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Amazing New Energy Tower in Denmark Generates Electricity From Trash!

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Giants: Os Gemeos Convert Six Enormous Silos into Awesome Works of Art in Vancouver

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The World's Most Expensive Apartment Costs a Staggering $400 Million

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Drone Video Shows Aerial Sneak Preview of Apple's New 'Spaceship Campus'

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There are few more zealous than the Apple fan, and one such person recently got an eagle’s eye sneak preview of the company’s new ‘spaceship campus’ using a drone with a GoPro attached. The new ‘Campus 2’ building will eventually be the Cupertino-based tech giant’s headquarters but it is currently under construction with a finish date scheduled for 2016. When it’s all said and done, the circular building is expected to cover 175 acres of land and be about a mile across. Using a GoPro and a drone for low cost aerial footage, YouTuber jmcminn flew from the perimeter over the construction site to create an eight-minute video of the massive new campus as it’s being built.

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PUBLIC Bikes are Stylish Rides Ideal for the Urban Cyclist

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Foster + Partners and FR-EE Unveil Plans for World's "Most Sustainable" Airport in Mexico City

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We’ve seen our share of dazzling mega-airports, each with more eco-friendly elements than the last, but Foster + Partners‘ recently unveiled designs for a new international airport in Mexico City really take the cake. Recently announced as the winner of an international design competition, this mega-airport scheme was designed as a collaboration between Foster + Partners, Fernando Romero Enterprise, and the Netherlands Airport Consultants. At 137 acres, Mexico City’s new airport is designed to be one of the largest and most sustainable airports in the world.

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Gigantic Leafy Faces Light Up a Forest in Wisconsin

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Cortica: Cork-Wrapped Porcelain Mug is a Stylish Alternative to Throwaway Paper Cups

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Super-Portable Solar Briefcase Lets You Carry Solar Power Everywhere You Go

Solar Briefcase Portable Generator

Grab the handle of this self-contained solar device and go! SolarBriefcase is an amazing portable generator designed and assembled by North Carolina-based company, LinorTek. One of the most portable solar generators on the market, it performs reliably in both everyday and emergency situations, and can be used at home, work, or outdoors. A built-in solar panel recharges a heavy-duty 18 amp/hour battery, and the product features power outputs for both 12 and 120 volts DC, as well as USB, allowing many different devices to be charged. An LCD screen displays the condition of the batteries, as well as the amount of power being utilized. Long battery life is ensured due to the master cut-off switch, allowing the device to be stored safely for long periods of time. SolarBriefcase can act as a convenient daily recharging device, and is now available at Alternative Energy, Inc.

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Crazy Hot Art Paintings Double as Energy Efficient Infrared Heaters!

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BRZBrands’ Hot Art brings paintings to your home that do more than just warm your soul — each work of art doubles as an energy-efficient infrared heater. Hot Art brings spa quality heat to any room indoors and out, while showing off a flair for style, for a relatively affordable price of $279.

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SHED Architecture Merges Concrete, Wood and Aluminum in a Cozy Refuge for an Elderly Seattle Couple

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VIDEO: This New IKEA x Apple "Device" Will Surprise You with Its Easy-to-Use Features

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“Once in a while, something comes along that changes the way we live. A device so simple and intuitive, using it feels almost familiar.” IKEA recently hired Singapore-based agency BBH to create an Apple-inspired video for its newest 2015 device and we have to say it really impressed us with its clever approach. We hope you enjoy the video below and let us know what you think about the product’s eternal battery life and expandable, no-lag display in the comments!

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Sacred Soil: Berlin's Rammed-Earth Reconciliation Chapel is Part of the Berlin Wall Memorial

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Look Up! NYC Water Tanks Converted into Vibrant Works of Art for Water Conservation

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Join Green Drinks NYC for a Dutch Eco-Fashion Showcase During NYFW

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filed under: Inhabitat NYC

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Take a detour to The Netherlands during New York Fashion Week by joining Green Drinks NYC for an exciting event exploring the latest in Dutch eco-fashion. See how Dutch innovators – from a brand that allows you to lease your jeans to a company that offers a wide range of sustainable fabrics and guidance to fashion designers – have been designing smarter to adapt and react to the world’s increasingly limited natural resources. The event will take place on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (EDT) at citizenM Hotel Times Square located at 218 West 50th Street, New York, NY 10019. Click here for tickets.

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UK Scientists Make Renewable Propane Using E. Coli Bacteria

UK Scientists Make Renewable Propane Using E. Coli Bacteria

Scientists at the U.K.'s Imperial College London just made a major breakthrough in the renewable production of the fuel propane. In a study released this week in the journal Nature…

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At 127, Mexican Woman is the World's Oldest Person

At 127, Mexican Woman is the World's Oldest Person

At 127 years of age, Leandra Becerra Lumberras is the oldest person in the world - but she unfortunately won't be recognized for setting the record. Lumbreras was reportedly born on…

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Pierce's Park Combines Art, Play, and Stormwater Management into a Stunning Urban Oasis in Baltimore

Pierce's Park Combines Art, Play, and Stormwater Management into a…

Located on what had once been an underutilized and largely paved pass-through space along the city's Inner Harbor, Pierce's Park was developed to satisfy a need for a children's play…

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Sweden Now Recycles a Staggering 99 Percent of its Garbage

Sweden Now Recycles a Staggering 99 Percent of its Garbage

Sweden now recycles or reuses an incredible 99 percent of its waste, an improvement on the already impressive 2012 figure of 96 percent. The country uses a waste management hierarchy…

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Wood-Fired Wa_Sauna is a Floating Refuge for Water Lovers in Seattle

Wood-Fired Wa_Sauna is a Floating Refuge for Water Lovers in Seattle

Wa_sauna is currently running a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for production. The prototype for the design includes a large wooden platform and a wood-fired sauna. A rear ladder…

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