Posts Tagged ‘Green’
 
 
 
Bikes
 
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PedalPower+ Promises To Power Your Gadgets While You Ride Your Bike

I'm all for riding a bike over car transport and PedalPower+ now offers me a way to double down on my green equity.  Much like the dynamos of the 80s and 90s that powered many a bike lights, the PedalPower+ uses the same concep...
 
Cell Phones
 
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The Samsung Reclaim Maybe Sprint’s Flagship Eco Phone, But Why The Mail-In-Rebate

It might bear a similar resemblance to the Propel, but Samsung's Reclaim is all about Eco-friendly. So much so in fact that its box is crafted from 70 percent recycled materials and printed using a Soy based ink. Also adding to...

 
Green Energy
 
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The Xeros Washing Machine Uses Beads Instead Of Water To Clean Clothing

So we've seen a few ways to save on water when it comes to washing clothes, but none quite so efficient as the Xeros machine. Instead of using gallons of water, the Xeros machine depends on polymer beads that when combined with...
 
Concepts
 
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mechanical-sliding-door

Electricity Free Sliding Door Concept (video)

Sliding doors ain't exactly new tech, but this innovative concept uses zero electricity and depends on the person's weight to to open and close.  It works by stepping on a foot plate that engages a set of gears that trigger a c...

 
Autos
 
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electric-datsun

The Fastest Street Legal Electric Car Is From 30 Years Ago (video)

Whose got the fastest street legal all electric car? No, not Tesla. A guy named John Wayland who converted an old Datsun.  It can now do over 100mph in the quarter mile, which equates to a 12 second run. Hit the video below for...
 
Green Energy
 
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powerleap

POWERleap Charging The World One Footstep At A Time

We've seen piezoelectric flooring before, but now POWERleap hopes to bring the product to commercial availability.  In case you forgot, the concept is simple: when a person walks on the pad the energy from their foot step is ca...

 
Concepts
 
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Trio Dish Dryer Concept Recycles Run Off Water To Grow Herbs

I'm not huge on 'concept only' products, but the Trio Dish Dryer warms the cockles of my heart.  The simple yet ingenious design utilizes the run off water from freshly washed dishes to feed the growing herbs contained in the b...
 
Autos
 
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Tesla Officially Unveils The S Sedan, A $50k All Electric 7 Passenger Car

The Tesla S Sedan was officially unveiled here in sunny LA today.  So what can you expect from the $50,000 all electric vehicle? The car will be avaiable in 2011 0-60 is currently spec'd at 5.5 seconds It will have a 300 mile r...

 
Green Energy
 
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pelamis-wave-power-device

Pelamis Wave Power Device Sinks With The Rest Of The Economy

Sad to say, but Portugal's wave farm experiment has come to a money grinding halt. Initially the Pelamis wave power device was pulled from the ocean due to leaks that were impacting its buoyancy. But now the ever present and wo...
 
Green Energy
 
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sliding-house
sliding-house

Transforming House Goes From Wood To Glass With The Flip Of A Switch (video)

My dream is to one day own a house.  That dream is quickly followed by another dream, which is for that house to contain an aboriteum incased in glass that enables me to virtually sit outside no matter the weather.  The Sliding...

 
Green Energy
 
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greenwheel

MIT’s GreenWheel Is The Next Electrical Bike

I'm sorry, I thought the whole purpose of riding a bike was for exercise and powering yourself from one location to the next off of the proverbial grid?  An MIT student, Ryan Chin, has invented the GreenWheel.  Although I appla...
 
Cell Phones
 
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Samsung Earth Phone Features Built-in Solar Panels, To Keep The World Spinning

The year 2009 is only a month and half in and it's shaping up to be a green one for consumer electronics. Yesterday, we saw the unveiling of LG's energy efficient LCDs and today Samsung has taken the wraps of their Blue Earth p...