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Proposed 200-foot bridge over Hwy 101 could lead California wildlife to safety

Proposed 200-foot bridge over Hwy 101 could lead California wildlife to safety

As human development expands, wildlife habitats diminish. There’s no way around it. There are, however, ways to mitigate our imposition on nature and help provide safe pathways for wildlife to travel

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GustaVino is a 3D-printed wine holder that can be endlessly customized for any space

GustaVino is a 3D-printed wine holder that can be endlessly customized for any space

GustaVino is a stylish and versatile Gaudi inspired modular wine rack made from renewable materials that can be reproduced in any 3d printer. The light organic form was inspired by the work of Gaudi,

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World’s largest green roof unveiled in the heart of Silicon Valley

World’s largest green roof unveiled in the heart of Silicon Valley

Architect Rafael Viñoly and Olin Landscape Architects have unveiled designs for the world’s largest green roof—a 30-acre community park in the sky sandwiched between Apple’s Infinite Loop

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Use this amazing fall foliage map to predict where the most colorful leaves will be all season

Use this amazing fall foliage map to predict where the most colorful leaves will be all season

Fall is coming! In North America, whether we like it or not, summer is drawing to an end. For some, that’s a sad annual occurrence, but those of us who crave cozy sweaters and the crunch of leaves under

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Modumetal’s revolutionary technology grows super-tough metal like a tree

Modumetal’s revolutionary technology grows super-tough metal like a tree

The processes used to extract and utilize metals are typically highly energy intensive, with ores extracted through mines using smelting, or with recycled scraped melted down to be recast. But one Seattle

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15 awe-inspiring semi-finalists announced for the 2015 Buckminster Fuller Challenge

15 awe-inspiring semi-finalists announced for the 2015 Buckminster Fuller Challenge

596 Acres Living Lots Identifying unused urban spaces and working with disenfranchised residents to reclaim them for public use, Living Lots has already transformed dozens of spaces in New York City.

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This all-electric personal submarine can dive up to 400 feet

This all-electric personal submarine can dive up to 400 feet

The two-person Deepflight Dragon is only 16.4 feet long and 6.2 feet wide and has been designed for easy launching and piloting. Onboard Dive Manager software monitors the critical functions of the sub

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Tornado-Resistant Phoenix Solar House Rises From the Ashes After Natural Disasters

Tornado-Resistant Phoenix Solar House Rises From the Ashes After Natural Disasters

The team includes students from three neighboring universities: the University of Louisville, Ball State University, and the University of Kentucky. Each of the universities provided a special kind of

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Paris “coolhouse” brings down city temperatures by reflecting sunlight back into space

Paris “coolhouse” brings down city temperatures by reflecting sunlight back into space

This summer, a series of demonstrations in Paris have launched to show how to use “photonic membranes” to cool large areas of land, buildings, and, conceivably, entire cities. Designers from the

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Tesla drivers make a recordbreaking 452.8 mile road trip on a single charge

Tesla drivers make a recordbreaking 452.8 mile road trip on a single charge

Since the advent of electric cars, range anxiety has plagued drivers, limiting their road trips based on the number of miles one could conceivable travel on a single charger. Although Tesla is rapidly

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This hybrid human-electric trike can travel up to 100 miles on a single charge

This hybrid human-electric trike can travel up to 100 miles on a single charge

A new hybrid trike called the GinzVelo aims to radically change the way people travel within cities. The cycle’s inventor Peter Ginzburg calls it a “human-electric hybrid vehicle” or HEH vehicle

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5 life-changing projects take home top honors in 2015 INDEX: Design Awards

5 life-changing projects take home top honors in 2015 INDEX: Design Awards

copenhagen, Denmark, Design, Design for Health, Design to Improve Life, eco design, green design, humanitarian design, index award winners, index: award, Sustainability, Sustainable Design, world’s

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INFOGRAPHIC: Solar power on the large and small scale

INFOGRAPHIC: Solar power on the large and small scale

The sun has become one of the leading sources of clean and renewable energy in the US. More specifically, during the third quarter of 2014, panels that generate 1,354 MW of solar were installed in various

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The 10 best electric vehicles

The 10 best electric vehicles

Longest Range electric vehicle Tesla Model S: One of the biggest reasons why car buyers shudder at the thought of owning an electric vehicle is, range anxiety. Today the average fully electric car only

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World’s first mega-robot duel pits Team USA against Team Japan

World’s first mega-robot duel pits Team USA against Team Japan

The awesome mech battle of your childhood dreams is finally coming true—in Pacific Rim-fashion, two giant robot warriors are set to face off in an epic duel in summer 2016. Last month, Oakland-based

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This solar and wind-powered autonomous vehicle is out to unlock the secrets of the Celtic Sea

This solar and wind-powered autonomous vehicle is out to unlock the secrets of the Celtic Sea

The Celtic Sea, located off the south coast of Ireland, is a curious place; home to common dolphins, harbor porpoises, fin whales and a surprising number of marine predators, it has yet to be designated a

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INTERVIEW: Architect David Hertz on how to build with old planes

INTERVIEW: Architect David Hertz on how to build with old planes

Inhabitat: When did it first occur to you to use an old airplane to create parts of the house? David: I have been interested in what we Take, Make and Waste, from our society's waste streams for almost 3

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New Orleans’ $14.5 billion rebuilt levees won’t fight a Category 5 hurricane

New Orleans’ $14.5 billion rebuilt levees won’t fight a Category 5 hurricane

An often-repeated truth about Hurricane Katrina is that the events of August 29 2005, were not a natural disaster, they were a man made one caused by the failure of the levee systems that had been

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Chandelier-like canopy is made from 10,000 recycled BIC pens

Chandelier-like canopy is made from 10,000 recycled BIC pens

The ubiquitous BIC pen is one of the best symbols of modern consumerism—efficient, affordable, and easily disposable, these pens often wind up in the landfill at the end of their lifecycle. A team of

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Hand-powered Circo dishwasher saves time, space, money and water

Hand-powered Circo dishwasher saves time, space, money and water

It is estimated that 75% of the global population will live in urban areas by 2050. While this urbanization presents great opportunities, it will be an enormous challenge to ensure that energy and space

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Xi’an unveils plans for green and highly walkable Innovation Harbor

Xi’an unveils plans for green and highly walkable Innovation Harbor

Giant towns popping up from seemingly nowhere have become a common sight in China. Xi’an, the central Chinese city best known as the home of the Terracotta Army, has unveiled ambitious plans for one

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The all-new 2016 Toyota Prius will debut on September 8

The all-new 2016 Toyota Prius will debut on September 8

It’s hard to believe that the current Toyota Prius has been on the market for almost seven years, but an all-new Prius is just around the corner. Toyota has confirmed that the next-generation Toyota

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Pumpkin Ridge Passive House consumes 90% less heating energy than a conventional house

Pumpkin Ridge Passive House consumes 90% less heating energy than a conventional house

This "super-efficient demonstration home" consumes 90% less heating energy than a conventional house, while providing all the amenities of a comfortable private residence. Called The Pumpkin Ridge

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Glass-bottomed sky pool will be suspended 115 feet in the air

Glass-bottomed sky pool will be suspended 115 feet in the air

Want a rush of adrenaline with your morning swim? Ballymore developers have unveiled an amazing transparent “sky pool” that’ll make swimmers feel like they’re floating through the air in London.

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Aston Martin confirms their 800 horsepower Tesla Model S rival will hit the road in 2 years

Aston Martin confirms their 800 horsepower Tesla Model S rival will hit the road in 2 years

While several automakers have confirmed plans to introduce new electric vehicles that will rival the Tesla Model S's 200+ mile driving range, no one has attempted to be as powerful - until now. Aston

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Microwave-powered rockets could be a game changer for space travel

Microwave-powered rockets could be a game changer for space travel

Escape Dynamics, a space start-up in Colorado, recently tested a prototype of their new rocket engine - but instead of launching a rocket powered with rocket fuel, they beamed power at it from a microwave

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Scientists may have just grown the first almost-fully formed human brain

Scientists may have just grown the first almost-fully formed human brain

Scientists at an Ohio State University lab claim they have grown the first-ever almost fully formed human brain. The discovery has sparked hopes the brain could be used to improve medical understanding of

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Unmanned solar-powered Mayflower research ship will cross the Atlantic in 2020

Unmanned solar-powered Mayflower research ship will cross the Atlantic in 2020

There won’t be any pilgrims aboard the Mayflower when it sails across the Atlantic in 2020. There actually won’t be anyone aboard the ship, as this research vessel will be entirely unmanned. The wind-

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Google’s Project Sunroof shows your home’s solar potential for free

Google’s Project Sunroof shows your home’s solar potential for free

Google is a company long focused on recognizing opportunities and seizing them. In its latest venture, Project Sunroof, the mega tech giant is taking that notion a step further by helping homeowners see

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Did the Guardian just prove Apple is working on a self-driving electric car?

Did the Guardian just prove Apple is working on a self-driving electric car?

Apple has been hush-hush about its rumored electric car project, but company execs may not be able to keep quiet much longer. The Guardian reports that documents obtained through a public record request

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