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BKLYN Designs Sneak Peek: Oscar’s Bed from CASAKids

BKLYN Designs Sneak Peek: Oscar’s Bed from CASAKids

CASAKids Design by Roberto Gil is at the top of the list of eco-friendly children's furniture favorites at Inhabitots. We're thrilled to be privy to this sneak peek of the very latest offering from

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Build Your Own Modular Furniture With Life-Sized Lego Bricks!

Build Your Own Modular Furniture With Life-Sized Lego Bricks!

We recently spotted these colorful life-sized lego furniture designs and our inner child just melted. Although there is nothing particularly remarkable (or eco-friendly) about the materials used to make

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Win A $300 Electrolux Vacuum in Our Spring Greening Giveaway!

Win A $300 Electrolux Vacuum in Our Spring Greening Giveaway!

Spring is here and you know what THAT means... It's time for SPRING CLEANING! While the process can be tedious and tiresome, there’s nothing more satisfying than sitting in a sparkling space that’s

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Jigsaw Puzzle Stool by VivaTerra!

Jigsaw Puzzle Stool by VivaTerra!

From picture frames to even sandwiches, we love all things jigsaw! And now we can add these clever wooden stools to the list! Made from sustainably produced, plantation-grown sheesham wood, each stool

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Elevated Living’s Hooked Up Eco-Friendly Tree Houses

Elevated Living’s Hooked Up Eco-Friendly Tree Houses

These aren't your granddaddy's treehouses! Elevated Living takes, well, elevated living (as their name implies) to the next level with their souped up green tree homes which feature outdoor living spaces,

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Hut-Hut Modern “Rocking Horse” by Kalon Studios

Hut-Hut Modern “Rocking Horse” by Kalon Studios

If you want to hook your little one up with a rocking horse but worry that a colorful wooden pony won't exactly match the rest of the grown up decor in your living room, check out Hut Hut! Designed by

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“Eames House” Alphabet Blocks For Mid-Century Modern Tots

“Eames House” Alphabet Blocks For Mid-Century Modern Tots

If  you want to teach your tot about modern design but don't think they're quite ready to hit the textbooks just yet, check out these rad alphabet blocks by House Industries. Drawing inspiration from

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Cardboard Cat Playhouses for Free Wheelin’ Felines

Cardboard Cat Playhouses for Free Wheelin’ Felines

The average housecat may sleep for 18 hours a day, but we've all seen frisky felines frolic during their wakeful hours -- and they can really tear it up. When we spotted these cardboard Cat Playhouses, we

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Awesome Recycled Robot Sculptures by Gordon Bennett

Awesome Recycled Robot Sculptures by Gordon Bennett

Gordon Bennett takes seemingly useless junk and frankensteins it into what we consider the coolest robots this side of the Mississippi. His trashy treasures were recently displayed in the window of the

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Postcarden Pop-Up Greeting Cards Transform into Mini Living Gardens!

Postcarden Pop-Up Greeting Cards Transform into Mini Living Gardens!

Spring is in the air! Why not deliver a little piece of it to your favorite person via a Postcarden pop-up card? These adorable and clever greeting cards transform into mini gardens right on your table,

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74 Year Old to Trek Across America in a Solar Powered Stroller

74 Year Old to Trek Across America in a Solar Powered Stroller

Once a veteran marathoner, 74 year old Bruce Maynard now battles major knee problems -- but his age and physical setbacks are not thwarting him from planning his upcoming journey across America in a solar

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5 Green Finds for the Kids on St. Patrick’s Day

5 Green Finds for the Kids on St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick's Day is the perfect day to get in the green spirit! Apart from cladding your kids in green garb so they won't receive any of those pesky pinches, why not give them a little something

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Chef Daniel Angerer Defends Cheese Made From Wife’s Breast Milk

Chef Daniel Angerer Defends Cheese Made From Wife’s Breast Milk

Last week, we brought you news about Chef Daniel Angerer's special cheese made from his wife's breast milk, and boy did that open a can of worms! While we expected knee-jerk 'EEEWWW' reactions from

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NYC Chef Daniel Angerer Serves Up Breast Milk Cheese

NYC Chef Daniel Angerer Serves Up Breast Milk Cheese

How adventurous would you say you are when it comes to trying new foods? If you’re the type of person who will put anything on your plate, we’ve got one culinary escapade we dare you to try. New York

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METI School in Bangledesh, Hand Built by Locals Using Natural Resources

METI School in Bangledesh, Hand Built by Locals Using Natural Resources

The METI school in Rudrapur Dinajpu, Bangledesh teaches the invaluable lesson of green design through its very earthen structure. Architects Anna Heringer and Eike Roswag directed a team of local parents,

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A Modern and Eco-Friendly Dollhouse by Brinca Dada

A Modern and Eco-Friendly Dollhouse by Brinca Dada

Our modern kids certainly don't need to subscribe their imaginations to antiquated Victorian dollhouses. So why not replace those uptight, dim monstrosities with something a little more in-tune with the

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Electric Train Ruins Reborn into Green Amusement Park in Lima

Electric Train Ruins Reborn into Green Amusement Park in Lima

Spanish group Basurama is esteemed for “generating spaces and installations that make us reflect about what we throw away.” Their latest example of turning trash to treasure is this Ghost

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Lego ‘Crawler Town,’ A Toy City on Wheels Roaming a Barren Planet

Lego ‘Crawler Town,’ A Toy City on Wheels Roaming a Barren Planet

Crawler Town is a concept mobile Lego city by designer Dave DeGobbi that “roams the barren wastes of a post steam-punk world after cataclysmic climate change do to excessive coal use.” Forlorn

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La Casa de Botellas: Argentinian Home Made Out of Recycled Plastic Bottles

La Casa de Botellas: Argentinian Home Made Out of Recycled Plastic Bottles

La Casa de Botellas, created by the Alfredo Santa Cruz family in Puerto Iguazu, Argentina, was constructed from thousands of PET plastic bottles, and was designed as “a tool for promoting ecological and

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GREEN BUSINESS PROFILE: Unplugged on a Rug

GREEN BUSINESS PROFILE: Unplugged on a Rug

5 Lessons About Small Business You Can Learn From Your Kids If you own your own business and have small kids, you probably know that it ain't easy to find a balance between the two. But for two moms in

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Build Your Own Treehouse in 6 Easy Steps

Build Your Own Treehouse in 6 Easy Steps

Building a treehouse for your kids is no longer a tall order with this flatpak DIY treehouse design from Dutch designers Rogier Martens and Sam van Veluw of Aandeboom. The Zelfbouwboomhut

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Swirl: A Washing Machine in a Ball for Laundry in Developing Nations

Swirl: A Washing Machine in a Ball for Laundry in Developing Nations

Imagine if you could kick, bunt and play your way to clean clothing. Well Swirl, an innovative new concept for easy laundering on the go lets people do just that. This colorful ball (which we wish had

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Portable Flatpack High Chair Made from 100% Recycled Cardboard

Portable Flatpack High Chair Made from 100% Recycled Cardboard

Have things gotten a bit cramped in your home since welcoming a new baby? Belkiz Feedaway is the perfect solution to recoup some space. Certainly sturdy enough to support a smiling little guy (or gal!)

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ROCCO: A Kinetic Energy Harvesting Rocking Horse

ROCCO: A Kinetic Energy Harvesting Rocking Horse

If you’ve got a toddler running about the house you may have asked yourself “Isn’t there some way I could put all of that energy to good use?” Well the folks who came up with

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Typography “Letterbox” Blocks Teach Kids the Art of Font Design

Typography “Letterbox” Blocks Teach Kids the Art of Font Design

Typical alphabet building blocks a bit too square for your kids? Letterboxes are a prototype toy from The Design Office that would foster their understanding of font design before they can even pronounce

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Caboodle is a Prefab Cardboard Condo for Your Cat

Caboodle is a Prefab Cardboard Condo for Your Cat

We're all about prefab homes for humans, but cats need shelter too! Luckily, there's Caboodle - a corrugated cardboard modular condo that your feline friends will be delighted to move their little cat

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Win an Exclusive Collection of Mama K’s Aromatic Play Clay Valued at $105!

Win an Exclusive Collection of Mama K’s Aromatic Play Clay Valued at $105!

Don't forget to enter this week's Inhabitots giveaway to win an exclusive gift pack of yummy smelling Mama K's Aromatic Play Clay for your tot! Worth $105, this awesome clay kit is kid-safe, 100% natural,

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Cola Powered Toy Car is Fueled by Sugar

Cola Powered Toy Car is Fueled by Sugar

Not to be outdone by Nokia's Coca-Cola powered concept cell phone, Japanese toymaker Takara Tomy's soda powered radio controlled car races onto the alternative energy scene. Fueled by a literal sugar high

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Jump Rope Transforms Kinetic Energy into Light

Jump Rope Transforms Kinetic Energy into Light

Eco-savvy fitness buffs will appreciate this jump rope flashlight concept by designers Hyun Joo Lee and Eu Tteum Lee. The Jumping Light skipping rope would take workouts to the next level by harnessing

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Water Tanks Recycled into Kids’ Palaces at India’s Dune Eco Resort

Water Tanks Recycled into Kids’ Palaces at India’s Dune Eco Resort

When one sees a discarded water tank, images of miniature kids' palaces don't typically come to mind. But Katell Gelebart, a very clever, eco-minded designer saw the old water tanks being cleared during

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