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Chemical-Free Water Treatment System Sees Rapid Worldwide Adoption

Siemens Cooling Water Tower

Water cooling towers are an essential part of many industrial processes. Typically, the towers cool the circulating water used in refineries, power plants, HVAC systems and other heat-intensive applications.

However, the large volumes of water used in cooling towers present several persistent issues: scale, corrosion and bio-contamination.

Traditionally, these issues have proved costly to rectify, both in monetary and environmental terms.

Fortunately, advancements in technology have allowed Arizona-based Dynamic Water Technologies to introduce a water cooling tower treatment system that effectively addresses these issues.

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Luxurious, Nature-Inspired Hotel Opens at Brooklyn Bridge

1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge (interior A)

The mission-driven luxury lifestyle hotel brand, 1 Hotels, has opened the doors of its third property, 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge.

Designed from the ground-up, the property cultivates the best of eco-conscious design and sustainable architecture.

The founder of 1 Hotels, Barry Sternlicht, explains the company’s core philosophy as: “The world around us is beautiful, and we want to keep it that way.”

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The UK’s First Eco-Town Begins to Take Shape

North West Bicester

Do you dream of living in an eco-friendly town that puts people and the environment first?

I certainly do.

Fortunately, there is just such a town being built.

Named North West Bicester, this exciting eco-town development is situated in the heart of Southern England, just 15 miles from the world-famous Oxford City.

Let’s take a factual tour of North West Bicester, aided by several ‘artist impressions’ of the finished town.

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Learn How To Repair Your Phone Instead of Replacing It

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Smartphones offer so many benefits, that it’s no wonder most of us are in love with our phones. However, as I’m sure you’re aware, smartphones are also notoriously fragile.

A slip of the hand… the phone falls to the floor… you can guess the rest!

Wouldn’t it be great if you could learn how to repair your damaged phone? This would allow you to keep your phone for longer, save you money and also help reduce environmental waste.

Fortunately, thanks to the great work of German tech company iDoc, you can now learn how to repair most of the popular smartphones on the market.

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Robotics Startup Launches Self-Driving Shuttles at Santa Clara University

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As you may know, college and university campuses are often sprawling, gigantic places.

For example, Berry College in Rome, Georgia, comprises of over 26,000 acres. This includes meadows, woodlands, streams and 47 main buildings.

While most campuses aren’t the size of Berry College, they’re still typically on a BIG scale.

Now, picture yourself as a student at a college or university. Your residence halls may be a long way from the classroom facilities. You may also have heavy books and laptops to carry with you to and from your classes. In these circumstances, walking or cycling is likely to be inconvenient (especially in bad weather).

Fortunately, there is now a cheap, clean and safe way for travelling within campuses.

Let’s jump on board and take a look…

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10 Little-Known Facts About Hyperloop

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In August 2013, Elon Musk (of Tesla Motors and SpaceX fame) publicly released designs for a revolutionary high-speed transportation system named Hyperloop.

Three years later, it’s clear that his unique concept has captured huge attention from around the world.

So, what is Hyperloop?

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This Custom-Made Bike Features a Sustainable Bamboo Frame

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Cycling has always been a green way of exercising and commuting. However, now you can go even greener, by riding a bike made with an eco-friendly bamboo frame.

The bike is designed and engineered by the Romania-based Craft Bicycle Company, whose mission statement is:

“Change every aspect of riding a bike using only high-quality products and sustainable materials.”

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8 Giant-Sized Renewable Energy Projects

Aguçadoura Wave Farm

Can renewable energy really compete with coal, gas and oil?

Yes, it can. And it already is.

As proof, take a look at the impressive renewable energy projects listed below. They are built on a BIG scale – to help power whole towns, cities and counties.

These projects are part of an ongoing energy revolution that is seeing the rapid replacement of fossil fuels by clean, sustainable alternatives.

First up…

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Can You Spot the Hidden PC in This Elegant, Handcrafted Case?

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Sure you can.

It may not be immediately noticeable – but embedded within the ornamental wooden case is a powerful personal computer.

This uniquely designed PC package (named ATMO) offers aesthetic, environmental and sensory benefits.

Let’s take a look at this fascinating piece of equipment.

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