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01.07.11

Empire State To Go 100% Wind Power

The 102-story landmark will buy 100% of its power from wind farms owned by Green Mountain Energy Company.

Smart Fridge

01.04.11

The Fridge That Helps Plan Meals

You may have spotted one of our LTT Picks for 2010, the electronic milk jug that tells you whether the milk is fresh or sour. Here’s another concept to look forward to, a smart refrigerator that would…

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12.31.10

LTT Picks 2010: Electronic Milk Jug

Here in the United States, we throw out an estimated 16 billion pounds of milk each year. A new hi-tech milk jug might help reduce that waste.

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12.24.10

Greener Jet Fuel?

This weekend is one of the busiest for the airline industry. Flights home (or, if you’re lucky, somewhere exotic) for the holidays help make aviation responsible for about 3% of global carbon emissions. But future holiday flights…

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12.21.10

Rainbows On Command

And now for something on the lighter side. Rainbows. 2010 has been a good year for rainbows (if you haven’t seen this video about double rainbows, then…welcome back from Mars). But thanks to…

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12.17.10

Self-sterilizing Door Handle

We’re officially into flu season, and avoiding the dreaded cold can become a full-time preoccupation. Never more so than grabbing a door handle in a public building. So we were glad to see a Red Dot Design

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