Amphibious ATV features six electrically powered wheels

If you need capable transportation in a remote area where there are no roads, yet you still want to stay at least somewhat eco-friendly, your options are limited. That's exactly why the six-wheeled Green Scout electric amphibious ATV was created.

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20-ft tiny house sleeps two, three with a squeeze

The latest tiny house from Baluchon measures just 6 meters long and can sleep up to two people full-time, with an extra sleeping space for a guest too. It also has a skylight in the loft bedroom so the owner can fall asleep while stargazing.

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Europe’s most sustainable floating village gets striking new addition

Dutch architectural studio i29 has recently completed a striking eco-friendly floating home, as part of the Schoonschip floating village in Amsterdam. The unique floating community boasts a collective of 46 sustainably designed homes.

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Bonbowl is a high-tech take on the humble hotplate

For decades, people without access to kitchens (such as college students) have cooked meals on portable electric hotplates. The Bonbowl gives that concept a modern makeover, by incorporating faster, more efficient induction heating technology.

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Off-grid container-based home is tiny in size and cost

Pin-Up Houses recently completed a new tiny house that's based on a shipping container and cost $21,000 to build. Named Gaia, it offers full off-the-grid functionality with solar panels, a wind turbine, and rainwater collection system.

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A bad year for big buildings: CTBUH’s Year in Review

The COVID-19 pandemic is largely to blame for a second consecutive year of decline in the number of new tall buildings built worldwide, according to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat's annual Year in Review.

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New microcapsule method boosts CBD absorption in the brain by 300%

A team of scientists has demonstrated a novel microencapsulation method designed to improve the absorption and bioavailability of CBD. Animal tests suggest the new method increases peak concentrations of CBD in the brain by 300% compared to CBD oil.

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Large US study affirms men more vulnerable to COVID-19 than women

A new study has affirmed men seem much more vulnerable to COVID-19 than women. The study found men, independent of age, are more likely to contract the virus, suffer from severe complications, and die from the disease compared to women.

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High Line expansion will take more feet off busy New York streets

New York City's High Line is slated to be expanded following an announcement by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. The project aims to improve pedestrian access in the area and its first phase will reportedly cost roughly $60 million.

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Champs-Élysées redesign turns Paris streets from gray to green

Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo has said "Oui" to a plan to transform the French capital's Champs-Élysées area. The project, headed by PCA-Stream, will involve the planting of thousands of plants and trees, turning the city streets from gray to green.

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