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27 Mar 2015

The Raht Racer

If you love biking to work, but wish you could get there a bit faster, then the Raht Racer is just the cycle for you. This hybrid vehicle amplifies pedal power to enable cyclists to travel at
26 Mar 2015

Pet’s Shelter; Owner’s Coffee Table

French design studio Fabbricabois is the creator of this inventive coffee table that doubles as a pet bed. Comprised of seven pieces of wood, the table is held together via rubber bands, without any glue or fasteners.
19 Mar 2015

Four Ways To Keep Your Staff Motivated

These days, many business owners are looking for strategies and techniques they can utilize for the purpose of moving their companies forward. If this is one of your business objectives for the year, you should note that
19 Mar 2015

Four Simple Ways To Make Your Financial Business Grow

These days, many business owners who run financial companies are interested in taking their corporations to a new level of success and productivity. If this is your current professional objective, you should note that there are numerous
18 Mar 2015

Urinal Powered Prototype

Not only is this prototype an ingenious way of providing electricity by using a set of microbial fuel cell (MFC) convertor stacks powered by urine, but it may also help to harness and reduce the vast amounts
17 Mar 2015

Gift Economics

Mark Boyle, better known as the “Moneyless man“, is bringing his message of unconditional giving to a permaculture project in Ireland called An Teach Saor; Gaeilge for “the free house.” When it’s complete, Boyle’s community center will offer
16 Mar 2015

Build From Retired Materials

Seattle-based design/build firm Dwell Development LLC partnered with architect Julian Weber to realize this net-zero house in Seattle’s Columbia City neighborhood. The eco-friendly digs combine modern design with consciously chosen, local materials, that are either natural, recycled,
26 Feb 2015

My Terrace Farmer

NEDERLAND — Startup Solar Greens Co. in Nederland is working on fulfilling the first 16 orders of its balcony-size greenhouses, with plans for an official launch in the fall once pre-production and external field-testing are complete. The
25 Feb 2015

Smart Connect Cradle ’n Swing

Rocking a fussing baby back to sleep is certainly a crucial part of the bonding process, but there are times when doing so just isn’t convenient … right? Well, regardless of your feelings about it, Fisher Price’s
24 Feb 2015

Multi Purpose Dining Table

Duotable is a new creation of Michael Hilgers, the man who gave the world this beautiful space-saving desk. The new table is a hybrid, made specifically for us, shoebox dwellers. It can be used as a 4-person dinner
23 Feb 2015

Suspended Green Pathway

Who says balconies need to follow the line of a building? In a new concept for a balcony-like space, Zalewski Architecture Group created a wonderfully unexpected meandering green pathway that extends far beyond the limits of the building. The walkway invites
21 Feb 2015

Light Fixture Doubles As Planter

Here is a cool way to lift your greenery off the counters and windowsills – Well Light. Designed by Toronto based studio Object Interface, this light fixture doubles as a planter. The shape of the lampshade is