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Get zen with the iPad controlled Biome Smart Terrarium

11/14/2011, In a recent exhibition in London called “Slow Tech”, designer Samuel Wilkinson showed off his Biome Smart Terrarium, which isn’t all that technical until it was revealed that it was actually controlled by an iPad (could be replaced with a...

13 year old uses Fibonacci sequence to improve solar efficiency

08/19/2011, Solar panels are great as they help to generate power in place of using electricity, but unfortunately solar panels require proper positioning and good weather conditions to reach maximum efficiency, and for some reason it took a 13 year old boy to figure...

Golden Gate Electric Camper Pod

06/28/2011, So remember yesterday we had reported that NAU had come up with a Ecco Camper concept, which essentially was a redesign and concept of the RV, which allowed campers to take to the road in a eco-friendly manner. Well it looks like designer Jay Nelson felt...

Plant-mimicking machine generates fuels using solar energy

12/28/2010, A team of researchers in the US and Switzerland have come up with a machine that functions like plants, harnessing solar energy to produce fuels that can be used at a later time. The device uses the sun’s rays and a metal oxide called ceria to break...

Bird Friendly Glass Helps To Prevent Birds Flying Into Them

08/23/2010, It’s estimated that more than 100 million birds are killed every year due to collisions with glass surfaces, and now German company Glaswerke Arnold has come up with a possible solution by coming up with glass that appears normal to humans but is...

Deepdive Concept Gadget For Free Divers

03/02/2010, This seems like a rather useful concept device, especially if you want to give free diving a try, but are worried that something bad will happen. The Deepdive is a 2-piece set, containing 2 wristwatches, one for the free diver, and one for the...

Kitchen Garden Concept Grows Your Plants For You

02/11/2010, Want to plant your own vegetables or herbs, but don’t know how to? If this concept fridge becomes a reality, you just might have an easy way to do so. The designer worked with Green Fortune & Whirlpool to come up with a refrigerator that allows...

Leisure Eyes Cover With Speaker

01/25/2010, Do you have trouble sleeping at night? Do you need to make sure there isn’t any sudden light, or disturbing noise to wake you from your slumber? Well, the Leisure Eyes Cover with Speaker might just do the trick for you. Powered by 2 AA batteries, it...

CO2 Sensing Dress Lights Up

12/21/2009, Fashion and tech seem to be getting more and more interested in the environment, and that’s certainly a good thing. It seems that this CO2 sensing dress was created with the environment in mind, since it monitors the CO2 levels in your environment...

Dew Drops Helps You Water Your Plants

12/18/2009, Would you like an easier way to keep your plants watered? The Dew Drop is a rather interesting concept device, which is designed to be capable of extracting water from the air, condensing it and using the water to give the plants a nice drink. This magic...

Ants get assistance from GPS

11/04/2009, Conservationists in Northumberland have drawn upon the power of GPS to pinpoint 69 rare ants’ nests prior to work to fell thousands of trees. These nests were made of conifer needles, and the removal of 10,000 tonnes of conifer planted in the...