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IKEA recall: Don't blame the parents who didn't install the wall anchors, it's fundamentally bad design

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jul 01, 2016 01:07 AM
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IKEA had a choice to make it shallow and cheap or heavy and [...]

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A picture is worth: Space required to transport 60 people by car, uber and AV

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jul 01, 2016 01:07 AM
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A hilarious remix of a classic image demonstrates that the new high-tech alternatives are not solving every [...]

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Don't be blue; CREE introduces warm LED street lights

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jul 01, 2016 01:07 AM
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The warmer color and better light quality will let you sleep at [...]

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The end of lunch is nigh

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jul 01, 2016 01:07 AM
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Enjoy your sandwich at your desk while you can; even it may [...]

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Does LED light make milk go bad?

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jun 30, 2016 01:07 AM
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No, bad choices by designers and marketers [...]

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More housing units lost to mansions as New York City de-densifies

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jun 30, 2016 01:07 AM
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More proof that it's not nostalgists and NIMBYs causing housing shortages, it's [...]

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10 Valuable Lessons for First-Time Home Buyers

by admin from My Green Home Blog  (green blog) — Jun 30, 2016 01:07 AM
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  Buying your first house is exciting, daunting and also full of valuable lessons. The more you can prepare yourself for the common pitfalls that may affect new buyers, the more likely you’ll be to avoid them. Savings Saving up is your first [...]

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Hey Silicon Valley nerds designing the city of the future: Here are some ideas

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jun 29, 2016 01:07 AM
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Here are 130 years of blank slates filled with ideas for modern urban [...]

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Shipping container pavilion lets it all hang out

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jun 29, 2016 01:07 AM
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Such cantilevers! Who knew that shipping containers could do [...]

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What Brexit might mean for climate, energy, pollution and yes, light bulbs

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jun 29, 2016 01:07 AM
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It's the Telegraph newspaper trying to convince people to vote leave, but it is [...]

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