PULSE by Live Work Play might be the last charger you'll ever need

PULSE by Live Work Play might be the last charger you'll ever need

You take your electronics everywhere—even places they're not supposed to go. Whether you're hiking, jogging, skiing, surfing, or otherwise adventuring, taying connected is a…

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California's drought is so bad that the Eastern US is shipping its snow west

California's drought is so bad that the Eastern US is shipping its…

As California enters its fourth year of drought, there's still no relief in sight. According to NASA, the state has just one year of water left, and in a last ditch effort cities are…

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Hand Over is raising funds to provide sustainable housing in Cairo's slums

Hand Over is raising funds to provide sustainable housing in Cairo's…

An astonishing 47% of Egypt's slums are in Cairo's, whose 6 million inhabitants are living in a chronically underdeveloped environment. A group of dedicated Engineering students are…

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This 1,000 year-old Anglo-Saxon potion can cure the terrifying MRSA superbug

This 1,000 year-old Anglo-Saxon potion can cure the terrifying MRSA…

Researchers at the University of Nottingham, UK, have made an astonishing discovery that a 10th century Anglo-Saxon potion for curing styes (those annoying zits on your eyelid) can cure…

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Solar-powered House Lindau blends in with its lakeside surroundings in Germany

Solar-powered House Lindau blends in with its lakeside surroundings in…

Lindau is located on the eastern side of Lake Constance, which sits in between southern Germany and Austria. This lakeside home is 190 sq m (2,045 sq ft) and has two bedrooms, two and a…

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U.S. aims for 28 percent cut in emissions by 2025 in promise to UN

U.S. aims for 28 percent cut in emissions by 2025 in promise to UN

+ FACT SHEET: U.S. Reports its 2025 Emissions Target to the UNFCCC

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Cadillac CT6 plug-in hybrid to debut this month in Shanghai

Cadillac CT6 plug-in hybrid to debut this month in Shanghai

Cadillac has unveiled the 2016 Cadillac CT6 flagship sedan at the New York Auto Show. While Cadillac showed off three different powertrains for the new CT6, one version was missing -…

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Google's new Chomebit dongle will transform your TV into a PC

Google's new Chomebit dongle will transform your TV into a PC

First, the stick—whether it be produced by Amazon, Roku or Google—replaced your cable box by providing online streaming to your TV, and now, Google's latest dinky device offers to…

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Israel installs the largest solar field of any parliament in the world

Israel installs the largest solar field of any parliament in the world

Geographically small Israel is making a big statement about the importance of solar energy in the sun-blessed Middle Eastern nation. On Sunday, legislators and environmentalists…

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Solar Impulse lands in China to share messages about clean energy

Solar Impulse lands in China to share messages about clean energy

Solar Impulse 2 landed in China on Tuesday, bringing a strong message about the importance of clean energy and sustainability to a country with major environmental issues. As we follow…

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Tesla unveils designs for a plug-in hybrid mobile home, the Model H

Tesla unveils designs for a plug-in hybrid mobile home, the Model H

The conveniences and luxuries of modern life always come at an expense. Tesla products are no exception, in fact, according to CEO Elon Musk, they are the rule. Musk understands that…

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One Texas city will run on 100 percent clean energy by 2017

One Texas city will run on 100 percent clean energy by 2017

In the heart of oil and republican climate-denier country, one Texas city is breaking down traditions and stereotypes – because it plans to be completely powered by solar and wind…

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Kanye West and Kim Kardashian buy entire NYC micro-apartment building to turn it into an

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian buy entire NYC micro-apartment building…

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Antarctica records what may have been its hottest day ever

Antarctica records what may have been its hottest day ever

While the north eastern US was deluged with snow over the past few months, much of the world was experiencing some of the warmest winters on record. Now, the coldest place on…

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Google Signs Agreement with NYC Mayor to Replace NYC Taxis With Driverless Google Cabs

Google Signs Agreement with NYC Mayor to Replace NYC Taxis With…

If you're sick of dealing with rude New York City cab drivers, we've got some welcome news for you. Yesterday Mayor de Blasio signed a contract with Google to start bringing Google's…

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Source reveals Apple's new car will be autonomous—and powered by Siri

Source reveals Apple's new car will be autonomous—and powered by…

Last month, rumors began swirling about a new Apple car after it was revealed that the company had hired a group of engineers from electric car battery manufacturer A123. In typical…

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Limestone Skyscrapers salvage mining sites with beautiful design

Limestone Skyscrapers salvage mining sites with beautiful design

The presence and dissolution of limestone carves beautiful and scenic landscapes into the earth and creates formations called Karsk Topography, commonly known as Limestone Hills. These…

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Uber to roll out self-driving cars after receiving numerous complaints against drivers

Uber to roll out self-driving cars after receiving numerous complaints…

Hot on the heels of Elon Musk's comment that he expects self-driving Teslas to be available by summer, troubled transportation company Uber has announced that it is rolling out its own…

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World's Tiniest Tiny Home Constructed in Tucson, AZ

World's Tiniest Tiny Home Constructed in Tucson, AZ

Tiny homes are becoming more and more popular, and new design ideas seem to pop up every other day. We've seen some pretty impressive micro dwellings from all over the world, but this…

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NYC's High Line Park So Popular That Creators Plan a High-Speed Tram to Move Pedestrians

NYC's High Line Park So Popular That Creators Plan a High-Speed Tram…

Jeff Koons may want to hang a train over the High Line, but the park's creators, Friends of the High Line, have decided to put a train back on the High Line in order to keep up with the…

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The Grama Eco Vehicle Comes With A Green Roof!

The Grama Eco Vehicle Comes With A Green Roof!

Innovation sometimes strikes from the least likely places, and this concept is proof of this statement. The Grama, by Portuguese luxury car company Tolos, is a hydrogen-powered vehicle…

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People-Powered Skyscraper to Claim New

People-Powered Skyscraper to Claim New "World's Tallest" Crown in…

It's been just three months since the Burj Khalifa took the title of "world's tallest building", and already the shifting sands of Dubai have spawned a successor! A paragon of modern…

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Man Hacks Prius to Run on San Francisco MUNI Electric Bus Power Lines

Man Hacks Prius to Run on San Francisco MUNI Electric Bus Power Lines

When we first spotted this crazy picture of a Prius driver hitching a free energy ride on San Francisco's MUNI power lines, we couldn't believe it! Equipped with a giant trolley pole,…

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Scientists Create World's First 3D-Printed 3D Printer!

Scientists Create World's First 3D-Printed 3D Printer!

Researchers at Germany's Doppelbock University just opened the door to the future of rapid prototyping technology by developing the world's first 3D-printed 3D printer! Dubbed the…

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Chinese Developer Attempts to Copy Colonial Williamsburg, VA, Replicates Hipster Williamsburg, Brooklyn Instead

Chinese Developer Attempts to Copy Colonial Williamsburg, VA,…

China's copycat architecture trend has been well documented - so far the nation has built full-scale replicas of the Eiffel Tower, the canals of Venice, and even an entire Austrian…

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NYC Will Replace Taxis With New Driverless Google Cabs

NYC Will Replace Taxis With New Driverless Google Cabs

News has just broke that NYC Mayor de Blasio has signed a contract with Google to replace all the city's yellow cabs with Google’s patented driverless cars. The mayor’s office…

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McDonald's to Add Lab-Grown 'Chicken' McNuggets to its Menu

McDonald's to Add Lab-Grown 'Chicken' McNuggets to its Menu

McDonald's just announced it will be the first fast food restaurant in the United States to add lab-grown meat to its menu. Following the success of Sergey Brin's lab-grown burger…

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Google Purchases Dubai’s World of Islands to Reconfigure into Google Shaped Floating Cities

Google Purchases Dubai’s World of Islands to Reconfigure into Google…

At the beginning of 2011, Dubai's most notorious man-made islands, a.k.a. The World, made a splash with news that they were slowly but surely sinking into the sea. Now, in a bizarre…

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New Zealand guest house fits luxurious living in a tiny space

New Zealand guest house fits luxurious living in a tiny space

Team Green Architects created a sustainable, simple retreat on a rural property in Dalefield, New Zealand. The 106 square-meter guest house is a modern villa that can sleep eight people…

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INFOGRAPHIC: Tips to lower your carbon footprint

INFOGRAPHIC: Tips to lower your carbon footprint

Changing your carbon footprint at home depends on limiting your electricity usage, since electricity accounts for the majority of residential carbon emissions. If you can't move to wind…

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Sugru helps you repair and rejuvenate your stuff so you don't have to throw it away

Sugru helps you repair and rejuvenate your stuff so you don't have to…

  When you find a hole in one of your boots, or the handle snaps off your favorite tool, what do you usually do? Probably swear a fair bit and then toss the broken item in the…

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North West Bicester eco-town is the UK’s first zero carbon community

North West Bicester eco-town is the UK’s first zero carbon community

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-_IpG7Ntjlg The master plan of the North West Bicester eco-community, "UK's most sustainable development", has been proposed by a UK-based shared…

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Nine Stories gorgeous Elsie cabinets up cycle automotive metal from junk yards

Nine Stories gorgeous Elsie cabinets up cycle automotive metal from…

Nine Stories Furniture Company’s new upcycled Elsie cabinets made their debut at the Architectural Digest’s MADE pavilion last week. The series of casegoods transform sheet metal…

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Soaring city of "Vertical Factories" would produce goods made for New…

Architect Stuart Beattie’s design Made In New York would create a series of vertical factories right in the city, allowing New York to meet its own supply and demand. Chosen as an…

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Dazed and infused: the Porthole, by Crucial Detail

Dazed and infused: the Porthole, by Crucial Detail

007 liked his cocktails shaken, not stirred, but the innovative Porthole creates flavorful cocktails through cold infusion while acting as the main centerpiece in any setting.…

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INFOGRAPHIC: Why the shipping container revolution became popular

INFOGRAPHIC: Why the shipping container revolution became popular

Cargotecture is one of our favorite topics on Inhabitat and it should be no wonder why—building with shipping containers can be an affordable way to provide high-quality housing.…

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Wolfgang Buttress-Led Team Wins Bid to Design 2015 UK Milan Expo Pavilion

Wolfgang Buttress-Led Team Wins Bid to Design 2015 UK Milan Expo…

A team led by artist Wolfgang Buttress just scooped the winning bid to design a beehive-like structure for the UK pavilion at the 2015 Milan Expo. Titled BE, the "pulsating virtual…

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France's oldest tree, alive since Louis IX, hides treehouse chapels within its trunk

France's oldest tree, alive since Louis IX, hides treehouse chapels…

The Oak chapels are not your average tree houses - it's not known exactly when they were built, but they are estimated to be between 800 and 1200 years old! In the late 1600s the tree…

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Smarter traffic light programming could help cut carbon emissions, MIT study shows

Smarter traffic light programming could help cut carbon emissions, MIT…

Idling cars create unnecessary greenhouse gas emissions, so common sense indicates that less time sitting in traffic would lead to a cleaner world. A new study by researchers at MIT…

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Super-efficient graphene LED bulbs to hit the stores this year

Super-efficient graphene LED bulbs to hit the stores this year

Graphene—everyone's favorite super strong carbon material—may just be set to revolutionize the LED. A dimmable bulb is set to be launched in UK stores later this year that contains…

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