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Tents Hanging 2,000 Meters Above the Ground - Extreme Camping from Germany
[16 Nov, 2011] comments (0)
Waldseilgarten, an adventure mountain resort in Pfronten, Bavaria, Germany allows guests to spend some unforgettable nights in the wilds in tents that hand off tree tops on top of a mountainor in a hand built igloo. ...
Biggest Tidal Energy Project to Be Launched in France in 2012
[15 Nov, 2011] comments (0)
In 2012 we could witness the accomplishment of the world's greatest tidal power project. ...
Latest Invention: New-Gen Glass-Covered Beehive from Philips
[14 Nov, 2011] comments (0)
So far scientists did not manage to find the direct cause of the phenomenon known as Colony Collapse Disorder. In order to solve the issue, Philips has proposed a futuristic concept that would suit the needs of the urban beekeeper. ...
Latest Invention: Eco Whisper - New, More Efficient Wind Turbine
[08 Nov, 2011] comments (0)
The company called Renewable Energy Solutions Australia has come up with a new wind turbine called Eco Whisper. The firm's representatives claim that their device is 30 percent more efficient than a conventional wind turbine. ...
Design of the Day: World's Longest Swimming Pool Proposed for Berlin
[28 Oct, 2011] comments (1)
The first prize at the 3rd International Holcim Awards ceremony, which took place in Milan, won a German architectural company called realities:united with its Flussbad submission. ...
Latest Invention: Pavegen Tiles Produce Power from Footsteps
[21 Oct, 2011] comments (1)
Pavegen tiles, invented by Laurence Kembell-Cook, represent an eco-friendly way of delivering energy. The tiles generate power by making use of kinetic energy which they harness on city streets. ...
Glass Cube Pavilion from MVRDV to Inform Visitors About Ocean Life
[19 Oct, 2011] comments (0)
In just about 200 days, the 2012 World Expo will open its doors in South Korea and exclusively for the show the design studio MVRDV decided to set up a beautiful water cube pavilion. ...
Designer Creates Artificial Cloud that Lets Travelers Float Among Real Clouds
[19 Oct, 2011] comments (1)
Tiago Barros, a designer from New York decided to create a wonderful, balloon that resembles a huge cloud. The goal of the concept, which is, by the way, entitled Passing Cloud, is to take travelers for a floating trip around the country. ...
Huge Melting Vitruvian Man Illustrated on Arctic Sea Ice
[18 Oct, 2011] comments (0)
The symbol that illustrates human connection to geometry and proportion, Leonardo da Vinci's Vitruvian Man, appeared recently on arctic sea ice. ...
Outdoor Movie Theatre Made of Discarded Fridges Opens Up in London
[13 Oct, 2011] comments (0)
Going to an outdoor movie in London on a summer evening sounds very attractive, but if the whole cinema was made entirely of recycled fridges then the trip will definitely be hard to forget. ...
Igloo Village - Observe Aurora Borealis from a Hotel Room in the Arctic Circle
[12 Oct, 2011] comments (0)
Igloo Village is composed of glass-roofed igloos that are a part of Hotel Kakslauttanen. They have been erected in the Arctic Circle, next to Finland's Urho Kekkonen National Park. ...
California Roll - Building that Adapts According to the Environment
[12 Oct, 2011] comments (0)
California Roll is a project developed by designer Christopher Daniel. It is, in fact, a prefabricated house that is able to change its shape and adapt according to the environment it is located in. ...
Ford to Use Coconut Fibers to Make Recyclable Car Products
[11 Oct, 2011] comments (0)
The famous car-making company, Ford, continues its eco-friendly path, increasing the number of recyclable materials in its vehicles. One of the recent materials that Ford is experimenting with is coconut fibers, also called coir. ...
Latest Invention: Toilet Trike Promotes Water Conservation on the Streets of Japan
[05 Oct, 2011] comments (0)
Having the goal of making people aware of water savings, a Japanese firm called TOTO has come up with Toilet Bike Neo Project, which is, in fact, a three-wheeled toilet powered by biogas that is produced from the toilet waste. ...
Paypal Co-Founder Invests in Floating Self-Sufficient Cities
[23 Sep, 2011] comments (0)
Peter Thiel, the billionaire who co-founded PayPal, is also the most giving funder of the Seasteading Institute. He invests in self-sufficient floating cities that are liberated from politics and social construction. ...

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