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Buoy Vases

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From West Elm

Looking for a Mother's Day gift? Here's an easy answer. Bright and breezy. Painted to look like harbor buoys, these ceramic vases light up a tabletop either clustered together or on their own with a small arrangement. Ceramic. Sold individually. Made in Haiti. ...read more

Hanging Test Tube Vase

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Better living through chemistry. $36.00

Cast from vintage test tubes and threaded with a natural, veggie dye-tanned leather strap, these clever Hanging Test Tube Vases invite you to get experimental with your floral arrangements. Handmade by Pigeon Toe Ceramics in Portland, OR using clay, earth-friendly lead-free glaze, fired in a renewable energy-powered kiln, these make a great gift item for someone who appreciates eco-conscious......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

Bottle Vases by Foekje Fleur van Duin

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Amazing ceramic vases that mimic discarded plastic bottles $19.75

After hearing news stories about the massive patch of plastic swirling around the Pacific, Dutch designer Foekje Fleur van Duin started collecting discarded trash on the banks of the Maas River and thinking of ways to incorporate it into creative projects. These amazing porcelain replicas of plastic bottles come from those experiments. Made using a plaster mold, the vases are......read more

Nick Gentry: Obsolete

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Outdated floppy disks repurposed as art canvases

Nick Gentry's floppy disk paintings are musings on throwaway culture and technological change. The London artist assembled this video of his work, scored by a track from UK beat maestro, Burial.  From Nick's artist's statement: "Since graduating from Central St Martins in 2006, the focus has been to explore how technological advancement is affecting society. Throughout history,......read more

Phil Cuttance Weld Vases

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Nice lines.

From London designer Phil Cuttance comes a good-looking range of vases created by welding together discarded, offcut ABS plastic. Called Weld Vases, the pieces are made of ABS plastic scraps from a local factory, welded together using hot hair. The line includes three different shapes and three tonal combinations. As Cuttance says on his site, "the Weld Vases are each individually......read more

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