Design

Seagate Barracuda LP HDD Comes Across as All Green

December 17, 2010 / No Comments

The eco-friendly Barracuda LP HDD from the Seagate stables has added an extra green to its outlook. Presented with low power storage capabilities, the new HDD comes across as top-of-the line eco-friendly 3.5-inch desktop drives.

Sonex All-Electric Aircraft Takes Off

December 16, 2010 / No Comments

Adding to the increasing number of electric aircraft  that are on test flight mode, the all-electric Sonex aircraft has successfully completed its first flight. The electric air craft completed the fete at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh.

Cave Hotel in Turkey Promises Luxury in Ancient Settings

December 10, 2010 / No Comments

Visitors to Turkey now have a unique option – to live in total style and comfort, inside caves that are centuries old. Six cave houses that date back to the 5th and 6th century period have been styled into a five-star hotel called the Yunak Evleri.

Legoland Sea Life Aquarium to Have Eco-Friendly Holiday Events

December 10, 2010 / No Comments

The Sea Life Aquarium at Legoland is focusing on making their holiday events eco-friendly this year. Of the many events planned for this holiday season, there is a Dive Show that will be held every day.

Coca Cola Intros Eco-friendly 3D Vending Machines

December 8, 2010 / No Comments

The high-tech 3D vending machines that the Coca Cola Company introduced in Japan have been uniquely designed as eco-friendly equipment. Since refrigeration equipments are among the largest contributors of carbon footprints, this brand new machine could be considered as an effective step in attaining the goal of reduction of green house gases.

Bubble Structures Enthrall Streets of Paris

December 8, 2010 / No Comments

Paris has got a new feather in its cap. The two new bubble like structures which house a garden in one and a jungle in another have breathed a fresh air onto the streets of Paris, standing unique amidst the other concrete buildings.

Parabolic Roof for England Passive House

December 3, 2010 / No Comments

The most noticeable feature of the first certified passive house in England is its 20-meter roof. The building has a vault made of timber as its roof thereby employing the state-of-the-art design. This parabolic roof requires no added support and reduces material use. This unique building located on the countryside of Staplehurst, Kent is designed by Architect Richard Hawke.

Platinum Dirt Makes Road-Ready Leather Jackets from Auto Upholstery

November 29, 2010 / 1 Comment

Oakland-based Platinum Dirt has something new for the road jacket lovers. What makes their new line of road-ready leather jackets different is that it is made from the reclaimed automobile upholstery. This exquisite “VIN” collection comes stamped with the seal of the original manufacturer somewhere on the jacket’s chest or shoulder, and the vehicle identification number of the automobile from ...

Perch Atop a Tree for a Picnic

November 25, 2010 / 1 Comment

Many innovative options await guests at the Soneva Kiri Eco Resort in Thailand. The most unique service that this resort provides is a picnic on top of a tree. For the visitor for whom an ordinary picnic holds no charms, this option is sure to hook some interest. The resort has a Tree Pod that has been constructed 16 feet ...

Cowbell becomes Toronto’s first LEAF Certified Restaurant

November 24, 2010 / 1 Comment

LEAF has announced the certification of Toronto, Canada's first green restaurant. The winner is Cowbell, a restaurant that is well known for its passion for keeping the eco-impact of their operations to as less as possible. LEAF is ‘Leader in Environmentally Accountable Foodservice’ - a third-party certification program for restaurants and foodservice facilities.