My Green World’s Blog


Vodaphone’s Umbrella
June 29, 2012, 2:02 PM
Filed under: Cool, Green Labels, New Ideas, Technology | Tags: , ,

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Yes, you can stay under my umbrella! Vodaphone UK new supercool gadget is a signal boosting umbrella to improve your phone signal and charge it. And, of course, works as a torch to keep you dry in the typical British weather.

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Via Technutty

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Inmates cycles for energy
June 29, 2012, 1:56 PM
Filed under: bike, Cycling

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Prisioners of the city Santa Rita do Sapucaí, in Brazil, are taking the opportunity to reduce their sentences by developing a sustainable activity. There are 2 bikes available to cycle and generate electricity to light six light bulbs in a city’ square.



National Bike Week UK
June 23, 2012, 1:56 PM
Filed under: Beauty, bike, Cycling, Lifestyle, Outdoor | Tags: , , , , ,

Nothing better than checking on Rides A Bike to feel inspired during UKs National Bike Week – 16th to 24th June 2012. Looking at some mesmerising photographies dedicated to movie stars and their self-propelled vehicles, AnOther magazine interviewed Steven Rea,  a film critic for The Philadelphia Inquirer and founder of the blog.

Here, some of my favourites!

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Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, a bike and a gun.

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Macaulay Culkin and Anna Chlumsky.

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Brigitte Bardot.

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Annette Funicello.

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Marie Versini and Jean-Paul Belmondo lie with bikes.

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Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman ride bikes.

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Rita Hayworth and Glenn Ford.

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At last, but not the least…James Stewart and Grace Kelly.



Renew Recycle Bin
June 20, 2012, 5:46 PM
Filed under: Digital, New Ideas, News, Outdoor, Recycling, Technology | Tags:

London is equipped with high tech intelligent bins: LCD screens broadcasting information about the weather, traffic and news from 6am until 23h59. Soon, the streets of NYC will be joining the club.

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Bustop
June 20, 2012, 5:06 PM
Filed under: Awareness, Design, New Ideas

Image An american designer has created a bus stop reusing old glass bottles. In addition, solar panels were installed to power LED lamps that illuminate the bus stop at night.



Park your bike.
June 16, 2012, 2:24 PM
Filed under: bike, Cycling, Green, Lifestyle, Slow Life, Urban Mobility | Tags: , , ,

In Denmark, 13 of the busiest subway stations have bike repair shops. Since last year, passengers can combine both ways of transportation: there are wagons with flexible parking areas.

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Cassette Tape
June 16, 2012, 10:52 AM
Filed under: Design, DIY, New Ideas, Recycling | Tags:

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Awesome!