Minesto Sea Kites harness Tidal Energy

So how do sea kites look like? According to an artist’s rendition they should look like as seen in this picture above. The purpose? A Swedish company named Minesto is planning to harness tidal energy using Sea Kites attached to the ocean floor as another source of ‘renewable’ energy. The system is called the ‘Deep Green‘ technology and as the data goes, each underwater turbine is estimated to produce 500 kilowatts of electricity.


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A pot that grows with the plant

You have heard of a growing plant but have you ever heard of a growing pot? Sounds funny, right? The growing pot has been designed to reduce the necessity of different sized pots for plants, which with time require a pot replacement due to their increasing size. Designed by Junbum Park, the innovative pot that seems to grow with the plant consists of a base with concentric circular notches on its surface.


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Creative Birdhouses with Paint Cans

With Spring, comes the flowers and of course the birds. To keep them buzzing around in your garden a birdhouse is what you require. These colorful creations are birdhouses as well and have been made from unused gallon paint cans that includes the handle and the lid. “Lid is removable for cleaning of paint can interior.” The opening to this birdhouse has been taken care of with edging.


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World’s largest complete functional plastic building in Taiwan

You are about to get bewildered because what you are seeing is no doubt a building but one that has been constructed from recycled PET plastic bottles. This three story building in Taipei, Taiwan reuses about 1.5 million discarded bottles accumulated from trash cans. The building which is 130m in length, 40 m in width and  26m in height has walls, made of bottles that have been given a brick like structure with special honeycomb geometry.


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