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4 Entrepreneurs Who Offer Sustainable Solutions and Change the World

By | 2017-06-05T21:24:05+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet, Science & Technology|Tags: , , , |

We’re living in an exciting era whereby entrepreneurs are stepping up to the sustainability challenge and are coming up with innovative sustainable solutions that are also lucrative. It’s not been an easy ride for the sustainability industry. There’s the ongoing fight with fossil-fuel providers, who have relied on the resource as a primary revenue generator. However, it is under threat due to innovative advancements by disruptive entrepreneurs in the sustainability sector. Here are a few of those entrepreneurs creating and generating wealth, whilst changing

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Home Improvements That Add the Most Value to Your Home – Infographic

By | 2017-11-24T19:26:15+00:00 April 7th, 2016|Categories: Home Improvement & DIY|Tags: , , |

Your home is your castle, right? Well, so the saying goes anyway. However, it pretty much is true especially when you have poured your hard earned cash into a building or buying the place and you call it home. Some people build or buy their homes with the idea that they will stay there in that location forever but things change: kids grow up, jobs change, relationships change, and there are so many factors. So what if you are in your home but you aren’t

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Conventional Cars Can Now Be Converted into Hybrid Vehicles Thanks to a Revolutionary Device

By | 2017-11-23T18:47:05+00:00 February 14th, 2016|Categories: Science & Technology|Tags: , , , |

While air pollution has become one of the biggest and most difficult problems that humans have to deal with, scientists have been trying to find ways of reducing it. It is a common belief that hybrid vehicles could contribute greatly to the reduction of air pollution and the protection of the environment. During the last decade, increasing effort has been made all over the world in order to reduce the impact on fuel consumption and greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions from passengers cars. In spite of

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How to Build a Completely Off-the-Grid, Self-Sustaining Home

By | 2017-11-18T13:49:01+00:00 June 27th, 2015|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet, Home Improvement & DIY, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , |

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

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This Family Turned Their House Truck into Something Really Amazing!

By | 2016-10-15T20:22:14+00:00 April 19th, 2015|Categories: Home Improvement & DIY, Life Hacks, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , |

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

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Renewable Energy Finally Makes Sense… And That’s Why It’s A Threat

By | 2016-10-15T20:22:31+00:00 March 22nd, 2015|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet, Science & Technology|Tags: , , |

Renewable Energies For some time now, we’ve had the technology to comfortably make the transition away from fossil fuel based energy. Unfortunately, it was not convenient economically. Solar panels and wind turbines were quite expensive and offered very few incentives to those brave enough to invest in this emerging market. Fortunately, thanks to renewable energy programs, who offer loan guarantees, a rising threat to the established power companies has become a reality. Plants fired by coal are rapidly losing their market share and costs for renewable energy

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Why Now is the Perfect Time to Go Solar

By | 2017-09-24T15:54:59+00:00 March 15th, 2015|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet|Tags: , , |

With the world's energy costs skyrocketing, there's no better time to adopt an alternative energy lifestyle. Solar power is an easy way to make the energy switch, especially for homeowners today. If you're looking for a more efficient, cost-effective way to live, read on for just a few reasons why now is the perfect time to go solar. Reliable Energy and Pricing When your home runs off the grid, it's at the mercy of the power company and current energy costs. This means your utility

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How Solar Energy Makes Everyday Life Functional and Beautiful

By | 2017-09-02T00:03:08+00:00 December 1st, 2014|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , |

Dutch artist Daan Roosegaarde is not a stranger to the art of combining solar energy with art and architecture... His recent project for Smart highways that glow in the dark left many enthusiastic about what he has in store for future projects. And their enthusiasm was justified on November 13th, in the city of Eindhoven, where his “Starry Night” bike path was unveiled. Drawing inspiration from Vincent Van Gogh's omonymous famed painting, and constituting a sentimental and immense homage to the artist himself, the

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