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Solar Cooking, The Low-Tech End Of Slow Food. Here's What You Need To Know.

Cooking with solar power is the wave of the future
Oct 1, 2013 3:00 pm

Solar cooking represents the low-tech end of slow food, but comes with all of the same benefits: deep flavors and melt-in-your-mouth textures that turn cheap pieces of meat into delicacies and take vegetables past chopped salads. All about this thing you should totally do after the jump. 

Coke Gets A New Color. Basically, Pop Purists Should Not Read This Story.

Coca-Cola Life hits the green scene
Aug 14, 2013 10:00 am

Attention Coke purists! Your favorite time-honored soda's rolling out a new formula — and a new shade: Coke's gone green.

Design Meme: You Can Now Grow Fish And Vegetables In Your Living Room

Fish farm meets aquarium. Talk about going green!
May 30, 2013 3:31 pm

Just when you thought you've seen it all. Local River is a newly desinged, at-home aquarium that will also provide you with a catch of the day. Are you up to it? Details after the jump.

Introducing The Incredible, Edible...Spoon?

Biodegradable utensils made from corn flour
Apr 23, 2013 11:31 am

We've been seeing all kinds of compostable and biodegradable new products entering the market, but nothing quite stands up to a spoon you don't even have to discard. Instead, you eat it. Huh?

Design Meme: Living, Breathing Dining Room Tables

Talk about going green: these tables support plants
Mar 14, 2013 4:46 pm

Well this is something we weren't expecting. Dining room tables tend to be modern, contemporary or classic, but we've dug up five that are best classified as green. Why? Well, they have things growing in, on, or around them for one thing. 

Here's One Solution To Fast-Food Packaging

An edible fast food wrapper gets a try in Brazil
Dec 22, 2012 1:02 pm

Call it wrapper's delight for lazy eaters and mother earth. This Brazilian chain's campaign gimmick may also mean a longer-term sustainability initiative. 

Design We Are Feeling: Pedal-Powered Coffee On The Go

The Velopress is a coffee machine on wheels
Dec 7, 2012 10:01 am

Velopresso is a pedal-powered mobile coffee-maker that requires no electricity. The custom-made bicycle can switch between gears that power the bike or drive a coffee grinder. Its award-winning designers are looking to develop this as a sort of eco-friendly coffee truck on two wheels. Read on for all the details and photos.

Culinary Misfits Create Beautiful Meals From "Imperfect-Looking" Ingredients

Don't hate on a carrot just because it looks funny
Nov 6, 2012 4:31 pm

With all the food that goes to waste in the world, it's crazy that vendors would toss a perfectly edible carrot just because it looks like something out of a Tim Burton film. Because beauty is in the eye of the beholder, one German catering company is making extraordinary meals from gnarly-looking ingredients.

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