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TreeLife launches in Sydney - Summer 2010
Personally tree houses have been a huge passion of mine for the past few years and a big part of a new project I am working on by the beach in Costa. I followed most of the people behind the designs below but this showcase in Sydney is going to be the amazing.


"Treelife is a brand new free event, launched here in Sydney before going to London and New York," says Sydney Lord Mayor, Clover Moore MP. "This event will showcase innovative and creative sustainable architecture, and illustrate that green can co-exist with urban city life."
The world's first major public exhibition of 'green design' treehouses, TreeLife will bring the biggest names in international architecture, design and art into the one public place for the first time. iggest names in international architecture, design and art into the one public place for the first time.
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Dyson (yes the vacuum company) Energy Bracelet
Simply put, you wear it and move and it can charge stuff for you when you need.


Dyson Energy Bracelet is a gadget that uses Seebeck effect to harness energy and power your mobile phones for a few precious minutes more, when you desperately need it. Lemme explain a bit: The thermoelectric effect is the direct conversion of temperature differences to electric voltage and vice versa. This typically includes three separately identified effects, the Seebeck effect, the Peltier effect, and the Thomson effect. This is coz three different guys discovered it around the same time, however Peltier–Seebeck and Thomson effects are reversible and Joule heating is not.
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Love that Greenery!

5.5 Designers created this awesome furniture. Yes it grows, just keep those hedges trimmed up and you're set.

This lounger by Fung + Blatt architects has a built-in watering system and is ready for summer lamping.

Why not go giant with the grass furniture (bb_matt)!

Guerrilla Gardening by Canadian street artist Posterchild. A friend got me an awesome book on this interesting form of street art. Posterchild usually vandalized flyer boxes like this one, but here he decided to show that "forgotten pieces of urban furniture may be used to beautify the streets."
Thanks Inhabitat and alamodestuff!

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K3 Charger: Solar and Wind Power to Go

Imagine you’re lost in the woods, having wandered off the hiking trail. It’s looking like you may have to bed down on some pine needles with what’s left of the granola bars, when your friend whips out a little device that looks like a small fan. What’s that? It’s the K3 Charger - a compact hybrid wind-and-solar power generator about the size of a flashlight. The handy green gadget allows consumers to recharge an iPod, cell phone, PDA, or other electronic device using renewable energy!
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PG&E Announces Solar Power From Space By 2016!!!


Microwave beams sending electricity from space to power our homes may sound like a concept straight out of a science fiction novel, but with a recent announcement from PG&E, we may actually see a solar powered space station in the near future. The system would consist of a series of solar powered satellites 22,000 miles above the Earth’s equator that would generate electricity, convert it into radio waves and then transmit to a base station on Earth. PG&E has entered into a contract with California-based SolarEn Corp. to supply 200 MW of power by 2016. If they succeed in making space solar power affordable, this new technology could be a huge contender in meeting the world’s energy needs.
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