Fresh Greens: Tandem Bike-Pedaling Robot, Crazy Building Grown from Trees, Peeing on Tomatoes and More!

Tandem Bike-Pedaling Robot, Crazy Building Grown from Trees, Peeing on Tomatoes and More!

Fresh Greens: Tick Spit for What Ails You, Crazy Country Cabins and More

Each week we're bringing you some of our favorite posts from our friends over at TreeHugger. Enjoy!

Your Commuter Bikes, Hoarders as Artists, Pestivals, and More!

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Fresh Greens: Crazy Excessive Electronics Packaging, Dismembered Rare Tigers, Making Music with the Moon and More!

Each week we're bringing you some of our favorite posts from our friends over at TreeHugger. Enjoy! Ultra Rare Tiger Dismembered at Zoo and Sold on Chinese Black Market It's something you'd think would only happen in a movie. But one of only 400 of these rare tigers was literally taken apart at a zoo and sold off on the black market. Inflatable Solar Panels Zip Together To Power Most Anything This lightweight, inflatable solar panel concept brings renewable energy access to any building and without that pesky renovation. First Gray Wolf Hunt in Decades Begins Today Starting today, the gray wolf is about to be hunted for the first time in decades. Unless a judge steps in, hundreds are likely to be shot, starting in Idaho. buBle is More than a Tent, Less than a House Check out this awesome piece of design for a temporary home. Read the rest

Fresh Greens: A surprising twist for an ex-Enron-er, building houses for under $3k, presto-change-o chocolates, and goats

And you thought there was no way out of the housing market crash... You can build your own charming house for next to nothing.

Fresh Greens: Bull Semen Hair Conditioner

Each week, our friends at TreeHugger share some of their most curious and provocative posts with us. We're doing the same over on their turf. Enjoy! -- The Boingers A poisonous cloud of endosulfan blew through the Sierra Mountains and into crucial frog habitats. What happened next? You thought Fiji water was evil because it is shipped halfway around the world in plastic bottles. Here's another reason for it to deserve your ire. An oldie but a goodie: our green guide to sex! (PG-13 photos are safe for work, unless you work around kids) An iPhone app for controlling your car? It's real. Just not your car...yet. Had a bird poop facial or Bull Semen conditioning treatment lately? What other horrors are we massaging into our heads? You won't get fries with that. Bicycle discrimination at the drive through. After sending skinny nude models to protest fur, PETA calls overweight women "whales" in a new ad campaign. Sounds like PETA has a body image problem. Does it need a hug? Read the rest

Fresh Greens: Cars on shopping carts, 12-hour coffee and rat-eating plants

Cars on shopping carts, 12-hour coffee, great inventions, rat-eating plants, and so much more!

Fresh Greens: You don't need helicopters to kill wolves

Each week we're bringing you some of our favorite posts from our friends over at TreeHugger. Enjoy! • If it's September, it must be time to kill the wolves. • 98% of Scientists' Clean Energy Research Proposals are rejected by the Obama Administration. • It really is good that you're composting, but if you really want to help the planet, you should have fewer kids. • Hey there, future Darwin Award winnner! Next time you shoot an endangered animal, maybe you don't want to take it to the taxidermist. Read the rest

Fresh Greens: Better LEDs from Salmon (yep, the fish), Vegetarian Killer Robots, and More Green Oddities

Each week we're bringing you some of our favorite posts from our friends over at TreeHugger. Fish are the Secret Sauce for Better LEDs. What happens when you mix fluorescent dyes with salmon DNA? Killer Robots for the Military.

Fresh Green: Rappers Against Car Idling, Pedal-Powered Monorails and More

Each week we're bringing you some of our favorite posts from our friends over at TreeHugger. Anti-car-idling rappers flow about green issues in this quick street film. "We've been finned...and it's not a good thing." A group of shark attack victims are sympathetic towards the ultimate predators, and head to DC to lobby Congress for tighter protections for sharks.

Fresh Green: Worst Packaging, Human Shrub Attacks English Town, and More

Photo credit: scrapthispack @ Flickr Note: Each week we'll be bringing you a roundup of fresh green topics from our friends over at TreeHugger. Enjoy! Packaging Design At Its Worst Poor packaging design and ridiculous examples of over-packaging come in all shapes and sizes, but it doesn't get much worse than these individually-wrapped bananas. Human Shrub Attacks Town Citizens of Colchester beware! Take to your houses. A creature from the swamps has been filling empty planters and baskets with brightly-coloured marigolds and begonias, last seen wandering the streets carrying a sign saying "Save the Roses." Your Eco-Wood Might Be Illegal Thinking of buying sustainably harvested wood from Brazil? Check the label, could be illegal wood passed off as eco-certified. 6 Ways To Defuse Anti-Cyclist Road Rage If you are a cyclist and the victim of Auto Road Rage, there are a number of things you can do to keep the peace. I like #5, don your best plumage. Read the rest