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Fifield's electric fat tire bike is available with mid- or rear-drive

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:50:53 -0400

(image) Normally, rogue waves are something to avoid, but this one might be something you'll want to experience.



Beguiling nature-inspired sculptures are formed from industrial strength metals

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:06:06 -0400

(image) Arranged to suggest the movement and chaos seen in nature, these lovely artworks are actually made with human-made materials.



Photo: Sponge and sea tulip make nice

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:00:00 -0400

(image) Our photo of the day comes from Middle Head, Sydney Harbour.



California's wildflowers are freaking out, can be seen from space

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:09:40 -0400

(image) After years of devastating drought, the Golden State's bodacious blooms are having a raucous celebration.



'The Food Lover's Garden' is a how-to guide for inexperienced gardeners

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:05:00 -0400

(image) If you like the idea of growing your own food, but haven't the foggiest idea of where to start, then this is the book for you. The key is to start with the easiest, most forgiving crops.



Using residential-scale flow batteries to ease solar's impact on the grid

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:20:41 -0400

(image) Redflow's flow batteries were originally conceived of for large-scale deployment. But they are now powering individual homes.



Female dragonflies ditch suitors by faking sudden death

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:28:31 -0400

(image) Dragonflies, they’re just like us!



Critics are furious about a study claiming saturated fats do not clog arteries

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:49:00 -0400

(image) The nutritional community doesn't like having its conventional wisdom questioned.



The Rush-Bagot Treaty that demilitarized the Great Lakes is 200 years old today

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 06:57:29 -0400

(image) It led to a series of other agreements that protected and cleaned up the Great Lakes environment



Photo: California sunset is a pastel dream

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:00:00 -0400

(image) Our photo of the day is brought to you by the colors pink and lilac.



Patagonia's Clean Color collection features plant-based dyes

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:55:00 -0400

(image) In a radical move away from synthetic dyes, the Clean Color line features soft earth tones made from food waste, silkworm excrement, and dried beetles.



Solar-powered Trashpresso converts plastic and fabric waste into floor tiles

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:52:25 -0400

(image) A 40-foot shipping container platform holds a complete mobile waste recycling plant capable of upcycling plastic and fabric waste into architectural tiles.



All-ages coloring book communicates the science behind climate change (Video)

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:42:01 -0400

(image) Using officially documented research and color-it-yourself data visualizations, this project aims to convey climate change data in an engaging way.



Meet the visionary who restored 5,500 acres of wrecked Texas land to paradise

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:37:12 -0400

(image) Fifty years ago, the wildly inspiring David Bamberger bought the worst land he could find with the aim of bringing it back to thriving life.



Rustic modern tiny house shows another clever way to do the stairs

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:15:35 -0400

(image) There's more than one way to go up in a small space, and this is one smart alternative.



Canadian grocer Sobey's should commit to selling ugly produce, once and for all

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:59:00 -0400

(image) It makes no sense NOT to sell imperfect fruits and veggies at reduced prices. So what's Sobey's waiting for?



10 eco-friendly all-purpose cleaners for a toxic-free home

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 11:41:51 -0400

(image) From floors to windows and counters to tubs, any one of these cleaners can help you keep things spic and span – without the worry.



Tesla to double superchargers in 2017, 6,000 more destination chargers too

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:49:57 -0400

(image) This should go a long way to calming fears with the release of the Model 3.



'The Joy of Less' is the best minimalism book I've read

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:46:00 -0400

(image) Francine Jay's detailed guide to decluttering is refreshingly practical, accessible, and free from idealistic philosophy.



Tushy launches bamboo toilet paper to help you reduce your carbon buttprint

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:56:13 -0400

(image) In a bid to reduce TP's environmental impact, the team of toilet crusaders behind the Tushy bidet attachment have rolled out an unbleached bamboo alternative.



Photo: The beauty of a millipede

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:00:00 -0400

(image) Our many-legged photo of the day comes from the wilds of Ecuador.



Baby humpback whales talk in whispers to avoid being noticed by predators

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:30:13 -0400

(image) While recording whales, scientists discovered that calves "speak" in soft murmuring squeaks in order to avoid attention from hungry killer whales.



HUBB modular furniture system adapts to changing learning environments (Video)

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:26:59 -0400

(image) The static, traditional lecture classroom is slowly on its way out. Here's how the flexible classroom of the future might be furnished.



Stop juicing. Start eating.

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:26:00 -0400

(image) Juice is not the health miracle you've been told it is.



Waterlily turbine powers your outdoor adventures with wind and water

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:38:20 -0400

(image) The small portable turbine can be placed in running water or sit out in the breeze.



Buy the original IKEA tote for $1 or get a knockoff for $2,145

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:25:00 -0400

(image) Luxury fashion designer Balenciaga has released a Italian leather version of IKEA's iconic utilitarian shopping bag, leading one to assume the world has lost its mind.



Hut news: MUJI's long-promised hut hits the market

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:18:59 -0400

(image) It's beautiful, minimal and can go just about anywhere.



Cyclist tells people NOT to ride the Trans Canada Trail

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 06:59:00 -0400

(image) With much of the trail following the shoulders of busy highways, Edmund Aunger says the trail is dangerous and should not be promoted as a tourist attraction.



Photo: The Yosemite sky spangled with stars

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:00:00 -0400

(image) Our photo of the day is brought to you by the dark night sky.



What makes Japanese kids such healthy eaters?

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:48:00 -0400

(image) It's all about the careful and conscious way in which Japanese parents teach their children about food.