Urban transport may not always be glamorous. The trip to work us something few of us think about regularly; but these transport innovations may be about to change that for good. The daily toing and froing to work has become a part of the daily routine. We don’t tend to think about it too much. Yet, there are many new innovations in urban transport which might just make that trip to work the best part of the day. Around the world, urban transport is changing.
The words 'sustainable community' may seem unfamiliar to you. However, they are starting to creep into everyday language. Mindsets are starting to change, and people are starting to understand the idea behind sustainable living. Communities that emphasize shared resources and eating organic products are starting to develop. Sustainable living means a lifestyle change. It is embracing new perceptions and way of life. What are the features of these communities? Do they have benefits? If you have decided that forming such a community is the way to go,
Innovative washing machine promises to clean our clothes without the use of electricity and give us the motivation to keep fit. We are living in a world where everybody is obsessed with getting fit. Also, we are living in a time when physical activity is brought to a minimum. Let’s not forget that our world today is quite polluted. The pollution of the air especially in the big cities, changes of temperatures, global warming, and many more factors make our daily need of washing the
In this article, we will explore the benefits and drawbacks of 10 of the most common alternative car fuels. The modern-day motorist is far more likely to be environmentally conscious than those from previous generations, with the effects of air pollution from fossil fuels well publicized. Motorists who may not feel comfortable with using traditional fuels such as petroleum and diesel now have a wide range of greener alternatives from which they can choose, and the benefits and drawbacks of 10 of the most common
With the problems resulting from climate change appearing daily in our news, a trend has slowly been emerging to go back to nature and live in a totally self-sustaining home. These houses are being designed by a company called Earthship based in New Mexico. The idea behind these homes is that they are “off-the-grid,” meaning that they try to rely as little as possible on public utilities. The man behind Earthship, Michael Reynolds, came up with the idea back in the 1970s. He had three
There is nothing cooler than experience creative engineering designs. When folded, it resembles a regular house truck barring the two turrets on the back. Once parked, this house truck looks completely transformed as it folds into a dream castle! You must give credit to the owners Justin, Jola, and their son Piko who worked round the clock to come up with such a masterpiece in their quest to come up with such an aesthetically beautiful outdoor home. If you are wondering why such a truck
Green technology is taking a new route in the world of technology. Enthusiastic researchers explore it across the globe to come up with new designs. They have come up with devices that do not require electricity to power them up! Amazing right? These innovations range from using magnetic fields to using photoluminescent stuff. Here are seven incredible green innovations that you will blow your mind. 1. Kinetic Energy Power Source This is a portable device that stores power for you to charge your mobile devices
A car called the Quant e-Sportlimousine and presented at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show is the first electric car powered by salt water and is now certified for use on European public roads. "For the first time an automobile featuring flow-cell electric drive will appear on Germany’s roads," said Nunzio La Vecchia, chief technical officer at NanoFlowcell, a company which designed the car. "We are extremely proud that as a small company we have developed such visionary technology and are now able to put it