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Colin Rabyniuk

Colin is a writer, journalist and freelance designer based out of Hamilton, Ontario. His writing has appeared on, Aesthetic Magazine Toronto, and the Oakville News. When not hard at work, Colin loves to travel, and has backpacked all over Latin America, the United States and China.
Google Makani's Wind Turbine

Innovating the Wind Turbine: Google’s Latest Experiments Will Turn Wind Energy on its Head

Google will fly an 84-foot wind turbine next month as part of an ongoing experiment with wind energy. The turbines, or energy kites as they're...
San Jose

100% Green: Costa Rica has Nixed Fossil Fuels

Since the start of the year Costa Rica has been powered entirely by renewable energy. State-owner power company Costa Rican Electricity Institute says the milestone...
Merchants of Doubt

Merchants of Doubt: The Movie Every Climate Change Denier Needs to See

We all know someone who questions the science behind global warming. Whether a coworker, a friend, maybe a parent, they all point to the...

Float On In This Recycled Solar-Powered Home

Between Earth Ships, the Small House Movement, and others, there's a huge desire for off-the-grid alternatives to typical housing options. London's EcoFloLife have been working...
Nine Elms to Pimlico Bridge Proposal

London’s Next Pedestrian-Cycling Crossing Will Change How You Think About Bridges

As London redevelops the Battersea Power Station, a foreclosed coal plant untouched since 1983, plans have emerged for a new pedestrian-cycling bridge connecting the area...
Goodyear Concept Tire

These Goodyear Tires Can Charge Your Electric Car

Goodyear unveiled a tire prototype last week capable of powering an electric car. Released at the Geneva International Auto Show, the tire works by converting...

The Eiffel Tower Will Power Itself With Two New Silent Wind Turbines

The Eiffel Tower, forever a symbol of French ingenuity and heritage, has added two new wind turbines to its modernist frame. The 17-foot turbines are...
Ford E-Bikes

New Ford E-Bikes Alert Riders of Encroaching Cars Through Vibrating Handlebars

Of all people and in all places, Ford unveiled two new e-bikes this week at the Mobile World Conference in Barcalona. According to, the two...
New Google HQ

Inside Google’s New Green HQ

Plans emerged last week for a new Google HQ in northern Mountain View. The new campus will a stark departure from the current suburban...
Garbage Ocean Pollution

How Your Trash Ends up in the Ocean [Infographic]

We've written extensively about the Great Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch. But have you ever wondered how exactly your trash, maybe hundreds of miles inland, makes...