New York City’s largest wind turbine will provide power for Brooklyn recycling plant

New York City’s largest wind turbine will provide power for Brooklyn…

Measuring in at 160-feet-tall, New York City’s largest wind turbine is set to generate up to 100 kilowatts for Brooklyn’s Sunset Park Material Recovery Facility. Designed and…

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Mercedes-Benz C 350 Plug-in Hybrid debuts at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Mercedes-Benz C 350 Plug-in Hybrid debuts at the 2015 Detroit Auto…

Mercedes-Benz has announced plans to launch ten plug-in hybrid models by 2017, and with that announcement, the automaker revealed its second PHEV: the C 350 Plug-in Hybrid. The C 350…

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'Till the Cows Come Home: a shipping container restaurant in Berlin

'Till the Cows Come Home: a shipping container restaurant in Berlin

Set in a 40-foot-long cargo container, Till the Cows Come Home is a Berlin-based slow food kitchen that serves haute vegetarian cuisine. Designed by Natalie Viaux, the shipping…

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Sebastian Errazuriz's transforming wave cabinet opens with undulating movement

Sebastian Errazuriz's transforming wave cabinet opens with undulating…

Presented by Cristina Grajales Gallery at Design Miami in December of 2014, the beautiful cabinet is made from dozens of slats of Baltic birch and stands upright on four sturdy steel…

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How to live comfortably without power if an emergency forces you off grid

How to live comfortably without power if an emergency forces you off…

The power is out. The heat is out. Water is off. Suddenly, you are off the grid. Without the proper gear, this could be an uncomfortable circumstance for a day, a week, or even longer.…

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INFOGRAPHIC: How to make a small space look bigger

INFOGRAPHIC: How to make a small space look bigger

Even though tiny living is quite en vogue at the moment, no one wants to feel like they live in a cramped cave. If there's a small room in your home that you'd like to open up, there…

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Obama's plan for methane regulations targets oil and gas industry

Obama's plan for methane regulations targets oil and gas industry

Barack Obama will officially add methane to his list of climate offenders in the new plan he’ll outline in his upcoming State of the Union address. New methane regulations are the key…

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DIY: Force flower bulbs and seeds to beat the winter blues

DIY: Force flower bulbs and seeds to beat the winter blues

There's something extraordinarily beautiful about fresh flowers in the depths of winter, especially if they're living plants that won't lose their vibrancy and fragrance after a couple…

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Honda FCV fuel-cell concept makes its U.S. debut at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Honda FCV fuel-cell concept makes its U.S. debut at the 2015 Detroit…

Fuel-cell vehicles have been dominating the news the past few months and today at the Detroit Auto Show, Honda revealed its latest fuel-cell concept to the U.S. for the first time ever.…

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Korean researchers develop most efficient solar cell to date

Korean researchers develop most efficient solar cell to date

A Korean research team has achieved record level efficiency in solar cells, using a new formula for mixing perovskite structures. Perovskite is an inexpensive, abundant mineral, and the…

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2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid has a 22-mile electric driving range

2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid has a 22-mile electric driving…

Car buyers who aren't quite ready to make the switch to a full electric car, but still love the idea of driving at least part of their trip emissions free will soon have more options…

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The Terroir Project transforms seaweed into sustainable chairs and lamps

The Terroir Project transforms seaweed into sustainable chairs and…

In their new Terroir Project collection, designers Jonas Edvard and Nikolaj Steenfatt have created a line of sustainable furniture inspired by the ocean that's made from seaweed and…

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Sioux is a handmade solid beech coat rack inspired by American Indian culture

Sioux is a handmade solid beech coat rack inspired by American Indian…

French studio Nab Design created Sioux, a handmade coat rack made from solid beech wood. Inspired by American Indian culture, the Sioux evokes the image of three arrows embedded into a…

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NASA is tossing robots into Hawaii's volcanoes

NASA is tossing robots into Hawaii's volcanoes

Researchers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory are developing robots to explore volcanoes in Hawaii. The team, led by geologist Carolyn Parcheta, has already tested VolcanoBot 1…

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Become a card-carrying New Yorker with the new IDNYC municipal identification card

Become a card-carrying New Yorker with the new IDNYC municipal…

Here's your chance to become a real card-carrying New Yorker. On Monday, Mayor de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced the launch of an ambitious identity…

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Could this new spinal implant someday help people with paralysis walk?

Could this new spinal implant someday help people with paralysis walk?

Researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) have made a breakthrough that could someday help paralyzed people walk, run, or even dance again. After years of…

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Iowa capital suing neighboring cities over fertilizer pollution in water supply

Iowa capital suing neighboring cities over fertilizer pollution in…

Iowa’s capital city is testing the waters on a new way to keep fertilizer runoff from neighboring farms out of the two rivers that supply the city with drinking water. NPR reports…

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SHIFT launches wayfinding design competition for Raleigh’s Capital Area Greenway

SHIFT launches wayfinding design competition for Raleigh’s Capital…

North Carolina State University’s SASLA chapter launched SHIFT: navigation, a wayfinding design competition that invites students from around the world to propose signage solutions…

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Sami Arquitectos' stunning E-C House is an island retreat nestled among ruined walls

Sami Arquitectos' stunning E-C House is an island retreat nestled…

  The architects introduced large windows to every living room and bedroom, ensuring that the interior receives optimal amounts of natural lighting. These generous openings also…

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Bibliophonies is a public bench that dispenses music, text and light

Bibliophonies is a public bench that dispenses music, text and light

Near the newly-constructed L'Autre Lieu library in Bretagne, France sits a clever little bench that isn't your typical resting spot. Called the Bibliophonie, the bench dispenses sound,…

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Chevrolet unveils $30k Bolt electric car with a 200-mile range! PHOTOS

Chevrolet unveils $30k Bolt electric car with a 200-mile range! PHOTOS

We've seen our share of exotic (and expensive) all-electric supercars, but EVs will need to break the price barrier if they're ever going to reach mass appeal. Tesla is already working…

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Johanson3's electric cargo tricycles are the perfect answer for the modern commute

Johanson3's electric cargo tricycles are the perfect answer for the…

Commuting by bike is a great way to get around, but traditional 2-wheel pedal bikes have limited carrying capacity. If you love bikes and are looking to schlep around more than just…

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Support this Kickstarter campaign and you'll find a crop circle in your own bathroom

Support this Kickstarter campaign and you'll find a crop circle in…

Inspired by the magic of crop circles that appear around the world, designer Anatoliy Omelchenko has created a little bit of otherworldly wonder that everyone can revel in:…

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New smart bike warns cyclists of oncoming obstacles with a buzz

New smart bike warns cyclists of oncoming obstacles with a buzz

Biking through city traffic can put some cyclists on edge, but a new smart bike is helping riders keep safe by warning them about oncoming traffic. Developed by the Netherlands…

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Acura unveils road-ready NSX hybrid supercar at the Detroit Auto Show

Acura unveils road-ready NSX hybrid supercar at the Detroit Auto Show

It's been almost a decade since Acura stopped producing its legendary NSX sports car. Now, after years of rumors, concepts, and prototypes the supercar has been reborn as a…

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Obama's veto on Keystone pipeline will likely hold

Obama's veto on Keystone pipeline will likely hold

Good news for the environment: President Obama’s veto on the Keystone XL pipeline bill will likely stand, with the Senate being about four votes shy of being able to override his…

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Natural wooden skateboard is not barking up the wrong tree

Natural wooden skateboard is not barking up the wrong tree

French artist Mr. Plant has unveiled a built-to-scale skateboard from natural wood, including a bark overlay on the underside. Mr. Plant, also known as Christophe Guinet, designed this…

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Dramatic Video Captures Rebirth of the River Zin in Israel's Negev Desert

Dramatic Video Captures Rebirth of the River Zin in Israel's Negev…

Some lucky Israeli residents of the Negev Desert's Wadi Zim region got to see something truly incredible as a dramatic video posted to YouTube captured the rebirth of the River Zin.…

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Salt-grown potatoes could revolutionize crop production

Salt-grown potatoes could revolutionize crop production

Common knowledge dictates that most food plants can’t grow in areas fed by salty sea water. But a group of researchers in the Netherlands has found that perhaps that isn’t…

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Volkswagen previews Cross Coupe GTE hybrid at the Detroit Auto Show

Volkswagen previews Cross Coupe GTE hybrid at the Detroit Auto Show

Volkswagen has introduced their long-awaited new plug-in hybrid, the Cross Coupe GTE Concept. Unveiled at the 2015 North American International Auto Show, the new two-row crossover can…

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Voxel8 unveils world’s first 3D electronics printer

Voxel8 unveils world’s first 3D electronics printer

The Harvard-based Voxel8 team has created a 3D printer that makes fully functioning electromechnical assemblies. The printer uses special software that allows users to design objects…

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Evidence of life on Mars mounts with new research

Evidence of life on Mars mounts with new research

As the evidence grows, it's becoming more and more probable that there was once life on Mars. Nora Noffke, a geobiologist and associate professor at Old Dominion University in Virginia…

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INFOGRAPHIC: How digital technology is empowering your inner interior designer

INFOGRAPHIC: How digital technology is empowering your inner interior…

The advent of digital media like Pinterest and other mobile lifestyle apps has made it easier than ever to find interior design inspiration. But the amazing advances in digital…

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Incredible news: Tropical forests are absorbing CO2

Incredible news: Tropical forests are absorbing CO2

According to a new NASA study, tropical forests are absorbing more carbon dioxide (CO2) than previously thought, in response to rising greenhouse gases. Tropical forests have now been…

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Jersey City announces new bike share program that will be compatible with NYC's Citi Bike

Jersey City announces new bike share program that will be compatible…

Great news for Jersey City bike riders! New Jersey lawmakers and Alta Bicycle Share have announced that the city will soon be launching its own bike share program. Although no sponsor…

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Carbon House’s burnt wood facade is a playful reference to the clients’ love of cooking

Carbon House’s burnt wood facade is a playful reference to the…

Mjölk Architekti built the Carbon House for a couple named Katka and Honza, their three sons, and their pets. “Katka and Honza are cooking all the time,” write the architects.…

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The 2016 Chevy Volt is faster, lighter, and more powerful

The 2016 Chevy Volt is faster, lighter, and more powerful

The first Chevy Volt was first unveiled in 2008, and the second-generation vehicle improves upon the original design in almost every way. The 2016 Volt can travel 50 miles in…

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Turenscape’s regenerative wetland park cleans up a post-industrial landscape in China

Turenscape’s regenerative wetland park cleans up a post-industrial…

The Liupanshui Minghu Wetland Park was developed as part of a citywide campaign to improve the urban environment through ecological infrastructure. Turenscape’s design sought to…

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VIDEO: How to install Voltaic solar panels on your car

VIDEO: How to install Voltaic solar panels on your car

In the old days, if you wanted a solar panel, you had to buy one of those giant clunky things that were not only pricey, but also a real pain in the you-know-what to install. But times…

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Divooe Zein's stunning Siu Siu Laboratory of Primitive Senses reconnects people with nature

Divooe Zein's stunning Siu Siu Laboratory of Primitive Senses…

According to the architects, the lab aims to 'explore the environmental transition between urban space and natural forest." And they hope that local flora and fauna will creep into the…

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