Phoenix Vehicle Made From Bamboo Cane Is The New Green Car

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Future of cars is coming fast. It is no longer viable to drive on biodegradable fuels but the vehicle itself must be biodegradable. At least, that was the main idea behind the unique indigenous design by Albrecht Birkner & Kenneth Cobonpue called the Phoenix vehicle and made of bamboo cane stalks. It is amazing how the designers managed to pull out an aerodynamic line that is made of ecological materials and still produces a futuristic design. Continue reading »

Photo of the Day: Phoenix is Under Attack of the Dust Storm

A large dust storm, or haboob, sweeps across downtown Phoenix. Dust storms are common across Arizona during the summer, and walls of dust more than a mile high can blanket an area in a matter of seconds, sometimes reducing visibility to zero. (Ross D. Franklin/Associated Press) Click image to zoom.

Photo of the Day: Dust Storm Envelops Phoenix

A dust storm hovers over Queen Creek, Ariz. Thursday, Aug. 18. The dust storm, also known as a haboob in Arabic and around Arizona, swept through Pinal County and headed northeast, reaching Phoenix at about 6 p.m. It was the third major dust storm to hit the Phoenix metro area since last month. (Matt York / AP) Continue reading »