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5 apps to help you save water

Learn about water conservation, figure out how much water you're using...and how to stop using so much.

By June 30, 2015

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Get away from it all in this tiny, sustainable egg-shaped house (Tomorrow Daily 184)

We're all for the Ecocapsule, a portable home with various off-the-grid features including solar and wind power. Where would you set up shop if you could live free of the trappings of everyday life?

By May 27, 2015

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Live almost anywhere on Earth in futuristic Ecocapsule

The egg-shaped, off-grid Ecocapsule can be moved nearly anywhere you want to live for a while -- and it looks like an awesome little home.

By May 22, 2015

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Meet the drones patrolling Barcelona's sewers

The largest city on the Mediterranean Sea sits on giant flood-battling rainfall tanks, patrolled by drones to see what's going on in the sewers.

By March 3, 2015

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The Eiffel Tower now generates its own power with new wind turbines

The famous Paris landmark has been fitted with two new wind turbines that generate enough electricity to power the commercial areas of its first floor.

By February 24, 2015

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Destroyed by tornado, town saving big by rebuilding all green

In 2007, a tornado flattened Greensburg, Kan. Now it's on a path to financial stability thanks to a city-wide green rebuilding effort. CNET Road Trip 2014 looked at the wreckage and the recovery.

By August 12, 2014

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These roofs can clean the air

Students at UC Riverside have created a cheap coating that can go on ordinary clay roofing tiles to bust smog.

By June 4, 2014

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GoPro upgrades sports camera line with Hero3+ models

BASE jumpers, snorkelers, and skate punks rejoice: The new models bring smaller size, better battery life, new video modes, and faster Wi-Fi.

By October 1, 2013

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Spherical house provides sustainable, disaster-proof living

A UK project is trying to create a method of sustainable, disaster-proof, off-the-grid living for thousands around the globe.

By April 18, 2013

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Minnesota Twins stadium to recycle rainwater

The new Target Field claims to be first sports venue to use purified rain for upkeep and irrigation, asserting that it will reduce ball club's water consumption by 50 percent.

By January 13, 2010