Robot Fish could help steer fish schools

by Mark R

The other day, I was watching the news about the oil spill in the Gulf, and I had heard that a pelican had been saved. Apparently, the Pelican went in the spill to catch a fish, but a team managed to clean him off. My first reaction was: “Man, why did that pelican go into the oil-infested waters for that fish?” Yes, there are more fish in the sea, but …

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Electric Car to make 16,000 mile trip

by Mark R

Anyone remember when we reported on the electric car that goes 1,000 km on a single charge? Well, there is an electric car from the Racing Green Endurance Team that plans to take their SRZero Electric car 26,000km (16,000 miles). The SRZero electric car is sponsored by Imperial College London, and the trip it plans to make is down the Pan-American Highway, starting in Northern Alaska and going to Tierra …

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Hydro Powered Calculator

by Ally

This isn’t the first of the water powered gadgets, but it is definitely an attractive new design.  Plus besides looking good on your desk, it allows for you to live your life just a little more eco-friendly.  You also won’t have to worry about constantly replacing batteries, instead you just refill a tiny capsule and you’re ready to go.

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Tricod Solar Light Pot

by Ally

Alright so you’re all set with lighting to go all aroung your garden and show off your house, but you need a little something extra for your patio.  This Tricod Orange Solar Bubble Light Pot would look great sitting out on your picnic tables.  It has the same look as a terra cotta pot, but mixes in a little bit of a whisical look with the cute bubbles cut out …

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Generator racing does away with batteries

by Edwin

Whenever you get stuff for your little ones, especially remote controlled toys, chances are the maintenance of said toy will burn a larger hole in your pocket than the original no thanks to it running on batteries. With the Generator Racing, using batteries are a thing of the past since this £39.95 purchase will rely on a manual power generator to generate the required juice for your race car to …

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Kevin Costner is trying to prevent Oilworld

by Mark R

I suppose that words are insufficient to describe the environmental damage of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that is still going on. I’ve heard a lot about all the failed attempts to fight the spill, but there is a machine that can supposedly extract 97 percent of the oil from the water. This machine is being promoted by none other than Kevin Costner. Apparently the actor is …

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Morning Glory Solar Powered LED Flower

by Ally

Solar gadgets are usually a little more on the practical side.  This one doesn’t even serve a real purpose like the solar garden lights.  Instead, it’s purely decorative, but that’s plenty good enough.  It’s a great modern twist for those that enjoy stained glass hanging in their windows.

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Shock absorbers are capable of generating electricity

by Edwin

Shock absorbers are an extremely important component of any car, as it provides you with a comfortable ride no matter where you want to go. Well, the boffins at Cambridge, MA-based Levant Power have come up with a new form of shock absorbers which are touted to lower fuel consumption by 1.5% to 6%, depending on the type of vehicle it is used in and driving conditions. Not only that, …

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