Cob house designed by renowned natural builder and eclectic architect, SunRay Kelley

DIY Network Host: Mud Homes — Cob Therapy Matteo Lundgren and Carolyn “Peaches” Lyon of Ithaca, NY, build a mud & cob house designed by renowned natural builder and eclectic architect, SunRay Kelley. Inspired By… SunRay Kelley from Shwood Eyewear on Vimeo. Growing up in the wild hills of the Pacific Northwest, it seems like SunRay was always building something. His favorite source of inspiration and materials is the woods around him, “God’s Hardware Store” as he calls it. When working on a project it is not uncommon to see…

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HUSQVARNA VITPILEN 701

The VITPILEN 701 is an immaculately designed street bike that offers a new perspective on urban motorcycling. Driven by a powerful single-cylinder engine, this compact and agile motorcycle is expertly crafted to deliver minimalist styling with exceptional performance and reduced to the bare essence of what a motorcycle should be. Created to suit the unique, progressive lifestyle of modern motorcycling, it delivers a more thrilling, honest and real bike experience. EXTERIOR The design idea is to strip away all unnecessary gimmicks and create a simple, progressive mix of classic thinking…

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Shangri-Little at Live a Little Chatt

  The Shangri-Little was handcrafted with recycled materials and includes a rooftop deck, perfect for star-gazing and enjoying the view from Lookout Valley.  Inside is a bedroom loft with secret hobbit door, a nicely equipped kitchen with two-burner stove and apartment-size refrigerator, and a bathroom with stand-up shower and flush toilet.   Tiny House Nation Full Episodes, Video & More | FYI There’s a trend in the U.S. housing market, albeit a very small one. Drawn to the prospect of financial freedom, a simpler lifestyle, and limiting one’s environmental footprint,…

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Tesla | Premium Electric Sedans and SUVs and SEMI!

Tesla | Premium Electric Sedans and SUVs Semi is the safest, most comfortable truck ever. Four independent motors provide maximum power and acceleration and require the lowest energy cost per mile.  Tesla has unveiled its all-electric semi truck, aptly dubbed the ‘Tesla Semi,’ as promised, and the resulting Class 8 transport vehicle is indeed a sight to behold. It boasts a considerable charge capacity, and has a very aesthetically distinct look, as you can see. “Even with 80,000 pounds it’ll get to 60 mph in 20 seconds,” Musk said, hopping out…

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Big Medium’s East Austin Studio Tour (EAST)

Participants Big Medium’s East Austin Studio Tour (EAST) is a free, annual, self-guided art event spanning two weekends in November. EAST provides opportunities for the public to meet the artists and artisans of Austin in their creative spaces. Recommended Routes Experience EAST through curated tours from our partners. These collections of suggested stops will help you jump start your tour. Thank you to the Austin Chronicle and SWSW for supporting Big Medium and providing these personalized picks. Click or tap a tour in the list below to view a list…

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BLOODHOUND SSC

The BLOODHOUND Project is an international education initiative focused around a 1000 mph World Land Speed Record attempt. The BLOODHOUND Project is a global Engineering Adventure, using a 1,000mph World Land Speed Record attempt to inspire the next generation to enjoy, explore and get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Bloodhound SSC is a British supersonic land vehicle currently in development. Its goal is to match or exceed 1,000 miles per hour (1,609 km/h) achieving a new world land speed record.[1] The pencil-shaped car, powered by a jet engine and a rocket engine is designed to reach 1,050 miles per hour (1,690 km/h).[2] It is being…

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New Yamaha NIKEN – Ride the Revolution – Yamaha Motorsports

New Yamaha NIKEN. Ride the Revolution. This large-displacement Leaning Multi-Wheeler (LMW) is powered by a liquid-cooled in-line 3-cylinder engine. This model is equipped with LMW technology to reduce the effects of changing ride environments and to deliver a high feeling of stability when cornering. It achieves excellent performance for spirited and sporty riding on various road surfaces and the capability to freely carve through the continuous corners of winding roads. The body design makes full use of the unprecedented front-end suspension mechanisms pairing 15-inch front wheels with dual-tube upside-down forks…

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αlpha electric bike, from Pragma Industries

Pragma Industries – fuel cell Hydrogen Energy The αlpha electric bike, from Pragma Industries, is another attempt at using hydrogen as a battery in transportation, but it might only make sense for fleets Pragma Industries, a fuel cell company, released details about its own version of a fuel cell electric bicycle, with one of the major selling points being its ability to enable a long range and a quick refueling time, which might be a big plus for fleet or commercial use. However, there’s still the sticky question about where…

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