Hankook's airless car tires should hit the market very, very soon

Hankook's airless car tires should hit the market very, very soon

We are in the midst of a generational shift in environmentally friendly vehicles with electric cars becoming more of a practical reality each day, yet there are also other innovations…

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Brilliant 3D grass printer produces a garden in any shape you can imagine

Brilliant 3D grass printer produces a garden in any shape you can…

Gardening just entered the 21st century - a team of students at the University of Maribor in Slovenia developed an innovative 3D printer that can create objects out of living grass!…

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Pop-Tarts transforms vintage Airstream into an oversized toaster

Pop-Tarts transforms vintage Airstream into an oversized toaster

Breakfast pastry Pop-Tarts has transformed a vintage Airstream trailer into an oversized toaster, with giant Pop-Tarts ready for the taking. The silver Airstream toaster rolled up to…

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This “smart” bikini detects UV rays and tells you when to apply more sunscreen

This “smart” bikini detects UV rays and tells you when to apply…

Sunscreen is one of those necessary evils in life. Remembering to reapply it throughout the day can be a pain, though, especially if you're busy having fun in the sun! Enter this super…

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Designer Bryn Davidson Transforms a Tiny Vancouver Apartment into an Efficient Pod for Living

Designer Bryn Davidson Transforms a Tiny Vancouver Apartment into an…

Designer Bryn Davidson and his wife Kamala wanted to experiment with small footprint living so they bought the cheapest property in the city of Vancouver: a 360sf bachelor suite. The…

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Iceculture's Incredible 15,000 Pound Ice Truck is Totally Roadworthy

Iceculture's Incredible 15,000 Pound Ice Truck is Totally Roadworthy

The ice truck started off its journey in Texas where the frame originated. In the lone star state Bronson Automotive stripped the cab and body before lowering the engine bay's height…

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The Big Green Bus is a Retired City Bus Renovated into a Mini Traveling Hotel

The Big Green Bus is a Retired City Bus Renovated into a Mini…

Collier-Woods bought the 31-year-old public transport bus on eBay for £4,500 (approx $7,400). "I had a look on eBay and found that double deckers were not as expensive as I would have…

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Adorable Cubby House is a pop-up playhouse made just for children

Adorable Cubby House is a pop-up playhouse made just for children

Australian architecture firm Nixon Tulloch Fortey built a tiny children’s playhouse as their entry into Melbourne’s annual Cubby House Challenge. The wooden Cubby House was created…

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7 Bright red shipping containers repurposed as modern offices in Israel

7 Bright red shipping containers repurposed as modern offices in…

Tel Aviv studio Potash Architects repurposed seven shipping containers and transformed them into a modern office located near Israel's capital. The stacked red boxes accommodate office…

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RECIPES: 12 oven-free, animal-free desserts for a summer treat

RECIPES: 12 oven-free, animal-free desserts for a summer treat

If you crave fresh-baked desserts but dread the heat of the kitchen during the summer months, you are in luck. We have 12 scrumptious dessert recipes that will thrill the whole family,…

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Cyclist Utopia Unveiled in Norman Foster's Elevated SkyCycle Highways

Cyclist Utopia Unveiled in Norman Foster's Elevated SkyCycle Highways

Architect and cycling enthusiast Sir Norman Foster just unveiled plans for the SkyCycle, a "cycle utopia" that soars up and above the congested streets of London. The three-story high…

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Studies Prove that Desk Plants Can Improve Worker Concentration and Productivity

Studies Prove that Desk Plants Can Improve Worker Concentration and…

It's well known that having plants in a room can make it more highly oxygenated and more pleasant to work in. But research teams from Norway and America believe that plants are even…

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Collapsable Closca Fuga makes it easy to bring your helmet everywhere you go

Collapsable Closca Fuga makes it easy to bring your helmet everywhere…

If you bike often, you know what a pain it can be to figure out what to do with your helmet when you aren't using it. Well worry no longer, because the collapsable Closca Fuga is the…

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Solar-Powered Tags Give Threatened Shark Species a Fighting Chance

Solar-Powered Tags Give Threatened Shark Species a Fighting Chance

Great White photo / Shutterstock Studying sharks' movements and how they behave in their natural environment is an integral part of keeping them safe from overfishing. To aid these…

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Apple Engineer Uses LEGO Bricks to Build

Apple Engineer Uses LEGO Bricks to Build "Hugo"-Inspired Machine That…

The Martin Scorsese film Hugo did something fantastic: it gave life to a machine. The automaton featured in the film mirrored technology that really existed in the 18th and 19th…

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World's first moldable glue lets you fix and improve nearly anything

World's first moldable glue lets you fix and improve nearly anything

Sugru is a handy moldable glue ideal for any number of household, DIY and craft projects.

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Scientists discover seaweed that tastes just like fried bacon

Scientists discover seaweed that tastes just like fried bacon

Scientists have discovered a new strain of seaweed that tastes like bacon. Not even kidding. The strain is a type of dulse, which is actually a common sea vegetable used in Asian…

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Tesla 'Ludicrous Mode' upgrade takes the Model S from 0 - 60 in 2.8 seconds

Tesla 'Ludicrous Mode' upgrade takes the Model S from 0 - 60 in 2.8…

Tesla is continually breaking new ground in the world of green technology, so it is always exciting when the company makes an announcement. + Tesla

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Japan scraps Zaha Hadid’s $2.1 billion 2020 Tokyo Olympic stadium

Japan scraps Zaha Hadid’s $2.1 billion 2020 Tokyo Olympic stadium

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has pulled the plug on Zaha Hadid’s 2020 Olympic stadium due to escalating costs. The government’s latest estimates put the stadium at $2.1…

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Insanely cute ’sea bunny’ slugs are so adorable they look unreal

Insanely cute ’sea bunny’ slugs are so adorable they look unreal

The Jorunna parva’s bunny-ear-like appendages are actually rhinophores, a chemosensory organ that allows the slug to detect distance, scents, and currents in the water. The…

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Awesome two-story treehouse is half jungle gym and all childhood dream come true

Awesome two-story treehouse is half jungle gym and all childhood dream…

Located in Garrison, New York, on sprawling acres of farmland, Davis’ playhouse is as large as a studio apartment and has all sorts of secret features and thrills for its visitors.…

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The A-Bike Electric is the world's lightest, most compact e-bike

The A-Bike Electric is the world's lightest, most compact e-bike

Developed by British inventor Clive Sinclair in 2006, the original A-Bike was an instant design classic with a telescoping structure that meant the entire bike could simply and quickly…

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Win up to £25,000 in the Design a Beautiful House Competition

Win up to £25,000 in the Design a Beautiful House Competition

What makes a building beautiful is often more than what meets the eye. Barton Willmore International (BWi) challenges designers, from architects to artists, to explore those different…

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Clever guerrilla birdhouses provide urban nests for our feathered friends

Clever guerrilla birdhouses provide urban nests for our feathered…

The Nest Project’s colorful birdhouses are built for easy assembly and to withstand the elements. While citizens can purchase or build their own birdhouse to put up in the…

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London's only floating bookshop finally has a permanent home

London's only floating bookshop finally has a permanent home

London's only floating bookstore takes readers on a bit of a journey, a "quirky" one says co-owner Paddy, "the Doctor," says. Along with co-owners John Privett and a mysterious boat…

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Run over to the New York Public Library's serene outdoor reading room before it closes today

Run over to the New York Public Library's serene outdoor reading room…

The New York Public Library is opening “The Outdoor Reading Room 2015: Read Everywhere!” on the plaza of its landmark Stephen A. Schwarzman Building on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street,…

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Adam Knibb's twin wooden homes seem to hover above the ground

Adam Knibb's twin wooden homes seem to hover above the ground

The twin wooden cedar homes have narrow facades topped by thin gable roofs, and sit away from the street like the surrounded houses. As well as matching the area's style, they needed…

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Too much kale could actually be bad for you

Too much kale could actually be bad for you

Kale. It's what's good for you. Or is it? Kale may be all the rage from hipster smoothie bars to crunchy mama play groups, but really, eating so much kale might not be that great a…

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ANMA transforms marine hangars into a naturally-ventilated housing block in Bordeaux

ANMA transforms marine hangars into a naturally-ventilated housing…

Paris-based Agence Nicolas Michelin et Associés transformed existing buildings of the heritage site in Bordeaux into a housing block that offers a variety of living units and engages…

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World’s largest public sauna unveiled in the Arctic Circle

World’s largest public sauna unveiled in the Arctic Circle

Created to celebrate an ‘Arctic state of mind,’ the SALT festival is a year-long event that features indigenous architecture, art, music, and food combined with international…

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All-electric Corvette could hit a record-breaking top speed of over 200 mph

All-electric Corvette could hit a record-breaking top speed of over…

Chevrolet has a pretty impressive bevvy of EVs in the Volt, Spark and soon to be released Bolt, but the company hasn't yet delved into high performance luxury EVs—and it doesn't look…

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This building's geometric facade transforms to regulate daylight

This building's geometric facade transforms to regulate daylight

One of the building's most important features is the responsive facade made of perforated metal screens-1600 in total-which reference the site and regulate the amount of natural light…

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Leonardo DiCaprio donates another $15 million to save the world

Leonardo DiCaprio donates another $15 million to save the world

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio is a favorite in environmental circles for many reasons, and his eco-conscious actions aren’t new to us. Over the years, he’s spent millions (and millions…

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Mysterious Faraday Future is poaching Tesla employees to build its own electric car

Mysterious Faraday Future is poaching Tesla employees to build its own…

Tesla may be given a run for its money soon by a mysterious new up-and-comer located right in its neighborhood. Little is known about Faraday Future, which is reported to launch in 2017…

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The insane plan to build an airport right above city streets

The insane plan to build an airport right above city streets

London’s Bartlett School of Architecture asked this year’s senior students to “develop a utopian dream” for their Unit 16 final project. Sutton responded with the Stockholm City…

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Denmark's massive circular Around Pavilion is made entirely from locally-sourced wood

Denmark's massive circular Around Pavilion is made entirely from…

The circular Around Pavilion is located on the grounds of the 17th-century Rosenborg Castle within the Danish capital. Its geometric design matches the garden's meticulous layout and…

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Japanese wedding chapel is lined with intricate hand-carved flowers to connect the past with the future

Japanese wedding chapel is lined with intricate hand-carved flowers to…

Hopeful visitors to the chapel will need to travel to the Ana Crowne Plaza Hotel in Hiroshima, Japan. There, they’ll find a steel-arched dome, measuring 6m (20 ft) high and 19m (62…

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INFOGRAPHIC: 9 eco-friendly cleaning tips for keeping your home spotless

INFOGRAPHIC: 9 eco-friendly cleaning tips for keeping your home…

Want to keep your bedroom fresh and spotless without resorting to chemical cleaners? WIMDU’s infographic has 9 great eco-friendly tips for maintaining a clean and green home. From…

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These life-sized willow whales swim through a sea of plastic bottles to raise pollution awareness

These life-sized willow whales swim through a sea of plastic bottles…

A sculpture of two life size whales, made from Somerset willow and 70,000 upcycled plastic bottles, has been unveiled in Bristol to mark the city’s status as the UK’s first European…

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Designers breathe fresh air into this Garden House in the German countryside

Designers breathe fresh air into this Garden House in the German…

The Garden House utilizes an existing boundary wall on the property, turning what may have been a drab space into one that invites tranquility and quiet appreciation of the area. Atop…

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