The day we all go green is the day that I’m a happier man.  Although the Empower chair (or bench) won’t get us there tomorrow, it’s the small stuff that counts, right?

The design is simple: you rock back and forth and the kinetic energy is captured into a battery and transferred to the on board USB outlets.

It won’t reduce the smog plume that sits over LAX, but at least it will lower airports and other transportation center’s electricity bill.

[via Inhabitat]


Christen Costa

Grew up back East, got sick of the cold and headed West. Since I was small I have been pushing buttons - both electronic and human. With an insatiable need for tech I thought "why not start a blog focusing on technology, and use my dislikes and likes to post on gadgets."