6 Nov
Aerospace grade aluminum gadget provides 30 hours of charge

Portable solar chargers are a key gadget for anyone’s briefcase. Whether the victim of a Hurricane Sandy/Zombie Apocalypse type event, or just stuck without electricity in a remote locale, solar chargers supply your phone and mp3 player with needed juice when desperation strikes. And while there are many options to choose from, few will look [...]


14 Feb
Modular design, sustainable, 186 mph, handmade German EV

Regensburg, Germany-based PG made quite a splash a couple summers ago with the Blacktrail — the World’s Fastest Carbon Fiber and Titanium Electric Bike. The $80,000 sustainable vehicle stunned eco-fans with a futuristic design and tech-heavy engineering that made many take notice. Building a respected collection of handmade e-Bikes, Pedelecs and UrbanBikes, PG has now [...]


8 Aug
British luxury label goes green in aerospace-grade aluminum

Dunhill ups the ante on portable solar chargers with this extremely sharp gadget. Engineered from lightweight and durable aerospace grade aluminium, the Dunhill Solar Charger will provide up to 30 hours of charging for you device, be it mobile phone, iPad, iPod, etc, and can then be fully recharged simply by being left out in [...]


15 Apr
The very cleverly engineered urban city bike

Dutch bicycle manufacturer VANMOOF has designed perhaps the ultimate urban bike. VANMOOF’s No.5 bicycle counters all the common pitfalls that come with riding your bike around a city into one simple yet innovative design. The highly geometric frame is aluminum (and rust free), integrating a solar powered LED light system that is built inside its [...]


25 Feb
Russia's Podvaal magnetic watch separates time into three

The creation of Russian design studio Podvaal, the Revolve watch uses three bracelets that function as separate pieces but come together to tell you one time. As you can guess there is one bracelet to display the hours, one for minutes and a third one for seconds. The bracelets are magnetic, allowing you to pull [...]


26 Oct
Acronym's solution to dying batteries

Society is so reliant on technology, a couple minutes without a mobile phone now seems like an eternity. So what are you supposed to do when you’re out and your cell phone battery is almost dead? Acronym’s 3A-MSOL1 Modular Solar Panel aims to solve all your battery related problems. Connect the cable to the accumulator [...]


22 Oct
Sustainable solar-powered energy via stylish panels

A new creation by SMIT, Solar Ivy are solar panels arranged to resemble ivy growing on historic buildings. Besides adding a unique texture and aged grace to an otherwise bland facade, the thousands of panels capture sustainable solar energy to power the building. The way most solar energy works is the massive panels capture a [...]


16 Aug
GM's Robonaut 2 will send tweets from space

I feel bad for robots. They get charged with all of humanity’s most laborious, repetitive tasks, with little or no glory. Welding car chassis joints, sealing up gushing oil platforms, carrying rich drunks to bed. Thanks to NASA and GM that’s about to change, and our robotic underlords are about to make their way into [...]

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