An estimated 6.8 million Syrians have been forced to flee their homes due to the ongoing civil war, which has claimed over 100,000 lives since 2011. With many refugees struggling to find access to
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Photo © Shutterstock John C. Beale, a former senior advisor for the US Environmental Protection Agency, was sentenced to 32 months in prison Wednesday for defrauding the agency out of nearly $900,000
10 Landscape Design Projects That Turn Damaged and Neglected Spaces Into Healthy, Beautiful Environments
The High Line Park in NYC. Photo by Jill Fehrenbacher for Inhabitat Landscape architects frequently work to transform areas that contain industrial and toxic waste, infrastructure no longer in use, or
A father in Chamblee, Georgia was arrested in November for plugging in his Nissan Leaf at his son’s school while the 11-year-old played tennis. Kaveh Kamooneh arrived early on a Saturday morning and,
Between portable batteries and cases with built-in power, there are a multitude of ways to recharge your device on the go. Unfortunately, all of them require that you pre-charge the backup itself.
The European Parliament just passed a resolution this week that will require member states to install a specified number of electric vehicle charging stations and hydrogen and natural gas stations by
Voltaic Systems, manufacturer of solar chargers for smartphones, laptops and other electronic equipment, just launched a BOGO (Buy One Give One) campaign to help residents of Philippines whose lives were
The halls were packed with an enthusiastic crowd, and you could tell that the business of construction was back in a big way. The first place we hit was the Passive House Zone where a strong contingency
Treating each tiny Bonsai as if it were a deep-rooted full-sized tree, Aiba creates incredible buildings that wind around the boughs and branches. Using copper line, epoxy putty, plastic, resin and stone
Electronics that rely on batteries have the disadvantage of succumbing to obsolescence once their charging and discharging cycles have reached their limit, but one firm is moving away from that model.
Those attending the 43rd Tokyo Motor Show this week just got the first look at a vehicle that could change the taxi industry in tropical countries. TUM CREATE, a joint research program by Technische
A charging african lion is an alarming sight for most people - but for zoologist Kevin Richardson it's just the start of another day on a reserve in South Africa. Richardson wrestles with fully-grown
Have you been reading an e-book at the park when suddenly your device's battery starts gasping its last? The sun may be shining bright, but there you are, stranded without an outlet. CarrierClass, a
As the population of EV owners begins to grow, California-based software and service company Recargo is conducting research into their driving habits. Last week, the firm released "PlugInsights", a
Keeping your power-hungry smartphones charged with cables and portable batteries may be a thing of the past as two engineering students have figured out a way to charge them with Wi-Fi. Allen Hawkes and
Unveiled in Rome, Italy in September 2013, the structure was developed as an attempt to reinvent a typical trade show pavilion. Its dynamic form and energy efficiency is reminiscent of Frei Otto's
Kia is hard at work on a new electric version of the 2015 Kia Soul, which is set to arrive in the U.S. next year. On the outside, the 2015 Soul EV will look almost identical to the standard Soul, and
Tesla Motors just completed the West Coast Supercharger Corridor, a network of electric vehicle charging stations that stretches all the way from San Diego, California to Vancouver, British Columbia.
Utah State University has tested a first-of-its-kind electric bus that is capable of charging itself through wireless induction technology. Dubbed 'the Aggie Bus', the e-bus uses a high-power,
Swedish automaker Volvo just announced that it's working on a wireless inductive charger for electric vehicles. The charging pad is able to wireless charge any EV that parks above it using an
It’s not often that we see oil companies making serious environmental initiatives an integral part of their corporate portfolio, but at least one company is seemingly coming out as a leader by
BioLite knows a thing or two about emergency preparedness. The Brooklyn-based company was on the front lines during Hurricane Sandy, and its USB-charging CampStoves made national news for their role in
A big hurdle facing potential electric vehicle owners is installing the equipment to charge their new car at home. Installing a home charging station can be a complicated process, often involving
Ford set a new speed record at the Daytona International Speedway using a racing car equipped with a pickup truck engine. Racer Colin Braun reached 222.971 mph (358.837 km/h) in a single lap that smashed
Like all of the Solar Decathlon homes, the Radiant House takes its energy from the ubiquitous California sun vis–à–vis a 7.14kW solar array attached to an innovative rooftop racking system. That
The Dancing Screen by Eleonora Nicoletti is a dynamic architectural installation that generates electric power from the sun. Nicoletti designed the screen as a charging point for passers-by to quickly
Tesla's new Supercharger network is a fast, free way for Model S drivers to quickly recharge their vehicles. Even though Tesla has announced plans to rapidly expand its network, CHAdeMO fast charging
NRG eVgo just unveiled the first electric vehicle charging station capable of powering up any EV on the market! Located in San Diego, the station features a new SAE combination plug, a CHAdeMO DC
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