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Kevin Costner Cleaning up the Gulf with His Oil Separating Technology

Kevin Costner Cleaning up the Gulf with His Oil Separating Technology

No, we are not kidding. Neither is Kevin Costner. When the Exxon Valdez catastrophe happened in 1989, the actor, fisherman and environmentalist was horrified. So he went searching for an answer to

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How to Use Technology to Green Your Shopping

How to Use Technology to Green Your Shopping

While the recent rise in consumer spending is certainly a good sign for our ailing economy, what does this mean for our fragile environment? If you’re one of the many stepping out this weekend for

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Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC Set To Get A Major Facelift

Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC Set To Get A Major Facelift

As the most respected and well-known institute for fashion design in the US, you'd expect the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York City to have a glamorous and stunning building to inspire

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How to Use Technology to Experience the Great Outdoors

How to Use Technology to Experience the Great Outdoors

Longing to leave the confines of your cubicle and venture to the great outdoors? Technology can make it a lot easier for you! From GPS units to iPhone apps like Starmap, check out all of our best tips on

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How to Use Technology to Experience the Great Outdoors

How to Use Technology to Experience the Great Outdoors

Since we usually venture to the great outdoors to escape from the fast-paced modern world, it might seem a little counter-intuitive to use technology to get there. Lo and behold though, gadgets and gizmos

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Chevron Embraces Solar Technology With Project Brightfield

Chevron Embraces Solar Technology With Project Brightfield

Sign #1 that interest in solar power is exploding: even the oil companies are getting in on the act. Earlier this week, Chevron unveiled Project Brightfield, a solar plant featuring 7,700 solar panels on

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How to Green Your Spring Cleaning with Technology

How to Green Your Spring Cleaning with Technology

It's that time of year again! Spring is the perfect time to brush away the dustbunnies, thrust open the windows and refresh your whole house. But as you may know, the tools and cleansers available to help

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Amusement Park Powers EVs Using Electric Toothbrush Technology

Amusement Park Powers EVs Using Electric Toothbrush Technology

Last year, we watched as Korea’s Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) developed a new kind of electric vehicle that relies entirely on power from cables buried beneath the road--no

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How Technology Can Declutter Your Life

How Technology Can Declutter Your Life

Is clutter taking over your life? It doesn't have to be that way! There are tons of smart ways to use technology to get rid of your clutter. Check out our top tips from storing your photos online to using

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How to Use Technology to Declutter Your Life

How to Use Technology to Declutter Your Life

Are you being buried by a pile of papers and post-it notes? If so, you might want to look into decluttering your life by using technology. From online calendars to universal chargers, check out all of our

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How to Use Technology to Green Your Commute

How to Use Technology to Green Your Commute

For most of us, walking, biking, driving or taking public transportation to and from work is a part of our everyday routine. Depending on the method you use, you might think that your ride is

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7 Ways to Green Your Commute With Technology

7 Ways to Green Your Commute With Technology

Although telecommuting and virtual conferencing are becoming more and more commonplace, for most of us it's still the norm to walk, drive, bike or take public transportation to get to work every day.

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Top 7 Wearable Technology Concepts of 2009 (Vote for the Coolest!)

Top 7 Wearable Technology Concepts of 2009 (Vote for the Coolest!)

Wearable tech isn’t just reserved for the likes of James Bond anymore, nor is it limited to your waterproof plastic Casio watch. 2009 definitely made for some amazing new tech pieces, and while some may

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COP15 Technology Update: A Rally for Home Energy Information

COP15 Technology Update: A Rally for Home Energy Information

COPENHAGEN - a report from Earth2TechUnleashing energy information within your home, and the use of gadgets and tools like Google's PowerMeter, DIY Kyoto and Tendril's energy dashboard just got a rallying

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New Geothermal Technology Could Tap 120,000MW of Energy

New Geothermal Technology Could Tap 120,000MW of Energy

On August 22nd, Raser Technologies and New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson broke ground on New Mexico's first geothermal power plant. Situated at Lightning Dock near Animas, the new plant will incorporate

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SMOOTH OPERATOR: The Clean Technology Tower

SMOOTH OPERATOR: The Clean Technology Tower

The Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill architectural firm has been busy stirring up the world's skyline with a slew of lean, green superstructures that push the energy-neutral envelope. AS+GG recently unveiled

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New JAXA Technology Captures Solar Energy in Space

New JAXA Technology Captures Solar Energy in Space

Instead of doing the old-fashioned solar power thing, and capturing the sun's rays as they hit the Earth's surface, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Osaka University Institute of Laser

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VEHICLE GRID TECHNOLOGY: Car power for your home

VEHICLE GRID TECHNOLOGY: Car power for your home

Here at Inhabitat, we feature numerous ways in which you can power your house. Whether by using solar panels, wind turbines, hydrogen, gas, and even geothermal energy, we can say that alternative sources

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CORE77 DESIGN 2.0: Design, Technology and the Future

CORE77 DESIGN 2.0: Design, Technology and the Future

If you are in or around Boston on November 15th between the hours of 1 and 6, we highly recommend you check out Core77’s latest Design 2.0 conference: Design, Technology, and the Future - A Panel

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House Republicans seek to slash millions in funding for NASA’s study of climate change

House Republicans seek to slash millions in funding for NASA’s study of climate change

When Obama unveiled his proposed fiscal budget for the year 2016, not only did he request billions in funding for clean energy development and incentives, but he also set aside $1.947 billion for the

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Pikaplant’s self-watering systems are made for the gardener on the go

Pikaplant’s self-watering systems are made for the gardener on the go

Have you ever aspired to care for your own plants yet fear that your busy modern life will lead to the neglect and death of your botanical wards? You need not worry anymore, for 21st century technology

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Chevy lowers the 2016 Volt’s price to $33,995, almost $1,200 less than the current model

Chevy lowers the 2016 Volt’s price to $33,995, almost $1,200 less than the current model

When Chevy unveiled the all-new 2016 Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid earlier this year at the Detroit Auto Show, Chevy revealed everything from the Volt's revamped exterior to its longer EV driving range, but

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Elegant Zero-Energy Furniture can store heat and regulate indoor temperatures

Elegant Zero-Energy Furniture can store heat and regulate indoor temperatures

Heating and cooling are no longer exclusively an architectural issue, but one that can be tackled with smart furniture design. This elegant-looking Climatic Table can regulate indoor temperatures by

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Monaco brings repurposed freight containers and vertical gardens to Expo Milan 2015

Monaco brings repurposed freight containers and vertical gardens to Expo Milan 2015

The Expo Milan 2015 is in full effect and the rest of the world is taking peeks at the breathtaking pavilions and their promising messages for the future. The Principality of Monaco has taken on quite a

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Ikea imagines a refrigerator-free kitchen for 2025

Ikea imagines a refrigerator-free kitchen for 2025

From bio-refrigerators that cool food with gel to zero-energy clay alternatives, we see a lot of designs that look to make one of the home's most energy-hungry appliances more efficient. But in Ikea's

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In Milan, New Holland’s Earth Screening pavilion raises skepticism about big-ag and sustainable farming

In Milan, New Holland’s Earth Screening pavilion raises skepticism about big-ag and sustainable farming

The Expo Milan 2015 is upon us and for the next six months the world will see varying incarnations of the future of sustainable agriculture. Notable is Holland’s contribution, named Earth Screening and

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Environmental center by 24H Architecture is powered by the local forest

Environmental center by 24H Architecture is powered by the local forest

A public building of this size would typically burn 15,000 cubic meters of gas each year to stay warm. Known for their eco designs, Dutch firm 24H Architecture have created a naturally inspired wooden

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This Mushroom Drone Will Biodegrade if it Crash Lands

This Mushroom Drone Will Biodegrade if it Crash Lands

What happens to a drone when it crash lands? Besides polluting or damaging a potentially sensitive environment, it could also mean, at least for the military, that people you are spying on will know,

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Brazil’s porous World Expo pavilion erases boundaries with net-like ramps and walls

Brazil’s porous World Expo pavilion erases boundaries with net-like ramps and walls

Brazil has taken a proactive approach at the World Expo and brought a design that, under the slogan “Feeding the world with solutions,” explores the possibility of efficient global food production

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UAE’s Foster + Partners pavilion is inspired by traditional desert villages

UAE’s Foster + Partners pavilion is inspired by traditional desert villages

At the heart of this year's Milan Expo sits the curvaceous, desert-inspired pavilion for the United Arab Emirates. Created by Foster + Partners, the design features dune-like walls and a bevy of

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