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10.01.10

Your Balcony As Your Wind/Solar Farm

In July, we did a post on a new high-rise, London’s Strata SE1, which has been touted as the world’s first skyscraper to have electricity-generating wind turbines built into its core design. The building stands 42 stories…

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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…

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…

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09.20.10

LTT Recommends: How Can I Recycle This?

Inspiration can arrive when and where we least expect it. Take, for example, “How Can I Recycle This?”, a great web site from the U.K. that provides readers with creative ways to reuse, repurpose or recycle…

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09.18.10

“Ambient Marketing” Goes Green

Street-art in brand advertising isn’t a new concept- groups like ALT TERRAIN specialize in hand-painted, one-of-a-kind, street-level outdoor advertising murals for the likes of Motorola, Microsoft and Disney. But while these pieces invite buzz, they…

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09.16.10

Design: Bicycle Wind Turbines

We’re fascinated with products that capture energy that would otherwise be lost yet don’t require any changes to how we use or consume them. We’ve covered a few examples -smart showers that harnesses waste heat from shower…

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