up on Thursday outside the company’s Los Angeles design studio, to the consternation of passing traffic. Once inside, valets lined them up for a complimentary super-charging, but the four chargers weren’t nearly enough, since a full charge takes twenty …

Electric Vehicles