Hand holding smartphone and heart monitor images via Shutterstock While some teens are twiddling their thumbs away on their phone, checking out Facebook, other teens like 17-year old Catherine Wong are
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Based out of Palo Alto, Boosted Boards was created by a group of outdoor enthusiasts and Stanford alumni who wanted their skateboards to do more, go farther and go faster. A Boosted Board is a souped-up
Treehouse is a prefab housing system developed to provide flexible and efficient living. Built entirely from wood, Treehouse is based on sustainability and modularity. As families needs grow over time, so
With the introduction of electric vehicles like the Nissan LEAF, Tesla Model S and Honda Fit EV, do you ever wonder what it would be like to actually own one? A quick ten minute test drive at a dealership
The new school year is fast approaching, and if you're looking for the perfect collection of green school supplies for one lucky kid, we've got the contest for you. Inhabitots has teamed up with a host of
GIVEAWAY: Win a Deckster iPod Nano Watchband Made From Recycled Backpacks and Inner Tubes (Worth $165!)
Keep on top of your studies this year with the help of a Deckster Re:Class wristband! This snazzy design will transform your iPod Nano into an eco-friendly timepiece that you'll want to wear everywhere.
The Wave Glider—a self-propelled, solar and wave-powered robot designed by Liquid Robotics—has been deployed to track great white sharks in the Pacific Ocean. Stanford University scientists are hoping
Gardening and technology don't always mix, but in the case of the Bloombox, a living iPhone acoustic amplifier, it's like star-crossed lovers have finally been united. The Bloombox is the brilliant idea
3D printers are one of the most exciting emerging technologies in the field of design - so far we've showcased printers that can create everything from furniture to food and even robotic exoskeletons. Now
iPads and other tablets have revolutionized the world of portable computing, but it's a real drag when your device runs out of juice halfway through your novel or while browsing the net. To solve the
Your iPhone is already indispensable to your social life, and now, with Lapka’s new sensors, it could become indispensable to your health as well. Lapka Electronics has created a set of four sensors
Portable solar chargers are an amazing creation, and now you can have one that latches onto almost anything you carry! Voltaic systems' Fuse 10W Solar Laptop Charger can attach to any technical backpack,
Tired of paying extra when you want a sweet treat to accompany your morning shot of espresso? Wish there was a way to avoid the waste of a paper coffee cup without having to lug your own mug? Venezuelan
Hydrophobic surface photo from Shutterstock A team of scientists from the Eindhoven University of Technology have developed a coating with a surface that repairs itself after damage. Based upon the
Mike Roberts, former president and CEO of fast-food chain McDonald's, has co-founded Lyfe Kitchen, a restaurant that aims to "do healthy food on a fast-food scale." In the wake of the documentary Super
The Shearer’s Quarters, as it is called because it serves as a shearer’s shed and retreat for sheep farmers, was designed and is owned by architect John Wardle. The property is still a working farm,
Christopher Boffoli´s photographs celebrate the inner beauty of food in every detail, color and texture. You can almost taste the happy, sweet memories of the past, when most of us weren´t allowed to
1: Sustainable land use planning and urban form Keeping the city compact and fighting urban sprawl, as well as creating a distinct separation between urban and rural areas, are key to sustainable land
We recently showed you some great upcycled products by Patrick Kerti's Berlin studio Showraum, including a cute expresso coffee maker-lamp, a coat hanger from old typewriter keys and a recycled cardboard
The four studios have concrete footings and timber framing. Small cutouts in strategic locations, including skylights, permit daylighting to permeate the quiet interior while preventing excess solar gain.
Blank Studio's Xeros Residence (from the Greek for ‘dry’) turns an opaque face towards the intense western afternoon sun in Phoenix, Arizona, while more exposed faces to the south and east are
One of the coolest finds we spotted at last week's Dwell on Design was this line of iPhone accessories made by Bad Beetle out of the dead remains of trees infected by the Mountain Pine Beetle. Deemed
How many garments have you thrown away lately? If you think it's been 6 or more over the past 12 months, then you're right on par with one in three Brits, according to a survey by Marks & Spencer.
By now you probably know that LED bulbs are the wave of the future, but we just came across an update that makes them even more technologically advanced - the world's first LED light that can be
In celebration of World Oceans Day 2012, the UNESCO World Heritage Marine Programme is giving away a free iPhone app that lets you explore 45 Marine World Heritage sites around the globe! Ocean lovers can
Static websites become a presentation tool of the past with this cool iPad app called Morpholio. Morpholio was developed by a team at Columbia University as a free portfolio software tool that design
Electronics firms are often quick to play up the green credentials of their devices, and when it comes to smartphones, those credentials aren't always particularly impressive. On the other hand, the
Tired of peeling labels off of your fruit? The Brazilian advertising agency AGE Isobar has found a solution with its cubic mold, which presses a brand's label into the surface of pieces of fruit. The mold
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