The top ten posts of the week chosen by our newsletter readers

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The future of transportation, as imagined by Disney in 1958 (video)

Future of transportation DisneyYoutube/Screen capture

Watch this hilarious 9 minute video made by Disney in 1958 imagining the future of transportation. More in TreeHugger

Driver who texted 44 times before almost killing a cyclist: "I just don't care"

Texting and drivingFlickr/CC BY-SA 2.0

Another one of those shocking stories about how cyclists get hurt by crazy people who shouldn't be on the road. More in TreeHugger

For $3000, you can own one of the world's smallest cafés

Wheely's cafe on a cargo bike© Nordic Invention

You won't be able to pop a wheely on this bike, but you will be able to serve up coffee from your cargo bike café. More in TreeHugger

This solar graph is so wicked it's titled "Welcome to the Terrordome"

solar chart terrordome© AllianceBernstein

The price of solar power is falling off a very steep cliff very quickly.... More in TreeHugger

Multifunction and multi-user desk is shared by people and cats

cute cat table © LYCS architecture

We love multifunction furniture and we love sharing, so what's not to love about this desk that you can share with your cat?More in TreeHugger

Apple gives us a glimpse of their environmental efforts for Earth Day

Apple solar farmYoutube/Screen capture

Apple uses the occasion to announce the changes it has made to go greener and they are significant. More in TreeHugger

9 green living options that improve your quality of life
smiley facesseanbjack/CC BY-ND 2.0

Think living green is all about sacrifice? Think again! More in TreeHugger

Does oil pulling actually work?

oil pulling with coconut oilJessica Mullen/CC BY 2.0

If you have never heard of this, (I hadn't), it involves swishing oil around in your mouth for 20 minutes to pull out toxins. Yuck. More in TreeHugger

Container vegetable gardening can provide fresh homegrown produce in small spaces

Container vegetable gardening Brianna Privett/CC BY 3.0

No space in the yard for vegetables? No problem. Plant your veggies in containers and reap a harvest of fresh produce anyway. More in TreeHugger

What is kinetic energy? Can it be harnessed to power our stuff?

Kinetic energy explanationFlickr/CC BY-ND 2.0

There's no such thing as a free lunch. That's the lesson from Mike's look at how kinetic energy is used (or misused). More in TreeHugger

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