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Urban hacktivist Florian Rivière came up with this guerrilla crosswalk in his home town Strasbourg. Made from old carpet, the light-weight pop-up crosswalks are easy to carry and can be placed on the street “so you can cross wherever pleases you”.

from Co.Create

IBM Turns Its Ads Into Useful Urban Furniture

It's interesting to see advertising helping people in every day situations. IBM has been killing it with their designs lately! IBM Turns Its Ads Into Useful Urban Furniture

from Mail Online

Royal Society reveals best nature pictures of the year

Tadpoles overhead. Overall winner, Category winner: Ecology and Environmental Science. Tad...

Tel Aviv municipality has painted some crosswalks in the colors of the rainbow flag, as part of the preparation for the 2012 pride parade. We are proud to live in such an open society!

from Co.Exist

Can't Handle The Steep Hill? Take A Ride On This Bike Elevator

Can't Handle The Steep Hill? Take A Ride On This Bike Elevator The Cyclo Cable, a simple motorized lift for cyclists in Norway, makes it easy to get your bike up an intimidating hill.

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