A New Bench in Paris Helps You—and Your Cell Phone—Recharge

Source: architecturaldigest.com Published: January 12, 2016 Designer Mathieu Lehanneur creates a solar-powered bench and charging station By Elizabeth Stamp Photography by courtesy of Mathieu Lehanneur When you’re on the go, the only thing harder to find than a spot...

London’s Red Phone Boxes Go Green

Source: go-green.ae Published: October 3, 2014 Although passers-by can use these solarboxes for free, adverts will be broadcast as they wait for the device to charge. London’s red telephone boxes of yore are largely disused, although recent initiatives have seen some...

Public PPlanter Urinal Doubles as a Bamboo Garden in San Francisco

Source: gizmag.com Published: February 25, 2014 The PPlanter in use, by a person and a bamboo plant If you live in a big city, then there are doubtless alleyways or alcoves you know of that always smell like pee. While it might help to install public urinals in these...

Goats to Trim the Grass

Source: dailymail.co.uk Published: September 15, 2012 By Snejana Farberov A major international airport like Chicago’s O’Hare needs a large staff to take care of everything from security to maintenance, and now the major aviation hub is looking to hire some...