Want to go green with a fun recycling project? How about red, yellow, and green? When I was 8 years old, my dad bought me an old traffic light for my birthday. He and I later painted it, fixed it up, and got it working again. It soon became part of my bedroom décor and […]
Energy efficiency holds huge potential when it comes to being better stewards of the environment and stopping climate change (well, human-caused, extremely rapid and destructive climate change, that is). It could also help us save money. Reportedly, the U.S. could save $700 billions dollars with some energy efficiency improvements. How much time do we spend thinking […]
Following up on my post last week on 7 cool solar power technologies, here are 7 more cool solar power technologies. 1. Solar-powered Cars: I’m not sure if you’ll ever be able to buy a solar-powered car, but some researchers at Japan’s Tokai University and Panasonic, among others, are trying to make it possible, and […]
Solar power is cool, and is very widely supported by the public — who doesn’t support getting our electricity from the sun? But as solar has developed over the years, more and more interesting solar power technologies have popped up. Here are 7 that I think you’ll find pretty interesting. 1. Solar shingles. Want to […]
These are wicked cool. I don’t know their large-scale usefulness yet, and maybe they’ll never be that useful on a large scale, but they are two of the coolest inventions I’ve seen in a long time — a 3D solar printer and a low-tech light cutter. The inventor demos both of them in the Sinai […]
What’s hotter than a solar panel bikini? Not much for us clean energy geeks. Truthfully, I have to say that this creation of Brooklynite Andrew Schneider looks a little strange, but it’s also quite a cool and interesting concept. Now, you are probably wondering at this point, is this for real? Can you really create […]
These 2 gadgets help you monitor your energy usage and save money in eco-geek style.
Be ready for the next big snow with your very own pedal powered snow plow. Genius!
Metal staples are out. This staple-free stapler let’s you stitch your papers together.
Why ride a regular bike when you could ride a BOND bike. Secret agent cyclists unite!