Ami Bowman

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The rechargeable revolution: A better battery

Chemists are reinventing rechargeable cells to drive down costs and boost capacity.<p>The mobile world depends on lithium-ion batteries — today's …

ETH zurich achieves teleportation with quantum physics

<b>ETH zurich achieves teleportation with engineered quantum systems</b><br>superconducting circuit illustrates the proportions of the macroscopic electrical …

Quantum Mechanics

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Compostable tower made of fungi & agricultural waste to rise in NYC

We've seen the amazing versatility of biologically-based bricks, or "bio-bricks" -- be they made from bacteria, sand, mushrooms or even urine and …

Built Environment

Mirrored sun-catcher reflects sunlight into the home via smartphone (Video)

The drab, hollow days of winter make many of us (myself included) yearn for the glorious sun of summer -- or at least some kind of light therapy …

Light Bulbs

Upcycled cardboard boxes become stylish and comfortable eco-chairs

By perching a seat and back made from laminated upcycled cardboard onto a simple yet ingenious metal frame, Re-Ply has redesigned the recliner and …

Furniture

Bucketlight grows plants to liven up green-starved offices

Indoor office environments are typically known for their bloodless, fluorescent-lit and cubicled labyrinths rather than for lush, green interiors. …

The UK has more offshore wind power than all other countries... combined

I don't think the UK gets enough credit for its pioneering work in offshore wind power. It wasn't always easy, and it wasn't always cheap, but …

7 Powerful reasons why you should switch to reusable menstrual products

Over six years ago, I wrote about bleeding with pride by making one's own reusable menstrual pads. Switching over to reusables is a subject worth …

Menstruation

Incredible Animal Sculptures Made from Broken CDs

Turning Old Tech Into New Animals<p>Artist Sean Avery has a special talent -- turning old tech into interesting animal sculptures. Using old CDs and …

Tesla sold 6,892 electric cars in Q4 2013 and 22,477 in 2013, new details on Apple acquisition rumors

Over $2 billion in sales (not bad for a startup)<p>20 months after the first Model S was delivered for the first time to a customer, Tesla is doing …

Tesla

Is this the washing machine of the future? It uses 90% less water but there's a catch...

Washing clothes is a <i>huge</i> drain on freshwater resources. According to the EPA, the average washing machine uses about 41 gallons of water per load and …

Articles about 10 smart small spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit your mailboxes and newsstands in...<p>It’s All About Custom From an NYC Perspective (or...<p>This time …

Outdoor Spaces

Articles about best small spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

To find out the answer, we surveyed our panel of Dwell Pros.<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit your mailboxes and newsstands in...<p>Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great …

Small Spaces

Articles about look space saving furniture on Dwell.com - Dwell

Five ways to open up a space to give yourself some breathing room.<p>Ikea's biannual PS collection delves into small space living, inviting young designers from diverse cities across the world to...<p>Aalto, and Rietveld, and Panton—oh my! With the Herzog & de Meuron–designed Schaudepot, the Vitra Design …

San Francisco

BioLite supersizes its gadget-charging thermoelectric stove

BioLite's thermoelectric CampStove, which is similar to a rocket stove in design and allows users to cook their meals or heat water with just twigs …

Camping