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By Matt Embrey on June 17, 2010
Designers Danny and Kim started Greenaid as a way to engage local urban communities to incrementally beautify their environment. It’s a “bottom up” initiative that involves taking old gumball machines, converting them to dispense seeballs that they sell or rent out to business, organizations or individuals that want to green the grey in their community.
By Matt Embrey on October 31, 2009
Japanese telecom DOCOMO, in collaboration with Sharp and Olympus had developed a touch phone prototype out of surplus wood. The phone, named the Touch Wood (insert sexual pun here), is a great example of sustainable design. The Cyprus wood case ads a unique look to the phone while potentially offering a more environmentally sound case [...]
By Matt Embrey on October 1, 2009
As an R8 fan, I was psyched to see that Audi has developed an all electric vehicle concept on the R8 frame. The Audi e-Tron matches beauty with performance with 4 electric motors, driving each wheel and providing Audi’s signature Quattro all-wheel-drive.
By Matt Embrey on August 31, 2009
BMW’s Vision EfficientDynamics Concept will be debuted in a couple weeks in Frankfurt but they have begun sharing the details. According to BMW this plug-in hybrid vehicle will a 1.5 liter 3 cylinder turbo-diesel engine that can bring this beauty from 0 to 62 mph in 4.8 seconds yet will be able to get 62.6 MPG!
By Matt Embrey on August 28, 2009
Dan Miller of the Roda Group (and the former CEO of Ask.com) explains to the Hillside Club in Berkley why “we are really f#@ked.” Miller is part of the Al Gore’s “Climate Project,” a group that trains speakers to go around the world delivering the “Inconvenient Truth” talks. He explains that part of that training [...]