sideways bike

11.01.10

SideWaysBike puts a new spin on the morning commute

While this may not qualify as a game-changing innovation, the SidewaysBike is as good a way to start the week as any. The quirky invention- watch some videos here- from Irish cyclist/tinkerer Michael Killian…

Pic-Tube-Free-Toilet-Paper

10.28.10

Brands: Scott Naturals “tube-free” toilet paper

Talk about thinking outside the box, or…tube! Kimberly-Clark has introduced a new “tube-free” version of Scott Naturals toilet paper to be rolled out to Sam’s Club and Walmart stores in the Northeast United States next…

PivotIrrigationOnCotton

10.26.10

PepsiCo’s new ‘i-crop farming technology’

PepsiCo is testing a new web-based crop management system that allows farmers to monitor, manage and reduce their water waste and carbon emissions while optimizing crop yield. The technology has been developed in partnership with Cambridge…

NYC, back in the day

10.25.10

Horse-drawn Garbage Carts

In the medieval town of Peyrestortes, and dozens of other French villages like it, the squeaking brakes and grinding gears of garbage trucks have been replaced by the clip clop of horses’ hooves. These towns now enjoy…

10.21.10

OneDegreeTV: Heritage Aviation
‘a smarter, greener building’

Aviation is an energy intensive industry, accounting for roughly 3% of global carbon emissions. Manufacturers are developing greener aircraft, exploring alternatives to fossil fuels and looking for ways to recycle planes slated for retirement. Many airlines now…

solar_hood

10.19.10

“Monkey see, Monkey do” more

What makes people make one degree changes? How do we nudge people toward those greener choices? The answer, it seems, is ‘peer pressure.’ According to a number of recent studies, when we see others around…

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