Conservation

Build This Water-Saving Toilet Tank Sink

Save water with this stylish homemade toilet tank sink. Why doesn’t every toilet in drought-stricken regions have one of these?

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UAV Design Challenge for Wildlife Conservation

Posting at O’Reilly Animals, Edie Freedman let me know about the Wildlife Conservation UAV Challenge: build a drone to help stop rhino poaching, and you could win as much as $25,000 and get to fly your drone in Kruger National Park, South Africa.

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Chris Thorpe: 3D Printing the Industrial Revolution

The mainstream news media is awash with speculation that 3D printing is bringing about a second industrial revolution. Whether this is true or not, nowhere is the comparison more apt than with The Flexiscale Company, a small UK startup making 3D models of the great steam engines of the first industrial revolution. I caught up […]

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Movers and Makers: Kevin Fitzpatrick

Kevin Fitzpatrick both lives and works in his Transit Connect for nearly a quarter of the year. He has extensively modified his vehicle to provide office space, sleeping quarters, storage for gear, a mini-fridge, and even a sink with gray and potable water.

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