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Floating Ocean Greenhouses Bring Fresh Food Closer To Megacities

His response was to develop Vereos, an idea for coastal cities with limited space for growing food. It’s a floating greenhouse that recycles …

40 DIY Wood Projects We Love

We’ve already done rope, and now we’re on to another rustic material we love: wood! It’s as basic of a material as clay and is constantly reinvented by DIYers, crafters, artists, hackers, and carpenters. To get inspired to create our own batch of cool wooden objects, we turned to our favorite …

Take Your Gardening Vertical with 14 DIY Living Walls

While there are a lot of things you could hang on your walls, we’re loving the living wall trend. Plants (literally!) bring life to your walls and freshen up a room. We’ve seen great examples of them both as indoor art and as part of a garden. Whether you pick up materials at the hardware store, …

A DIY Project That Makes You Smile: The Honeycomb Shelves

The honeycomb shelves, recently discovered on a beautiful mess, are funny sympathetic shelving units for a DIY project which will add a sense of …

Bike Shelf

Postfossil creates a shelf called “Shoes, Books and a Bike”, which enhances the bicycle as a means of green travel. Highlighted by the simplicity of …

America’s Oddly Beautiful Suburban Sprawl, Photographed From The Sky

In a new book, photographer Christoph Gielen shows us haunting images of our endlessly repetitive development.<p>Urban sprawl is the type of thing you tend to forget about if you’re living in it, except maybe when you’re stuck in traffic inching home after work. But it does a lot more than cause road …

Vertical farming explained: how cities could be food producers of the future

Populations are growing and cities are booming – but could we soon see skyscrapers turned into centres for crop production? From Chicago warehouses to the south pole growth chamber in Antarctica, the concept of growing food indoors is catching on. Plant scientist Dr Erik Murchie, from the …

Drink Cold, Frosty Beers With The Beer Glass Froster

There’s nothing like putting back a cold one at a bar. The tall, frothy glass can really make or break a great beer drinking experience. For those …

5 Reasons Why The Krups Infinity Slow Juice Extractor Is The Only Juicer You'll Ever Need

If you’re not juicing, you don’t know what you’re missing. Not only is it healthy for you, but they taste pretty good (depending on the recipe that …

10 Facts About Jeddah Tower, the Soon-To-Be Tallest Building in the World

<i>Updated May 17th, 2017</i><p>Construction has been delayed on the soon-to-be-tallest building in the world, Jeddah Tower in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Originally slated to open next year, it is now projected for completion in 2019, according to Global Construction News.<p>Once complete, the building will stand at …

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Typography Mania #233

Typography Mania is a weekly post series that comes around once a week with the best of Typography design submitted by our users at …

Urban Sprawl: Get Fat, Stay Poor, And Die In Car Crashes

A new report on metro density says it straight: Quality of life improves in compact cities.<p>That urban design improves the quality of people’s lives is an old idea. A new study, Measuring Sprawl 2014, now finds that people who live in densely populated regions benefit in many ways. In brief, they …

Monument Valley: The Most Beautiful Game You’ve Ever Seen

Residing somewhere between art and gameplay, the new iOS iPad title <i>Monument Valley</i> by ustwo is the sort of creation which reminds us the confines of …

Jot Pro Stylus Metal

As it turns out, nothing beats a good ol’ ballpoint for sketching out ideas. With the <b>Jot Pro,</b> you’ll go <b>from touchscreen finger-painting to fine art,</b> with the stroke of a <b>precision-tipped stylus.</b> Compatible with all capacitive devices, this tool features a fine tip combined with a clear precision …

Dual Tip Stylus Purple

We’re not saying you have fat fingers or anything, but Sausage Hands isn’t your run-of-the-mill nickname. It’s okay. We know it can be hard to navigate your tablet when you have baguettes for fingers. Your salvation lies in the <b>Estylo,</b> a super sexy <b>stylus for touchscreen devices.</b> It’s ergonomically …

Micro USB Cable Fluorescent

Whether it’s the striking good looks or <b>outstanding functionality,</b> you’ll become very attached to this <b>woven connector cable.</b> Balancing modern design, techie compatibility, and old world techniques, it will add an <b>unexpected element of beauty</b> to your daily life.<p>Whether it’s the striking good looks or</b> …

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Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Moderne Sans, La Bande, Encode Sans

Friday fresh free fonts is a series of free fonts posted every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts …

Wooden Qi Wireless Charger Eliminates Messy Cables, Also Incorporates Speaker and Clock Functions

Declutter your bedside table with the Wooden Qi Wireless Charger/Speaker/Clock that will help simplify your life. Charge your phone by simply placing …