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Couple Lives Off-the-Grid in Incredible Floating, Self-Sustainable Home

Since 1992, husband and wife Wayne Adams and Catherine King have lived completely off-the-grid in a floating home made of 12 platforms in Cypress Bay, British Columbia. The Canadian couple and their two kids are completely self-sustaining, eating whatever King grows in her garden as well as the …

Off-grid

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You've decided to join the shipping container revolution.<p>I wish I could see this cool new pop-up shop in person, but alas, it's in Manhattan and only until October 31. It's the first...<p>Would you like to benefit from the best construction or construction firm equipment sales through online? Then you …

Shipping Containers

Feeding 11 Billion People

Given that humans have been toiling away at agriculture for more than 5,000 years, it’s kind of surprising that we aren’t better at it. The reality …

Trek-in prefab cabin offers luxury sustainable lodgings for campers

1/15<p>Trek In Hikers Cabin-Moodworks Architecture<p>Trek-In is a prefab cabin designed for campers and those seeking solitude in beautiful natural …

Apple is making a major environmental commitment in the most polluting country on the planet

Apple is launching a major new environmental initiative in China as part of its commitment to "power all its operations worldwide on 100% renewable energy."<p>Partnering with the World Wildlife Fund, the Cupertino company plans to "protect as much as 1 million acres of responsibly managed working …

Renewable Energy

Solar-powered Ecocapsule lets you live off-the-grid anywhere in the world

Is your dream to live off-grid in any place of your choosing? The tiny egg-shaped Ecocapsule could be the low-energy home you’re looking for. …

Solar Panels

Spray-On Solar Power Will Likely Soon Change The World

• Home<br>• ><br>• Energy<br>• ><br>• Spray-On Solar Power Will Likely Soon Change The World<p>posted 3 years ago<br>Categories: Energy<p>New Energy Technologies is developing the …

NASA is investing in eco-friendly supersonic airplane travel

Unless you have access to a F-22 fighter jet, you probably haven’t been able to fly faster than the speed of sound since the last Concorde flight in 2003. NASA wants to change this. The agency said that it is spending over $6 million to fund research into cheaper and greener supersonic travel.<p>This …

Aviation

Meet The Woman Building Stunning Sustainable Homes From Bamboo

Not only are these bamboo buildings made from a highly sustainable super-plant, they are probably the most amazing homes we´ve ever seen, too.<p>Image …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Amsterdam's new 3D-printed steel bridge is revolutionizing the building industry

Heijmans, the innovative Dutch construction company behind the smart highway and glowing Van Gogh-inspired bicycle paths, has unveiled their latest …

3D Printing

NASA-Inspired Hydroponic Garden Grows Plants in a Compact Ferris Wheel

Using one of NASA's discarded ideas as inspiration, design firm DesignLibero developed a rotary hydroponic garden known as <i>The Green Wheel</i>. This futuristic invention allows plants to rotate around a light source as gravity optimizes plant production. Over the years, NASA has come up with several …

Plants

World’s first 3D-printed supercar is one of the greenest cars around

Green cars are more popular than ever, but the manufacturing process for even the greenest car is still pretty dirty. Automotive designer Kevin …

3D Color Images Of The Brain Reveal Its Glorious Unseen Detail

A huge undertaking that could help researchers visualize neurological diseases<p>The human brain remains one of the most mysterious organs in the human body. However, an imaging technique tested on mice brains and developed by a group of researchers including from Harvard, MIT, and Boston University, …

Watch this robotic water-strider hop on top of water

Why swim when you can jump? An international team of scientists led by Seoul National University has designed a tiny mechanical water-strider – a robot that can leap off the water's surface the way the pond-skimmers do in real life.<p>The robot, described in the journal Science, sheds light on how …

The Month In Plagues: A New Ebola Vaccine, Black Market Therapeutic Parasites, And More

A plague of links from around the web<p>Your monthly roundup of infestations, contagions, and controls from around the web.<p><b>In outbreak news</b><p>The Ebola outbreak continues, and Erika Check Hayden has a great piece in Wired about the difficulties in finding a treatment, which also explains why antibody …

Test Tower For Magnetic Levitation Elevators Almost Ready

Going up ... and sideways<p>Like something out of <i>Total Recall</i>, the architecture firm ThyssenKrupp wants to build elevators that go up, down, and sideways.<p>How do you test such a contraption? Well, first you have to build a giant Rapunzel-style tower, apparently. ThyssenKrupp announced this week that …

Sugary drinks blamed for removal of toddlers' rotten teeth

Children as young as 18 months are having multiple rotten teeth pulled out as parents feed toddlers soft drinks through sipper bottles, and chocolate …

How you are killing your IQ every day

<b>1 Tucking into a full English breakfast</b><p>Consuming large amounts of soggy saturated fats (bacon, buttery toast and fried eggs) hamper the brain's …

Thailand’s ecotourism hot spots: a quick guide to sustainable travel in the Land of Smiles

While Thailand benefits from being one of the top 10 most touristed nations on earth, welcoming 25 million annual visitors presents considerable challenges for the sustainability of its natural environment and rich cultural traditions. Fortunately, minimising your footprint in Thailand has never …

Asia Travel

Essential Bali travel tips: what to know before you go

From navigating the crowds to being monkey-savvy, there are a few tricks to getting the best out of a trip to Bali. We’ve rounded up 15 top tips to bank for your next visit to the Island of the Gods.<p>Expect crowds<p>One of the most touristed islands on earth, Bali isn’t exactly an untouched paradise. …

Asia Travel

Eight great outdoor adventures in Boston

Let’s go outside and play! Everybody knows that Boston puts on a good art show and gives an excellent history lesson. But this compact city is also blessed with beaches and bike trails, islands and ice rinks, rivers and running routes, not to mention one vast, blue beautiful harbor.<p>So when you’re …

New England

48 hours in Newcastle

For many years the Australian port city of Newcastle, a two-hour drive north of Sydney, has been on the brink of big things. Coal, steel and timber was once this city's lifeblood but the cultural, the gastronomical and the creatively entrepreneurial have been on the rise for a long while. …

Travel

Best things to do in summer in Japan

Summer<p>in much of Japan is hot and can be unrelentingly humid, but it’s also the season for top festivals, mass folk dancing, mountain hikes, and enjoying a cold beer on a city rooftop. If you’re travelling in Japan between June and September, carry a fan and make the most of these summertime …

Japan

Tribal traditions in the UAE

Rajan Datar heads to a very special welcoming ceremony to find out how traditional mountain life is being preserved.<p>Rajan Datar heads to a very special welcoming ceremony to find out how traditional mountain life is being preserved.<p><i>BBC's Travel Show brings you the latest insider travel news, a</i> …

Travel

Do You Need Travel Insurance? This Tool Will Put It Into Perspective

When you spend a good chunk of your savings on a trip, it's hard to decide whether or not to spend even more on travel insurance. ConsumerAffairs has …

Travel