The Zen Table, from cardboarddesign, is fully recyclable and environmentally friendly. Constructed from honeycomb-shaped corrugated cardboard, the table is extremely durable, and the adhesives used to hold it together are all natural. The illest ones have been custom decorated. Go get one for 105 buckaroos, and make sure you check out the rest of the eco-friendly stuff that cardboardesign is droppinâ€™ on the streets.
A pagoda tree house suitable for ninjas.
These Japanese Lantern-inspired treehouses are sick!
Click any of the pics to check them out.
Also check out others of Lukasz Kosâ€™ Tree Habitats via: Inhabitat
There is the Tesla Roadster
and the Eliica
and the Wrightspeed X1
And now, the 640+hp electric-hybrid Mini cooper. The PML Mini QED has a top speed of 150mph and can reach 60mph from a standstill in only 4.5 seconds. All the power comes from a small gasoline engine in conjuction with four 160hp electric motors (one in each wheel). The car can operate in an all-electric mode with a range of 250 miles, or in hybrid mode, with a range of 932 miles and fuel economy of 80mpg. Check it out
Also scope this article on hybrids in Formula One
Still think electric cars arenâ€™t cool???
Really excited about this. A practical, self-sustaining plan for a bio-diesel energy station in Oregon. SeQuential Biofuels is a perfect company.
â€œBuilding energy efficient buildings that work with the natural environment adds to SeQuentialâ€™s overall goal of sustainability and responsibility,â€ Hill said. â€œIt just makes sense.â€
The whole story at treehugger
The biggest names in electronics have just sat their first global exam on their green credentials. Ranked on their use of toxic chemicals and electronic waste (e-waste) policies only Dell and Nokia scraped a barely respectable score while Apple, Motorola and Lenovo flunked the test to finish bottom of the class.
Article via: Greenpeace
OK, so this has got to be one of the goofiest things Iâ€™ve seen in a whileâ€¦
Behold: The Treadmill Bike!
Keep ya feet out da dirt, my ninjas!
Video of this beast in actionâ€¦
This $600 car is strictly powered by human motion. A great idea, a goofy reality.
Check out the video on YouTube.
â€œQuite simply the analogy would be, you know, you walk to the top of the hill and you walk up, and to the bottom of the hill- but in doing so you have gained energy. It really is that simplistic.â€
A declaration from Steorn, an Irish company that claims to have created a new law of physics- true conservation of energy. Storming into fragile waters, they have decided to challenge scientists in an ad in the Economist to prove that their technology is faulty.
Watch their proclamation- video from Steorn
Horrible graphics to represent a wonderful process. Malaysian company, LMG, has figured out a way to break hydrogen and oxygen from water using waste aluminium metal and sodium hydroxide. BMW and Mazda have â€œtriedâ€â€¦ leave it to the Malays.
Groundbreaking from Paultan