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Take Care Of Your Plants With Your iPhone

Some people talk to their plants, but thanks to some nerds, plants can now talk to people. If you pay more attention to your smartphone than to the plants in your apartment, this app is made for you. Koubachi is a recently launched app that enables plants to communicate with their owners through a Wi-Fi sensor….

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Open Source Sailing Drone Cleans The Ocean

In 2010, the French/Japanese ecology artist Cesar Minoru Harada initiated the Protei project in an attempt to get rid of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The idea of the project regards a fleet of sailing drones that clean pollution in open sea water. Using open-source technologies, eight prototypes have already been built. The project was…

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  • BIG♥NYC

    Earlier this year, the Times Square Alliance came up with a heart sculpture to celebrate Valentine’s Day. In cooperation with Copenhagen-based architecture firm BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group) with FLATCUT and Local Projects the organization launched a beautiful interactive artwork that had to bring people together. The 9 square meters glowing sculpture consisted of 400 transparent LED lit acrylic tubes. The lighting…

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    The Most Beautiful Starbucks In The World

    Starbucks currently has 19,435 stores spread across 58 countries. According to their website, Starbucks is looking for ways to improve the environmental performances of their stores. The coffee shop brand doesn’t only follow LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certifications standards, some of its new outlets really look good, including this new shop near…

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    Timon Sager’s Flying House

    Once upon a time, images that represented the future needed to have flying cars in them. Timon Sager now has a different idea of the future, because he knows flying cars already exist. Similar to Pixar’s motion picture Up, where Carl Fredricksen turns his house into an airship using thousands of helium balloons, vehicle and…

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  • City Of Bubbles

    Cloud Cities is an exhibition that ran until 15 January at Berlin’s Hamburger Bahnhof. The exhibition offered an unusual vision on architecture, ecology and the way we experience life in general. Cloud Cities consisted of giant bubbles and exotic plants suspended on a structure reassembling a giant spider web. According to the man behind the artwork, Tomás Saraceno,…

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