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Inspiration for a Brighter Future

This Foldable E-Scooter Powers Through Its Kickstarter Funding Target

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Meet ZAR: The world’s lightest and smartest electric scooter that fits in a backpack.

This innovative, environmentally-friendly scooter has surpassed its $50,000 target on crowdfunding site Kickstarter in just four days.

What’s the buzz all about?

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Circular Homes: Dwellings of the Future, Inspired by the Past

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I’ve always been fascinated by circular buildings.

Think of the elegance of lighthouses, and the robustness of round castle towers.

You’re probably familiar with famous circular buildings such as the Colosseum in Rome, the Royal Albert Hall in London and the Capitol Records Tower in Los Angeles.

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Here’s Why the Hype About Hydrogen Cars Won’t Last

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Hydrogen cars promise clean, green driving – but several factors could stop their mainstream adoption.

Firstly, a quick explanation of hydrogen cars.

They are sometimes referred to as Fuel Cell Vehicles (FCV), and are cars powered exclusively by oxygen from the air and compressed hydrogen.

People tend to be amazed when they hear that hydrogen cars only emit water and heat from their tailpipes. And this is true – these cars emit no nasty pollutants whatsoever.

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Memobottle: A Simple, Beautiful Idea

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The company says it well: “Flat is the new round.”

The memobottle A6 is a reusable water bottle that, due to its unique design, allows it to fit comfortably into your computer case, handbag or pocket.

It’s made from food safe recycled plastic, which is both strong and leak proof.

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Rivers of Fire, Rivers of Energy

This incredible video got me thinking.

Surely, the immense heat emanating from lava rivers could be captured and transformed into electricity?

The question can be answered in just three words – yes it can.

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Why We Signed the Worldwide Charter for Fair International Commerce

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We are proud to announce that we are the latest organization to sign the Worldwide Charter for Fair International Commerce.

The charter was conceived by the International Businesses Standards Organization (IBSO).

They are a worldwide independent non-profit organization that creates, promotes and maintains evaluative and ethical standards for international market players and for the global business community at large.

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The Unstoppable Rise of Solar Power

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Solar power is typically inconspicuous, as solar panels tend to sit high on the roofs of our buildings. However, this silent power generator is at the tipping point of an energy revolution.

There are various reasons for the burgeoning success of solar power, but let’s take a look at just three of the major trends that are converging right now.

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This Smart Charger Only Draws Power When Your Phone Is Plugged In

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Did you know that regular mobile phone chargers use electricity when plugged into a wall even when a mobile phone is not attached?

It’s a bit like paying at a gas station for fuel when your car is not there.

Incredibly, every year the world’s seven billion mobile phone chargers waste about two nuclear power plants worth of electricity through this inherent design weakness.

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Bam•Brush is an Eco-Friendly Toothbrush Made From Freshly Harvested Bamboo

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Did you know that 50,000,000 pounds of plastic toothbrushes end up in American landfills every year?

It’s a shocking amount.

Luckily, there is hope on the horizon in the form of the world’s first 100% biodegradable toothbrush.

Developed by U.S. company Planet Essentials, this innovative and eco-friendly toothbrush is both practical and affordable.

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