New Batmobile design is earth-friendly, designed by a legend

by Mark R

We have seen a lot of Batmobiles driven by the caped crusader in the movies, television, and comic books. Most of them have interesting gadgets, and many are not grounded in reality. Think about the Batmobile that drove up the wall in Batman Forever. Some people don’t like the Humvee look in the latest Batman films, and Gordon Murray, legendary Formula One car designer, created this one. As far as …

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Orange UK’s new T-shirts can power your mobile devices, with sound!

by Mark R

In case you are wondering, these are not mouse pads that these people have on their T-shirts. This is Orange UKs new technology, and it could be what you need to charge your mobile device. It does so using piezoelectrics with the absorption of vibration from sound. I going out on a limb here and guess that the white pads on the belly are sound sponges. I would also imagine …

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Fab Lab Solar Powered Wooden House

by Mark R

Okay, so what are we looking at here? It is the Fab Lab, which one of those awesome environmentally friendly houses. As you can see, it has what you would expect from these concept homes. First of all, it has a weird shape. In fact, it is so odd, that I don’t have name to describe it. It’s definitely asymmetrical, and a blend of a cylinder, and rectangular solid. I …

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The Solar Fountain Birdbath

by Edwin

Since summer is here for us folks living in the northern hemisphere, it goes without saying that birds would like to come out and frolic as well, and if you set up a birdbath, they would definitely love to have a go at it. However, getting that birdbath’s water to act as a fountain all by itself would require electricity, and you can either use magic, plug it in to …

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WeWood Chrono Watch

by Edwin

While many of us use our phones these days to tell the time, there are others who still prefer the more traditional method of wearing a watch. Of course, such a timepiece might be made out of classic metal, but how about getting closer to nature with the WeWood Chrono Watch from ThinkGeek? This unique timepiece is made out from 100% natural wood, helping you feel better after you decide …

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Natura helps save the environment even as you pee

by Edwin

Guys, what do you normally do when you go to the loo to relieve yourself? Normally, most guys do one or the other – which is to look ahead or stare straight down, no one really turns to the left or right just to check out how your neighbor is doing, size-wise or otherwise. If you are the type who stares down, then have you noticed just how urinals have …

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Is it the end of the clamshell packaging? I hope so.

by Mark R

If you are not familiar with clamshell packaging, it is what you see on that package of three pilers on the image to your left. I’m sure you can’t stand opening this plastic coated nightmare, as it never opens easily. On an episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm, Larry David is excited about his new gadget, until he can’t get it out of its clamshell plastic. He eventually ends up swearing …

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Ubiquitous iRemoTap is a Wi-Fi connected power strip

by Mark R

If you are like me, you have “that desk” in your house that is sort of the hub for digital information. On the desk is a laptop or desktop computer, and all kinds of accessories. Chances are, all of these devices are plugged in to a power strip, and they are a source of great power consumption on your monthly electric bill. This power strip by Japan-based Ubiquitous is the …

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