You've surely heard about geodesic dome homes by now - but what about geodesic cars? Mauro Fragiotta and Mark Beccaloni drew upon the work of Buckminster Fuller to design EXO - the world's first
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A new report refutes the argument that the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed carbon pollution regulations will create an economic catastrophe. The study examines the impact of the EPA rules
Last week, we showcased the Bicycle Library, which is pretty much exactly what it sounds like, and it was so unusual that we had to get in touch with its founder and pick his brain. We needed to know what
Tesla has proven that it isn’t about doing things by the book. After building a revolutionary electric car from the ground up, the auto manufacturer is now considering something truly forward-thinking.
Lighting is one of the most critical—and most visceral—qualities of an indoor space, and the difference between good and bad lighting can make or break comfort, mood and overall happiness in your
The UK refuses to be left out of the driverless car revolution. Science minister David Willetts is encouraging British companies to develop self-driving cars, and to ease implementation of the vehicles
Dutch company DSM has made a breakthrough in reducing the amount of methane released by burping cows. And, no, it's not etiquette lessons. We know that gassy livestock are a major source of greenhouse gas
Solar Roadways have been getting a lot of attention lately after securing nearly $2 million in funding on Indiegogo - but some detractors are decrying the innovation, saying that the idea just won’t
Designer Greg Brown and engineer Dave Fawcett are finessing a design for a jet-propelled car that can reach speeds up to 550 miles in the air, but then converts into a zero-emissions electric car on the
Imagine all of the things you could buy, the bills you could pay and the vacations you could take with an extra $10,000 in your pocket every year. According to a report from the American Public
Poetry has been used for ages as a tool to critique the social anxieties du jour. Now, for the first time ever, a poem is being used as a physical remedy to one of modern society's biggest challenges -
As more electrified vehicles hit the road, critics consistently wonder what we will do with all of the used battery packs that power these cars. Well, Toyota demonstrates how old nickel-metal hydride
We’ve been eagerly following the progress of Terrafugia’s flying car here at Inhabitat - and the latest news from the company has us more excited than ever. Terrafugia is seeking $30 million in
Eight U.S. states just formed an alliance to drastically cut emissions by boosting the number of zero-emission vehicles on the road to 3.3 million by 2025. The multi-state ZEV Action Plan was launched by
Things are suddenly looking promising for next year's UN climate change conference in Paris. Less than 24 hours after President Obama announced a proposed 30 percent cut in power plant carbon emissions by
Liberty Electric Cars just unveiled the Deliver electric delivery van. The development of vehicle was partially commissioned by the European Commissions’ 7th Framework Program, which brought together 10
Electric bicycles have become a popular form of transportation for many in cities across the world. As a green alternative to cars and public transit, ebikes offer many other advantages due to their small
Hands-free, smart technology is popping up in all corners of our lives from smartphone-controlled cars to LED bulbs. To bring this energy saving, wireless design to bicycles, a Croatian startup just
Image via Shutterstock Jeans Dirt rarely shows its face on denim until it's really dirty, so unless you're wearing jeans to trek through mud or you always go commando, don't wash them after every wear.
The tent itself looks like a cross between two previous Hemiplanet models: the two-person Wedge and the three-person Cave. It features both a private sleeping area and a pass-through breeze way that's
Last October we wrote about Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde, who developed a vacuum cleaner that can suck urban smog right out of the air. Now the designer is turning that smog vacuumed from the skies of
Both Florida residents and visitors utilize the heavily congested highways to travel between Central and South Florida. To ease the congestion and take cars off the road, a private company called Florida
Flat bicycle tires could be a thing of the past thanks to BriTek's amazin Energy Return Wheel. Whereas most bike tires regulate tire firmness with air pressure, with the Energy Return Wheel one simply
Carbon fiber is quickly becoming the material of choice for automakers as they seek to reduce the weight of their vehicles, but does bamboo have the potential to replace this material in the future?
Google has made a major breakthrough in its self-driving car project. The tech giant has now started building its own prototype vehicles from scratch, rather than retro-fitting existing commercial models
When we talk about the acidification of the oceans, we sometimes focus on the impact that it will have in the future. But for Taylor Shellfish Farms, a fifth-generation farm in Oregon that harvests
The Chinese government announced on Monday that the country was in grave danger of failing to meet its emissions reduction targets for 2015. In response, the State Council issued a plan featuring a raft
Researchers at Stockholm's KTH Royal Institute of Technology have come up with an innovative addition to the city's public transit system. Called Waterway 365, their project follows the principle that
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