Schmidt Hammer Lassen complete first part of the Malmö Live cultural complex

Schmidt Hammer Lassen complete first part of the Malmö Live cultural…

Danish architecture firm Schmidt Hammer Lassen completed a part of the culture complex in Malmö, Sweden, which includes spaces from skating, public big screen and a new promenade along…

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Ozone layer heals while carbon dioxide emissions reach desperately high levels

Ozone layer heals while carbon dioxide emissions reach desperately…

When it comes to humanity’s impact on the planet, we just can’t seem to find the right balance. When one thing comes into balance, another gets thrown out of whack. In this case it…

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Californians Paint Their Lawns Green as Devastating Drought Continues

Californians Paint Their Lawns Green as Devastating Drought Continues

California's crippling drought has forced many residents to cut back on water-wasting activities, but one company is making the best of a bad situation by helping them keep their lawns…

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Could humans make their own sunscreen like many animals do?

Could humans make their own sunscreen like many animals do?

Ever wondered how your backyard chicken can cluck around all day in summer without roasting, or how fish swim in sun-drenched waters to no apparent ill-effect? A team of researchers…

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Curious solar-powered "Utteraton Machine" pops up in NYC

public utteraton machine, solar power, solar powered phone booth, long island city, long island city art, Rebecca Hackemann, utteraton, Public Utteraton Machine Rebecca…

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Google's self-driving cars were not at fault in any of their 11 accidents

Google's self-driving cars were not at fault in any of their 11…

Google says its self-driving cars have been in more accidents than recently reported, but the cars were not at fault in any. A recent report by the Associated Press said Google’s…

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INFOGRAPHIC: Can you guess the top 20 tallest skylines in the world?

INFOGRAPHIC: Can you guess the top 20 tallest skylines in the world?

Skylines across the world are growing ever taller as cities compete for the tallest building crown. Fly Dubai takes a closer look by rounding up the top 20 tallest skylines in the world…

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VIDEO: How to find and cook delicious Chanterelle mushrooms in a forest near you

VIDEO: How to find and cook delicious Chanterelle mushrooms in a…

In 1836, Swedish mycologist Elias Fries called the chanterelle "one of the most important and best edible mushrooms." They are also incredibly nutritious - in addition to containing…

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New bill could cut $135 billion in subsidies to fossil fuel companies

New bill could cut $135 billion in subsidies to fossil fuel companies

Recently presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders, together with Minnesota congressman Keith Ellison proposed a bill entitled the "End Polluter Welfare Act," in which they seek to bring an…

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Smart Garden Hub from GreenIQ saves time and water resources

Smart Garden Hub from GreenIQ saves time and water resources

Returning to the roots doesn’t necessarily require ditching your devices. Advanced networking technology and artificial intelligence may soon be as indispensable as a rake and a hoe…

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VIDEO: A super-easy way to make healthy, one-ingredient fruit roll-ups

VIDEO: A super-easy way to make healthy, one-ingredient fruit roll-ups

Do you remember eating Fruit Roll-Ups and Fruit by the Foot as a kid? They were some of the most coveted lunch snacks, but they were also packed with sugar and other artificial…

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Scientists are turning fungi into clean-burning jet fuel

Scientists are turning fungi into clean-burning jet fuel

The development of biofuels for use in airplanes has been something of a slow process, with both Air Canada and Boeing utilizing a biofuel made from used cooking oil—combined with…

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PWD Architecture to break ground on nature-infused mixed use development in Dali, China

PWD Architecture to break ground on nature-infused mixed use…

PWD Architecture sought to create a complex that would celebrate the site’s natural beauty. Thus, the architects designed largely in section to optimize natural daylight and…

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Hawaii aims to be the first state to run entirely on renewable energy

Hawaii aims to be the first state to run entirely on renewable energy

Hawaii has more reasons that most to have a disdain for oil dependence—as a series of islands, climate change poses a very present threat—and, as a series of islands that's…

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Magnitude 7.3 earthquake hits a traumatized Nepal

Magnitude 7.3 earthquake hits a traumatized Nepal

Just two weeks after a magnitude 7.8 earthquake devastated Nepal and claimed over 8,000 lives, a powerful 7.3 earthquake has struck the rural town of Namche, which lies around 50 miles…

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Obama administration approves Shell to resume Arctic oil drilling

Obama administration approves Shell to resume Arctic oil drilling

Just months after protecting 12.3 million acres of Alaskan wilderness from drilling, the Obama administration has given Shell the green light to drill for oil in Arctic waters off…

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Over 12 million trees are dying in California as drought rages on

Over 12 million trees are dying in California as drought rages on

As California grapples with is fourth year of record-breaking drought conditions, millions of trees are becoming silent victims to the severe water shortage – and millions more are…

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Low-cost, rolling Friggatto House transforms into two separate buildings

Low-cost, rolling Friggatto House transforms into two separate…

Students of a recently founded program at KTH Schoool of Architecture in Stockholm designed and built their own rolling, low-cost, non-permit studio space and named it FRIGGATTO, after…

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This tiny shape-shifting sideways-driving car could mark the end of parallel parking

This tiny shape-shifting sideways-driving car could mark the end of…

It’s small, cute, and sleek. Just another smart car, though? Hardly. The EO Smart Connecting Car 2, or “EOscc2” for short, does things like no other smart car we’ve seen, except…

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Sculptural House in Lubliniec 2 hides an all-white interior within a sleek black envelope

Sculptural House in Lubliniec 2 hides an all-white interior within a…

House in Lubliniec 2, designed by Dyrda Fikus Architekci, looks like a large black sculpture placed in a residential neighborhood in Poland. Its dark exterior walls and absence of large…

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A rolling garden on wheels recently popped up in the middle of Milan

A rolling garden on wheels recently popped up in the middle of Milan

A4A Rivolta Savioni studio’s urban garden solution popped up at Expo Gate Milano last month. Easily movable, the public garden, called Why not in the garden? was wheeled out into the…

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7 Gorgeous modern homes hidden inside stone ruins

7 Gorgeous modern homes hidden inside stone ruins

House of Ruins by NRJA Latvian architects NRJA completed the House of Ruins, an award-winning contemporary home built inside the ruins of a 19th century Latvian stone barn. In…

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EDI is a sleek, modern table made out of local, renewable wood using renewable energy

EDI is a sleek, modern table made out of local, renewable wood using…

EDI is a new table made using 100% renewable materials and 100% renewable energy by Finnish brand Nikari. Nikari sources its timber from local woods that are tended with the principles…

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Argentina's airy RM House floats elegantly above the grassy Pampas landscape

Argentina's airy RM House floats elegantly above the grassy Pampas…

The stunning RM House in Mar de Ajó is 230 miles drive from Argentina's capital, Buenos Aires. It was designed as a summer and weekend retreat from all the hustle and bustle of daily…

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Absolutely enchanting AirBNB home in Brazil was built from demolished houses in the area

Absolutely enchanting AirBNB home in Brazil was built from demolished…

The Floripa cabin is located on the north of the island, overlooking rough but crystal clear waters and a fine white sand beach. Jaime settled in the island 30 years ago, where he…

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Engineers build artificial muscles from onion skin and gold

Engineers build artificial muscles from onion skin and gold

Onions are already known for making people cry, but the humble allium’s contribution to a recent technological breakthrough may be reason for tears of joy. In the journal Applied…

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7 Easy Tips to Save Water in Your Home

7 Easy Tips to Save Water in Your Home

Did you know that your daily five-minute shower uses more water than the average person in a developing country uses for an entire day*? In the U.S. we have such easy access to clean…

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Norway is saying

Norway is saying "no more" to fur farm subsidies

Fur farmers in Norway may soon feel the pinch as the government announces a proposal to cut subsidies to these controversial farms. A cut of 17.8 million kroner ($2.35 million US) worth…

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Atelier COLE’s Bamboo Trees combats illegal Moon Bear trade in Laos

Atelier COLE’s Bamboo Trees combats illegal Moon Bear trade in Laos

Atelier COLE design an innovative fundraising merchandise store for Free the Bears in Laos with the help of Building Trust. Following the construction of several built projects in…

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Design a floating village community for Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake—Win £1,500!

Design a floating village community for Cambodia’s Tonle Sap…

Eleven Magazine is set to launch their first international design competition and are offering £2,500 in cash prizes to the top three winners. This year’s competition seeks designs…

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Starbucks to move Ethos bottled water operations out of drought-stricken California

Starbucks to move Ethos bottled water operations out of…

Starbucks will stop sourcing its bottled water from California, the company said Friday. Starbucks’ Ethos Water will now be bottled in Pennsylvania in deference to California’s…

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Apple partnering with World Wildlife Fund in China to create sustainable forests

Apple partnering with World Wildlife Fund in China to create…

Apple has announced the next phase of their plans to protect the world’s environment. The iPhone maker is partnering with the World Wildlife Fund in China to create sustainable…

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Zemer Peled’s beautiful floral sculptures are made from thousands of smashed ceramic shards

Zemer Peled’s beautiful floral sculptures are made from thousands of…

Peled’s sculptures aren’t limited to just blooms; the artist also makes large-scale installations that are inspired by sea creatures or other organic forms. "The word ceramics…

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San Francisco is protecting cyclists with raised bike lanes

San Francisco is protecting cyclists with raised bike lanes

San Franciscan cyclists will soon have an edge above automobile traffic, with a new elevated bicycle lane heading for the southern Mission District. Planned to line Valencia Street, the…

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Adorable Seelenkiste spirit shelter can pop up anywhere for a serene retreat

Adorable Seelenkiste spirit shelter can pop up anywhere for a serene…

The adorable Seelenkiste is a tiny country hideaway in the lush Greek landscape, designed by allergutendinge. The tranquil retreat combines a mini observatory and a sleeping section,…

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Carl Sagan's solar-powered LightSail spaceship to finally launch test flight

Carl Sagan's solar-powered LightSail spaceship to finally launch test…

Almost forty years ago, legendary astronomer Carl Sagan unveiled his plans for a spacecraft with large 'sails' that can harness solar radiation so as to push itself through the universe…

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6 delicious plants you can forage in your local urban park — VIDEO

6 delicious plants you can forage in your local urban park — VIDEO

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfoprf37sno Living in a land of supermarkets, convenient stores, and even food home delivery, in our modern society we have successfully pulled…

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Forget the ink - this pen writes with wine, beer or tea

Forget the ink - this pen writes with wine, beer or tea

Forget the ink!  The WINKpen can use virtually any liquid with staining properties like wine, beer, tea, juice and more.  Simply place the writing end of the pen into your liquid of…

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Stunning "Colour as a Narrative" store is coated with volcanic dust…

The minimalist interior of this London store for the British fragrance company Illuminum is coated in volcanic ash, with subtle textures illuminated by an array of gorgeous pendant…

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Mysterious radio signals baffle scientists for 17 years, found to be caused by staff microwave

Mysterious radio signals baffle scientists for 17 years, found to be…

In 1998, astronomers at the Parkes Observatory in New South Wales, Australia, noticed their radio telescope was picking up an odd signal. These signals, known as perytons, continued to…

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