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Aug 11

TED Blog | 11 talks on the transformative power of vegetables

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1st talk of 11 suggestions, Pam Warhurst, of Incredible Edible in Todmorden, England gives a brilliant inspiring talk about how her town found community through inclusive gardening. “If you eat, you’re in.”


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Aug 10

Welcome to Waterpod™ Project

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MIT Team Develops Portable Popfab 3D Printer That Fits Inside a Suitcase!

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A pair of designers from MIT called Ilan Moyer and Nadya Peek have created a briefcase-sized 3D printer called Popfab that is much more than meets the eye.

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Aug 08

The Most Important New Technology Since the Smart Phone Arrives December 2012 - Technology Review

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Even if you’ve seen the Leap Motion before, this is a demo you’ve got to watch.

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Aug 07

Ikea Launches New Solvinden Wind and Solar-Powered Outdoor Lights

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Ikea just announced a brand new line of Solvinden lights that are powered by the wind as well as the sun!

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Scientists to Use Firefly Bioluminescence to Create Energy-Free Lighting

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A team of scientists from Syracuse University are using nanotechnology to harness the natural bioluminescence of fireflies in order to create lighting that doesn’t need any energy to glow!

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Aug 04

In the Mid-Summer Swing: July at Quail Hill Farm A Year In the Life of a Farm

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“It was so magical,” Scott told me, as we drove from the train station to the farm. “A tempest was literally happening!

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Aug 03

World Water Week in Stockholm - World Water Week

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World Water Week provides a unique forum for the exchange of views, experiences and practices between the scientific, business, policy and civic communities.

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Aug 02

NREL Report Shows Existing Solar Technology Could Power the Entire US!

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A new study from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has said that the US has the technical potential, the solar capability and the ability to power the entire country with solar power.

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Jul 27

Carillion: building Birmingham’s flagship library

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£188m landmark project praised for creating a best practice and sustainability legacy that will last long after the doors open…

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