Haley Harrington

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European Countries Leading the Way Towards Clean Energy

February 26, 2015<p>Science has spoken, and the evidence is real. Climate change is happening, and it’s on track to spin out of control. Phasing out …

Renewable Energy

Australia’s first carbon-positive prefab house produces more energy than it consumes

1/11<p>Carbon Positive House by ArchiBlox<p>Australian architecture firm ArchiBlox recently unveiled Australia’s first carbon-positive prefab home that’s …

30 Of The World’s Most Breathtaking Hiking Trails You Must Visit

Hikers brave the harshest climates, the highest peaks and most forbidding terrains to experience the Earth like no others possible could. Whether …

Hiking

Portland is now powered by water pipes and flushing toilets

Portland residents can now generate green electricity simply by turning on their water taps and flushing their toilets. Fast Company reports that the …

300+ Awesome Free Internet Resources You Should Know

Sit back and let the hottest tech news come to you by the magic of electronic mail.<p>Prefer to get the news as it happens? Follow us on social media.

Flower Power: Advancing Solar Panels With Nature

<i>This article was originally published in September 2012 on the Energy Realities blog.</i><p>Solar power stations take up a lot of room. They need either vast arrays of photovoltaic panels, which convert sunlight directly into electricity, or of mirrors, which direct it towards a boiler, in order to raise …

Renewable Energy

The Best Places in the World to Travel If You're on a Budget

<i>This post originally appeared on Domainehome.com.</i><p>Cost doesn’t have to stand in the way of your dream trip. If you’re yearning for a major travel …

This Nonprofit Provides Free Energy Audits for Small Businesses

One way for small businesses to green up their operations can be through choosing a renewable energy source, whether it’s a rooftop solar …

Sustainability

Is the Road to Solar a Solar Road?

If solar power is ever to truly hit the mainstream, we’re going to need a lot more solar panels in a lot more places. Roofs alone won’t do the trick. …

Top 10: Photos: World's Best Picnic Spots

Have a snack while you're soaking in the sights. Here are some of the most beautiful spots for a picnic.

Travel Photography

This Sleek Electric Bike Runs On Solar Power, So You Never Need To Plug It In

Just as long as you don’t mind letting your $8,500 bike sit outside to charge.<p>Unlike most electric bicycles, a new carbon-fiber e-bike from Italy never needs to plugged in. As the bike sits outside in the sun–or as you ride down the street–built-in solar panels automatically charge the battery.<p>“We …

Electric Bikes

10 Great National Parks You’ve Never Heard Of

Tucked away in Colorado’s southwestern corner, the sheer scale of this 48-mile-long canyon takes most visitors by surprise. Sculpted by the Gunnison …

National Parks

Top 10 Island Cities

These unique, water-bound metropolises redefine urban living.<p><i>This list was first published in the National Geographic book</i> The World's Best Cities<i>.</i><p><b>Trogir, Croatia</b><br>Take an afternoon stroll with gelato in hand through the medieval maze of streets. Blessed with stunning nature and an easygoing pace of …

European Travel

Top 10 Food Cities

What makes an urban legend? A dish so unforgettable it becomes just as famous as its birthplace.<p><i>This list was first published in the National Geographic book</i> The World's Best Cities<i>.</i><p><b>Louisville, Kentucky</b><br>Invented as a midnight snack for revelers at the Brown Hotel (335 W. Broadway), Hot Brown, an …

Cooking

Five Great Bicycle Routes in Europe

Planes, trains, and automobiles certainly provide travelers with an edge when it comes to getting the most mileage out of Europe’s dreamy, castle-flecked landscapes. But there’s a price to pay: We end up being passive observers, rather than participants in the journey itself.<p>Touring Europe by …

European Travel

Top 10 Underappreciated Parks

From vast wilderness to varied history, from swamp to desert, these places should be more famous.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything—National Parks</i><p>Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon deserve the appreciation they receive, but the National Park System includes nearly 400 units, …

Incredible street art tours

Streetwear

How to Stay Consistent When You're Scaling Rapidly | Inc.com

In January 2014 Porch.com announced a strategic partnership with Lowe's home improvement that would ultimately place Porch in every Lowe's store in the country (over 1,700 all told) by May 2014.<p>Coming out of that announcement, we knew that we would need to hire aggressively over the course of the …

Business Development

Decorative and flexible solar panels become part of interior design and the appearance of objects

(<i>Nanowerk News</i>) VTT Technical Centre of Finland has developed and utilized a mass production method based on printing technologies allowing the …

Before you join an accelerator, here’s how to do due diligence

There has been a proliferation of accelerators as of late, especially in the healthcare realm, but some are better than others, and entrepreneurs have differing takes on why they did or didn’t join them. Meanwhile, in the wider industry, we’ve been hearing quite a bit of debate about whether or not …

Startups

Design Lab Workshop merges 3D printing with solar energy for glowing architecture

Jan 13, 2015 | By Simon<p>As more architects look into ways of using additive manufacturing as a way of constructing their buildings, we’ve been seeing …

10 of the Best European Train Trips

Our ten favorite European trains don’t necessarily offer the fastest journeys—just the most memorable. All aboard!<p>Much of European train travel is about efficiency and comfort—punctually leaving and arriving and having a cozy seat or sleeper compartment in which to devour the latest issue of the</i> …

Trains

Sustainable photoluminescent architecture has the potential to light up the night

Architect Eleonora Nicoletti has a rather bright idea: she’s proposing the use of photoluminescent architecture that glows in the dark without …

Architecture

2014: The year we reinvented meat

Move over, cows and chickens<p>The companies that did the most to change the food system this year weren't the ones that got rid of the antibiotics in their otherwise undesirable offerings (à la Chick-fil-A) or that marketed themselves as more sustainable fast food alternatives (hello, Chipotle). …

8 Books That Will Help Any Technical Entrepreneur | Inc.com

As serial technical entrepreneurs, Laura Smoliar and Ted Hou have had plenty of occasions to figure out what they don't know. One way to fill the gaps: Good books. At a talk earlier this month hosted by Columbia Startup Lab, the duo presented their list of best books for entrepreneurs, with a …

Entrepreneurship

How computer-aided organic architecture could change the city of the future

We’ve seen the future of architecture and design, and it’s at the intersection of biology, computing, and engineering.<p>While many architects these days put up buildings loaded with energy-saving features and attractive, sustainable design, one company is taking its approach to being green to another …