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San Francisco’s New Transbay Transit Center Sheds Glass Skin to Save $10 Million

April 1, 2013

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Veronka Aszalia’s Living Furniture is Made From Woven Willow Trees

April 1, 2013

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Building Trust International Announces Winners of Competition for Sustainable Low-Income Housing in Cambodia

April 1, 2013

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iDrive: Apple Releases New Device That Will Turn Any Car into a Driverless Vehicle

April 1, 2013

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Many of us thought Google had the market cornered when it came to driverless cars, but Apple made a shocking announcement today with news that they would be releasing a new device and app that can transform ANY vehicle into a driverless one! Dubbed the iDrive, the system can be installed without the help of […]

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Pollux’NZ City Project Deploys an Open-Source Environmental Monitoring Network

April 1, 2013

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An open-source environmental monitoring network is now being tested in France by CKAB, a French consulting firm and innovation lab focusing on the Internet of Things. According to Hack a Day, the project, Pollux’NZ City, is the brainchild of a pair of engineers at the firm who have been working on it as a side […]

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China Announces Plans to Export Greenhouse Gases to Terraform Mars

April 1, 2013

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As an extension of China’s $16 billion plan to combat air pollution in its cities, today the China National Space Administration (CNSA) announced an ambitious plan to export the nation’s emissions to Mars. China is currently the world’s largest producer of greenhouse gases – its annual emissions total 8.9 billion tons. The unprecedented plan would greatly reduce emissions on […]

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Tesla Motors Turns a Profit for First Time as Model S Sales Exceed Target

April 1, 2013

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Tesla Motors, the pioneering California-based electric car company, announced yesterday that sales of its Model S sedan exceeded expectations. The company expected to sell 4,500 units of the Model S in the first quarter, but by last weekend sales had surpassed 4,750. According to Tesla, the company, which has been hemorrhaging money in recent years, turned a profit for […]

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1,000-Foot Wind Turbine to Be Erected in Hamburg

April 1, 2013

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A giant 40MW wind turbine with a blade span diameter of 600 feet is to be erected in Hamburg, Germany. The turbine, dubbed “Reisemill,” which means “giant mill” in German, will generate enough electricity to power 13,333 homes. The 1,000-foot tall turbine will be big enough to house living quarters for the maintenance personnel. Read […]

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Builders finishing the first homes at Persimmon Hill – Tallahassee Democrat (blog)

April 1, 2013

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Builders finishing the first homes at Persimmon Hill
Tallahassee Democrat (blog)
Builder Alexander Dinkelman’s debut home at Persimmon Hill is 2,596 square feet with a three-bedroom, 2.5-bath floor plan. The mixed-use development by the Parrish Group also has commercial space with retail and office facilities. / Dave Hodges

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Industrial-Chic Village Apartments Radiate Natural Light in Amsterdam

April 1, 2013

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