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World’s Last Northern White Rhino Guarded 24/7

Sudan, the world's last male Northern White Rhino, has been placed under a round-the-clock guard at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya. The post World’s Last Northern White Rhino Guarded 24/7 appeared first on WebEcoist.

Pet Tech Palace: The Samsung Dream Doghouse

Technology meets pet care with the Dream Doghouse from Samsung Electronics, a designer dog domain that's more than just a plush pet palace. The post Pet Tech Palace: The Samsung Dream Doghouse appeared first on WebEcoist.

Natural Public Pool: UK Plans Freshwater Swimming Pond

A freshwater oasis will soon beckon swimmers and sunbathers in the middle of urban London with the King’s Cross swimming pool, a man-made freshwater pond planned for the new Lewis Cubitt Park. Measuring 32 feet wide by 131 feet long,...Show More Summary

Spring For These 10 Super Cute Modern Planter Designs

Get ready for spring with cute modern planter designs that often do double-duty as decor, dish racks, aquariums or even pet houses. These colorful and clever indoor pots include upside-down designs, recycled materials and DIY projects. Show More Summary

Pennies Delightful: Change We Can Believe In

If you think modern art doesn't make sense, consider “The Caryatid”, artist Robert Wechsler's money-themed artwork made FROM cents... about 15,000 of them. The post Pennies Delightful: Change We Can Believe In appeared first on WebEcoist.

Clean Green Laundry: 10 Eco-Friendly DIY Hacks & Tips

Get your garments clean, bright, soft and beautifully scented the eco-friendly and affordable way with these 10 green laundry tips, including natural laundry detergent recipes, lightening laundry without bleach, making line-dried towels softer and eliminating musty smells. Show More Summary

Innovative Eco Architecture: Shelter Made of Palm Leaves

What better way to build environmentally friendly architecture that respects the customs and aesthetics of a particular place than making novel use of local materials? We’ve seen lots of cool bamboo architecture built in places where...Show More Summary

Living Sculptures: Bees Manipulated to Create Artistic Forms

One transparent cube after another displays a strange undulating form of honeycomb, each one unique and notably different from any you would find in nature when bees are left to their own devices. Beijing-based artist and beekeeper Ren...Show More Summary

Stacked Decks: Haroshi’s Recycled Skateboard Art

Like most skateboarders, Haroshi goes through a lot of decks. Unlike his 'boarding brethren, however, he recycles busted decks into striking works of art. The post Stacked Decks: Haroshi’s Recycled Skateboard Art appeared first on WebEcoist.

Bra Seers: Artist Opens Eyes With Bra Cup Art

Forget bootstraps, bra straps (and cups) are where it's at! Malaysian artist Louise Low Seok Loo fights cultural taboos with her eye-popping bra cup art. The post Bra Seers: Artist Opens Eyes With Bra Cup Art appeared first on WebEcoist.

Meet Sparklemuffin and Skeletorus, Two New Spider Species

Not only are these two newly-discovered spiders beautifully patterned, they’re also known for their elaborate courtship dances, earning them the hilarious and memorable names ‘Sparklemuffin’ and ‘Skeletorus.’ Researchers found the two new species in southeast Queensland, Australia. Show More Summary

Supermarkets & Toy Stores Welcome Ugly Fruit

“Ugly fruit” is the latest foodie trend but how ugly is TOO ugly? Takara-Tomy's Fruit Zombie toys answer that question without straining anyone's braiiiins. The post Supermarkets & Toy Stores Welcome Ugly Fruit appeared first on WebEcoist.

Treehouse Apartment Building: Sustainable and Totally Amazing

This treehouse apartment building in Turin, Italy, is so incredible it almost doesn’t seem like it can be real. Apartment buildings generally aren’t all that architecturally creative, let alone eco-friendly in an imaginative and visually striking way. Show More Summary

Trippy Tunnel: Mountain Retreat in Norway with Weird Wood Door

The entrance to this beautiful wooden cabin set on a steep cliff in Bergen, Norway, looks like a portal to another dimension. You’re not sure what you might find once you gingerly climb inside, but no matter what your expectations may be, the interior will surprise you. Show More Summary

More Sweet than Sour: 10 Household Uses for Lemons

Forget about toxic oven cleaners, overpriced produce sprays, headache-inducing bleach and environmentally disastrous pesticides – you can harness the natural cleaning and freshening power of fresh lemons in all sorts of different ways. Show More Summary

So Weddings In Antarctica Are A Thing Now

Tuxedos: not just for penguins anymore! The recent popularity of Chinese weddings in Antarctica is garnering a cool reception from environmentalists. The post So Weddings In Antarctica Are A Thing Now appeared first on WebEcoist.

Stunning Cliff-Hanging Skywalk Gives Visitors Views of Canada’s Glaciers

Step out onto a circular glass platform that seems to float in mid-air, giving you the closest look at Canada’s stunning Athabasca Glacier short of climbing it yourself. Sturgess Architecture cantilevered this extraordinary skywalk over the valley in Jasper National Park as part of a 1,475-foot-long walkway carved into the mountainous landscape. Show More Summary

Embroidery Embodies The Road Less Raveled

Slower than photography and more creative than painting, using embroidery to capture scenic vistas is a charmingly retro way to weave travel memories. The post Embroidery Embodies The Road Less Raveled appeared first on WebEcoist.

Flow Hive: New Beehive Design Puts Honey on Tap

People are extremely excited about the new ‘Flow Hive’ beehive design, if the vast overfunding of the project’s IndieGoGo campaign is any indication. As of late February, the campaign has already raised 2,884% of its goal with over 30 days to go. Show More Summary

DIY Natural Holiday Decorations: 10 Cool Projects to Try

Need a few last-minute ideas to add some cheer to your holiday display at home, or just bring a little bit of nature indoors during the winter season? These 10 fun DIY natural holiday decor projects use easy-to-find (and free!) materials like pine cones, branches, herbs and fruit in creative ways for eco-friendly, biodegradable accents. Show More Summary

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