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IBM’s New Sunflower-Shaped Solar Concentrators Produce Energy AND Fresh Water!

IBM Research and Swiss solar technology company Airlight Energy just unveiled a cutting-edge solar system that resembles a 10-meter-high sunflower! The High Concentration PhotoVoltaic Thermal (HCPVT) system can concentrate the sun’s radiation 2,000 times and convert 80 percent of it into useful energy, generating up to 12 kilowatts of electrical power and 20 kilowatts of heat on a sunny day—enough to […]


If you are in LA don’t miss Devon Tsuno’s Reclaimed Water show at Art Merge Lab. The American artist is known for his use of striking, bold and graphic colors. Reclaimed Water centers around an installation of the artist’s colorful wallpaper work, depicting abstracted patterns based on water streams and currents. Over the artist wallpaper are hung black and white […]

Ban: Hawaii First State to Ban Plastic Shopping Bags

CONGRATS HAWAİİ!! You are the first state to ban the bag at checkouts and restaurants! Honolulu County became the last of the state’s counties to ban the bags, completing the state’s ban as a whole, according to NBC News. Retailers have three years to get rid of their supply and come up with alternatives. “Passing the bans did […]

This Is Your Body Without Water

Whether I eat too much at lunch and suffer a classic food coma, or have a horrible night’s sleep and feel groggy the next day, I’ve learned the hard way that I need to manage both my diet and sleep to avoid the extremes. But there’s one other crucial component of health that just doesn’t get […]

Top 10 foods that hydrate

You must hear quite often that you need to drink at least 2 litres of water a day, but did you know that water in food accounts for about 20 percent of people’s daily fluid needs! According to the Institute of Medicine. “And the hydration you get from food is just as good as what […]

Bib&Sola at Dinner Lab

Big shout out to Dinner Lab’s event last night, Bib&Sola accompanied a lovely evening where we ate deliscious food while we watched Haute Cuisine by Christian Vincent! We love the concept, and felt really proud to be part of the night! Check out Dinner Lab‘s website for more information on future events. Also big shout […]

Zaha Hadid and Hopking among architects to design London water fountains

When water and beautiful art vessels to drink from come together, we get super excited! So you can imagine my reaction when I stumbled upon the  designs for water fountains of some of the most famous British architecture studios including Zaha Hadid Architects, Hopkins Architects and Studio Weave. The six studios, which also included Eric Parry Architects, […]