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    Swivel Head - Folding for Full Sized Bicycles

    February 12, 7:50 AM by Warren McLaren in Bikes

    A while back we were pummelled for a post on the X bike, a design concept, with many saying it was impractical. But MAS Design, who conjured up that particular idea, do have other more commercial designs. At least that is the view of Pacific Cycles of

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    Solar Powered Car to Hit Streets in Taiwan

    December 30, 9:11 AM by Lloyd Alter in Cars

    It started out as a Taiwanese entry in the Australian World Solar Challenge and was scaled up. "As [our team] has done quite well in the past 10 years at international solar car races -- this year ranking second out of more than 50 cars at the WSC --

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    A Picture is Worth...Taiwan's Recycling Logo

    December 26, 4:22 PM by Collin Dunn in Sustainable Product Design

    A great example of smart graphic design, the real genius of Taiwan's recycling logo is its multi-functional utility. Look at the white space to see what we mean. ::Bubble Jive via

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    Restaurant Built Out of Toilet parts

    November 14, 12:54 PM by Lloyd Alter in Bathroom Design

    Just last night we listened to a lecture by Charles Jencks, who invented the term "adhocism", "the art of living and doing things ad hoc- using materials at hand, rather than waiting for the perfect moment or "proper" approach. As a principle of

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    Nulethics EcoVerse

    October 5, 5:08 AM by Warren McLaren in Culture

    Now it's somewhat akin to 'the pot to be calling the kettle black' for me, of all people, to be pointing out spelling mistakes and typos (after all, my indiscretions in this regard are legendary), but the Nulethics' website prose is rife with

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    Taipei's Ghost Festival Goes Virtual

    September 8, 12:15 PM by Jeremy Elton Jacquot in Clean Technology

    Old habits die hard: although Taiwan has risen over the past few decades to become one of Asia's most modern and technologically advanced countries, folk religion and superstition have continued to remain integral components of the culture. Every year,

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    Thousand Year Bloom: At the Taipei Biennial

    July 7, 6:34 AM by Kathreen Ricketson in Culture

    The fifth Taipei Biennial (4 Nov 2006 - 25 Feb 2007) with a theme of "dirty yoga' attempts to explore the conflicts that exist among different extreme values, and was translated by participating artists into works about consumerism, youth culture,

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    Chainless Shaft Drive Bicycle Transmissions by Sussex

    December 15, 1:30 AM by Warren McLaren in Bikes

    Bike chains and their associated hassles keep many people from pedalling off on the world’s most efficient form of transport. We done what we can to highlight chain alternatives, such as drive belts, hydraulics, and one or two bikes using the

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