The Solar Roadways project is working to pave roads with solar panels that you can drive on. Co-founder Scott Brusaw has made some major steps since 2007. Here is the first ever video recorded of the Solar Roadways prototype!
As our family grows, we seem to accumulate a lot more stuff. Things that sit in cupboards, never to be used by anyone or decorations that add up. We buy items on a whim or on sale. If it is something made cheaply, it breaks easily and then we just have to purchase another . . . → Read More: The Story of Stuff
According to the United Nations, Raising animals for food is “one of the top two or three most significant contributors to the most serious environmental problems, at every scale from local to global.” If anyone wants to save the planet, all they have to do is stop eating meat.
Do your holiday lights make your neighbourhood’s power station resort to auxiliary nuclear power? Choosing light-emitting diode technology—LED lights— that use as much as 95 percent less electricity than their inefficient predecessors and last up to 10 times longer is the best answer to making your festivities truly bright.
Sarah Susanka, architect and author of the The Not So Big House books, thinks kitchens are out of control. Oversize appliances and gadgets that do everything we once did by hand now clutter our countertops and eat up storage.