New York City Bans Use of Styrofoam

January 3, 2014 / No Comments

New York has taken a big leap towards making earth greener, by initiating steps to ban the use of Styrofoam. The New York City Council has drawn applause from the world’s green bodies for having voted unanimously to bring about a ban on the use of the substance. With this decision, New York has become the largest city in the United ...

Abandoned Bus Recycled into a Mini Traveling Hotel

January 2, 2014 / No Comments

Rescued from the rust a scrap yard has to offer, the old city bus now has been brought back to life by a carpenter. The Big Green Bus , which was originally a 1982 metro bus, is now a three room traveling rental accommodation, thanks to Adam Collier-Woods! Collier says that his attraction for buying and restoring the old bus, turned ...

Electric-only Buses Come to London Roads

December 31, 2013 / No Comments

In the midst of people crying out for bike friendly roads rather than electric cars, here comes London’s first only electric bus. And yes, there is a sizeable crowd pleased to go the electric way, given the practicalities of bike riding may always not be fruitful. For London, this year’s Christmas gift is all about improving mass transit and advanced battery-electric ...

Tiny House in the Austrian Laps Waits for You

December 30, 2013 / No Comments

Do you love tiny homes? And do you just love them, but do not necessarily want to build one? Well, if you did not know, there are plenty of such homes you can rent in many parts of the world. And this one in Austria is a killer among the lot. The cabin is polyhedral in shape, with modernist designs. Situated ...

Abandoned Vineyard in Spain, Dating Back 1000 Years, Discovered

December 27, 2013 / No Comments

Archaeologists have discovered a 1000 year old vineyard in Zaballa, a settlement that is thought to have been abandoned in the 15th century. The place came into light after researchers from the University of Basque Country decided to excavate Zaballa and 300 places that settlers left from as time passed by. The archaeologists identified a number of terraced fields at the vineyards ...

Celebrate Christmas with a Reindeer Made from 2,000 Plastic Bags

December 24, 2013 / No Comments

So much of creative things spring up from your drive to do something good! This time, Australian designer Angela Van Boxtel shows us an example by make a reindeer from 2000 plastic bags! This recycled Blitzen carefully made from disused plastic bags to make shoppers realize the green side of the holiday season. Boxtel’s Blitzen will even light up at ...

Toyota Prius Hybrid Lauded by Consumer Reports Yet Again

December 23, 2013 / No Comments

Despite being flooded with options, with consumer friendly cars and pocket friendly ones, the good old gas-electric hybrid, the  2004 Prius, is still top notch. These models especially reduce pollution, in comparison with non-hybrid vehicles. The latest Consumer Reports sat that hybrids are big time yes for your wallet! The report  named  Toyota Prius hybrid as the  "best overall value for ...

Mitsubishi Standalone Hybrid Evo Successor in the Works

December 20, 2013 / No Comments

Mitsubishi is bringing into play different things in different people' s minds. If it is the environment friendly EVs for some, for others it is about the killer performance and evolution of Lancer. Though many thought Mitsubishi will now only focus on EVs, the latest information that is out point otherwise. Mitsubishi is about to club both of them together ...

Tyrion and Daryl Join Fight Against Cosmetic Testing on Animals

December 19, 2013 / No Comments

Game of Thrones star Peter Dinklage and Walking Dead actor Norman Reedus have joined hands to fight against testing of cosmetics on animals. Both have joined forces with Cruelty Free International and have appealed to their fans to take a compassionate stand to animals and end all kinds of tests that are done on them worldwide. As far as Peter Dinklage a.k.a ...

China Battles a Worrying Case of Air Pollution

December 18, 2013 / No Comments

If you are already used to pollution ridden images of Beijing and Shanghai, here is something different .. NASA’s terra satellite has now taken pictures of the pollution ridden stretch between the two cities. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer seems to have distinguished perfectly between clouds and pollution. The brightest areas are clouds and the dim ones, clouds. Rudolf Husar, director of ...