1.Wind catcher, for summer ventilation
2.Solar array at back of house for hotwater and electricity
3.High-level of wall insulation
The UK has unveiled its first zero emission home that will set the environmental standard for all new homes in the future.
The two-bedroom house is insulated to lose 60% less heat than a normal home.
It also features solar panels, a biomass boiler and water efficiency devices such as rainwater harvesting.
The design, unveiled at the Offsite 2007 exhibition in Watford, meets rules to be applied in 2016 that aim to make UK homes more energy-efficient. – Read more on BBC
I have a lot of respect for Kevin Rose, from his days at The Screen Savers to his days working/starting up DIGG.
Here’s the moment of truth: http://money.cnn.com/galleries/2007/biz2/0706/gallery.peoplewhomatter.biz2/72.htmlÂ
The era of tax-free e-mail, Internet shopping and broadband connections could end this fall, if recent proposals in the U.S. Congress prove successful.
Ever wonder how many hits it took for your website to make you a millionaire? This chart shows traffic data from Compete & Quantcast on the 25 ‘Hottest’ Web 2.0 start-ups as of May 07 such as FaceBook are on fire, while many others are not doing as well. So if you can add 500K new visitors to you might just become the next Kevin Rose 😉
In the race for ever thinner displays for TVs, cell phones and other gadgets, Sony may have developed one to beat them all – a razor-thin display that bends like paper while showing full-colour video. Sony Corporation posted video of the new 2.5 inch display on its’ web page.In the video, a hand squeezes the 0.3 millimetre (0.01 inch)-thick display, which shows color video of a bicyclist stuntman, a picturesque lake and other images.
This is pretty insane, if your a Wii owner, you know about the Mii, here’s some insane user created celebrity Miis 😉
Personal favorite: Robo Cop
This is insanely useful fore any FireFox users
This is probably the most interesting compilation of sites I’ve ever seen, great stuff.
Personal favorite = Meebo for 2007 😉
Here are some of the most interesting business card designs I’ve ever seen.
My personal favorite is the dog tag business card 😉