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California Sets Up Tax Credit for Ford Focus Electric

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$2,500 rebate for buyers of America's most fuel efficient vehicle

With gas prices in California hovering toward $5 per gallon, there's plenty of incentive for auto buyers to opt for a fuel efficient vehicle. Now there's even more motivation, with the announcement that buyers of the 2012 Ford Focus Electric -- recently named America's most fuel efficient five-passenger car -- will get a $2,500 state tax rebate. Focus Electric drivers will also have the......read more

SHFT in Austin for SXSW: It's On

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We're teaming up with Ford and The Weather Company to present a bunch of good stuff in Austin

The 2013 edition of SXSW Interactive promises to be bigger and better than ever, and we're more than a little psyched to be in on the action. With our two partners, Ford Motor Company and The Weather Company (formerly The Weather Channel), we're hosting SHFT in Austin, a tech and innovation event featuring the Green Gadget Lab, a Year on the Road travel photo exhibition, an expert panel on......read more

SHFT Turns Heads in Austin

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We joined forces with The Weather Company and Ford Motor Co. during SXSW Interactive

SHFT had it's maiden voyage to Austin for SXSW, where we announced our first app, FOOD TRIPPING, with our long-time partners Ford Motor Company to a receptive and hungry crowd. Sam de La Garza of Ford introduced Peter and Adrian who showed off the designs.   Next up was SHFT's first collaboration with The Weather Company - a panel discussion called CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE INDIVIDUAL,......read more

SHFT Teams Up With Ford for Web Series

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Adrian and Peter forge partnership with Detroit automaker

We have ourselves a new partner! Earlier this week, SHFT co-founders Adrian and Peter inked a deal with Ford, the venerated carmaker which is helping lead the revolution toward automotive sustainability. As part of the collaboration, Ford will sponsor a new SHFT web series that will profile innovators and game-changers in the green movement.  It's a perfect fit for SHFT, as Peter......read more

Fantastical Salt Sculptures by Motoi Yamamoto

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Japanese artist creates breathtakingly complex works from a simple household material

To us brutish North Americans, salt is just a spice that makes food taste good. To the Japanese, it carries deep symbolic meaning as an essential element for purifying body and soul during death rituals. Japanese artist Motoi Yamamoto starting making his intricate, maze-like "saltworks" after the untimely passing of his sister due to brain cancer. Traces of brain scans and......read more

Urban Beehive by Rowan Dunford

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Simple, stackable beehive design makes beekeeping easy

With global honeybee populations in decline, backyard beekeepers are looking to pick up the slack by domesticating the critters that are so critical to the world's food supply. The problem for many of us is that getting into beekeeping seems, well, hard. Enter the Urban Beehive, a stackable beehive design by New Zealand native Rowan Dunford that makes beekeeping simple. The product, spotted on......read more

Sweet Pea, a Built Green Houseboat by Affordable Floating Homes

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This tiny floating dwelling is big on sustainability

Founded last year in Olympia, Washington, Affordable Floating Homes aims to provide "small footprint, high quality interurban living at an affordable price without developing more land," according to owner Mike Auderer's mission statement on the company's Facebook page.  The new company's first build -- and Auderer's current domicile -- is called "Sweet Pea" due to its green exterior. It's......read more

End Fossil Fuel Subsidies Today

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With the Rio Earth Summit in full swing, Robert Redford explains why we need to stop giving public money to dirty energy companies

Every year, around the world, almost one trillion dollars of subsidies is handed out to help the fossil fuel industry. Who came up with the crazy idea that the fossil fuel industry deserves our hard-earned money, no less in economic times of such harsh human consequence? We fire teachers, police and firemen in drastic budget cuts and yet, the fossil fuel industry can laugh all the way to the bank......read more

John Crawford: Aerial Nudes

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Kiwi photographer snaps nakedness from above

We've featured plenty of amazing aerial photography 'round these parts, but New Zealand's John Crawford takes sky-shooting to a whole other dimension. In his Aerial Nudes series, Crawford creates a unique mash-up between aerial landscapes and nude photography, as he takes to the air to capture a lone naked female form lying in various environments. The results are amusing and visually......read more

Charge Your EV While You Drive

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Stanford research tech could lead to wireless charging of electric vehicles

A new report from Stanford University offers a striking glimpse of our transportation future, and let us be the first to say, it looks pretty sweet. Stanford researchers have designed a system through which electric vehicles could be charged wirelessly simply by driving on the highway. Whoa. One of the main drawbacks of EVs is their limited driving range. This new technology, known as......read more

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