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Airpushers, "Red Head Speedskater"

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Animated photo-collage fantasy directed by Kompost.

Some amazing art direction in this whirling, video game-influenced piece for “Red Head Speedskater” by Airpushers. Director Oliver Conrad — of NYC studio Kompost — takes us on a adventurous rip with the scantily clad title character, who smoothly goes about her business fighting aliens, riding trains, floating from balloons, and flying rockets. More proof (not that we......read more

Airspace Reboot

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A look at European airspace returning to use after being closed due to volcanic ash from Icelandic volcano

The April 16 volcanic eruption in Iceland spewed ash all over northern Europe, grinding air travel to a halt for several days. This neato animation, produced by UK web mapping services company ITO World, visualizes what happened to European airspace in the aftermath. ...read more

1978 Airstream Converted into Snug Live/Work Space

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Architect Matt Hofmann sizes down.

Clicking through Hofmann Architecture's portfolio of projects, you'll find plenty of palatial homes designed for rich clients. But one project stands out, and that's firm principal Matt Hofmann's own home. The Santa Barbara, CA architect recently renovated a vintage Airstream trailer to create a live-work space for himself and his girlfriend. As with all his projects, sustainability was the......read more

Airsurliving Airwake

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An elegantly-designed, eco-friendly indoor air purifier.

Green design principles inform every aspect of Jean-Marie Massaud's Airwake air purifier. The clean, modern design is composed of an outer shell made from sustainably-harvested ash wood, coated with a natural soap finish. Made in France, the low-energy appliance is super easy-to-use, with a luminous interface that controls purification power and a stainless steel cartridge that, once spent,......read more

Wind Power Goes Sky-High

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Airborne turbine harvests power from high-altitude winds

Altaeros is on the way up. The Boston-based renewable energy startup said in a press release that it has successfully tested a prototype of its airborne wind turbine -- a jet engine-shaped, helium-filled balloon with a conventional wind turbine inside.  In the prototype test, the device was tethered to a transmission cable and lifted to 350 feet, where, according to the company, it......read more

Airborne Wind Turbine to Bring Clean Energy to Alaska

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Altaeros Energies looks to serve the energy needs of remote areas with its Buoyant Airbone Turbine

Ryan Grenoble for the Huffington Post: It's a bird. It's a plane. It's a ... high-altitude flying wind turbine. A company by the name of Altaeros Energies, borne from the labs at MIT, is poised to break the record for the highest wind turbine ever deployed, with plans to float an electricity-generating device at an altitude of 1,000 feet above a site south of Fairbanks, Alaska. The......read more

Coway Air Purifier

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Who said air purifiers have to be ugly? $499.00

Why can't an air purifier enhance the look of a space? Does it have to look like an industrial cooling fan? Venerated product design agency IDEO blows those questions out the window with its sleek, modern design for the Coway AP-1008CH, an air purifier whose aesthetics are matched only by its performance. Featuring realtime pollution indicators and an intelligent purification system, the......read more

Geometric Greenhouse Filters Household Toxins

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The modular 'Filtration Block' can be hung from a ceiling or wall to purify indoor air

This cool-looking modular greenhouse, developed by researchers from RAD (Responsive Architecture at Daniels) at the University of Toronto, addresses dirty air concerns in the home. Dubbed the "Filtration Block," the unit contains common household plants with exposed roots that absorb typical indoor toxins like benzene and fromaldehyde. Lead researcher Elaine Tong explains: The......read more

U.S. Military vs. Wind Farms

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Renewable energy projects face off against formidable foe.

Renewable energy projects have faced some interesting opposition over the years. Some are opposed by environmentalists have because of threats to endangered species. Others are opposed by ordinary citizens for aesthetic reasons. Now the U.S. military presents a formidable new opponent. The specific menaces targeted by the Armed Forces are wind turbines, the blades of which are indistinguishable......read more

Chikuno Cube

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Chemical-free, bamboo charcoal air freshener absorbs odors the natural way $27.50

Chikuno Cube is an air freshener made from bamboo charcoal and clay minerals. At 2 X 2", it may be tiny, but it's super powerful, with a micro-honeycomb structure that amplifies its surface area by hundred fold. Works ingeniously in refrigerators, closets and cars and can be re-used for up to 1 year just by exposing it to direct sunlight once a month. Dig the Japanese-style, gift-boxed packaging......read more

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