Siemens Zeolith dishwasher saves energy

by Mark R

Take a look at this dishwasher. It certainly is better looking than any dishwasher that I have seen in any house, as it has a beautiful transparent aesthetic quality about it. Yet there is more to this dishwasher than just its looks. In fact, if the Siemens Zeolith dishwasher was the ugliest in the world, I would still want it. The Zeolith has a design that allows it to recycle …

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IllumiCharger gives USB power via wall outlet

by Edwin

The IllumiCharger is a light-powered USB wall outlet, where one is able to juice up their USB devices without forking out an additional cent – apart from the initial investment, of course. This device will collect and store energy from interior lighting, offering free charging power to USB devices in the same way that solar-powered classroom calculators work. Sounds like a practical idea, but just how many hours of lighting …

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Gyre Floating City for inhabiting the oceans

by Mark R

Come on, it’s Friday, and you know that you read tech blogs so you can dream about technology like this. This Gyre (that’s what it’s called, but I don’t know how to pronounce it) is one of those concept drawings that will probably never be made into reality. But if the world really is getting as overpopulated at some people are saying, then we will have to live in the …

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Rocco, a rocking horse that can generate power

by Mark R

First there was the Playpump, then there was the sOccket Ball, and now there is another way to harness all that unlimited energy that young children have. Designers Aaron Tsui, Irina Kozlovskaya, Jasen Mehta, and Sergio Silva have created Rocco, the energy pal, a rocking horse designed to use the kinetic energy from rocking back and forth, presumably not gently. When the internal battery on Rocco is full charged, its …

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Power generating dog leash

by Edwin

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Dog owners know just how important it is to walk their dogs in order to burn off all the pent up mental energy, so why not take a greener approach with the Power Generating Dog Leash? This unique device even comes with a storage space that can hold doggy poop bags, alongside a trio of LEDs if night walking is your thing. There are no batteries involved – all you …

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PrePeat Printer uses no ink nor paper

by Edwin

Want to take the truly paperless route in your home and office? Why, the PrePeat Printer could be just the thing for you. After all, it uses a new kind of technology which actually achieves “printouts” without using either ink or paper, thanks to a heat sensitive plastic sheet alongside a precision thermal head that “prints” out both gray scale text and images. The paper which it is printed on …

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Affordable Scosche Solbat2 Solar Charger

by Ally

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Using a solar charger instead of plugging your gadgets into an outlet is always ideal, but solar panels can often be pricey.  This small panel is about the size of your average cellphone, plus it won’t cost you a fortune.  With this small panel you’ll be able to keep any of your USB powered devices up and running no matter where you’re at.

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To get the energy out of your kids, use the sOccket Ball

by Mark R

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Does anyone think that it is strange that we live in a world where we must conserve all the energy we can, but children have energy to spare? Fortunately, the sOccket Ball has figured out a way to harness the power of children’s play. That’s right, the sOccket ball. Don’t ask me why this product name is so odd, with its usage of capital and lower case letters, but here …

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