Yellow Treehouse Restaurant is Really Up There, in the Tree

November 24, 2008 / 6 Comments

The Yellow Pages approached Pacific Environments Architects Ltd. Of New Zealand to construct a magical treehouse that brought all those fairy tales alive and the architects made a splendid effort in giving the company what they wanted: a Yellow Treehouse Restaurant. Yellow Pages wanted to build the treehouse in order to promote its own business ventures and what has come out ...

Scarab by David Miguel Gonçalves – Super Heroes Electric Concept

November 24, 2008 / No Comments

It is amazing how many of the futuristic concepts design are either just a revamped version of the retro period or a space-age design that will take another century to materialize. This is all the more true in case of futuristic concept green vehicles that are often designed based on technologies that have not even been invented till date. Scarab though, ...

5 Steps to Green Hosting

November 23, 2008 / No Comments

Jason Keath at "Jason Keath - Where Old Media Goes to Die" offered up his 5-step plan to "Green Hosting". Buy Your Own Offset Credits -Resources: How to buy carbon credits (Ehow.com) | Carbon credit price comparisons. Read Jason's tip. Use Hosting that Buys Credits - Jason's recomendation - One good option in this direction is Dreamhost. Use Hosting that Buys Green Energy ...

Blood Transfusion Attempted on Tiger Cub

November 23, 2008 / No Comments

Veterinarians in central India carried out a blood transfusion on a 7-month old wild tiger that had been beaten by angry villagers. The blood for the female tiger was forcefully donated by captive adults in a zoo. The reason for all the hubbub is that India's wild tiger population is on the decline. 100,000 a hundred years ago to 3,600 six ...

Japan’s Honda, Nissan Still Going Green, Um, Strong

November 23, 2008 / No Comments

Japanese carmakers, Honda Motor Co. and Nissan Motor Co. are still going green. All the while, GM and America's car makers have their hands out. In separate events - Nissan announced it was redesigning its Cube subcompact in hopes of moving in on the Japanese fetish for small cars that save on the miles. Nissan will sell the car around the world, ...

41pounds.org stops junk mail and saves the planet

November 23, 2008 / No Comments

41pounds.org stops junk mail and saves the planet. Who they are -41pounds.org is a nonprofit organization wanting to eliminate a big personal nuisance and environmental hazard — junk mail. Why they're here -41pounds.org was started because of being overwhelmed with unwanted and wasteful junk mail. What they do -Sign individual up, contact 20 to 30 direct mail companies to ...

New York Times Goes Green With its Lighting Needs

November 21, 2008 / No Comments

The fabulous New York Times building continues to be known for its brilliant green features and great energy saving campaign. Once an energy-guzzling media fort, the building has now turned into a green hub from where we not only get news, views and reviews, but also reduction in carbon emissions and power consumption. The Times Company has installed Lutron's Quantum management ...

Current Economic Downturn to Kill the Electric Car?

November 20, 2008 / 1 Comment

The current economic recession that is taking over the planet could see the story of the electric car turn from a fairytale comeback into a haunting curse, as car makers and automobile industry is experiencing its worst period ever in 25 years. With companies like GM standing in queue for a bailout, it seems that the green cars line-up that ...

Verdier’s Incredible Solar-Powered Eco-RV

November 20, 2008 / No Comments

Most of the RVs out there are arguably the worst things to happen to the planet in terms of both efficiency and carbon emissions. But unlike those, the Verdier Solar-Powered Eco-RV is quite a simple and stunning green carrier as it mixes design, solar energy and some sort of lavish luxury. Five models dubbed Woody, Geeky, Ebony, Blueberry, and Purity, are ...

Mind what you print: The planet pays a heavy price for paper

November 20, 2008 / No Comments

It seems ironic and even startling to an extent when one gets to know that the paper industry across the world produces three times more carbon emissions than aviation industry. It might be a touch unbelievable, but if you consider the fact that thousands of acres of trees are mowed down for paper and that subsequently only adds to carbon footprint, ...