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STEM Contest Inspires Kids to Invent Our Future

Ravé Mehta | Posted 06.22.2014 | Impact
Ravé Mehta

If we can develop a better system to engage, empower and enable our children to innovate faster than our world systems decay, then our kids could not only save our world, they could reinvent our future!

Behold The Strawscraper!

Posted 05.30.2013 | Arts

The Swedish architecture firm Belatchew Arkitekter devised a bizarre new plan for updating one of Stockholm's tallest buildings. They have proposed ad...

7 Game-Changing Green Advancements You Should Know About

Posted 10.18.2013 | Green

As temperatures rise and populations get larger, it's clear that breakthroughs in green technology hold the key to the survival of Earth and all the s...

9 Wacky & Wild Ideas For Alternative Energy (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Huffington Post | Travis Walter Donovan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Of course, you know about wind farms and solar power, right? But did you know that we can generate electricity from our human sewage waste? How abou...

Sustainable Dance Floor at the Olympics

Alixandra Gould | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alixandra Gould

In a tented venue in downtown Vancouver, BC Hydro's dance floor captures dancers' energy and turns it into electricity. After less than a week, it has generated enough energy to power 80 houses for a day.

Piezoelectricity: Would Highway Power Be Stealing From Drivers?

EcoGeek and Treehugger | Yoni Levinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Israeli company Innowattech is currently developing technology to harness some of the most bountiful manmade kinetic energy out there - the movement o...