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Drinkpeedrinkpeedrinkpee is a project by Britta Riley and Rebecca Bray about the role our bodies play in larger ecosystems. It’s an installation about the Urine to Fertilzer DIY Kit; Derive houseplant fertilizer…

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Agenda Wallpaper

Using thermochromatic ink, which changes color when the temperature exceeds a specific degree, designer Josien Pieters created a prototype of a dynamic wallpaper that unobtrusively conveys the agenda of its user on the wall.

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Meat Pork

This meat pig was reconstructed by Ton Meijdam. See also: Get vegetarian teeth and eat less meat, Million Dollar Burger, Back to where it came from,…

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Corporature

Growth economy hits the ceiling?

We have lived for 200 years in a growth economy. That’s more than a lifetime, so it is no surprise people tend to think of economy as infinitely growing. Herman Daly, who…

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Digital-Presence

Beaming Up Business

This report on spooky showhost holograms appearing on national TV might be a bit of old news…, but I guess still worth posting. The word “hologram” CNN uses in this Youtube, is misleading as such, for the effect appears on screen only and is not physically/visually/observably present in that studio.

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Millions of gadgets unused in Britain

Gadgets! You love them when you buy them, but what happens next? Over half of Brits have abandoned gadgets because they don’t know how to use them properly.  Seventy-one per cent of…

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Dashboard Tree

What is that growing on my car dashboard? Is that a tree? Indeed, Ford and Honda’s next-generation dashboard instrument clusters feature trees (a vine in Ford’s case) that grow more lush as…

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Interactive Nanotech Food

Nanotechnology isn’t just protecting your food – it’s in your food. Scientists are manufacturing nano-sized vitamins that are easier for our bodies to absorb. In the future they hope to create ‘interactive’…

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Oil Price Threatens Biofuel Firms

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Economy is ecology? Technology Review writes the price of oil has dipped to levels that could be far too low for many advanced-biofuel startups to succeed, especially those that attracted investment this summer, while oil was well above $100 a barrel. Tight credit markets will also make it difficult for advanced biofuel companies to move ahead with plans for scaling up technologies and building commercial-scale production plants.

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Agro-Veillance

This summer researchers from technology firm QinetiQ and from Aberystwyth University flew an autonomous unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) over fields in England and Wales to map the nitrogen levels in soil, to…

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Soil Lamp

The design of Marieke Staps used free and environment-friendly energy to create light. The metabolism of biological living produces enough electricity to burn the LED. The only thing the lamp needs is…

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Design-for-debate

Urban Tumbleweed – Next Nature’s Trash

Yesterday’s leaves are being replaced by today’s garbage. This garbage is turning into a natural feature of our environment. Urban garbage, as it’s called, is becoming our next nature. It is invading…

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Banksy Pet Store

Famous street artist Banksy left his grafitti spraycans at home and sets to opening a pet store. The difference with this pet store is that instead of looking at pets, you look…

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