08/12/2013, All right, I will be the first to admit it – the algaculture mask that you see above? It creeps me out, looking as though it was stolen from the house of H.R. Giger, or from the set of Prometheus itself. After all, fashion in the future tends to be rather minimalistic in nature, such as those that we have seen in Star Trek (their uniforms aren’t too hot, if […]
08/12/2013, Electric bicycles are starting to climb up the popularity charts the lower the price drops – which is pretty much in line with just about any other kinds of products that we know of in the market. Of course, there are some cyclists who deem an electric bicycle as an “insult” of sorts, because it does not challenge the human riding it to the fullest potential. If you are not […]
08/08/2013, If you’re planning on riding a jet ski, chances are that it’s going to be a sunny day, which is why we don’t understand why nobody would create a solar-powered jet ski, especially since they tend to guzzle up gas at an exceptionally high rate. British designer Ross Kemp has come up with an alternative vehicle to jet skis and powered surfboards that runs on the power of the sun.
08/06/2013, There is always a first time for everything, and today, we have word that the first road-powered electric vehicle network in the world has just turned itself on in South Korea. What you see in the image above depicts an OLEV in South Korea, which is all set to drive over an electrified strip of road, now how about that? This particular network will comprise of specially constructed roads that […]
08/06/2013, Electric cars might be silent and do not emit any kinds of smoke which could end up polluting our environment, but this does not mean that they come cheap. While there has been a fair number of incentives introduced by various governments worldwide to increase the uptake of electric cars such as attractive rebates, the lack of an electric car’s range as well as higher than normal entry price points […]
08/04/2013, Seeing the sunlight stream through the windows in the early mornings can be quite a tranquil setting, but come mid-day when the sun is at its hottest, maybe then you might be wishing for some curtains. However in Harvard in a bid to lower air-conditioning bills but keeping their windows open, they have developed self-cooling windows which not only let in the light, but also ensures that the heat associated […]
07/30/2013, When it comes to electric vehicles, there is one very huge disadvantage that is associated with them – that is, their range, or rather a shortness of it compared to gas-powered rides. Of course, some solutions have been offered up such as the EP Tender that we talked about earlier this morning, but it is still an unsightly addition to the back of your stylish ride. Having said that, a […]
07/30/2013, While an electric vehicle or electric car is a choice that makes plenty of sense if you want to enjoy a low carbon footprint, you will need to make use of mathematical formulas more often than not since there is a whole lot of calculating to be done where range is concerned. After all, electric vehicles cannot simply be ”fueled up” anytime, anywhere, and recharging your ride might take a […]
07/29/2013, We did check out the BMW i3 electric car back when it was a concept as well as a prototype, but I guess the day has finally arrived where BMW unveiled its first mass-production electric car, aptly known as the BMW i3. According to BMW, do not thumb your noses down on the BMW i3, as it is capable of accelerating from 0-60 miles an hour in a matter of […]
07/23/2013, Have you ever heard of NEWater that originated in the city state of Singapore? It is actually reclaimed water which has been processed so that one is able to drink what was once unpalatable. Well, human waste is not called that for no particular reason at all. Waste is still waste, but here we are with what could very well be a forward looking innovation. Researchers from the University of […]
07/17/2013, So you want to be part of the green brigade, so to speak, by walking as much as possible, taking eco-friendly public transport whenever possible, going organic with your diet, and even purchasing organic cotton shirts – as long as your budget permits it, that is. Well, the Be.e scooter might be your mode of transport of choice, as it is said to come with a body that is made […]
07/15/2013, A hydrogen powered race car sounds as though it is extremely green, but did you know that things could be even more eco-friendly with this ride being made out of cardboard?
07/15/2013, Ever wished that electric cars would be more convenient to charge anywhere? Pure Tension's idea of packing in a solar-powered charging station into the trunk of your car might just bear fruit.
07/11/2013, The Netherlands would get the world's most comprehensive EV charging network soon.