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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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Hill Hut: A Playful Abode Designed for Nature Loving Children

Hill Hut: A Playful Abode Designed for Nature Loving Children

Visiondivision's Hill Hut was designed with storybook flair and boasts opportunities for adventure at every turn. The southern Stockholm abode, built with two lucky children in mind, has an array of

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A Kitchen Table That Does Double Duty as a Secret Fort!

A Kitchen Table That Does Double Duty as a Secret Fort!

What kid couldn't use a secret fort to hide away in when it's brussel sprouts night at dinner (just kiddin', we love brussel sprouts), or a safe refuge when a scary ghost visits? This unassuming kitchen

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Kitchen Table Transforms into Secret Fort!

Kitchen Table Transforms into Secret Fort!

When we spotted this ingenious design by Ingrid Brandth, our unanimous chorus was, "I want one!" The Daily Shelter is an unassuming kitchen table that stealthily transforms into a playhouse or enclosed

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Vespa Scooter Transformed into a Revved Up Rocking Horse!

Vespa Scooter Transformed into a Revved Up Rocking Horse!

This ain't your grandpa's rocking horse! Well, okay, it actually is - sorta. This beautiful baby blue Vespa was recycled by one loving grandfather into a totally revved up "rocking horse" for his

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Recycly Robots take the Guesswork out of Recycling

Recycly Robots take the Guesswork out of Recycling

Even the greenest among us sometimes scratch our heads when it comes to knowing how to recycle certain objects. Recycly Robot Waste Containers, conceptualized by Oomy Design, help take the guesswork out

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Top 5 Green Baby Products of 2009 – VOTE FOR YOUR FAVE!

Top 5 Green Baby Products of 2009 – VOTE FOR YOUR FAVE!

Babies surely haven't been left out of the green revolution. Over the course of 2009 we saw numerous baby products hit the market, all geared at helping parents create a greener, healthier and safer

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Top 5 Green Toys of 2009 – VOTE NOW!

Top 5 Green Toys of 2009 – VOTE NOW!

What better way to introduce your little ones to sustainable design than through their favorite things - toys! From dollhouses complete with wind turbines and solar panels to giant ride-on Wheely Bugs

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EDITORS’ FAVORITE INHABITOTS STORIES OF 2009 – Vote for Your Fave!

EDITORS’ FAVORITE INHABITOTS STORIES OF 2009 – Vote for Your Fave!

We saw Inhabitots, our site devoted to green design for the next generation, grow so much in 2009! We celebrated its first steps as well as its very first birthday(!), and along the way we shared the best

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Outdoor Fireplace Illuminates Holiday Gatherings

Outdoor Fireplace Illuminates Holiday Gatherings

This radiant outdoor fireplace designed by Oslo-based architects Haugen/Zohar would certainly add a festive glow to upcoming holiday celebrations. Made from leftover materials from a nearby construction

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Original Sound Track: Toy Train Runs on Musical Rails!

Original Sound Track: Toy Train Runs on Musical Rails!

Musician and designer Ricardo Seola's 'Original Sound Track' is a toy train that is filled with a lot of soul! The train assumes the role of a musician as it plays its track by plucking metal keys, just

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Jellio Debuts their Xylophone Coffee Table

Jellio Debuts their Xylophone Coffee Table

The designers at Jellio have added a music table to their kid-friendly interior design collection. This working rainbow hued xylophone coffee table will provide eye candy for just about any room, and

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Modern Gingerbread House is a Sweet LA Pad

Modern Gingerbread House is a Sweet LA Pad

Is it just us, or are gingerbread houses taking a decidedly modern tack this year? Architect and LEED AP Kristina Hahn Atelier's sugary Cake Study House 09 is certainly no exception. It combines two

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M112 Pods: Miniature Shipping Container Homes!

M112 Pods: Miniature Shipping Container Homes!

These new M112 Pod Miniatures by Paris Renfroe Design are diminutive counterparts to the life-sized shipping container homes which are rising in popularity as green living space options. These tiny

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LED Motherboard Menorah by Roni Kabessa

LED Motherboard Menorah by Roni Kabessa

Founders of the Green Hanukkah Campaign received criticism for urging Jews to light one less candle during the sacred observance of Hanukkah to help reduce carbon emissions (one completely burned candle

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WoodStation is a Clock and a Weather Station in a Hunk of Wood!

WoodStation is a Clock and a Weather Station in a Hunk of Wood!

Green kids and their gadget loving parents will appreciate the time-telling WoodStation, designed by Sebastien Wallet for Inovaxion. Made from recycled wood, this innovative and intuitive clock displays a

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Polar Bear Robots Replace Dead Bears at St. Louis Zoo

Polar Bear Robots Replace Dead Bears at St. Louis Zoo

Officials at the St. Louis Zoo are preparing for their holiday Wild Lights exhibit by installing electronic polar bear proxies in place of the deceased polar bears who died in their captivity. The gesture

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‘Mons Lavabo’ Sink Helps Kids Save Water When Washing Hands

‘Mons Lavabo’ Sink Helps Kids Save Water When Washing Hands

With flu season upon us, parents can use all the help they can get when it comes to keeping their kid's hands clean and germ free. The bright and cherry 'Mons Lavabo,' a short-listed entry in Designboom's

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Gigantic LEGO House Destroyed!

Gigantic LEGO House Destroyed!

In a tragic turn of events, the supercool House of LEGOs constructed for the James May BBC television challenge was torn, hammered and shattered into nothing more than a pile of 3.3 million LEGO bricks,

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A Miniature Dollhouse Version of Arne Jacobsen’s Charlottenlund Villa!

A Miniature Dollhouse Version of Arne Jacobsen’s Charlottenlund Villa!

There's no better way to get kids interested in something than to incorporate it into their play! If you're modern design fanatics like we are, may we recommend this gorgeous 1:16 scale dollhouse

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Light Switch Ghost is Happy When Kids Save Energy, Angry When They Don’t

Light Switch Ghost is Happy When Kids Save Energy, Angry When They Don’t

When it comes to teaching kids to conserve energy, positive reinforcement is the name of the game. Combine that with a cute and fun toy, and you really can't go wrong. Case in point: Tio, an educational

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NYC: The Great Green Playdate at Kidville

NYC: The Great Green Playdate at Kidville

The Great Green Playdate for a Cause is eco-play company Unplugged on a Rug's traveling playdate that caters to families with young children from 0-5 years. Inhabitots editors Jill Fehrenbacher and

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ANDREA Air Filter Purifies Indoor Air with the Help of House Plants

ANDREA Air Filter Purifies Indoor Air with the Help of House Plants

We first reported on the conceptual design of the Bel-Air living air filter back in 2007, and now everyone may breathe a little easier because it came to fruition as the ANDREA Air Filter and went on the

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Great Green Halloween Costumes for Kids!

Great Green Halloween Costumes for Kids!

For little ones, no other night of the year can quite match the fun and energy that comes with Halloween! And if you're interested in teaching your tots to grow up greener, this magical holiday is the

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Top 5 Green Halloween Treats and Tips

Top 5 Green Halloween Treats and Tips

Halloween is almost here, and if you're a little spooked about going green with your little one this All Hallow's Eve, we want to show you that there is nothing to be frightened of! From green kids crafts

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Inhabit’s Mid-Century Modern Pillows and Wall Art

Inhabit’s Mid-Century Modern Pillows and Wall Art

The eco chic Eames Modern Rocker is the quintessential rocking chair for green, design-savvy parents -- and when we came across Inhabit's Modern Chair collection of pillows and wall art featuring vibrant

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Oeuf’s Adorable Animal Hats Show us ‘Where the Wild Things Are’

Oeuf’s Adorable Animal Hats Show us ‘Where the Wild Things Are’

We've been in love with eco kids outfitter Oeuf for many years now, and they've just unveiled their cutest morsel yet: an adorable collection of baby animal hats and booties that let your tot discover his

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