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Solar freakin' briefcase: Renogy Phoenix is an all-in-one solar charger & battery (Review)

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:50:23 -0400

(image) With 20 watts of solar panels, a 16Ah lithium-ion battery bank, and an onboard inverter, along with multiple charging ports, this compact solar generator is a great off-grid accessory.

Photo: The elegant grace of a great egret

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:00:00 -0400

(image) Our powerful photo of the day comes from Port St. Joe, Florida.

7 ways to use cauliflower as a luscious secret ingredient

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:47:53 -0400

(image) From boosting vegan creamed spinach to making faux bagels and decadent risotto, cauliflower is a shapeshifting superstar.

World War I food propaganda still inspires today

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:40:09 -0400

(image) Environmentalists and Herbert Hoover have the same message.

Amazon tribe has the healthiest hearts ever studied

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:28:00 -0400

(image) Heart attacks and strokes are virtually unknown among the Tsimane people of the Bolivian rainforest. What can we learn from this?

10 of Europe's most remarkable trees

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:30:00 -0400

(image) From a 650-year old oak that provided shelter during WWI to an 800-year old lime that imparts good fortune to lovers, these European Tree of the Year contestants all have stories to tell.

Watch the first Amazon drone delivery in the U.S.

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:04:43 -0400

(image) The Prime Air service has reached a major milestone.

All you need is one

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:03:00 -0400

(image) So many homes are clogged with duplicate items, which are supposed to make things easier, but end up contributing to clutter and cost.

Why stronger fuel efficiency standards are so important

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:26:07 -0400

(image) If everybody drove a really efficient car it could reduce emissions by ten percent.

5 packaging materials you didn’t know are difficult to recycle

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:00:00 -0400

(image) How many of these common items have you placed in your blue bin?

The Cubic City will house eighty million people in just a fraction of Manhattan

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:21:43 -0400

(image) A two-mile wide windowless cube where the biggest crime is "Inurbanity"

Photo: The hills are alive with wildflowers

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:00:00 -0400

(image) Nothing says "California" like oak-studded hills glowing with wildflowers.

Riese & Müller Delite e-bike features dual batteries, belt drive, and full suspension

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:50:50 -0400

(image) This electric bike is packed with features, including a mid-drive Bosch motor, a rear rack and dual fenders, an onboard lock, and front and rear lights.

Circular logic: Round runways could save a lot of land, reduce fuel consumption and cut noise

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:43:42 -0400

(image) This is not a joke. It is also a teaching moment about blogging.

This year, America should turn out the lights in solidarity with Earth Hour, the climate and reality.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:18:03 -0400

(image) This year of all years, we should stand up and fight the climate change trolls.

Digital nomad's ultra-minimalist van conversion includes hidden bike rack (Video)

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:59:21 -0400

(image) This clean, pared-down and solar-powered van conversion hides a lot of ideas for clever storage and ergonomics.

Test scores go up with healthy school lunches

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:31:00 -0400

(image) Economists have found a relatively cheap and easy way to make a significant improvement on standardized test scores.

Celebrate waffles (and waffle slabs) on Våffeldagen (Swedish Waffle Day) March 25

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:32:35 -0400

(image) TreeHugger will celebrate waffle slabs, which use less concrete to go farther.

Charge points at work may be key to broader electric vehicle adoption

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:13:22 -0400

(image) Convenience, economics and peer-influence are powerful forces.

Sengled Element system offers app-controlled dimmable & tunable LED lighting (Review)

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:01:51 -0400

(image) In which I try out a smart lighting system in my dumb home.

Photo: Behold the sweet face of a porcupine

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:00:00 -0400

(image) Just don't actually hold it...

Is your dish soap toxic? Here’s how to know

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:51:03 -0400

(image) For the sake of your health and that of the aquatic environment, get to know what’s in your dishwashing liquid.

Tunisia bans disposable plastic shopping bags

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:17:00 -0400

(image) In an effort to reduce plastic waste, shoppers will no longer be able to get single-use bags at supermarkets.

11 new kinds of clouds named in updated International Cloud Atlas (Video)

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:56:24 -0400

(image) Cloud-lovers rejoice: the new, updated and digitized version of the Cloud Atlas is now available, and why this is important for understanding global climate change.

Happy 160th birthday to the world’s first passenger elevator

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:13:24 -0400

(image) Things have been going up ever since.

Say goodbye to mouldy fruits and vegetables

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:40:00 -0400

(image) An Australian researcher has developed a cheap, chemical-free method for treating produce to inhibit mould growth.

Sidewalks are for people. Should we let the robots steal them?

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:10:08 -0400

(image) Estonian robots roll into town.

Let's not turn Easter into the new Christmas

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:00:00 -0400

(image) We've just recovered from January's credit card bill. Ignore the marketing sirens' call to start shopping again.

A crowd-sourced, revolving solar fund wins DOE backing

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:06:47 -0400

(image) Government support for innovative solar solutions isn't dead. Yet.

These powerful electric bikes offer a massive dose of old school style

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:32:58 -0400

(image) If you're looking for an e-bike that blows away pretty much everything else on the market, take a peek at Juicer Bike's electric motorbicycles.