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Fairphone To Start Shipping Later This Month

12/03/2013, Earlier this year we reported on a particularly interesting Android handset by the name of Fairphone. What made the device unique wasn’t so much its specs, its camera, its software, or its design, but rather the fact that the phone was made using as...

Luna Ring Harvests Solar Energy On Moon For Use On Earth

12/02/2013, Renewable energy has proven itself to be a possible answer to the world’s seemingly insatiable appetite for energy, and Shimizu Corp. of Japan has also thought along similar lines. In fact, they have an idea that might sound crazy to many people –...

Shama-Shades Are Solar-Powered Sunnies

11/18/2013, There is nothing quite like that particular spark of creativity in a budding young mind. Sometimes, we do take a look at a particular concept or idea and say to ourselves, “Now why didn’t I think about that before?” I guess this particular pair of...

Woosh Water Station Takes A Second Look At Drinking Fountain

11/18/2013, When you live in the desert, you would know that water is one precious resource that should not be wasted at all. Needless to say, water conservation is something that is taken seriously in the Middle East, and a startup in Israel known as Woosh Water...

Google Offers High Resolution Map That Depicts Global Deforestation

11/15/2013, Google has a heart for the environment by working alongside a bunch of researchers from the University of Maryland, NASA and the USGS. This collaborative effort would see the first high-resolution map of global deforestation being brought to life with the...

Morphs Are Solar Powered Robot Structures

11/14/2013, Will robots be able to take over the world eventually? Perhaps, or perhaps not. Well, here we are with Morphs, which are robotic and geometric sculptures which can control their own movements, all the while adapting to a variety of surroundings and...

OrbSys Recycling Shower Is A Novel Idea

11/12/2013, A bath or a shower – which one saves more water in the long run? I guess it really depends on the user, no matter how much water a shower head can save, if you are going to stay in there for an entire hour, you might be better off soaking yourself...

Tesla Hires Former Apple Employee, Doug Field

10/24/2013, Tesla is a name that most of us are well versed with. After all, they have come up with some electric cars that not only look nice, but have been deemed to ride pretty well. Of course, the standard issues that are concerns surrounding electric vehicles...

Vacuum Tesla Coils Could Clear Up Smoggy Skies

10/24/2013, Smog – the bane of (over)crowded cities, is a problem that should be addressed by any nation afflicted with it. There are always downsides to it, including rising medical costs that might also put additional burden on the government machinery in the...

Desperado E-bike Sports Two Motors And Top Speed Of 80km/h

10/15/2013, When it comes to electric bicycles, many parts of the world would see a speed limit set by the local authorities to have it max out at a top speed of 20 mph (32 km/h). Anything higher than that, and it would not be classified any more as a bicycle in the...