ice cream

Green tech finds: Cool tech, cold tech

Green tech finds: Cool tech, cold tech

Just because we’re all trying to stay warm right now doesn’t mean that some techies aren’t thinking about cold – or at least cool. From climate-friendly freezers to arguments for space heating, we’ve got what’s cool – and what’s cold.

Hubba hubba, Hubby Hubby

Hubba hubba, Hubby Hubby

Yesterday gay couples began to legally wed in the great state of Vermont. Vermont, now known for its stance on marriage equality, has always been a state for lovers. Lovers of ice cream that is.

Green tech finds (8/27/09)

Green tech finds (8/27/09)

Summer’s coming to an end, but ice cream and watermelon are still on the radar… as green tech finds.

Gardening online: Nope, it’s not a new Facebook app. Italian company Azienda Agricola Giacomo Ferraris has created a sort of CSA 2.0 — Italians can design a garden online, and the company plants the vegetables requested, and delivers the produce from the garden to the customer’s door. (via Springwise)
Online sustainability training: Looking to update your skill set for the green economy? Nevada’s Truckee Meadows Community College has a new online certificate program in green technology; the University of Wisconsin-Extension is offering a full online bachelor’s degree program in sustainable management.

Death and life of ice cream

Death and life of ice cream

This time lapse video of every conceivable type of that summer elixir, ice cream and all its derivatives melting is deliciously contemplative and meditative. This was created by Mind Pie, a video art collective. The segment involving the ice cream sandwich melting would probably however horrify my special lady friend who loves ice cream sandwiches…

Modern architecture + ice cream

Modern architecture + ice cream

I scream, you scream, modern architecture themed ice cream! Natasha Case and Freya Estreller have combined apparently three of their interests, architecture, ice cream, and puns into a cheeky ice cream sandwich business called “Cool Haus.” Its cold and presumably delicious concoctions will be sold out of a truck that will be roaming the streets…