PAU is a minimalist bicycle wall rack made from birch plywood

PAU is a minimalist bicycle wall rack made from birch plywood

When it seems that everything has already been invented regarding bicycle storage ... a completely fresh and original new version arises! This cool, elegant and minimal stand is made…

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NASA's new satellite will help monitor droughts here on Earth

NASA's new satellite will help monitor droughts here on Earth

NASA launched an unmanned rocket last weekend to put a satellite into orbit that is expected to improve drought monitoring and flood forecasting. The satellite will be capturing data…

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INFOGRAPHIC: The History of the Bauhaus Movement

INFOGRAPHIC: The History of the Bauhaus Movement

If you're a fan of modern art, design and architecture, you've probably seen the work of Marcel Breuer, Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe, and Paul Klee - but did you know these iconic figures…

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Radu Zaciu illuminates the beauty of fruits and veggies

Radu Zaciu illuminates the beauty of fruits and veggies

Fruits and veggies are a beacon of light in photographer Radu Zaciu’s new series. Appropriately titled “The Light Inside,” the beautifully rendered series shows everyday foods…

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Timber holiday home frames breathtaking views of the Swiss Alps

Timber holiday home frames breathtaking views of the Swiss Alps

Imagine waking up to breathtaking views of the snow-covered Alps—that’s reality for the lucky owners of this holiday home on the Rigi, Scheidegg in Switzerland. Designed by AFGH…

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Affordable wooden cabin is precariously perched over a cliff in Nova Scotia

Affordable wooden cabin is precariously perched over a cliff in Nova…

The 960-square-foot cabin was designed with a modest facade and minimal site disturbance so as to keep the focus on the surrounding untouched landscape. The low-budget project comprises…

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Cloud bursting service guarantees sunny wedding photos - for a mere £100,000

Cloud bursting service guarantees sunny wedding photos - for a mere…

You want your big day to be perfect, that's why weddings often turn into an event that swallows up most of your savings, now with a new service from UK based firm Oliver's Travels, if…

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VIDEO: Clever woman lives, works and sleeps in a tiny space the same size as her bed

VIDEO: Clever woman lives, works and sleeps in a tiny space the same…

Chu's very modestly-sized room is actually part of what is called a "1.5 apartment" in Brooklyn, New York, where a roommate occupies a larger bedroom and Chu lives in the half-bedroom.…

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Estelle Vincent creates timber-framed meeting rooms inside Paris office block

Estelle Vincent creates timber-framed meeting rooms inside Paris…

The first of the three structures is called Eki Cabin and acts as the center of the boardroom. It can function as a permanent office space for two people. An angular nook is filled with…

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FDA finds majority of herbal supplements at GNC, Walmart, Walgreens, and Target don't contain what they claim - instead cheap fillers like wheat and soy powder

FDA finds majority of herbal supplements at GNC, Walmart, Walgreens,…

The New York State Attorney Generals Office is demanding that four major retailers remove herbal supplements from their shelves after the pills were found to be packed with a strange…

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Apple announces plans for $2 billion solar-powered “command center”

Apple announces plans for $2 billion solar-powered “command…

Apple has finally revealed long-awaited plans for its Mesa, Arizona, factory. It will soon become a solar-powered data “command center” instead of being leased out, as was the…

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UK aiming for 10 million solar-powered homes by 2020

UK aiming for 10 million solar-powered homes by 2020

The United Kingdom nearly doubled their solar power last year, with 650,000 installations on both private homes and state-owned properties. This brings the UK’s solar power capacity…

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Obama seeks billions in funding for clean energy development and emissions cuts in 2016 budget

Obama seeks billions in funding for clean energy development and…

President Obama's fiscal budget for 2016, which was release on Monday (2/2) afternoon proposes an impressive $7.4 billion in funding for clean energy technologies as well as the…

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INFOGRAPHIC: Are you prepared to weather a winter storm?

INFOGRAPHIC: Are you prepared to weather a winter storm?

With climate change causing historic blizzards from New York to Hawaii, many people might be caught unprepared when the skies explode all over us. This infographic offers some great…

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This beautiful furniture by Emilie Mazeau-Langlais is actually made from cardboard

This beautiful furniture by Emilie Mazeau-Langlais is actually made…

These items may look like regular pieces of wooden furniture at first sight, , but if you look closely you'll notice that all of them are made from cardboard. French artist and designer…

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200-year-old stone structure hides a modern and minimalist summer home in Switzerland

200-year-old stone structure hides a modern and minimalist summer home…

This 200-year-old wood and granite building may look like an unassuming, rustic abode from the outside—but don’t let its weathered facade deceive you. Swiss firm Buchner Bründler…

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You're invited: Explore how tech is redefining fashion at the BF+DA's Fashion Week events

You're invited: Explore how tech is redefining fashion at the BF+DA's…

From 3D-printed shoes to tweeting dresses to solar-powered jackets, examples of wearable technology are slowly but surely becoming parts of our everyday lives. Pratt Institute's…

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Curvaceous Brick House uses passive cooling and local materials in India

Curvaceous Brick House uses passive cooling and local materials in…

Mumbai-based iStudio Architecture completed Brick House, a curvaceous and organic structure that looks like the picture-perfect yoga retreat. Located in rural Wada near Mumbai, India,…

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Alki's new bioplastic chair is completely biodegradable

Alki's new bioplastic chair is completely biodegradable

Kuskoa Bi has classic simple lines reminiscent of those seen in the Eames' DAW Chair. But instead of using fiberglass the ingenious seat is entirely made from a bio-based polymer…

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Artist Nikki Ella Whitlock recycles wine bottle fragments into ethereal mosaics

Artist Nikki Ella Whitlock recycles wine bottle fragments into…

British artist Nikki Ella Whitlock takes recycling to ethereal levels, by transforming old glass into stunning mosaics. With a mix of tiles and glass mostly from used wine bottles, the…

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NYC bike map based on riders' brainwaves tells you which routes are most stressful and relaxing

NYC bike map based on riders' brainwaves tells you which routes are…

NYC is now considered one of the best cities for biking in the U.S., but resident cyclists know that navigating its streets can still be a stressful experience. MIT Media Lab's Arlene…

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"Family cloths" reusable toilet wipes: gross or great?

Many of us who try to lead eco-conscious lifestyles are likely already using many reusable, washable fabric items for both household and personal use; cotton dish cloths, washable baby…

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Ice architecture: 6 incredible buildings made from ice and snow

Ice architecture: 6 incredible buildings made from ice and snow

Tron Ice Hotel Suits In anticipation of the release of 3D TRON: Legacy, Ben Rousseau and Ian Douglas–Jones created a suite at the famous IceHotel above the Arctic Circle in Sweden.…

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Will Google launch a ride-share app using self-driving cabs?

Will Google launch a ride-share app using self-driving cabs?

photo Uber has been getting into a lot of trouble lately, but nothing the company has faced to this point will be as ferocious as the competition the taxi-like service could get…

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EVELO's Omni Wheel transforms your bicycle into an electric bike in a snap

EVELO's Omni Wheel transforms your bicycle into an electric bike in a…

Electric bikes an increasingly popular way to get commuters out of the car and onto a greener mode of transportation—but, the transition comes at a pretty high price. With that in…

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90 percent of China's cities failed to meet 2014 air quality standards

90 percent of China's cities failed to meet 2014 air quality standards

Nearly 90 percent of China's big cities failed to meet air quality standards in 2014, but that was still an improvement on 2013 as the country's "war on pollution" began to take effect,…

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MUM students build a solar-powered bicycle repair station out of salvaged materials

MUM students build a solar-powered bicycle repair station out of…

A bike repair stand, basic hand tools and a solar powered air compressor and USB cellphone charger are all at your disposal when you pull up to the DIY bike repair station. Designed…

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CUNY solar program wins $800,000 DOE grant to design resilient emergency solar energy systems

CUNY solar program wins $800,000 DOE grant to design resilient…

Exciting solar news, NYC! Mayor Bill de Blasio announced last week that the City University of New York (CUNY) has been awarded $800,000 to support the design and implementation of the…

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VIDEO: Watch the Tesla Model X prototype in action

VIDEO: Watch the Tesla Model X prototype in action

Even though the Tesla Model X SUV has been delayed several times, Tesla is still working hard to deliver it by the end of 2015. Tesla is currently testing prototypes of the Model X and…

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Enter the Cradle to Cradle Product Design Challenge for a chance to win up to $4,000!

Enter the Cradle to Cradle Product Design Challenge for a chance to…

Green design industry leader Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute teamed up with 3D software giant Autodesk to launch the first-ever Product Design Challenge—with up to…

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You can make $13,000 a year by selling your poop

You can make $13,000 a year by selling your poop

Need some cash? Sell your poop. Yes, you read that right. A company called OpenBiome needs healthy stool samples are used to treat patients with a bacterial infection called C.…

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Tel Aviv's notorious 'Garbage Mountain' transforms into world's largest recycling park

Tel Aviv's notorious 'Garbage Mountain' transforms into world's…

2. Hiriya Park, Tel-Aviv, Isreal Hiriya's horrifying mountain of garbage hit its limit in 1998 after reaching 25 million TONS of waste. After that the facility was finally shut down…

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London mayor approves Europe's first bike superhighway

London mayor approves Europe's first bike superhighway

Europe’s longest segregated (protected) bike lane was approved by the mayor of London this week -- and it will guarantee bike riders a safe ride through the city east to west. A…

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No rain in San Francisco for first January in 165 years

No rain in San Francisco for first January in 165 years

  There are a lot of songs about California weather, but songwriters will have to come up with a new tune to mark the auspicious absence of rain in San Francisco this January.…

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The true story behind Groundhog Day

The true story behind Groundhog Day

This year, as Punxsutawney Phil is hoisted into the air to divine our weather future, you may find yourself wondering, how the heck did this become a thing, anyway? The modern Groundhog…

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35 facts that will make you never want to eat fish again

35 facts that will make you never want to eat fish again

Next time you reach for a spicy tuna handroll, you may want to keep the following infographic in mind. Eating fish may seem like the safer choice when it comes to environmental impact,…

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Aberdeen's Schoolmasters home banishes pre-fab preconceptions in the UK

Aberdeen's Schoolmasters home banishes pre-fab preconceptions in the…

Challenging the negative connotations of prefab buildings in the UK, Stuart Duncan of Build Different has designed a stunning modular eco-home entitled "Schoolmasters". This…

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Mayor de Blasio makes it through Groundhog Day without dropping Staten Island Chuck

Mayor de Blasio makes it through Groundhog Day without dropping Staten…

Chuck, Staten Island's famous season-predicting groundhog, did not see his shadow this morning, indicating that we'll be treated to an early spring. The forecast, which contradicted…

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Has the world reached peak food production?

Has the world reached peak food production?

Have we reached peak food? Authors of a new study in Ecology and Society say “yes,” but others say, “stop wasting food” and we won’t have a problem. But the authors of the…

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New documentary 'Earth: A New Wild' illustrates connection between humans and nature

New documentary 'Earth: A New Wild' illustrates connection between…

This week, a new documentary series debuts that might finally change the way we look at the world around us. Wildlife biologist Dr. M. Sanjayan hosts Earth: A New Wild and turns the…

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