MOVE OVER CORN. CACTI CAN POWE...

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[Translate] Shutterstock The little cacti that could By Grist staff Is prickly pear cactus, also known as a witch magic hangover...

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BABY, YOU CAN DRIVE MY CAR

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[Translate] METROPOLIS MAGAZINE Point of View Mason Riddle Nissan’s Autonomous Drive concept car The future of driving is...

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Our massive new monopolies: Am...

Jun 9, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Sergey Brin, Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos (Credit: Reuters/Carlo Allegri/Beck Diefenbach/AP/Matt...

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RECLAIM YOUR LIFE FROM TECH WI...

Jun 5, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]    LIFE EDITED Behavior It’s becoming harder to ignore the fact that pervasive technology use is having a corrosive...

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THE FUTURE OF WIND POWER MAY N...

May 20, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Walter Einenkel   DAILY KOS Wired put together a very interesting piece on the renewable energy company Vortex. They...

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DESIGNING THE FUTURE WITH REAL...

May 18, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] THE DIRT by Yoshi Silverstein   “What gives you hope that a sustainable future is possible?” In Designed for the Future:...

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The Really Awful Truth About C...

May 18, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Joe Romm   CLIMATE PROGRESS Cary Grant and Irene Dunne in a scene from the movie “The Awful Truth.” (AP Photo) So Vox...

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Seas Generate a Rising Tide of...

May 11, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]   By Paul Brown, Climate News Network   VIA TRUTHDIG     Atlantic waves rush ashore on the west coast of Ireland....

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Tesla’s $13,000 battery ...

Apr 26, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] The Guardian Elon Musk has hinted at device to be unveiled this week, and analyst Trip Chowdhry sees big benefits for...

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“Ex-Machina” takes on nature v...

Apr 19, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Dudes Ex Machina By Amelia Urry, Eve Andrews, Suzanne Jacobs, and Ana Sofia Knauf   GRIST Welcome back to Green Screen,...

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In a More Volatile World, New ...

Apr 3, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] 04/02/2015 by The Dirt Contributor   Now, perhaps more than ever, we understand our world is shaped by complex,...

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DP architects constructs zero ...

Mar 22, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]   all images courtesy of DP architects     the success of DP architects‘ ‘zero energy building’ at BCA...

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Drones Will Elevate Urban Desi...

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[Translate]  by The Dirt Contributor “The conscious remolding of the large-scale physical environmental imageability is a new one. We...

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This Neil deGrasse Tyson podca...

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[Translate] Tyson, Richard Dawkins and Bill Nye discuss evolution on “StarTalk Live!” VIDEO Sarah Gray  SALON.COM Neil...

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Bigger Than Science, Bigger Th...

Mar 1, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] YES MAGAZINE We’re closer to environmental disaster than ever before. We need a new story for our relationship with the...

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The Terrifying “Smart...

Feb 26, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Civil Liberties So-called “smart cities” are being heralded as the way of the future, but they have scary...

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BIODIVER[CITY] floating artifi...

Feb 26, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Lori Zimmer, INHABITAT   The futuristic BIODIVER[CITY] is a floating man-made island that doubles as a marine...

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The Eiffel Tower Just Got A Wi...

Feb 24, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Ari Phillips  CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: Courtey of UGE As part of its first major retrofit in 30 years, two...

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HAS SCIENCE MADE US BETTER PEO...

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[Translate] THE DAILY BEAST Better Off? Michael Shermer argues that science has not only improved our lives materially but morally...

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WHAT IS A WASTELAND?

Feb 19, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] THE DIRT – According to Mariana Mogilevich and Curt Gambetta, Princeton University Mellon Initiative, “the...

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PAST VISIONS OF FUTURE CITIES:...

Feb 9, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]   From concepts of airbourne cities to proposals for a dome over Manhattan, these grand plans and unbuildable...

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WHAT IS THE EXPERIENCE ECONOMY...

Feb 6, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] David Friedlander  LIFE EDITED If we are to believe a recent study by the company Eventbrite, there may be an emerging...

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Why Many Cities Aren’t Allowed...

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[Translate]   By Leticia Miranda, ProPublica   VIA TRUTHDIG Shutterstock This piece originally ran on ProPublica. On Tuesday...

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A New Map of the World’s Ecosy...

Jan 13, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] THE DIRT  by Jared Green A new, free, web-based tool from the US Geological Survey (USGS) and ESRI allows us to gain a...

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Kristine Lofgren Egloo heats y...

Jan 4, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Kristine Lofgren, inhabitat Can you heat your room for just 10 cents a day? Egloo can. Egloo is a clever little heater...

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Green Design Predictions for 2...

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[Translate]     <p>Your browser does not support iframes.</p> Bill McKibben Environmentalist, Green Journalist, President...

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Future Landscapes: 3D Laser Pr...

Dec 19, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] by Jared Green   THE DIRT What would have seemed like science fiction just a few years ago is now reality. Researchers at...

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Plea for South Asia to Unite I...

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[Translate]   By Saleem Shaikh, Climate News Network     A mother uses a makeshift raft to get her daughter and goats to safety...

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On Smaller Farms, Including Or...

Dec 5, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] Agriculture Photo On the Farmhack.net website, enterprising farmers share tools and innovations.Credit I spent yesterday...

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Hi-Tech Mirrored Glass Can Hel...

Dec 1, 2014 Posted by

[Translate]   Climate News Network / By Tim Radford   VIA ALTERNET As extremes of heat become the norm, scientists have invented...

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