Green Tech, Gadgets & Design

Best Rechargeable Flashlights

Best Rechargeable Flashlight

Rechargeable flashlights solve that pesky battery drain problem that renders your flashlight useless when you need it most. Just simply leave the flashlight plugged in while in storage, and it’s ready to go at a moment’s notice. There are hundreds… Read More
Best Solar Watch

Best Solar Powered Watches

Solar powered watches give you the same style and functionality as traditional watches with the added benefit that you don’t have to remember to change its batteries periodically. We compared dozens of them and liked the following five solar powered… Read More
bee pollen

Pollen Batteries: Nothing To Sneeze At

A group out of Purdue University is working towards making battery anodes out of renewable, easy-to-source pollen. Talk about green energy! Energy storage is a hot topic. As great as renewable energies are, unless there’s a good way to store… Read More
solar stove

Solar Cooking With the GoSun Stove

By combining the technologies used in insulated beverage bottles and conventional solar ovens, the GoSun solar stove is making emissions-free cooking easier and more accessible. Using a flexible solar concentrator to focus the sun’s heat on an evacuated tube, the… Read More

“Eternal Flashlight” Powered By Body Heat

A New York-based engineer has designed a small flashlight that runs entirely on the heat of the human body and requires no batteries or charging of any kind. The Lumen flashlight is the design of engineer Rost Zhuravskiy, who primarily… Read More

Could our Future World be Made of CO2 from Air?

  Researchers at George Washington University in Washington, DC have devised a way to pull CO2 out of air and turn the carbon into carbon nanofibers, the wonder material that now makes racing bikes and other high tech sporting goods… Read More

LEDs Are Changing the Look of Indoor Farming

Indoor farming isn’t a new concept, but bringing LEDs into it is making the process more cost-effective. Traditional farmers are hostages to the weather. Drought, flood, or an early frost can destroy entire harvests and cost the agricultural sector millions… Read More
pomegranate battery

Pomegranate Points Way To Silicon-Based Li-Ion Battery

Science describes nature, but science also borrows from nature. We’ve heard about a solar leaf, a smart watch inspired by buzzing insects, a hybrid car inspired by water, self-cleaning glass inspired by a carnivorous plant, a scooter steering system inspired… Read More
energy efficiency power adapter

The Power Brick Is Becoming More Efficient

There it is, midway between the wall outlet and my laptop: the power brick. Two inches wide, five inches long and an inch tall, it’s the AC power adapter, putting my household power supply in a form my computer can… Read More

TurboCord EV Charger A Portable, Faster Solution

Given that electric cars are slowly becoming more popular, it was only a matter of time before makers of accessories for these vehicles began innovating to remain competitive. One of the most recent examples of this is from EV charging… Read More