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INFOGRAPHIC: Best plants for removing indoor toxins

INFOGRAPHIC: Best plants for removing indoor toxins

Houseplants do a superb job at removing the hidden toxins lurking in the home. Those toxins, also known as Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), can be found in many common household items from paints to

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The recycled wood ORION lamp can be adjusted using a sliding weight

The recycled wood ORION lamp can be adjusted using a sliding weight

Interior lamp made by recycled wood. Chippings, derived from manufacturing processes, pulverized and mixed with glue, become wood paste. This paste is used to create the particular shape of ORION. The

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INFOGRAPHIC: Why you should stop buying bottled water

INFOGRAPHIC: Why you should stop buying bottled water

Americans buy a staggering amount of bottled water every year. Not only does that bottled water consumption add to a wasteful water footprint—the average U.S. consumer uses as much as 1,320 gallons per

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INFOGRAPHIC: Tips for making sure your next trip is a green one

INFOGRAPHIC: Tips for making sure your next trip is a green one

When the travel bug hits, it's important to make sure that you are exploring the world with the lightest environmental and socio-cultural footprint possible to maintain or improve conditions in any

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INFOGRAPHIC: Solar power on the large and small scale

INFOGRAPHIC: Solar power on the large and small scale

The sun has become one of the leading sources of clean and renewable energy in the US. More specifically, during the third quarter of 2014, panels that generate 1,354 MW of solar were installed in various

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INFOGRAPHIC: 8 unusual ways to show off your indoor plants

INFOGRAPHIC: 8 unusual ways to show off your indoor plants

A touch of green does wonders for sprucing up a home. However, if you really want to give your home some pizzazz, consider swapping the humdrum vases and pots for a more a more creative houseplant

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Dirty Bike? Put a Sock on It!

Dirty Bike? Put a Sock on It!

Nearly every urban cyclist has had to contend with tire detritus at some point. If you're a city-dwelling bicycle aficionado, you likely know it well: the inevitable sand, mud, and gravel that your bike

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INFOGRAPHIC: 5 water purification solutions for developing countries

INFOGRAPHIC: 5 water purification solutions for developing countries

Did you know that improving water sanitation levels could prevent 10 percent of the global disease burden? Billions of people around the world lack access to clean water and are at risk for many

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5 easy vegetables to plant in your fall garden

5 easy vegetables to plant in your fall garden

5 Easy Vegetables to Plant in Your Fall Garden Fall brings pumpkin spice lattes and kids going back to school but it also means the start of your fall garden. Many people neglect their garden during

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Solar-powered Eagle View safari eco-lodge overlooks Kenya’s beautiful landscapes

Solar-powered Eagle View safari eco-lodge overlooks Kenya’s beautiful landscapes

Africa is well-known for its breathtakingly beautiful and pristine landscapes, which makes it a very popular destination with travelers who want to experience nature at its unspoiled finest. Located in

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CastAway makes furniture out of waste that forces us question modern consumerist culture

CastAway makes furniture out of waste that forces us question modern consumerist culture

Can sustainable design thinking help us develop new furniture aesthetics and possibilities? We live in a world dominated by the waste produced by the consumerist disposable society; everybody knows

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Which countries are doing their part to stop Colony Collapse Disorder

Which countries are doing their part to stop Colony Collapse Disorder

Pollinators are the lifeblood of ecosystems everywhere. They help plants reproduce, increase biodiversity, facilitate the dispersal of species into new regions, maintain genetic diversity within plant

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Rug Your City wants to capture the spirit of modern cities in handmade textiles

Rug Your City wants to capture the spirit of modern cities in handmade textiles

FLOORPLAN LAUNCHES RUG YOUR CITY ON KICKSTARTER: A PROJECT TO MODERNIZE STORYTELLING IN HANDMADE RUGS - Handmade rugs and kilims inspired by modern cities revive the storytelling tradition of classic

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Milwaukee youth revamp “Drift” bench with a vibrant paint job

Milwaukee youth revamp “Drift” bench with a vibrant paint job

Community Reimagines Bench Inspired By Environment Story by Jenni Reinke Images by Cassie Rogala A new narrative for public seating has emerged through the fusion of architecture and community art.

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Bamboobee’s BIY bamboo Mandy fenders are a perfect fit on any bicycle

Bamboobee’s BIY bamboo Mandy fenders are a perfect fit on any bicycle

  While there have been many improvements in bicycle suspension and braking, there have been fewer advancements in fender design. That’s why Bamboobee stepped up to bat with Mandy Fenders, a new and

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Undulae lamps are made out of cornstarch-based bioplastic

Undulae lamps are made out of cornstarch-based bioplastic

Undulae is a series of table and pendant lamps made of cornstarch-based bioplastic tubes. Bioplastic is made from the mixture of cornstarch, water, vinegar and glycerin with particular proportion and

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2015 Sukkahville winner Roots is a Jewish Sukkah made from grass

2015 Sukkahville winner Roots is a Jewish Sukkah made from grass

Swedish firm Ulf Mejergren Architects won this year’s Sukkahville, an annual international competition that seeks innovative proposals of the Sukkah, a temporary structure built during the Jewish

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Studio Muda upcycles wood pallets into furniture

Studio Muda upcycles wood pallets into furniture

Was asked to design a exterior set, consisting of one table and two benches, made from wood pallets. This objects should represent an original design and respect the principle of recycle/reuse with

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INFOGRAPHIC: 30 unique modes of transport from around the world

INFOGRAPHIC: 30 unique modes of transport from around the world

Buses, trains, cars, and bicycles may be ubiquitous worldwide, but they only represent a small fraction of the many modes of transport available. Fly to Dubai compiled a fun infographic to explore 30

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KP Cykler’s beautiful hanger is bicycle storage that is meant to be seen

KP Cykler’s beautiful hanger is bicycle storage that is meant to be seen

A Danish cycling brand KP Cykler is raising funds on Kickstarter for an aesthetically beautiful bicycle hanger. For many of us a bicycle more than a way of getting around – we have memories tied to it.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Which indoor plant is right for you?

INFOGRAPHIC: Which indoor plant is right for you?

Houseplants are awesome - they spruce up your pad, purify the air and can even boost healing. But not every plant is right for every person. Besides light needs, some plants require a delicate touch,

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INFOGRAPHIC: Why our global fisheries are in crisis and how you can help

INFOGRAPHIC: Why our global fisheries are in crisis and how you can help

Did you know that the true cost of your seafood dinner is much more than the menu price? Consumer habits and unsustainable industry practices have placed global fish stocks under extreme stress, which is

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Santos, Brazil is bringing attention to biodiversity with street guides and the country’s first urban birdwatching tower

Santos, Brazil is bringing attention to biodiversity with street guides and the country’s first urban birdwatching tower

Santos is the first city in Brazil to install birds pictures in streets and squares. Located on the southeastern coast of the country and surrounded by the Atlantic Forest, Santos already cataloged and

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DIY: Build a seat out of your clothing

DIY: Build a seat out of your clothing

WeDangle, your clothes as comfy seat. Why are clothes never used as a chair? That is the question behind the WeDangle. A quest that started 2 years ago with the investigation for an invisible comfortable

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INFOGRAPHIC: How to properly recycle and upcycle on your travels

INFOGRAPHIC: How to properly recycle and upcycle on your travels

With summer in full swing, many of us are hitting the road in search of the perfect holiday. But whether we’re traveling to the rural outskirts of town or to a far-away country, it’s important to

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Folly by archaus’ prefab skin was inspired by sunlight filtering through leaves

Folly by archaus’ prefab skin was inspired by sunlight filtering through leaves

Folly is a conceptual house design aimed at provoking a debate around the housing vernacular in New Zealand; impregnating the public with the idea that creativity, innovation and personality in the built

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Eco-conscious GreenAdvisor app is the TripAdvisor for the environment

Eco-conscious GreenAdvisor app is the TripAdvisor for the environment

What would happen if a multitude of voices, voices like yours, started to demand a greener tomorrow? Sure, the popular voice is pro-environment. But are corporate leaders and policy makers really paying

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Grow your own cocktails: drink recipes from the garden

Grow your own cocktails: drink recipes from the garden

It's that time of year when gardeners take a step back from the hard work and take a moment to enjoy the fruits of their labors. What better way to do that than with a delicious cocktail made out of

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Baines&Fricker reveal a stylish portable research lab for Fieldwork

Baines&Fricker reveal a stylish portable research lab for Fieldwork

Baines&Fricker were commissioned by consultancy firm Fieldwork to design and make a portable research lab. The lab comes in a custom built flightcase with rollers on one side. The flightcase doubles

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Nendo’s versatile twig chair lets you swap out different wooden backrests

Nendo’s versatile twig chair lets you swap out different wooden backrests

Prolific Japanese studio Nendo unveiled twig, a versatile chair created for Italian furniture brand Alias. The minimal two-toned chair is made up of a white aluminum base with four twig-like legs and an

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