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Long Island and Connecticut Launch Bike Share Programs

Long Island and Connecticut Launch Bike Share Programs

Bike share programs seem to be on the rise everywhere except New York City (curses!), but the trend is slowly inching closer to the Big Apple with shares popping up in the municipalities of Long Beach,

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Hot is the New Normal: Why High Temperatures Are Evidence of Climate Change

Hot is the New Normal: Why High Temperatures Are Evidence of Climate Change

Unless you've been living in an ice chest for the past couple of weeks, you've probably noticed that it's been a tad hot. Ok, really hot. Ok, really, REALLY hot. Like record-breaking hot. Just four days

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iRiver’s Story HD Will be the First Google eBooks-Integrated E-Reader

iRiver’s Story HD Will be the First Google eBooks-Integrated E-Reader

As of July 17th, Google will join the ranks of Amazon, Barnes and Noble and Apple by introducing their very own e-reader platform - and they've just announced that iRiver's Story HD will be the first

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Inhabitat’s Wishlist of 6 Green Technology Upgrades for iPhone 5

Inhabitat’s Wishlist of 6 Green Technology Upgrades for iPhone 5

KINETIC CHARGING How much does your cell phone move every day? If it's in your pocket or bag as you jostle around on the morning commute and dash up the stairs to make your afternoon meeting, chances are

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iPhone 6 Could Have Wireless Charging and Be Totally Cord Free

iPhone 6 Could Have Wireless Charging and Be Totally Cord Free

Wait - iPhone 6 already? You might think that we can't count but industry insiders and Apple fanatics are already speculating on the new features of the 6th generation iPhone - yes, before the 5th

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New Printable Cling-Film Solar Cells are Cheap and Easy to Produce

New Printable Cling-Film Solar Cells are Cheap and Easy to Produce

Researchers in the UK have discovered a new process that could create inexpensive, mass-produced solar devices by printing a thin layer of plastic polymer photovoltaic cells over a cling-like film. The

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Google Succeeds in Making Driverless Cars Legal in Nevada

Google Succeeds in Making Driverless Cars Legal in Nevada

We recently told you that Google was lobbying Nevada legislators to make driverless cars legal on state roads, and now it's official - Assembly Bill No 511 just passed! The legislature makes it legal for

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Voltaic Unveils a Solar Charger Case for the Eco-Minded iPad User

Voltaic Unveils a Solar Charger Case for the Eco-Minded iPad User

Since they were first released last year, iPads have become extremely popular all over the world. But for the owners who may worry about a loss of power in transit, these iPad enthusiasts can rest assured

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Energy-Generating USB Camping Pot Charges Gadgets as You Cook!

Energy-Generating USB Camping Pot Charges Gadgets as You Cook!

If you’re deep in the wilderness on a rough, multi-day hike through sun-drenched rocky terrain and pristine alpine forests, your main priority is probably on keeping all your USB devices good and

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ASK A TECH GEEK: How Can I Recycle Old Cables & Chargers?

ASK A TECH GEEK: How Can I Recycle Old Cables & Chargers?

Each week renowned gadget expert Peter Rojas from gadget Q&A site GDGT.com answers your questions about green technology in our Ask A Tech Geek Series. Read on for this week's installment and submit your

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Amazing Amsterdam Office Built Entirely From Wood Shipping Pallets

Amazing Amsterdam Office Built Entirely From Wood Shipping Pallets

Photo © Rogier Jaarsma When Dutch advertising and brand activation agency Brandbase relocated to the concentric canal city last year they made their temporary office’s interiors from simple wooden

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Steve Jobs Unveils Crazy Spaceship-Shaped Clean Energy Campus for Apple

Steve Jobs Unveils Crazy Spaceship-Shaped Clean Energy Campus for Apple

From the air, the building is quite shockingly round but from ground view, because it is so large, it slopes gently around and disappears into the planned landscape. The building will be constructed to

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Tune-In to the New HGTV’d Series and Enter to Win a $100 Gift Card!

Tune-In to the New HGTV’d Series and Enter to Win a $100 Gift Card!

For anyone who’s ever fantasized about HGTV knocking on their door and telling them they’re getting a home makeover, the network’s new HGTV’d series is hell-bent on making that dream come

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‘Light Reading’ is a Literary Lamp Made From Recycled Books

‘Light Reading’ is a Literary Lamp Made From Recycled Books

Now that the Kindle, the iPad, and a slew of other e-readers are making paper-bound print increasingly passé, the issue of book paper waste is becoming increasingly salient. Lucy Norman’s “A

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World Heath Organization Declares That Cell Phones May Cause Cancer

World Heath Organization Declares That Cell Phones May Cause Cancer

Today the World Health Organization announced that radiation from cell phones could possibly cause cancer as they categorized exposure to electromagnetic fields alongside known carcinogenic hazards such

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Prague’s Luscious MOODs Hotel Melds Sustainable Materials With Superior Comfort

Prague’s Luscious MOODs Hotel Melds Sustainable Materials With Superior Comfort

As soon as you enter MOODs, a huge tactile moss wall greets visitors with a tranquil atmosphere. An organic-shaped black velvet sofa surrounds a central golden column offering a soft place to rest after a

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Japanese Telecom Firm Softbank To Construct 10 New Solar Power Plants

Japanese Telecom Firm Softbank To Construct 10 New Solar Power Plants

In the wake of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster, there has been a call for the country to move away from atomic power and towards the mainstream use of alternative energy. While a recent

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NXP Unveils Greenchip WiFi Lightbulbs That Can Be Controlled With Your iPad

NXP Unveils Greenchip WiFi Lightbulbs That Can Be Controlled With Your iPad

Shopping at your favorite organic market but worried that you left the kitchen light on? Don't fret, just turn it off using your iPad. Designed by NXP in the Netherlands, these latest Greenchip light

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LAST DAY to Win an iPad 2 and Eco-Friendly iPad Case from Treegloo!

LAST DAY to Win an iPad 2 and Eco-Friendly iPad Case from Treegloo!

Hey New Yorkers! We all love to read on the subway, but wouldn't it be nice to ditch your bulky books for a slim new iPad 2? Now's your chance! To celebrate the official launch of InhabitatNYC, our brand

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Cell Phone Battery Can Be Charged By Yelling at It

Cell Phone Battery Can Be Charged By Yelling at It

A team from the Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul have developed a technology that allows you to charge your phone battery by yelling at it. In theory, a phone battery that is charged via voice waves seems

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Awesome Bamboo iPhone Case Looks Like a Retro Camera

Awesome Bamboo iPhone Case Looks Like a Retro Camera

If you own an iPhone and want to protect it from everyday wear and tear while avoiding nasty plastic or rubber protectors, this awesome camera-shaped bamboo case might be just the thing you're looking

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Disguise Your iPad as a Book With This Clever and Ironic Cover

Disguise Your iPad as a Book With This Clever and Ironic Cover

Disguising your iPad as an old fashioned book may strike you as a bit ironic, but when you think about it, it makes perfect sense. BOOK by Nedrelow is a handmade cover that makes an iPad look pretty much

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Apple Named “Least Green” Tech Company by Greenpeace

Apple Named “Least Green” Tech Company by Greenpeace

Greenpeace just named Apple the least green company on its list of tech firms because of its reliance on dirty coal to power the company’s data centers. Greenpeace’s report, “How Dirty

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Eco-Friendly Bamboo MacBook Case Offers Zen-Like Minimalism

Eco-Friendly Bamboo MacBook Case Offers Zen-Like Minimalism

If you own a MacBook you're probably looking for the best way to protect that precious piece of machinery from external forces. Designed by Silva, this sleek bamboo laptop case is the perfect

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Green Overdrive Video: Tesla’s Apple-Inspired Stores

Green Overdrive Video: Tesla’s Apple-Inspired Stores

Tesla has a new inspiration for selling its pioneering electric car: Apple. Last Summer Tesla hired George Blankenship to be in charge of its interactive in-store customer experience. Blankenship is well

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Coca-Cola First In the Industry to Create Sustainable Shelving Made from Cardboard

Coca-Cola First In the Industry to Create Sustainable Shelving Made from Cardboard

Companies like Coca-Cola are constantly running new promotions, pushing new products and tapping into new markets. Unfortunately, with all their new initiatives comes continually changing store displays

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Oxbow Field Station is a Student-Made Box on Stilts Built from Reclaimed Materials

Oxbow Field Station is a Student-Made Box on Stilts Built from Reclaimed Materials

80% of the building materials were salvaged and reused, including the concrete, wood, steel, plastic, and glass. In addition to these, the remaining 20% of new materials were sourced either locally or

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Following New Law, Apple and Intel Say They Will Cease Using Conflict Minerals

Following New Law, Apple and Intel Say They Will Cease Using Conflict Minerals

Your future iPod or laptop will soon bear the words “Conflict Free,” thanks to the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, signed by President Obama last week.  Apple and Intel have joined up

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GIVEAWAY: Win $155 Worth of Organic Skincare Products from Juice Beauty!

GIVEAWAY: Win $155 Worth of Organic Skincare Products from Juice Beauty!

We've teamed up with Juice Beauty to give one lucky reader a trio of organic skincare products.

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