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How I Converted My Mercedes-Benz To Run On Veggie Oil
Lessons learned from my conversion of a 1984 Mercedes into a grease-mobile
MAD Architects Use Solar Eco-Skin on Taiwanese Convention Center
We here at PopSci enjoy our green dreams for future buildings as much as any other geek. So imagine the...
The Cheapest Way To Curb Carbon Dioxide: Contraception
According to a new report from the prestigious London School of Economics, birth control is a less expensive way to...
Containing the Sahara with Bacteria-Built Walls
Bacteria that construct walls out of sand could save a third of the world's population from desertification
One Man’s Mission to Build an Eco-Friendly, Affordable Home
Pre-fab panels instead of a wood frame save cash and energy
Windpower Could Provide 40 Times Earth’s Power Needs
A team at Harvard decided to reinvestigate the potential for windpower around the globe, and found their new results to...
Green Dream: A Solar-Powered Water Boiler
Heating your home's water supply without using gas or oil
Presenting The Green Home Guide From Popular Science
Our second all-digital Genius Guide shows you 99 ways to save energy— and money— at home this summer
Synthetic Tree Soaks Up Carbon 1000x Faster Than the Real Thing
Each synthetic plant promises to do the work of a thousand old-style wooden trees
Windpower Prop, Seen Close Up, Is Massive
They look so graceful when they're spinning