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Rice Fields in Bali

Rice Fields in Bali

Lisbon Photo Walk Highlights – A challenge in Street Photography Lisbon was the first stop in our tour across Europe and it did not disappoint. We had a big enthusiastic crowd show up for the photo
Refind and Energizer tackle battery waste with ‘reverse vending machine’

Refind and Energizer tackle battery waste with ‘reverse vending machine’

Rechargeable batteries are, thankfully, becoming increasingly common to the point that few devices still use ordinary single-use alkalines. Some common home gadgets still use these kinds of batteries,
Tesla opens up solar roof pre-orders today [UPDATE]

Tesla opens up solar roof pre-orders today [UPDATE]

After revealing its solar roof to the world back in October, Tesla is now ready to open the flood gates. In the wee small hours of this morning, Elon Musk said that Tesla will be opening up pre-orders
An old public bathroom to buy burgers

An old public bathroom to buy burgers

Late May in Berlin for Photo Walk Make sure to check out our our 80 Stays Tour Website for all the info on our FREE Photo Walk in Berlin on the 20th May! Daily Photo – An old public bathroom to buy
Inside the Hagia Sofia

Inside the Hagia Sofia

Broadcast from the Hagia Sofia When I was in Istanbul, I published this live Facebook video while I was there in the Hagia Sofia… Enjoy!
U.S. wildlife regions are getting louder and humans are to blame

U.S. wildlife regions are getting louder and humans are to blame

When you think of quiet, you probably think of somewhere far away from the city: a dense national park, a wildlife preserve, or somewhere similar. While it’s true that a weekend spent in a cabin in
A Magical Sunset in Naples

A Magical Sunset in Naples

#80Stays! Be sure to check out the latest on our European Tour! We’re right in the middle of it now and having a blast! I hope you can join us!
Google Project Sunroof expands across the pond with Germany launch

Google Project Sunroof expands across the pond with Germany launch

Back in March, Google updated its relatively new effort called Project Sunroof, an initiative that uses a bunch of data to estimate the solar potential of buildings in a region. The project is
Portland approves plan to turn city’s sewage methane into natural gas

Portland approves plan to turn city’s sewage methane into natural gas

City of Portland has announced the approval of a new clean energy plan that will turn methane from the city’s sewage waste into natural gas. The news was announced on the heels of Earth Day, and comes
Over the wine fields of Waiheke Island

Over the wine fields of Waiheke Island

Awesome Heletranz If you don’t want to take the ferry to Waiheke Island and instead arrive in style, I recommend Heletranz as an incredible way to see the island and travel about. They can set you up
Nature throws humanity a softball, provides bugs that digest plastic

Nature throws humanity a softball, provides bugs that digest plastic

Mother Earth is one seriously gracious host. Humanity has done little else to the planet that produced us than completely destroy it at every turn. We dump toxic oil into oceans, irreversibly alter
The Seed Journey to preserve plant genetic diversity. An interview with Amy Franceschini

The Seed Journey to preserve plant genetic diversity. An interview with Amy Franceschini

Last year, the Flatbread Society embarked on a year-long sailing expedition that will take them from Oslo to Istanbul. On board is a rotating crew of artists, sailors, anthropologists, activists,
A Starry Morning atop the Remarkables

A Starry Morning atop the Remarkables

Live from later this morning You can see from the video below I actually did have a pretty good time, despite an embarrassing fall down the mountain. Daily Photo – A Starry Morning atop the

The Edge of the Earth. Climate Change in Photography and Video

This book explores recent and historic artworks in the context of present-day environmental concerns, considering the future consequences of the age of the anthropocene, and humanity’s harsh imprint
Reebok ‘Cotton + Corn’ project will bring green shoes to market

Reebok ‘Cotton + Corn’ project will bring green shoes to market

We’ve seen numerous green efforts from adidas, and now Reebok is getting in on the action. The latter company has announced a new initiative called ‘Cotton + Corn,’ and it aims to launch plant-based

Trump may threaten Iowa’s burgeoning wind energy industry

President Trump’s executive order on energy independence clear-cuts through a swath of environmental regulations, including President Obama’s Clean Power Plan, which rewarded states that invested in
Happy Horses

Happy Horses

More Max Patte Go check out Max Patte’s Website to see more of his work. I’ve met him a few times, and he’s a heck of a nice guy!
Americans are eating less beef, and the climate is benefiting from it

Americans are eating less beef, and the climate is benefiting from it

Americans are eating less beef, and the results of that are positive: the average American diet’s carbon footprint has shrunk by 9-percent, reducing the amount of greenhouse gases released into the
Researchers make nanofiber air filter that can be painted onto fabric

Researchers make nanofiber air filter that can be painted onto fabric

Researchers with the National University of Singapore have created a new type of air filter using nanofibers that is about two times more effective than commercial air respirators. This nanofiber air
Beijing deploys facial recognition to foil toilet paper thieves

Beijing deploys facial recognition to foil toilet paper thieves

Talk of facial recognition tends to settle around either concerns about privacy or the security systems used at events to spot potential terrorists. China, though, has deployed the technology in