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Console Owners Waste Millions Each Year On Energy Bills

03/26/2015, It would certainly be nuts to envision us living without electricity in this day and age – definitely unfathomable for the younger, connected generation. Having said that, as the world’s population explodes, effort must be made to ensure that we...

Mini Hydropower Plant Helps Charge Mobile Devices Using Only Water

03/25/2015, Let’s say that you’re planning on going camping or hiking and want to bring your gadgets with you, but in nature there are no power outlets for you to plug your devices into for charging, instead you will have to rely on battery packs or even...

Verizon Supports Earth Hour By Turning Off Lights

03/23/2015, This coming Saturday, which is the 28th of March, at 8:30 p.m. local time, will see the folks over at Verizon turn off the lights. Just how much of an impact will that be? Well, we are looking at close to 500 of its buildings in 37 countries worldwide, as...

Packing Peanuts Can Be Used To Help Charge Batteries Faster

03/23/2015, Whenever you order a package online and it is sent over, sometimes the sender stuffs packing peanuts in them to help cushion any shock that the package might experience during its delivery. However getting rid of them can be very troublesome as these...

Use Of Electric Vehicles Can Help Make Cities Cooler

03/22/2015, As we become more environmentally-conscious, we start to look at ways we can help reduce our consumption of natural resources, and one of the ways to go about that is through the use of electric vehicles which will reduce CO2 emissions and cut back on the...

Mercedes Aims To Have 10 New Plug-In Hybrids By 2017

03/22/2015, If you’re a fan of plug-in hybrid vehicles, you might be interested to learn that Mercedes-Benz has recently confirmed that the company will be aiming to release 10 new plug-in hybrid vehicles by 2017. As it stands the company will be releasing at least...

This Floating, Solar-Powered House Is Made From Recycled Materials

03/15/2015, Building houses on land is pretty much how the majority of homes and buildings are built, however as land gets more scarce, instead of chopping down trees and reclaiming land, how about building on the water instead? No, we’re not talking about creating...

Japan Unveils Plans To Beam Solar Energy From Space To Earth

03/13/2015, Collecting solar energy on Earth is nothing new and is being done all over the world. However over in Japan, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has recently announced their plans to beam solar energy gathered from space back down to earth. The company had...

Solar-powered Plane Begins Its Round The World Trip

03/09/2015, Traveling by plane is probably one of the quickest ways to get from country to country, although some environmentalists aren’t too thrilled about the carbon emissions from planes. Unfortunately that is the state of the industry at the moment, but could...

Eiffel Tower Goes Green, Gets Outfitted With Two Wind Turbines

02/25/2015, The Eiffel Tower is probably one of the more recognizable landmarks in the world, and one that many tourists and locals flock to everyday of the year. The tower stands as a monument and testament to human ingenuity and artistry and has recently been given...

The Nissan Leaf EV Gets A Glow-In-The-Dark Coat Of Paint

02/13/2015, Thanks to street lights, car headlamps, and the lights on the back of cars, seeing other cars while driving at night is possible, so much so that you’d probably have to be very bad at seeing or distracted if you were to miss the car (or cars) in front...

Sunlight Used To Create Liquid Fuel

02/10/2015, A solar-powered car is not exactly new in terms of inventions and science, but this does not mean that solar-powered vehicles are going to take over the world anytime soon. They are far from being commercially ready and available, and there are many other...

Recycled Fish For Fashion?

02/10/2015, Craig Kasberg, an Alaskan angler, has already spent 8 summers on the ocean by his 23rd birthday, so if he were to talk to you about the sea and life on board a boat, you would want to sit up straight and start listening. In fact, Kasberg is witness to how...