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Sound Architecture IV: Art Installation Made From 5,000 Bicycle Bells Sings With the Wind in the Netherlands

Sound Architecture IV: Art Installation Made From 5,000 Bicycle Bells Sings With the Wind in the Netherlands

Amsterdam-based artist Ronald van der Meijs designs architectonical installations and sculptural art, and he just finished a project called Sound Architecture IV that is made from 5,000 repurposed bicycle

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Jose Hurtados’s Extraordinary Hubless Twist Bike Can be Turned into a Tandem

Jose Hurtados’s Extraordinary Hubless Twist Bike Can be Turned into a Tandem

We're not sure how comfortable it will be to sit on the Twist's saddle, which pivots on the same arm as the handlebars, or how easily the bike will come to a stop with the hubless wheels, but the

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ZBoard Electric Skateboard is Propelled by Your Body Weight

ZBoard Electric Skateboard is Propelled by Your Body Weight

If you’ve always wanted the convenience of riding a skateboard, but are just too clumsy, the ZBoard electric skateboard may be for you! Reminiscent of Back to the Future’s Hoverboard, the intelligent

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Lofty Tree Pod Dining at the Soneva Kiri Resort Thailand

Lofty Tree Pod Dining at the Soneva Kiri Resort Thailand

Soneva Kiri is comprised of 42 resort villas and 21 spectacular private residences that sit on 150 acres of lush tropical rainforest and beaches. In addition to being absolutely gorgeous, the resort

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Cycling Advocates Convene for National Bike Summit in Washington, DC

Cycling Advocates Convene for National Bike Summit in Washington, DC

Cycling advocates from across the country are convening in Washington, DC this week to discuss the future of cycling in America, and to voice their support for national cycling and pedestrian programs.

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Deter Bike Thieves With Inventive Pedal Lock That Doubles as a Wheel Clamp

Deter Bike Thieves With Inventive Pedal Lock That Doubles as a Wheel Clamp

Urban bike users will know the ins and outs of preventing beloved bikes from being stolen, and it generally goes that the bigger and bulkier the bike lock, the more secure the bike. But the new,

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Design Capital Helsinki Sets Green Example With Public Transportation and Alternative Energy Initiatives

Design Capital Helsinki Sets Green Example With Public Transportation and Alternative Energy Initiatives

Named World Design Capital of 2012, Helsinki rocks the design world - and the Finnish capital also scores high on the sustainable development scale as well. The city is setting a great green example for

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Insane Russian Attack Bike is Powered by a Chainsaw

Insane Russian Attack Bike is Powered by a Chainsaw

Other than the fact that it was constructed in Russia, we aren't entirely sure who's responsible for this mean-looking chainsaw bike. While it may look like it's designed for the sole purpose of cutting

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offMetro Launches New Website Promoting Car-Free Adventures Around San Francisco

offMetro Launches New Website Promoting Car-Free Adventures Around San Francisco

The website was originally inspired by two young, adventurous souls who had moved to the city and were looking for affordable, car-free adventures that would get them into the outdoors. Finding that there

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Full Windsor’s Brilliant Quickfix Bike Fender Snaps Onto Any Cycle in Seconds

Full Windsor’s Brilliant Quickfix Bike Fender Snaps Onto Any Cycle in Seconds

Bicycling weather is here at last - however sudden spring showers threaten to soak cyclists who ride without a fender. Fortunately, Full Windsor has developed a tool-free Quickfix Fender that can be

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Starbucks Transforms Historic Amsterdam Bank Vault Into Custom Hyper Local Coffee Shop

Starbucks Transforms Historic Amsterdam Bank Vault Into Custom Hyper Local Coffee Shop

This Friday, March 9th, Starbucks will open its first European concept store located in a renovated historic bank in Amsterdam. The new new shop is located in the vault of the historic Amsterdamsche Bank,

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Edouard Martinet’s Delicate Metal Animal Sculptures Are Made From Old Bike Parts

Edouard Martinet’s Delicate Metal Animal Sculptures Are Made From Old Bike Parts

The French artist created his jolly running ostrich by securing the assorted metal parts with a few screws and opted not to use a welding iron. His pigeon and a very cute robin sculpture appear to

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FitDesk Lets You Pedal Your Way to Fitness While You Work

FitDesk Lets You Pedal Your Way to Fitness While You Work

Telecommuting saves workers money on subway or gas costs while conserving energy - but it can also mean less exercise. The folks at FitDesk have a solution - a brilliant bicycle/desk that combines work

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18th Century Romanian Bastion Transformed Into Green-Roofed Public Center

18th Century Romanian Bastion Transformed Into Green-Roofed Public Center

The complex was initially in a state of disrepair, and the architects took great care in removing cement patches added in the 70s which would have further deteriorated the original brick. The design was

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Scott Alger’s Light Graffiti Portraits Capture the Energy of His Subjects

Scott Alger’s Light Graffiti Portraits Capture the Energy of His Subjects

Alger has been fusing his love for the practice of light graffiti with his interest in New York City’s downtown elite, musicians, and other artists. He creates unique portraits which combine his

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The Taga Transforms from a Bike to a Stroller in 20 Seconds Flat!

The Taga Transforms from a Bike to a Stroller in 20 Seconds Flat!

Cycling mamas and papas usually have to give up their two-wheelers when their first bundle arrives, but the Taga could change all that - it's a a bike that doubles as a stroller! The multitasking bike can

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7 Ways to Revel in an Eco-Friendly Mardi Gras

7 Ways to Revel in an Eco-Friendly Mardi Gras

Recycle your Beads Mardi Gras 'throws,' the trinkets thrown by Krewe members from floats to parade goers, have a pretty rich history. Modern throws however, are largely made up of cheap plastic strings

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3D Printed Wearable Planters Let You Take Plants With You Everywhere You Go

3D Printed Wearable Planters Let You Take Plants With You Everywhere You Go

Although wearable greenery certainly isn't a new concept, Collen Jordan's sturdy plastic planters are long-lasting and can be filled with water to keep the plants or flowers alive. Wearable Planters come

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Top 6 Sensational Pedal-Powered Designs

Top 6 Sensational Pedal-Powered Designs

The Schweeb The Schweeb is a low-impact take on the monorail that places people in plastic tubes (guided by a rail) that they can cycle to their destination in. As ridiculous as it may look, this idea

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7 Amazing Green Bookstores and Libraries from Around the World

7 Amazing Green Bookstores and Libraries from Around the World

Selexyz Dominicanen Bookstore El Ateneo Grand Splendid Bookstore 24-Hour Library Built from 1,000 Empty Beer Cartons Westbury-sub-Mendip’s Phone Booth Library BiebBus Shipping Container Library Van

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French Cyclists Win the Right to Run Red Traffic Lights

French Cyclists Win the Right to Run Red Traffic Lights

While the vast majority of cyclists must adhere the same traffic laws as all other vehicles, and in some cases absurd bike-specific laws, bicycle activists in France have successfully campaigned for the

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San Francisco Set to Launch Electric Bike Sharing Program

San Francisco Set to Launch Electric Bike Sharing Program

San Francisco's new electric bicycle sharing experiment will soon offer an affordable green transit alternative for those navigating the city's inclines. The e-bike program will offer riders the option to

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6 Awesome Bike Sharing Schemes From Around the World

6 Awesome Bike Sharing Schemes From Around the World

BARCELONA Studies of Barcelona's acclaimed Bicing bike share program have found that the success of their biking scheme has reduced the region's annual CO2 emissions by 9,000 metric tonnes. Researchers

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Compact Bike Helmet by Agence 360 Folds Up to Fit in Your Bag

Compact Bike Helmet by Agence 360 Folds Up to Fit in Your Bag

While cycling is undoubtedly fun and a great way to keep fit, we all know dangerous it can be if you don't take safety precautions -- yet so many cyclists still don't wear their helmets! A common excuse

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House Transportation Bill Slashes Bike and Ped Funding in Favor of Big Oil

House Transportation Bill Slashes Bike and Ped Funding in Favor of Big Oil

The House Transportation Bill will be revealed today, and it already has alternative transportation activists across the country up in arms about the amount of funding being cut for federally mandated

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Montreal’s Historic Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel Grows its Own Produce on an Edible Roof Garden

Montreal’s Historic Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel Grows its Own Produce on an Edible Roof Garden

The lobby of the hotel has all the features that luxury hotels are made of:  friendly staff, ample suites decorated with historic flair, award winning 5 star restaurants, and furnishings and décor that

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Sexy Lotus-Based PG Elektrus EV Combines Classic Style With Sustainable Technology

Sexy Lotus-Based PG Elektrus EV Combines Classic Style With Sustainable Technology

Crossing classic sports car design with sustainable technology, PG launched their sexy new Lotus Elise-based Elektrus PG in Berlin, Germany. This 'premium-segment urbane sports car' was presented by its

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Masterworks Wood & Design Salvages City Trees to Make Beautiful Wooden Bicycles

Masterworks Wood & Design Salvages City Trees to Make Beautiful Wooden Bicycles

There are plenty of companies that handcraft custom bicycles, but none do it quite like Masterworks Wood and Design. While most bikes are made of metal and plastic, Masterworks creates rides with wood

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Hiriko Citycar EV Folds Up For Easy Parking, Could Hit Streets in Europe Next Year

Hiriko Citycar EV Folds Up For Easy Parking, Could Hit Streets in Europe Next Year

We have all tried to park our cars in spaces that were too small -- but wouldn't it be easier if we could just get out, fold up our car and place it in a gap that no other vehicle could fit? That is

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