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How a simple honey harvester demonstrates the sweet success of viral crowdfunding campaign

Nearly 18 months ago, we reported on Flow Hive, the wildly successful crowdfunded project with two key benefits: making it easier to harvest honey in your backyard while simultaneously supporting bee populations. 45 more words

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Watch a BMW morph into a standing Transformer-like bot

A Turkish company has made many a Transformers fan’s dream turn to reality—the engineers at Letrons have turned a BMW into a Transformer-like bot capable of speech and cool special effects. 37 more words

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This scarf can filter pollution and monitor local air quality

It’s a daily reality that many of us have to live with: smoggy, polluted air that harms our health. You could wear a gas mask around town, but what if you could wear something a little more practical and stylish? 22 more words

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INTERVIEW: Becky Northey and Peter Pook Cook on the Tree Shaping Art of Pooktre

INHABITAT: What obstacles did you face in figuring out your design process, and what methods did you try before arriving at Pooktre?
POOKTRE: There are many trees in our valley that have taught us much about tree lore—the reactions and responses that

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DIY: Make delicious apple cider served in apple cups

It’s officially fall, and nothing sounds better on a chilly day than a warming cup of cider. For your next party, take cider up a notch by serving it in cute little apple cups. 8 more words

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INHABITAT INTERVIEW: 7 Questions with Architect Steven Holl

INHABITAT: How would you describe your signature style? As we all know, we’re in the era of the ‘iconic building’ and the ‘starchitect’. However facile this might be, the designs of public institutions are often offered to the biggest names, and the most ‘iconic’

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