We're mid-way into February and love is in the air, so if you're looking for a great green gift to please the eco-sweetie in your life then be sure to check out our Valentines Day gift guides! We're also counting down the days to the 2010 Greener Gadgets Conference -- this world class green technology conference takes place in NYC in just two weeks on February 25th, so reserve your spot today! We can't wait to check this year's keynote by celebrity design Yves Behar, and we're looking forward to the exciting live judging of this year's Greener Gadgets Design Competition - read on for some of our favorite entries, and be sure to vote on your favorite!
Corky Mouse Generates Kinetic Energy With Every Click
ROCCO: A Rocking Horse That Harvests Kinetic Energy
Cut out Vampire Power With the Fair Energy Clock
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GREEN GIFTS FOR VALENTINE'S DAY!
Valentines Day is just three days away, but don't despair if you have yet to find the perfect gift for the eco-cutie in your life! We've roundup up a selection of our favorite hot green gifts sure to delight when the most romantic day of the year rolls around. Read on for our top picks, from sexy sustainable skivvies to gorgeous green jewelry to heartfelt gifts for guys and gals!
14 Sexy Sustainable Undies To Set Hearts Afire
13 Eco-Jewelry Gifts for Your Valentine’s Day Sweetheart
THE WEEK IN GREEN DESIGN
Solar Skin Turns Sydney’s Ugliest Tower into an Eco-marvel
World’s Smallest Solar-Powered Sensor Could Run Forever
Zaha’s Petroleum Research Center Aims For LEED Platinum
The Gyre: A Floating Upside Down Eco Skyscraper
KIDS STORIES FROM INHABITOTS
LEGO Architecture Series by Artist Adam Reed Tucker
A Flatpak DIY Treehouse Anyone Can Build
WEARABLE STORIES FROM ECOUTERRE
Vivienne Westwood Tells Everyone to Stop Buying Clothes
Stop Wasting Water Washing Dirty Jeans…Freeze Them!
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Win a Framed ‘Love’ Print on Wood from Petit Collage!
Win This Sizzling Venus Lace Nighty by Pi Organic!
UPCOMING DESIGN COMPETITIONS
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Thanks for reading everyone, we'll see you next week!
Jill, Yuka & Mike
Your faithful Inhabitat editors