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Electric DeepFlight Super Falcon is an Underwater Plane for the Super Rich

Electric DeepFlight Super Falcon is an Underwater Plane for the Super Rich

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.

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The Biomimicry Manual: What can We Learn About Resilience, Weight Loss, and Kidney Disease from the Grizzly Bear?

The Biomimicry Manual: What can We Learn About Resilience, Weight Loss, and Kidney Disease from the Grizzly Bear?

I'm off to the wilds of Montana this week, doing some in-person, up-close biomimicry research, and I've got my fingers crossed I'll see a grizzly bear. But you know, over there, not over here. With five

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Self-Sufficient RE:Villa Floating Island Concept Recycles Coastal Pollution Into Building Material

Self-Sufficient RE:Villa Floating Island Concept Recycles Coastal Pollution Into Building Material

Together with a naval architect and a building engineer, WHIM architecture is developing an island prototype that employs recycled coastal pollution as building material. The RE:Villa would be constructed

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Streamlined Caravisio Camper Lets You Live Luxuriously on the Road

Streamlined Caravisio Camper Lets You Live Luxuriously on the Road

The Caravisio comes at a time when interest in caravan traveling is dwindling. According to Tabbert, the registration for camper vans in Europe is at an all-time low, and many believe that it's an

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Insane $1.93 Billion Artificial Island With Space Hotel and Zero-Gravity Spa Proposed for Barcelona

Insane $1.93 Billion Artificial Island With Space Hotel and Zero-Gravity Spa Proposed for Barcelona

A soaring zero-gravity space hotel set atop a man-made island might sound like the latest project proposed for Dubai, but Mobilona and designer Erik Morvan plan to construct just such a resort off the

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Tangram’s Qatar World Cup Stadium Sculpts the Desert Wind to Provide Passive Cooling

Tangram’s Qatar World Cup Stadium Sculpts the Desert Wind to Provide Passive Cooling

The 80,000-seat stadium features traditional Badgheer openings which enable the capture and manipulation of the wind. These are created in the outer layer of the stadium and positioned to allow the

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Bercy Chen Studio’s Cylindrical Boat House in Austin Has its Own Waterfall

Bercy Chen Studio’s Cylindrical Boat House in Austin Has its Own Waterfall

Bercy Chen Studio’s one-of-a-kind shelter consists of two elliptical floors that are joined by a swirling staircase. The lower level has a wooden deck mainly used for lounging next to the water and

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NASA Unveils Plan to Launch World’s Largest Solar Sail in 2014

NASA Unveils Plan to Launch World’s Largest Solar Sail in 2014

NASA has announced plans to launch the world’s largest solar sail in 2014 - and it will be travelling an incredible two million miles from Earth. The giant solar sail will use photons from the sun for

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Foldable Cuts’ Greeting Cards Can Be Assembled Into Miniature Boats!

Foldable Cuts’ Greeting Cards Can Be Assembled Into Miniature Boats!

Foldable Cuts has created a line of greetings that can be turned into a keepsake and shown off. Their range of DIY boat cards consists of designs that can be cut out in pieces and re-assembled into a

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Top 8 Green Gadgets Worthy of James Bond

Top 8 Green Gadgets Worthy of James Bond

SOLAR-POWERED SPY SATELLITE James Bond is a lot of things: a womanizer, a troubled soul, licensed to kill. But first and foremost, 007 is a spy, and spies are always looking for new ways to monitor their

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Elegant Pirogovo Greenhouse Nurtures Organic Greens and Vegetables in Russia

Elegant Pirogovo Greenhouse Nurtures Organic Greens and Vegetables in Russia

The Pigrovo Resort comprises a wide array of commercial facilities: a house, a yacht club, guest houses, and a restaurant. The greenhouse compliments the overall design approach of the resort: like most

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XPIRAL’s Renovated Nautical Club in Spain Looks Like a Ship Under Construction

XPIRAL’s Renovated Nautical Club in Spain Looks Like a Ship Under Construction

The project is consistent in one major way – it is based on prefabricated elements that can be dismantled at any time (dry construction). These are completed with compact cellulose panels, cellular

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Vilamoura Launches Public Bike Sharing Program With Classic Cycles Designed by AND-RÉ

Vilamoura Launches Public Bike Sharing Program With Classic Cycles Designed by AND-RÉ

Normally luxury and sharing aren't words we mention in the same sentence. Those who can afford it pay millions to have their own cars, jets, and yachts - precisely so they don't have to share with anyone.

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Ralph Lauren’s US Olympic Uniforms Are Made in China, Draw Outrage from Congress

Ralph Lauren’s US Olympic Uniforms Are Made in China, Draw Outrage from Congress

Fashion designer Ralph Lauren was at the center of a massive controversy when it was revealed that Team USA's Olympic uniforms were made in China this week. "I think they should take all the uniforms, put

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NC-Office’s Lesser Antilles Eco-Resort Sits in Harmony With the Serene Landscape

NC-Office’s Lesser Antilles Eco-Resort Sits in Harmony With the Serene Landscape

NC-Office has designed a new eco-luxe resort that trickles down a lush mountain onto the shores of the Lesser Antilles. Designed to integrate within the natural beauty of the tropical shoreline, the world

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Sail Away in Style on Your Own Solar-Powered Orsos Floating Island Home

Sail Away in Style on Your Own Solar-Powered Orsos Floating Island Home

Wouldn't it be amazing to be able to simply raise an anchor and move your home to a new country? Well, if you live on a luxury Orsos Island, you can do just that. The floating home resorts are designed to

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Spherical Prefab G-PODs are High-Tech Loungers for Modern Nomads

Spherical Prefab G-PODs are High-Tech Loungers for Modern Nomads

G-PODS are sleek prefabricated structures that can be placed just about anywhere, including rooftops and gardens. They are rain-resistant and the interiors are covered in the same materials used in

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The Gilded Age Boldt Castle in Upstate New York Sits on Its Own Island

The Gilded Age Boldt Castle in Upstate New York Sits on Its Own Island

Located on Heart Island, the 127 room Boldt Castle rises to six stories, and is built in the style of 16th Century European castles. The island, originally called Hart Island, was transformed to create

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Samantha Morton Details ‘The ABC’s of Living Minimally’ With Her Quirky Video

Samantha Morton Details ‘The ABC’s of Living Minimally’ With Her Quirky Video

This morning, Inhabitat reader and environmental econ major Samantha Morton sent us her cool and quirky video, 'The ABC’s of Living Minimally'. Created for one of her college electives this past

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Artisan Furniture Made From Pieces of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge

Artisan Furniture Made From Pieces of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge is a vital 1.7 mile transportation link that serves 40 million vehicles a year. Now, thanks to Richard Bulan, this 75-year-old pedestrian-friendly feat of engineering could become

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Beautiful French Prefab House by Djuric Tardio is Made Entirely of Sustainable Finnish Larch

Beautiful French Prefab House by Djuric Tardio is Made Entirely of Sustainable Finnish Larch

Placed on a densely populated block, the two story house boasts a great deal of well-utilized outdoor space including an enormous roof terrace, a hanging balcony from the second floor and a decked dining

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3D-Printed “Little Shining Man” Kite by Heather and Ivan Morison is a Stunning Kinetic Sculpture

3D-Printed “Little Shining Man” Kite by Heather and Ivan Morison is a Stunning Kinetic Sculpture

The Morison's are known for their innovative outdoor installations, and their newest, "Little Shining Man" adds to their reputation. Inspired by Alexander Graham Bell's tetra kites, the 3d printed design

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Microsoft Co-founder Paul Allen Invests in the World’s Largest Plane

Microsoft Co-founder Paul Allen Invests in the World’s Largest Plane

Microsoft is one of the biggest companies in the world, and probably has a lot to answer for when it comes to global power consumption and social responsibility. While founder Bill Gates has done his

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7 Futuristic Modes of Green Transportation for Land, Sea and Sky

7 Futuristic Modes of Green Transportation for Land, Sea and Sky

While they may look like something out of Star Wars or The Jetsons, these super futuristic vehicle designs are actual concepts being worked on for production - and in some cases are already exploring the

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San Francisco’s Waterfront To Get Green Makeover In Lead-Up To America’s Cup

San Francisco’s Waterfront To Get Green Makeover In Lead-Up To America’s Cup

Under design giant AECOM’s leadership, a wide swath of temporary and permanent installations will be built along San Francisco's waterfront to accommodate race infrastructure as well as a massive influx

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Project Utopia: A Floating Island Paradise at Sea

Project Utopia: A Floating Island Paradise at Sea

Project Utopia is similar in size to a commercial cruise liner and is big enough to host a small population. The “island” is circular in shape, measures 330 feet in diameter, and spans 11 decks of

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Embry-Riddle Students Make History With “Eco Eagle” Hybrid Propulsion Aircraft

Embry-Riddle Students Make History With “Eco Eagle” Hybrid Propulsion Aircraft

Students at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University recently demonstrated an aviation first by cruising the sky in a hybrid propulsion aircraft. A team of nearly 200 students spent the last year and a half

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Qatar’s Artificial Floating Resort Island Represents Best and Worst in Sustainable Development

Qatar’s Artificial Floating Resort Island Represents Best and Worst in Sustainable Development

The project is anchored by an artificial oval island, where sculpted resort towers connect to an underwater hall that provides fascinating views of the sea world. Jetties feed 80 floating houses called

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5 Incredible Transforming Concept Vehicles

5 Incredible Transforming Concept Vehicles

What we love most about these concepts is that they are not only powered by green technology -- most of them are EVs or a type of hybrid -- but these vehicles look to solve future transportation, global

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Gorgeous Wind Chime Sculpture Sings Splendidly with the Forest Winds

Gorgeous Wind Chime Sculpture Sings Splendidly with the Forest Winds

Dixon’s sculpture is a giant, playful wind chime. With the aid of assistants, the kinetic sculpture was constructed on site over the course of an entire month. A rustic red wooden bridge hangs between

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