Cadillac recently announced pricing for its upcoming 2014 ELR coupe, which will start at $75,995 when it arrives in showrooms this coming January. The 2014 ELR was originally unveiled at the Detroit
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Ohio Airships' hybrid Dynalifter is a massive hybrid airship that could transform how packages are transported around the world by reducing freight costs and extending the reach of delivery services to
David Letterman took a break from chatting up celebrities and movie stars to talk about something serious and imperative for our country - renewable energy. Mark Jacobson, Professor of Civil and
Our current health care system is built around reaction: doctors wait for patients to fall ill and only then find a way to heal them. But what if, some time in the future, doctors can predict what disease
3D Printing 3D printing lets anyone make just about anything from nick nacks to full-size rooms. While the novelty is certainly there, 3D printing is also a technology that's starting to make a
Many people will remember that this isn't the first time that Honda has produced a hybrid version of the Accord. Back in 2003 Honda released an Accord Hybrid that mated a V6 engine to an electric motor,
Team Norwich Delta’s T-90 Home is an Insulated Fortress that Provides All-Weather Comfort at the Solar Decathlon
The Delta T-90 design is all about providing a sustainable dwelling that provides maximum interior comfort for residents despite extreme temperatures on the exterior, and all at an affordable cost. At the
The term "wilderness" has a different connotation for each Earthly observer: for some, nothing is as wild as lions ripping meat off their kill, while for others it doesn't get wilder than a trek through
When Japan was announced as the host of the 2020 Olympics last month, it brought about a new wave of concern over the ongoing environmental crisis at Fukushima. As the government pushes for an end to the
INTERVIEW: Inhabitat Speaks to Dr. John Keung About Singapore’s Green Mark Building Certification System
If you're a regular Inhabitat reader, you're probably already familiar with LEED, BREEAM, Passivhaus and even LBC, but there's another green building certification program that you should know about -
Typhoon Fitow touched down in Fuding, China on Monday after tearing through the eastern provinces of Fujian and Zhejiang and forcing more than 700,000 people to be evacuated. With winds of up to 93mph
Marine engineer Graham Hawkes spent his life designing submersibles for both the military and the oil and gas industry before he happened upon the idea of creating a vehicle that could 'fly' underwater.
The airport's design also makes reference to the River Don, which is the origin of the city. Facilities in the area such as the train station, car park, hotel and office buildings are connected through
INTERVIEW: Inhabitat Chats with J Mays, VP of Global Design and Chief Creative Officer at Ford Motor Company
Automotive designer J Mays has become well-known as the design director of Ford Motor Company. Born in rural Oklahoma, Mays started working at his family's auto parts store at an early age with
Image © Shutterstock After a prolonged debate over the Congressional budget and the effective date of the new healthcare law, Democrats and Republicans have failed to reach an agreement on
New Zealand's Martin Aircraft Company has redesigned the Martin Jetpack in preparation for the personal aircraft's commercial launch in mid-2014. The world’s first “practical” jetpack can achieve a
Elon Musk's recently-announced Hyperloop transportation system has just edged one step closer to reality with two high-profile engineers now backing a crowdsourced, crowdfunded project to get it up and
After losing his lower leg in a motorcycle accident four years ago, 32-year-old Zac Vawter has undergone experimental surgery to become the recipient of the world's first thought-controlled bionic leg.
Tshanfeto is a teaching farm in the Ivory Coast that trains around 40 young people each year in sustainable agriculture techniques. Enterprises like this are vital for local communities in the country,
LA-based firm New Theme designed the Greenberg Green house around site conditions, constraints, programmatic use and views. The home's shape and orientation were expressly designed to minimize exposure to
Image © Shutterstock One of the major challenges in fighting influenza worldwide is how rapidly the virus evolves -- new strains of the disease emerge every year, rendering older vaccines ineffective.
In the South China Sea, Typhoon Usagi is flooding the Chinese coast and Hong Kong with 45-foot-tall waves and wind gusts of 150 miles per hour -- fast enough to sweep cars off the road. The 109 million
Beyond the pulsating exterior, the stadium will rest on an elevated wooden plinth surrounded by pools of water and trees, allowing the building to moderate its interior temperature using passive
This fall Honda is releasing the second hybrid version of their popular Accord sedan, the 2014 Accord Hybrid. With a 50 mpg city rating, this new hybrid is the most fuel-efficient, non-plug-in hybrid
During her time as a window dresser, founder of Diamond Tooth Taxidermy Beth Beverly would see birds hit the glass and fall to their demise. Passersby would hardly give the lifeless bodies a second
Image via Shutterstock According to a new report released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday, antibiotic resistance in factory meat production contributes to nearly 23,000
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