Photosynthesis UV-Sensitive Shirt

by Edwin

When you were back in school, surely one of the more impressionable science topics that you could remember would be the entire process of photosynthesis, where it is a process for plants to consume carbon dioxide and release oxygen into the atmosphere during the day (whenever there is sunlight, that is). If you want to remind the adult populace of this particular process, then what better way to do it …

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Bye-5: Turn off the lights by slapping it some skin

by Mark R

I have no idea of who invented the high-five, but this hand-to-hand slap has become one of the first things we learn. We are always so proud when our little babies can high five. Yes, there is something very positive about this hand slap, and designer Da Deng has channeled this positive energy into a device that can save energy. This is the Bye-5 light switch, and it is an …

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Vieria Concept Car actually cleans the air

by Mark R

I think that we all know that nothing contributes to the growing problem of air pollution than the automobile. However, this Vieria concept car is not planning on being a contributor, but it will clean the air. The Vieria is described by my Source as a water purifier that “takes in dirty and dusty air, runs it through a filter beneath its passenger capsule and returns clean, fresh, breathable air”. …

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Going green sees new projects materializing

by Edwin

It goes without saying that in this day and age, going green is more or less mandatory if you or your company wants to win brownie points with people around. Sure, we have solar powered cell phones and electric cars as well as the slew of recycling programs that you participate in on an almost religious basis, but what about the home that you live in? You might have populated …

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Christian Schallert’s shape-shifting apartment

by Mark R

We have reported on many small apartment dwellers who have turned their cramped spaces into something innovative. There was that Hong Kong man who created the Domestic Transformer, and the Japanese man who built his house in a space designed for parking. This is Christian Schallert, who lives in what many blogs are calling a “Lego apartment”. At least, that is how one of his friends in the video (which …

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Zippo Emergency Fire Starter Kit

by Edwin

There are just moments in life when you just want to get away from it all – the hustle and bustle of the city, the craziness and hectic lifestyle at the office, and all the pressure in your life due to a “modern” lifestyle. Well, what better way to do it than align yourself with nature, hanging out in the wilderness with a tent and all your favorite comics in …

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Mosquito Repelling Lantern

by Edwin

Since summer is going to come around for those of you living in the northern hemisphere, it makes perfect sense to prepare for your outdoor activities, and that includes on ramping up on anti-pest sprays and lotions, just in case camping is high on your list this year. Of course, if you are going to spend plenty of time outdoors, carrying a lantern around with you would be an extremely …

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Military Mosquito Countermeasure

by Edwin

Getting bitten by bugs, especially those blood sucking mosquitoes, isn’t anyone’s idea of fun when camping in the great outdoors, don’t you think so? We too, subscribe to a similar idea, which is why we tend to look out for gizmos such as the Military Mosquito Countermeasure. The name itself is pretty much self-explanatory – after all, if it is good enough for military personnel who are abroad, surely it …

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