This week on TreeHugger, a house made from 5,000 glass bottles, green jellyfish goo powers devices, father and son DIY an outer space film project, and how digitizing our world could be problematic.
Perhaps this little insect is really perfect timing for Halloween — it can easily freak out unsuspecting people who glance in its direction.
Here in the U.S., e-bikes haven't yet caught the attention of the bike-buying public in the same way as they have in Asia. But after six months of riding a Sanyo eneloop we think e-bikes are transportation's best kept secret.
To combat e-bikes' poor range, Pedego teamed up with SiGNa Chemistry to create a "hybrid" electric bike which gets more than twice the Cruiser's regular range, but with no electric recharging required.
How digitizing everything might save space and shrink the environmental footprint of everything we produce, but also put the longevity of our information at risk.
This technology could provide a step-change in energy efficiency in almost every tool and product we use, without requiring people to change their behavior.
Yup, rocks for your tub. Or would adding a second person to your bath be a better idea?
Check out this house of 5,000 glass bottles built by a woman in Novoshakhtinsk, Russia.
Swedish researchers extract a green fluorescent protein (GFP) that makes the animals glow in the dark to see if it can also create a biofuel cell that can power microscopic nanodevices.
The father and son team from Brooklyn managed to send their homemade spacecraft up nearly 19 miles, high into the stratosphere, bringing back perhaps the most impressive amateur space footage ever.
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