May 1st, 2015 | Tags:
Elon Musk making his Tesla Powerwall announcement, Powerwall Home battery, tesla home battery, tesla powerwall battery, tesla, elon musk, home battery, energy storage, solar power, tesla home battery, suncity, off the grid, home energy, green homes, green home energy

Click here to view the embedded video. Tesla’s long awaited home battery is now on the market and ready for pre-order. Late last evening, Tesla CEO Elon Musk kept his promise for his hotly anticipated announcement about the company’s next product line. Musk leaked the word last week that the announcement would indeed be about the home […]

May 1st, 2015 | Tags:
Biber Architects, USA Pavilion, milan expo, world expo, 2015 world expo, world expo 2015, milan world expo, green architecture, sustainable architecture, green wall, living wall, vertical farm, American Food 2.0: United to Feed the Planet, American Food 2.0, sustainable agriculture, sustainable food, US Pavilion

Read the rest of Biber Architects’ green-walled USA Pavilion is a living, breathing tribute to sustainable food Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “green wall”, “living wall”, “sustainable agriculture”, “sustainable architecture”, 2015 world expo, American Food 2.0, American Food 2.0: United to Feed the Planet, Biber Architects, green architecture, milan expo, milan […]

May 1st, 2015 | Tags:
STGM Architects, headquarters, Quebec, Canada, office space, natural lighting, water management, energy-efficient building, wooden facade, timber facade, solar wall, green architecture, prefab building, open-plan office, LED lights

Read the rest of Daylit STGM Head Office uses reclaimed wood, solar power and a green wall to create a truly sustainable work environment Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: canada, energy efficient building, green architecture, headquarters, LED lights, natural lighting, office space, open-plan office, prefab building, quebec, Solar Wall, STGM Architects, […]

May 1st, 2015 | Tags:
Are Meat Eaters Mass Murderers?

Surely meat eaters have their reasons for choosing to eat animals—most humans do it—but what about looking at the bigger picture? You know, as in the thousands of animals one meat eater will consumer in his or her lifetime?  7,000. That’s the number of animals the average meat eater will consume during the average lifespan, according […]

May 1st, 2015 | Tags:
We rarely see a cat video this great.

Hey! It’s the end of the week and we are celebrating by watching this cat video over and over again. Stuntman Mike, my orange and white kitten, is a danger-seeking fiend. He jumps to high heights, and sneaks up and attacks his roommate, Rapture, a grumpy five-year-old black cat. (Here’s proof of Stuntman’s fiend-like attack […]

May 1st, 2015 | Tags:
Know your college

You’ve made your college checklist and you think you’ve found the school that has it all; a gorgeous campus, great student activities program, and the major you’ve always dreamed of earning. But have you check out the school’s sexual culture? Before you say yes to that acceptance letter, consider the following about your soon-to-be school […]

April 28th, 2015 | Tags:
bees, bumblebees, honey bees, neonicotinoid pesticides, pesticides and bees, bees affected by pesticides, bees addicted to nicotine

Think an addiction of nicotine is bad for you? Well, it’s nothing compared to the bees who are getting addicted to it from neonicotinoid pesticides. Made by companies like Bayer and Syngenta, proponents of the pesticides say they benefit crops by boosting yields and destroying pests, but they also affect the reproduction rates and colony growth […]

April 28th, 2015 | Tags:
Knafo Klimor Architects, Fields of Tomorrow

Read the rest of Knafo Klimor Architects Unveil Living ‘Fields of Tomorrow’ Wall for the 2015 Milan Expo Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2015 Milan Expo, 2015 world expo, design expo, Fields of Tomorrow’ Pavilion, Israeli agriculture, Israeli pavilion 2015, Knafo Klimor Architects, living crop wall, Living Walls, Milan green events, […]

April 28th, 2015 | Tags:

When it comes to saving money and energy around your home one of the best things you can do is detect and eliminate drafts around your window and door frames. The easiest way to check your window and door frames for leaks is with the use of an infrared thermometer. Just follow these instructions to learn […]

April 27th, 2015 | Tags:
How to Watch a Grey

There’s nothing more code red than seeing ‘Written by Shonda Rhimes’ in the opening credits of a “Grey’s Anatomy” episode. Here’s how to prepare. Between the chest cavity bomb, the Denny Duquette thing, the ferry boat disaster, the shooting, the plane crash, and the McNightmare that was last week’s episode, it goes without saying when […]