Make the winning suggestion for the next X PRIZE and win $25,000.
The X Prize Foundation wants your craziest green idea, so let the games begin.
The X Prize Foundation recently announced the winner of their "What's Your Crazy Green Idea" competition.
The X Prize Foundation needs your vote to help them decide their next X Prize.
The X Prize Foundation will be hosting a forum in early September to discuss different ideas regarding renewable energy.
MAX has a three-wheeled distant cousin that's a diesel-electric hybrid.
The fine art of automotive design, especially high-mpg design.
MAX will enter a race, uhhhh we mean event, and will run on veggie oil.
What does MAX have in common with and old action, adventure, paranoia, social commentary BBC TV series of the '60s?
MAX Puts the “Ex” in X Prize
MAX is back from the dead after its infamous wreck. So why is the frame gray?
MAX is hitting 60 mpg. That's better than a Prius, and before we get serious about streamlining.
MAX is encountering robust competition at Escape from Berkeley
What kind of mpg did MAX get in the race? How did Jack get fuel along the way? How much can you get for a t-shirt and a copy of Mother Earth News? Answers to these exciting questions inside!
It's the age-old tug of war between good looks and streamlined, aerodynamic design.
Brink TV show seeks "low-budget mad scientist." Jack and his MAX project fit the bill!
It's time to calculate MAX's aerodynamic drag. Enter champagne science on a beer budget!
MAX needs a roof, stat.
A searchable index for the MAX Updates posts, and a few more thoughts on the Progressive Automotive X Prize.
MAX turns heads and makes an impression at The EG, aka the Entertainment Gathering.
Jack gets a wallop of motivation for a fully enclosed cabin, and looks ahead to a future with inquisitive grandchildren.
Could MAX be the perfect car for driver's ed?
MAX wins the Escape from Berkeley race!!
Perhaps if we had just listened to the deer all along, we never would've ended up in this gas guzzling mess.
In the pursuit of 100 mpg, cardboard is a nice medium for conceptualizing design features, but it has its limitations.
MAX is well on its way to 100 mpg, if the lessons from these 100+ mpg motorcyles are any indication.
MAX needs 25 percent more horsepower to get from zero to 60 mph in less than 18 seconds. Got any suggestions?
One would think a car wouldn't need a mechanical inspection at 5,000 miles. But when you're building a 100-mpg car from scratch, and the builder is meticulous, it's wise to look for problems even when there are no signs of problems.
MAX version 2.0 is underway.
MAX version 2.0 is about to start moving. This may come as a surprise, but Jack is going to try it with biodiesel.
We're at work on a 100-mpg DIY car! Come meet MAX and take a seat for what will be a long, but fun, journey.
Is the glass half empty? Half full? Or is there just too much glass? I'm designing MAX to be just the right amount of "glass" for the vast majority of our driving. Here's to efficiency.
MAX gets a small favor from high-end luxury sports cars.
Breaking News: MAX Totaled
Meet Kriste Misiak and her family, the recent winners of the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Ultimate Garden Giveaway.
MAX debuts by taking the checkered flag of the 800+ mile, no gasoline consumed, Escape from Berkeley race.
Considering deer, it’s time for a roll bar.
Conservation over corn.
I hate to say it — because electric cars may be the salvation of transportation someday — but much of the current hype around electric cars is smoke and mirrors.
Missouri farmer and HOMEGROWN Life blogger Bryce Oates tackles the Enbridge Flanagan South Pipeline, which would cross 1 mile from his area's water intake.
Collegiate teams showcase affordable, energy-efficient houses in global competition.
Volkswagon's high mileage (1 liter of fuel per 100 kilometers) car is getting closer to production. Expect to see 100 of these available to the public in 2013.
Consumers are intrigued by smart grid technology, but they need a lot more information and better tools before they'll participate.
In a move that could devastate Colorado's thriving solar industry, Xcel Energy slashes incentive program.
Colorado's once-thriving solar industry has ground to a halt following Xcel Energy's move to slash incentive rebates for homeowners.
Our area is abundant with history. We have a limber pine tree nearby that I estimate is over 2,100 years old and still very much alive. History - we have an abundance of it.
In Japan, more and more people are combining farming with other work. My neighbors and I fit the pattern, but what's it all mean for the future of farming?
Why Tesla cars, Space-X and other creations of Elon Musk are not the kind of visionary thinking we so desperately need.
Bird-X's new Bed Bug Alert is a business card-size device that can be slipped under a mattress or into any tight spot to attract and trap bed bugs--alerting you to a problem before it's too late.