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Japanese Volleyball Appears to Be First of Tsunami Debris to Reach Alaska

Japanese Volleyball Appears to Be First of Tsunami Debris to Reach Alaska

The first identifiable pieces of debris to be washed across the Pacific Ocean in the wake of last year's tsunami in Japan, a volleyball and a soccer ball, have reached the Alaskan coast. Discovered on the

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Alicia Martin’s Amazing Book Sculptures Pour out of Windows and Into the Streets

Alicia Martin’s Amazing Book Sculptures Pour out of Windows and Into the Streets

Martin’s most recent project, called “Biografies”, is based in her home town of Madrid. Biografies incorporates three of Madrid’s historic buildings - cascades of books pour out of each building

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6 Amazing Origami Designs!

6 Amazing Origami Designs!

Anja Markiewicz's Amazingly Tiny Origami German artist Anja Markiewicz makes tiny origami figures from pieces of paper that are less than an inch long. Using a toothpick, her skilled hands and a load

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Mode:lina’s New Coworking Office Maximizes Space With Private Plywood Loft

Mode:lina’s New Coworking Office Maximizes Space With Private Plywood Loft

Mode:lina’s office is set in an airy loft-like room of the former printing house, complete with high ceilings and exposed industrial piping. With few windows, the team wanted to create separate work

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Thailand’s Lush Beach Resort Soneva Kiri Offers a Retreat to Eco Paradise

Thailand’s Lush Beach Resort Soneva Kiri Offers a Retreat to Eco Paradise

With all the modern conveniences of an up-market resort - including a chocolate cellar, DVD players, and a well-stocked ice-cream store - Soneva Kiri is a series of hidden jungle huts designed for total

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New Jersey Ranch Home Marketed As “Tear-Down” is Eco-Renovated Instead

New Jersey Ranch Home Marketed As “Tear-Down” is Eco-Renovated Instead

Rather than tear down the home, the owners wanted to renovate it and avoid sending the materials to the landfill. Located in a desirable location of New Jersey within walking distance of the town and many

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7 Indoor Plants That Purify the Air Around You Naturally

7 Indoor Plants That Purify the Air Around You Naturally

Dendrobium and Phaeleonopsis Orchids Orchids have a bad reputation as being finicky and difficult to grow, but really, the opposite is true. On our recent trip to Costa Farms, we learned that orchids

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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge…Secret Patron of Thrift-Stores?

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge…Secret Patron of Thrift-Stores?

We are happy to report that the Duchess of Cambridge seems to be an undercover thrift store shopper! Grazia Daily tracked her gorgeous gray National Portrait Gallery coat-dress to a secondhand store

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New Poo Power Device Could Help Sewage Plants Transform Wastewater Into Wattage

New Poo Power Device Could Help Sewage Plants Transform Wastewater Into Wattage

Poo-power, or the science of turning excrement into energy, has been gaining popularity over recent years, and now scientists at Penn State University have developed a device which they claim could allow

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Takayuki Hori’s Beautiful X-Ray Origami Animals Shine Light on 8 Endangered Species

Takayuki Hori’s Beautiful X-Ray Origami Animals Shine Light on 8 Endangered Species

From solar cell origami lamps to cute nano-origami animals, we can't get enough of the Japanese art of folding paper. The newest origami creations to catch our eye are Takayuki Hori's beautiful folded

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Scientists to Create 3D Printed Dinosaur Robots

Scientists to Create 3D Printed Dinosaur Robots

Researchers at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania have been hard at work on a mission to create 3D-printed dinosaur robots. It may sound crazy, but 3D printing will allow the researchers to

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Artist Brian Jungen Transforms Nike Air Jordans into Awesome Aboriginal Masks

Artist Brian Jungen Transforms Nike Air Jordans into Awesome Aboriginal Masks

Jungen uses found objects specifically chosen to echo some sort of social or cultural symbol or tradition. For example, the artist used Nike Air Jordans to make up traditional aboriginal masks. Keeping

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Montreal’s Historic Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel Grows its Own Produce on an Edible Roof Garden

Montreal’s Historic Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel Grows its Own Produce on an Edible Roof Garden

The lobby of the hotel has all the features that luxury hotels are made of:  friendly staff, ample suites decorated with historic flair, award winning 5 star restaurants, and furnishings and décor that

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U.S. Department of Energy Announces the 2013 Solar Decathlon is Coming to California!

U.S. Department of Energy Announces the 2013 Solar Decathlon is Coming to California!

The U.S. Department of Energy has just announced the location of the 2013 Solar Decathlon - as well as the 20 lucky teams who will be competing for green design glory! After being kicked off the National

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‘Years’ Tree Turntable Plays Wood Rings Like a Record

‘Years’ Tree Turntable Plays Wood Rings Like a Record

If you're curious to know what a tree would sound like if it could play music, Bartholomäus Traubeck's incredible Years tree ring record player is one way to find out! An incredible makeshift invention

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A Striking Timber Facade Wraps the Telefónica Corporate University Campus

A Striking Timber Facade Wraps the Telefónica Corporate University Campus

The original campus was designed by famed Barcelona architect Manuel Baldrich I Tubau. Batlle I Roig kept Tubau’s historic design, but added their own modifications to the complex, as well as an

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Singapore’s Supertree-Sprouting Gardens by the Bay Set to Officially Open This June

Singapore’s Supertree-Sprouting Gardens by the Bay Set to Officially Open This June

Singapore’s sprawling supertree-sprouting Gardens by the Bay are rapidly nearing completion - and one of the three indoor gardens, Bay East has already opened to the public with rave reviews. Designed

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Scientist Blames James Bond Villains For Nuclear Power’s Lack Of Support

Scientist Blames James Bond Villains For Nuclear Power’s Lack Of Support

How many times have you seen a film where the bad guy's plan involves the detonation of some form of nuclear weapon? Hundreds of times, right? In fact, that is the motive of the bad guy in the latest

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Top 7 Green Gadgets To Debut at This Week’s 2012 CES

Top 7 Green Gadgets To Debut at This Week’s 2012 CES

Rukus Bluetooth Solar-Powered Speaker Get your jam on basically anywhere you want with Eton’s new, heavy-duty, portable Bluetooth speaker, the Rukus. The device is powered by an enhanced monocrystal

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Glittering Louvered Ad Astra Skyscraper is Topped With a Pyramid Heliport

Glittering Louvered Ad Astra Skyscraper is Topped With a Pyramid Heliport

Atkins Architecture has proposed a gorgeous new mixed-use tower overlooking the Black Sea on Georgia’s coast for clients Sustainable Growth Investments. Called the Ad Astra Building, the glass and steel

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Miniaturist Jason D’Aquino Creates Tiny Portraits on Recycled Matchbooks

Miniaturist Jason D’Aquino Creates Tiny Portraits on Recycled Matchbooks

In minute and meticulous detail, D’Aquino uses pencils to draw historic characters, machinery or horror posters in chiaroscuro. Retro movie posters are a huge influence, with perfect mini mimics of

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Geo-physicist Tries to Recreate an Ice Age Ecosystem in Siberia to Prevent the Release of 500 Billion Tons of CO2

Geo-physicist Tries to Recreate an Ice Age Ecosystem in Siberia to Prevent the Release of 500 Billion Tons of CO2

Located south of Chersky in the Sakha Republic in northeastern Siberia is an expansive pocket of more than 500 billion tons of methane - more greenhouse gas than man has made since the Industrial

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Flaming Lips Frontman Wayne Coyne’s Psychedelic Renovated Warehouse is Fit for a Rock Star

Flaming Lips Frontman Wayne Coyne’s Psychedelic Renovated Warehouse is Fit for a Rock Star

The couple took an integral role in the renovation and extension of the residence, working with Fitzsimmons Architects to adjoin six properties around the Coyne property to eventually create a

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Brilliant Cement Making Technology Mimics Coral While Removing CO2 From the Atmosphere

Brilliant Cement Making Technology Mimics Coral While Removing CO2 From the Atmosphere

Researchers at Stanford University have developed a novel way to create a new form of carbon neutral cement by studying the formation of coral reefs and applying the principles at work. Coral takes in

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Bryan Nash Gill Creates Amazingly Intricate Tree Prints By Hand

Bryan Nash Gill Creates Amazingly Intricate Tree Prints By Hand

Inspired by the New England countryside, Gill scours local lumber mills, landfills, and roadsides for wood materials. He takes his findings back to his rustic studio and rolls ink all over the surface of

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3D Printed Bones Are Saving a UK Hospital Thousands in Fees

3D Printed Bones Are Saving a UK Hospital Thousands in Fees

A trainee surgeon in the UK has developed a program that will save his hospital thousands of dollars - and potentially many lives as well - by 3D printing bones. Traditionally, bone models were not made

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BlueBiped: The Zero-Energy Robot That Can Walk Just Like a Human

BlueBiped: The Zero-Energy Robot That Can Walk Just Like a Human

While companies around the world (but mainly in Japan) have made massive leaps in robotics over the past few years, there has always been something unnatural about the way they walk. Too jerky, too stiff

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Frieze Art Fair Pavilions Wrap Regent’s Park in Timber and Plastic

Frieze Art Fair Pavilions Wrap Regent’s Park in Timber and Plastic

Each year, the Frieze Art Fair brings top galleries and artists from around the world to London. This year, architects Carmody Groarke were asked to create temporary pavilions for the fair in Regent’s

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GREEN GUIDE TO PREFAB: The History of The Kit Home

GREEN GUIDE TO PREFAB: The History of The Kit Home

Prefabricated housing has seen a surge in popularity over the last few years as an affordable, eco-friendly and modern alternative to custom stick-built housing or suburban tract homes. Although prefab

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Maria Fernanda Cardoso’s Gorgeous Jewel-Toned Artworks Are Made From Butterfly Wings

Maria Fernanda Cardoso’s Gorgeous Jewel-Toned Artworks Are Made From Butterfly Wings

At first sight, the intense color of some of the Butterfly Drawings can trick the viewer into thinking they are looking at printed wallpaper patterns. But upon closer inspection, the viewer can delight in

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