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01.25.11 Marina Galperina

Behind these glass peep holes are Patrick Jacobs’s meticulously constructed 3D dioramas from “vellum, acrylic, gel medium, polyurethane, extruded styrene, hair, ash…” — portals to near-real rolling fields and mushroom clusters. Seriously, good thing these holes aren’t large enough for visitors to try to climb through, away from the cold and into the grass forever […]

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01.20.11 Lauri Apple

Have you got some big bold ideas that would make New York City more sustainable/livable/creative class/green, if only one of dem goofballs from City Hall would just listen to you? Well stop it with the name-calling already, because the city IS going to start listening to you very soon, via the dynamic new Internet website […]

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10.22.10 Marina Galperina

Could bike sharing systems be a game changer for cycling in American cities? Check these slick-nifty interactive maps from London academic Oliver O’Brien and watch 16 cities around the world do it to it. […]

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Marina Galperina

♪♫ Bb…. That’s the sound of Sun Boxes, a solar power installation now making its way to Turner Falls. Hear Craig Colorusso’s twenty independently operating, solar-paneled speakers play pre-recorded guitar notes into one gorgeously droning chord below. […]

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10.19.10 Marina Galperina

Honey bee extinction is getting worse. Now, there’s a microbe that causes colony collapse disorder, “the mysterious phenomenon characterized by adult bees abandoning the hive.” If that’s a symptom of our collapsing ecosystem, that’s scary. But don’t panic. One way to cope with our impeding doom is trying to save bees with design. […]

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10.05.10 Marina Galperina

10:10 UK blew up a few un-Green school kids to bloody bits for a promo spot. People got all angry and the controversial ad has been removed from the site and apologized for, profusely. Come on now… […]

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09.29.10 Marina Galperina

This week in This vs. That… Left: Icelandic concept of high-voltage transmission pylon people. Right: Mathilde Roussel-Giraudy’s sculptures of soil and seeds. They’re similar, they’re different and they both make Antony Gormley look like an egomaniacal hack. […]

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09.17.10 Marina Galperina

Meet the web’s greenest exhibitionist: Talking Tree. Want to hear rain cleaning his leaves? See its leafy sunset view? Get hit on with its Twitter? Because its so soc.-net. savvy… […]

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09.15.10 Bucky Turco

According to USA Today, hemp is being used in the construction of environmentally friendly homes in North Carolina and so far business is booming. In addition to all of its other uses, the wonder plant happens to be a great building material too. The only shame is that it’s not grown in the United States: […]

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07.02.10 Marina Galperina

The first US electric highway will be equipped with charging stations and will connect Portland and Canada. Somehow, that just makes perfect sense. […]

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