Although he or she might be aching for cold hard cash, give the real estate-fixated college graduate in your life a well-designed, practical gift that will be put to good use in their first post-grad abode.
Sure, there are a few kinks to be worked out, but the designers behind the clever and unfussy Window Socket are onto something: A solar converter-charger that serves as an outlet on windows, not walls.
To remedy a mounting affordable housing crisis and provide shelter to residents transitioning out of homelessness, authorities in the seaside resort town of Brighton look toward retrofitted shipping containers.
Sweden isn't the only nation in the throes of a serious trash deficit. As it turns out, Norway is also desperately seeking rubbish to burn in its cogeneration plants. Perhaps the U.S. could lend a helping hand?