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Between the Neoclassical period, Postmodernism and the architect’s names you’re familiar with, it can be difficult keeping everything straight when it comes to the buildings around you. LEGO, on the other hand, can be as simple as snapping some bricks together to see if your fingers can realize your vision. Author Tom Alpin has combined the two with The LEGO Architect. Using LEGO as the building blocks (had to), you’ll learn about everything from Art Deco to High-Tech with galleries of famous buildings crafted entirely of LEGO bricks. There are even LEGO style instructions to help you craft modern marvels of your own.

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Unless you’re slapping solar panels on your roof or erecting a wind turbine, you probably just pay your energy bill and hope your local utility is doing the right thing. That isn’t happening nearly enough. Enter Arcadia Power, a free platform that allows you to contribute to the fight for clean power while dropping monthly energy costs. Link your local utility account, and they seek out solar and wind projects near you, buying renewable energy certificates in your name. Arcadia Power is committed to making clean energy work for the planet and your bank account.