From its start in Mountain View, California, the Solar Impulse plane was setting records. The nearly 1000-mile journey from Phoenix to Dallas set a new distance record in solar aviation, but the ultimate goal was much bigger than that.
Cardboard never ceases to amaze. Having been deployed in gramophones, stereos and even digital cameras, one inventor now believes it can be used to make the ideal bicycle. Izhar Gafni, from Israel, spent 18 months just folding the material every-which-way
It’s the US’ first house to be made from hemp, the fiber that’s harvested from cannabis plants. Funnily enough, it’s located in Asheville, North Carolina—but don’t drop by expecting to smoke it to get high, whatever you do. Mixing hemp
Solar power isn’t a new concept in alternative energy―in fact, it may be one of the oldest. But for Barcelona-based design firm Rawlemon, architecting a new way to harness that energy led to the creation of what it calls the