RETREET redefines disaster relief by engaging communities to replant lost trees.
SUNDAY SHOW & TELL vol.37
A few weeks ago, over 2,000 Nepalese, including children and Buddhist monks, gathered to break the world tree-hugging record. Way to go! The previous titleholder was Portland, OR. Who will hold it next?
Maya Pedal, an organization in Guatemala, builds useful machines out of bicycles and has published all of their plans online. Check out their videos and downloads.
With summer almost full in-swing, we have our minds on spending a lovely night in a treehouse, surrounded by leaves and sky. Which one do you like the best of the 20 below?
NEPALESE BREAK TREE-HUGGING RECORD
MAYA PEDAL BICYCLE MACHINES
20 AMAZING TREEHOUSE DESIGNS
SUNDAY SHOW & TELL vol.11
Snowed in this winter? Lost your electricity? Spend some time turning your bicycle into a generator! Not only will the power help keep you warm, so will making it. Then again, if you had a snow bike, nothing could stop you from making an escape. Ride on! Before you go, take a look at the origin of the Christmas Tree. And if you would like to offset your purchase of one, consider joining The communiTREE.
Happy Holidays everyone!
THE ORIGIN OF THE CHRISTMAS TREE.
SUNDAY SHOW & TELL vol.9
A tree is just a tree, or is it? To many, trees are the masterpieces of nature. Maybe these photos will have you thinking the same. Can you imagine riding a bicycle down a winding mountain road, in the rain, backwards? Watch Eskil do it! Polish off this week's Sunday Show & Tell with a human-powered flying bicycle. Epic!
HUMAN-POWERED FLYING BICYCLE.
SUNDAY SHOW & TELL vol.7
This time around, we're delving into the stranger side of bikes and trees. What's the weirdest bike you have ever seen? Does it beat these? Did you know trees communicate through fungi in order to help each other survive? Have you ever ridden a bicycle-powered tree house elevator? Share your thoughts and comments!