Donut shaped modification makes wind generators more efficient

by James

Wind power is a viable alternative for green energy – particularly in arid areas where there’s plenty of wind, but little of anything else. Trouble is, that wind turbines aren’t as efficient as they should and need to be. A company named Leviathan Energy seems to have a very simply way to improve the efficiency of wind turbines … and it involves donuts.

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Cluster bomb technology used for seed planting

by James

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Anti War activists hate cluster bombs – mostly because they can be used to deploy anti personnel mines which don’t get picked up long after the last bullet has been fired. And when they go off, even children are victims. But can the technology be harnessed for more constructive and green purposes? Designer Hwang Jin Wook seems to think so and as such, he came up with the “Seedbomb.”

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Envirobank Gives you Money for Recyclables

by Mark R

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This next product is for those who are truly “greening their routine”. I myself usually take a trip to the recycling plant once per week. Sadly, this has nothing to do with my love for Mother Earth. It just so happens that I can save a lot of money on my garbage bill. Envirobank has figured out a way that consumers can deposit their recyclables in a conveniently located machine, …

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The K-Light solar lantern

by Ally

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It’s always nice when you go camping and don’t have to worry about packing 15 different types of batteries.  The more solar gadgets you can have around, the less batteries you have to deal with.  Making this K-Light a convenient light to have around when it comes time to go camping.  Instead of worrying about having D batteries lying around, you just have to make sure to leave this out …

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Eizo Nanao New EcoView Monitors

by Mark R

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Earth day may have been last week, but that didn’t stop Eizo Nanao from making monitors with an EcoView Sense feature. This feature allows the monitor to enter into sleep mode if no one moves in front of it for 40 seconds. How is this possible? These new Eizo Nanao monitors come equipped with motion detectors that can somehow sense a moving form before the screen at maximum length of …

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Kinesis Industries K3

by Mark R

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The last time we covered Kinesis, it was at CES. Back then, we were covering the unveiling of the K2, a charger for mobile devices that uses both solar power and wind power. The company has recently unveiled the K3, a “tribrid” charger. It would appear that three is indeed the magic number as a user can charge their mobile devices three ways. The first method is with simple AC …

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POWERplus Eagle Solar Charger & Torch

by Edwin

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Don’t you just hate it that when your life revolves around gadgets and gizmos, one of the most irritating things would be to have that particular device die on you during the most inopportune moments? Well, why not do your part and charge your cell phone as well as portable media player before heading outdoors so that you can have maximum enjoyment of said devices before returning home, but what …

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Solar powered pond fountain

by Edwin

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So you love decorating your home’s lawn with garden gnomes and the ilk, but surely you’re not going to let them die of thirst? Hence, the presence of a pond in the middle of your garden to further enhance the overall look of your very own personal space in this big, big world. Why not make it spring to life (literally) with the solar-powered pond fountain? Cordless solar powered pond …

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