Eco-Friendly Gift Guide

Do you have a friend that cares more about the environment then he does about you? Then buy him nothing (or one of these eco-friendly green gifts).

Windup LED Flashlight – $7.69

This flashlight never needs batteries and the LED bulbs will last a lifttime! Crank this for just 1 minute for 120 minutes of light.

The Windup LED Flashlight is available from Amazon for $7.69.


Solar Power Your Home For Dummies – $13.59

This friendly, hands-on guide is packed with tips for making your home more energy-efficient though solar power—and helping the planet at the same time. You’ll see how to survey your home to determine your current household energy efficiency and use, and evaluate where solar power would best benefit you. You’ll also calculate what the return on your investment will be before you make any decisions. Once you’ve decided on a project, you’ll see whether it’s best to hire a contractor or do it yourself.

The Solar Power Your Home For Dummies is available from Amazon for $13.59.


Global Warming Mug – $12.95

This worryingly relevant mug-with-a-message is adorned with a map of the world. Which is nice. What isn’t particularly nice is what happens when you fill the mug with a hot drink. Because as soon as the mug feels the heat, the land mass begins to disappear before your very eyes. Oceans start to spread across the coastlines as ice caps melt and water levels rise.

The Global Warming Mug is available from Firebox for $12.95.

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Electronic Gadgets Gift Guide

Here is our top 10 list of the most wanted electronic gadgets and gifts for this holiday season (as you can probably tell we were struggling to find one for under $10).

LCD Window Thermometer – $9.99

Since the temperature is the one thing that most effects your comfort level you typically want to know what to expect before heading out the door. Sure, you could open a door or window to check your local temperature but we think that is definitely way low tech. This simple but clean looking LCD Window Thermometer will give you a much easier way to know what it feels like outside.

The LCD Window Thermometer is available from Think Geek for $9.99.


Digital Picture Frames – from ~$50

Digital picture frames

Digital picture frames have really taken off this year. Here we compare some of the cheapest and best digital picture frames that are currently available with regards to both features and value for money. We’ll also provide an explanation of all the features that the various digital photo frames have to offer.

The Digital Picture Frames is available from CG for from ~$50.


Slide and Negative Digital Converter – $99

This device converts old 35mm slides and film negatives into digital images, allowing you to easily preserve your memories without having to rely on a conversion service. Slides and negatives are placed into a tray that aligns each properly; the touch of a button scans the image instantly.

The Slide and Negative Digital Converter is available from Hammacher for $99.


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