A Detroit native, Molly strongly supports the movement for green design and innovation. She moved to New York years ago to attend the Christie's MA in Art Business program. After spending most of her time with 19th Century American paintings, she joined the living art world, and has become a freelance writer and researcher for artists, galleries, and curators. She most recently spent a summer studying Art Crime in Italy, and that is all she is allowed to say about that.
The Chicago Auto Show is just around the corner and the word on the street is that Toyota, already the leader in green car design, is poised to steal the show by premiering their latest hybrid
The Lightning Car Company is creating not only one of the best looking green vehicles, but also one of the most impressive feats of engineering beneath the hood. While most EV's power up with
A new smartphone app made by the folks at CORA may soon be available to eco-savvy individuals and businesses who are looking to make use of, or donate, old materials in lieu of sending them off
photo of the Nelson Atkins Museum by Steven Holl Architects The Houston Museum of Fine Arts has just chosen Steven Holl Architects to design a new building for their expansive institution.
McDonald's and other fast food chains have quietly announced that they will stop selling "Pink Slime" beef - a form of second-grade meat that is treated with a nasty ammonia process to eliminate
Since 2004, the number of honeybees in the U.S. has been nearly cut in half. While similar massive declines are prevalent around the world, scientists are still trying to figure out what exactly
If you're planning to visit Iceland, bring a coat (or several!) - situated just south of the Arctic Circle, the Nordic country has a frigid climate. With winter temperatures in the negative
A cadmium spill in the Liu River of southern China has police and emergency personnel scrambling to clean and protect the water supply of a major city in its path. Despite three previous clean
What makes a home worth a million dollars? How about a billion dollars? Irish artist Frank Buckley has taken this question to its logical extreme by building his very own home made from 1.4
Tim Cook Outraged Over New York Times Accusations That Apple Abuses Worker’s Rights in Chinese Factories
Today a leaked internal email from Apple CEO Tim Cook expressed outrage over the New York Times' scathing exposé revealing the harsh working conditions of Apple's many Chinese suppliers. Cook
The U.S. Department of Energy has just announced the location of the 2013 Solar Decathlon - as well as the 20 lucky teams who will be competing for green design glory! After being kicked off the
As divers and rescue workers continue to provide aid to the massive shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship, a thin contaminant slick has begun to appear on the surface, raising concerns of
The Toyota 2000GT is often hailed as the pinnacle of Japanese sports cars, and we were excited to see one of these babies turned into a solar powered electric vehicle. As reported
Nobody likes to be jolted out of bed by a buzzing alarm clock. Austrian designer Vera Wiedermann has created a pretty and peaceful solution to the daily ear-ringing with her water-powered
Researchers have released the worrisome results of a study showing that there is a 70% possibility of a 7.0 magnitude earthquake hitting Tokyo in the next four years and a whopping 98%
Designed in collaboration with Austrian lighting company Zumtobel, the eL Masterpiece measures a statuesque nine feet long by almost 3 feet in diameter, and it weighs in at a massive 350 pounds!
Found 8,000 feet above sea level, the Muottas Muragl is only reachable by helicopter or specialized trams that run on a strict schedule from the village below. Focusing on quality rather than
The Round Tower was run down by fire and neglect over many years before De Matos Ryan Architects renovated it into a modern residence. Naturally lit and ventilated by a central open courtyard,
The restaurant itself can accomodate 14 people and includes a beautiful wrap-around terrace boasting panoramic views of turquoise water. Built entirely with rustic, local materials, the
With its aerodynamic body and hourglass grill, the Lexus LF-LC Sports Coupe Concept Car is one of the most futuristic and innovative hybrid vehicles we've ever seen from the luxury auto maker,
EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS: Volkswagen Reveals Its Secret E-Bugster Electric Beetle Concept at the Detroit Auto Show
We asked Volkswagon representatives about the quirky moniker (our suggestion; drop the "E") - apparently the design is meant to be an electric roadster version of the iconic VW Beetle (or what
Volkswagen really stepped up their green game at the 2012 NAIAS as this new Jetta makes them one of the very few automakers that offers both clean-diesel and hybrid versions of the same vehicle.
Lexus just released the first photos of its hot new LF-LC Hybrid sports coupe a week before its official unveiling at theDetroit Auto Show. While details of what exactly is under the hood have
Hong Kong-based architectural firm 10 Design recently unveiled their design for a landmark green urban planning museum in northeast China that will set the standard for a citywide overhaul. The
The southern-most area of the home holds the multi-use dining and lounge room. This unique area features a collapsible clear glass wall that can be opened up to the wooded area behind the house.
These beautiful teacups made by Swedish artist Cecilia Levy are not only beautiful to look at but also light on the environment! Made from recycled book pages, each cup and saucer is a unique
Pvilion has been very busy lately developing flexible energy-harnessing materials for a number of uses including solar powered pavilions and architectural applications. Their latest innovation
French artisan Alain Bellino took his craft to the dark side when he welded a number of leftover metal pieces together to create this surprisingly realistic Darth Vader bust. Bellino saves
Providing ample seating while entertaining guests can be a challenge - especially if you live in a small space and don't have room for lots of chairs. To solve this problem, Dutch designer
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