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Rock-and-Roll Dandies Through the Years

Stylish rockers are the nucleus of the classic rock and roll philosophy. One cannot survive without the other - a singer's personal style and his music are inextricably linked.<p>From 1960s British mods to soulful crooners to psychedelic guitarists, musicians from every genre have used fashion as a …

A Beginner’s Guide To Modular Homes

<b>Modular homes</b> are becoming a <b>more and more popular home construction</b> choice, due to a variety of factors and conveniences. If you’ve ever wondered …

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This colorful tree is designed to grow 40 types of fruit

Even the most beautiful trees tend to bloom in only a single color, but artist Sam Van Aken is growing trees that turn into a kaleidoscopic array of flowers come spring. A project of his, the "Tree of 40 Fruit," has Van Aken grafting 40 different stone fruit branches onto a single tree, ultimately …

Artist Isaac Cordal Leaves Miniature Cement Skeletons on the Streets of Mexico | Colossal

<p>Artist Isaac Cordal (previously) is well-known for his creation and placement of miniature cement figures in public places around the world as part …

Every Time You Shower, This Gadget Makes Energy From The Extra Heat

What if the heat could be recaptured to keep the shower hot? After working with a team on 4,700 different experiments and iterations, engineer David …

These Islands Are Sucking Up Pollution From The Water They're Floating In

That’s where these green islands come in. Like floating water treatment plants, they combine the greenery you’d see in a traditional wetland with a …

The Science Of Cool

What makes one consumer design cool and not another?<p>Take a look at the two water bottles below. The one on the left is pretty much your standard water bottle design: tall, clear, probably crinkly. The one on the right feels a bit less conventional, with its sleek aluminum shell shaped like an …

This Algae-Powered Building Actually Works

We first covered the BIQ last Spring. More recently, we caught up with Jan Wurm, an architect and materials specialist at Arup, one of the companies …

How Rooftop Farms Yield 20 Times More Produce Than Traditional Farms

As more and more people move to cities, the demand for access to fresher, more nutritious foods continues to rise. Brooklyn-based Gotham Greens builds greenhouses on urban rooftops. Inside the greenhouses, the company grows vegetables that don't have to make the long journey most food makes from …

The most promising technology for cleaning up ocean plastic is a giant wheel

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>There are at least one million tons of plastic in the ocean. Creative solutions abound, but few strike marine conservation experts as practical or praise-worthy. Too often, says ecologist Andrew David Thaler, projects like floating plastic-filter machines amount to little …

This Smog-Eating Laundry Detergent Turns Your Clothing Into Air Purifiers

For the last few years, researchers at the Catalytic Clothing project have been testing a pollution-fighting laundry detergent that coats clothing in …