witricity

09.30.10

Wireless Recharging

With the Nissan LEAF and the Tesla Roadster grabbing headlines, it’s easy to miss some of the other cool innovations in the world of the “plug-in cars.” The one that has this place buzzing…

JetsSolarInstallation

09.29.10

J-E-T-S, Jets, Jets, Jets…go solar

Vermont is deep in the heart of New England Patriots country. But here at LTT, there’s a little more fan diversity- someone should film a PSA on how fans of the 49ers, Giants, Broncos, Patriots, Dolphins, Redskins and…

aquaponics

09.28.10

Aquaponics: future of urban farming?

Almost two years ago, we wrote about how Whole Foods had become the first major retailer to announce a comprehensive set of aquaculture guidelines, adopting strict standards aimed at avoiding damage to sensitive habitats,…

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09.27.10

What’s the footprint of a glass of milk?

The dairy industry in the U.S. is facing hard times these days. Price fluctuations, rising transportation costs, land squeeze from urbanization, lower ¬†consumption,…all conspire to put many dairy farmers on the brink. Here in Vermont, which counts the…

09.24.10

Steven Johnson: Where Good Ideas Come From

In a recent TED presentation, Steven Johnson examines “where good ideas come from,” which happens also to be the name of his new book on the ‘natural history of innovation.’ The ideal environment for a…

09.23.10

Awareness! app reconnects

When we talk about this concept of ‘pace, space and interface’- an awareness of our pace of life and the places, people and products that help shape our daily choices- there’s one factor we don’t often consider: noise. Sounds,…

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