I really like this bike helmet from Canedo Studio a lot. It integrates eye protection into the helmet, the ventilation is terrific, and cars will keep far away from me. Joaquin Phoenix and his sword will keep far away from me.
Nic Darling of the 100K house project was asked why houses designed to LEED standards cost more than normal houses and responded that, well, actually, they don't have to, and that they were building a LEED Platinum house that was going to cost less.
Wired's Paul Boutin thinks blogging is over. “Scroll down Technorati's list of the top 100 blogs and you'll find personal sites have been shoved aside by professional ones. Most are essentially online magazines: The Huffington Post, Engadget, and
We have shown Le Corbusier recliners and staircases made from skateboard decks, but they have been made from new decks repurposed rather than recycled broken decks. Philadelphia industrial designer Jason Podlaski's brother kept breaking them and Jason
We have previously mentioned the exhibition of modern prefab, A Clean Break opening in Philadelphia on October 16; in addition to the WeeHouse and MiniHome, there is also an exhibition, including work by Interface Studio Architects, who designed the
Here is an interesting political ad that attacks Democratic nominee Kathy Dahlkemper of Pennsylvania's 3rd district for having "wacky ideas" such as people taking "personal responsibility" and walking places and riding bikes.
Remember how Uncle Bob, the person everyone in the family looked to for automotive advice, once said 'you can't even tune your engine any more because of those computers they got in there, and how everything is crammed in under the hood. Got us over a
Wedding season. Holiday season. Birthdays. Baby Showers. You name it, at some point you are going to have to (or want to) give someone a gift, but it sure seems hard to give an eco-friendly gift without it also looking
Throughout the northeast United States, there are once-proud cities that have lost population and industry. Treehugger has seen some revitalization and urban farming in Detroit and Buffalo. Yen Ha and Michi Yanagisita
Kris Lovett's prototypes for her senior thesis bring a whole new level of meaning to the term "skate shoes." The University of Arts graduate reimagined used skateboard decks into fun and flirty women's shoes that showcase the boards' original
The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce is promoting a "go-green" session for area businesses. Did you read that right? Yes indeed you did. When any Chamber of Commerce, which in the past would generally be as anti-green as possible, is
It may be only a coincidence that the Philadelphia Eagles wear green jerseys, but they’ve quietly become the most environmentally friendly team in the National Football League, and maybe even in all of pro sports. And that’ s due in no small part to
Philadelphia has 40,000 vacant lots and 700 empty factories. A legacy of globalisation as jobs went instead to lower paid workers in Asia and Latin America. The Philly Orchard Project sees these space not as an eyesore but as massive opportunity. Their