The new SunBeamer skylight is a clever and surprisingly simple daylighting solution that directs sunlight exactly where you need it most. Developed by SunCentral, the sun-tracking circular skylight uses
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Bad news for banana lovers: the tasty fruit is on its way to becoming a thing of the past. A nasty fungus that has been decimating bananas in Asia and Australia has jumped to Jordan and Mozambique.
Created by Emerging Objects founders, Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello, the Saltygloo is an artistic experiment in using 3D printing technology and additive manufacturing techniques to turn local
Drumroll please....... You came, you voted, and now it's time to reveal the grand prize winner of our Kitchen Upgrade Photo Contest! We received over 200 images of ugly kitchens from all over the
Image via Shutterstock As levels of CO2 in the atmosphere rise, scientists are grappling with a mountain of data to form an accurate picture of the future. Scientists from the Geological Society of
Scientists Discover Freshwater Reserves Under Ocean Floor 100 Times Greater Than All Water Used in the 20th Century
Humanity just found an incredibly valuable resource hidden under the ocean floor, and it's more precious than fossil fuels or minerals. Scientists discovered vast aquifers of fresh water underneath the
Tonight is the last chance to vote for your favorite entry! We received nearly 200 amazing submissions in our Kitchen Upgrade Photo Contest over the last few weeks, and after countless hours of
3D scanning could completely change the way we see the world, improve robotic vision, and lead to a whole new 3D printing revolution. While there’s a lot of promise in 3D scanning, the technology still
When teams from around the world battle it out on the field for the FIFA 2014 World Cup in Brazil, spectators and athletes alike will also have to contend with the specter of dengue fever. The most severe
When Al Gore went vegan, no one was particularly surprised that the long-time environmentalist aligned his diet with his convictions. But Jay Z and Beyoncé's decision to switch to plant-based meals has
Across the globe, human beings are developing a strong taste for meat. A study published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences finds that rapidly industrializing countries, such
The relentless evolution of electronics means that consumers are constantly upgrading to the latest and greatest - but all of those dated flip phones and CRT monitors have to go somewhere. Australian
One of the great ironies of Greenbuild is the disconnect between the myriad of “green” products and the anything-but-green booths in which companies show their wares. In relief to the candy-colored
The ETFE plastic roof canopy of the 6 Bevis Marks building in London features a decorative sheath that is the world’s first 3D-printed component approved for use in the construction industry, according
Wallowing in traffic seems like an enormous waste of time and resources. But what if you could generate a little power during your daily commute? A Mexican entrepreneur has developed technology that
This amazing Eco3Spray handheld sprayer from Franke turns ordinary tap water into ozone, enabling it to kill common nasties like E. coli, salmonella, staph aureus, and pneumonia without using any
Drone is considered a dirty word, but would you think better of the flying robots if they delivered your Christmas shopping? On Sunday, Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos revealed Prime Air, the company's
Cow photo via Shutterstock As a top industrialized nation, the United States is responsible for spewing a great deal of greenhouse gasses into the atmosphere. But a study published last week in the
Service dogs can help people in numerous immeasurable ways, from mountain rescue to saving bee colonies, but until now, they haven’t really been able to help with one of life’s most mundane tasks:
Dubai has won a bid to host the 2020 Expo. This will be the first time the international celebration of innovation and business will be held in the Middle East, and Dubai’s aim is to generate 50 percent
Shopping this holiday season for the millionaire who has everything? Perhaps they would enjoy a little slice of paradise in the Ohana Sanctuary on Hawaii's Big Island. The 3,127 acre plot features the
While you are sitting around the Thanksgiving table surrounded by pumpkin pie, cranberry sauce and heaps of vegetables, sharing the things that you are thankful for, don’t forget to thank the insects
The world's first all-electric sports bike is set to be unveiled this December at the Clean and Cool Missions in Colorado, U.S. The London-based cleantech company Agility Global will showcase its flagship
Projected for completion in the year 2015, the new green skyscraper is a true inspiration for community-responsive urban design. Yes, it will be Colombia's first skyscraper in 40 years and upon
Image of woman sitting on a toilet via Shutterstock Across the globe, access to clean water and renewable sources of energy are in constant demand and we have curated a slew of interesting solutions.
Most people would cringe to think of deadly bacteria anywhere near their bodies. Artist Anna Dumitriu has bravely worked with microbiologists for the last two decades to create her textiles embroidered
The world’s largest wind turbine drivetrain testing facility and smart grid simulator just officially launched at The Energy Systems Innovation Center in Charleston, South Carolina on November 21st.
Mocked by Stephen Colbert as "poverty porn," the Shanty Town sits alongside Emoya's five-star lodgings. For about $98 a night, guests can pretend to live the rough life, relieving themselves in "long
Throughout September and October, an undercover activist recorded footage at a former Tyson Foods farm in Oklahoma that is certain to turn your stomach and wrench your heart. The footage released on
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