LTT Picks 2010: Bendy Bike

Another of our favorite concepts of 2010 was the Bendy Bike, the bike that doubles as a bike lock. Designed by Kevin Scott, the bendable bike has segmented sections that allows the bike to wrap completely around a pole, small…



LTT Picks 2010: Roving Green Roof

One of our favorite concepts of 2010 was Marco Castro Cosio’s roving green roof project, Bus Roots. As we noted then, more than half the world’s population now lives in cities, but increasingly urbanization doesn’t…



Top 10 Words of 2010

It’s Thanksgiving week, which means we’re starting to see annual Top 10 lists. One of our favorites is LiveScience’s Top 10 Words. Coming in at number 10, “simplexity” centers on the notion that simple-seeming things…


The Majestic Plastic Bag: Mockumentary

It remains the classic ‘one degree change:’ not using a plastic bag. And because it’s a frequent subject on blogs such as this, any mention of ‘plastic bags’ can make the eyes glaze over a bit. Thankfully, Jeremy Irons and…


Ski Film With Perspective

For several years now, the spectre of global climate change has hung over the ski industry. In 2006, Colorado College produced a study that predicted that by 2050 the Rocky Mountain resorts would be facing springtime snowpack…


OneDegreeTV: Hug Your Farmer!

Everyday, we make decisions about the foods we eat. But where does that food come from? Who grows it? What goes into it? Really for the first time in history, it’s a question that’s difficult for most people to answer.…