Even the best projects, with the most talented team and the most well-intentioned backers, can effectively do only as much or as little as the amount of attention they’re able to attract, and sometimes, such as in this instance, that might mean finding…
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What would you do if you had a beat up old Suzuki Samurai and a discarded dune buggy body laying around? Why naturally, you would smoosh them together…
New climate action campaign Climate Victory reaches back to World War II for inspiration, and encourages artists to produce victory posters.
A new entry into the foraging app family, RipeNearMe allows users to not only find food ripe for the picking, but also to share, trade, or sell it.
A simple solar tablet computer could provide opportunities for children in the world’s poorest places to develop literacy & interact with the rest of the world…
Think you could build your own car? This Nigerian student built his own solar electric car with an old VW and a solar panel.
Crafting as a political statement? It’s happened many times through human history. Blogger Betsy Greer is documenting some of them at her site craftivism.
Energy saving windows are too expensive to install just for utility bill savings. Tinted window inserts make more sense in terms of cost.
I’ve become really tired of the word “artisan” (or “artisanal”) on products: as far as I can see, it generally means “expensive.” I rarely see that such products involve the kind of loving, caring creativity undertaken by a true artisan. What do I associate with that word? A deep level of knowledge of the materials […]
Yeah, they’re a little clunky looking, but cargo bikes have developed their own culture, and a documentary in the works, Less Car More Go, aims to share that culture with the world.
Upcycle a globe with fun and incredible DIY crafts! Sister site Crafting a Green World put together this fantastic list of projects all involving upcycling a globe into a piece of DIY home decor that fits your style.
The Open Source Beehives project publishes printable plans for honeybee shelter that are ready for a computer-controlled cutter (and that can be made really techie with sensor kits).
This is pretty cool — the opposite of planned obsolescence, this little candleholder pictured above turns your old, burning candle into a new one ready to be burned. I think you get the idea from the pictures, but in case not: The candle burns, melts…