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Score $1150 of solar outdoor lighting in our summer giveaway Print E-mail
Now that spring is in full swing, we're spending as much time as possible outdoors - and as longer days give way to warmer nights, the benefits of solar-powered lighting really start to shine. Whether you're decking out your patio for an evening BBQ or setting up camp in the middle of the woods, solar lights keep the festivities going long after dark without relying on the grid. If you'd like to pick up some quality lamps, you're in luck - we've teamed up with Deelat to offer you a shot at winning... Add a comment
 
Volkswagen confirms it's bringing back the Microbus Print E-mail
Volkswagen has been teasing Microbus fans for years about the idea of introducing a new Microbus. Back in 2001 the first Microbus concept brought back nostalgic memories of the 1960s and then more recently VW teased us again with the Bulli concept and this year with the I.D. Buzz concept. Even though the earlier concepts never lead to production models, the I.D. Buzz concept is now reportedly headed to the production line. Auto Express reportedly spoke with VW CEO Herbert Diess who confirmed... Add a comment
 
Singapore's jaw-dropping new airport has the world's largest indoor waterfall Print E-mail
The world's largest indoor waterfall is currently being built in Singapore's new Jewel Changi Airport extension, designed by Safdie Architects. The 131-foot-tall waterfall, conceived by water design firm WET, will be the centerpiece of the Forest Valley, the airport's lush indoor garden nestled under a large glass dome. The waterfall, dubbed the Rain Vortex, will be housed in a huge glass toroid, and will fall though the hole in the middle of the structure. At night, choreographed light... Add a comment
 
The Tesla of solar electric yachts launches in New Zealand Print E-mail
The future of boating is electric. That's what Dutch company Soel Yachts says, and they're bringing electric travel to the seas with their SoelCat 12. The sustainably-powered yacht is kind to the environment not simply in the reduction of carbon dioxide emissions, but in the reduction of noise pollution as well. Related: Add a comment
 
Dibdo Francis Kr's rainwater-harvesting 2017 Serpentine Pavilion unveiled in London today Print E-mail
Diébédo Francis Kéré's 2017 Serpentine Pavilion debuted in London today. The pavilion is inspired by the culture of Kéré's home village of Gando in Burkina Faso even as it plays with experimental construction techniques. The 2017 pavilion was unveiled on a perfectly sunny day, but once it rains, visitors will be able to enjoy a waterfall as the roof both protects visitors from the water and collects it for eventual use in parkland irrigation. Related: Kéré, who runs the Berlin-based... Add a comment
 
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