Environment

January 12, 2017

Trains in the Netherlands Now Run Completely on Wind Energy

In 2015, Dutch railway operator NS teamed with energy supplier Eneco to make a push toward running all of its electric trains purely on wind energy by 2018. And now, they’ve announced that they’ve reached that goal one year early. That’s right, the next time you hop on an electric train in the Netherlands, know that it’s 100% run by wind energy.

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January 9, 2017

Quarter-Mile-Long Mirrored Poles Installation Reflects the Changing Tides

Stretching a quarter mile down Laguna Beach, Phillip K. Smith III‘s art installation 1/4 Mile Arc created a glittering spectacle along the sand. 250 stainless steel posts, polished to a mirrored sheen, were spaced evenly in a gentle arc along the coastline. Over a period of 4 days, curious beach goers and art lovers discovered how the light and color of sand and surf illuminated the poles.

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