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cool tech October 2, 2014 posted by

Chic-Robot Smart S1 – could this be the Segway killer we’ve been waiting for?

The idea of personal electric transportation has really taken hold of the imagination judging by the number of Segway like products flooding the market in China and the Far East. We’re not told exactly what the sales figures are, and certainly there are no photos of hundreds of ex-pedestrians poodling around Beijing on their new toys, but it definitely seems to be gaining in interest. Now there’s a new arrival which looks like it could actually convince people to give…


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Chic-Robot Smart S1 – could this be the Segway killer we’ve been waiting for?
Eco Friendly September 27, 2014 posted by

Panther Vision Solar Powercap – solar powered cap lights up your world and turns you green

If you’re going out in the dark then you’d better be prepared to face the darkness, right? Unless you’re a Lord of The Night. So a good durable flashlight is a must have in these conditions, to light up your path. However,  packing an extra torch may sometimes make your gear a bit heavy which can slow you down.


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Panther Vision Solar Powercap – solar powered cap lights up your world and turns you green
Eco Friendly September 27, 2014 posted by

BarkClad – handsome wood siding that’s easy on the environment

Sustainability is fast becoming a standard in the construction industry. Consumers often favor using FSC certified products. BarkClad, a wood siding product that’s Made in the USA, repurposes the bark from trees that have already been cut, utilizing what would have gone to waste. This high quality natural product takes carefully hand-peeled Tulip Poplar bark that’s hand cut on-site from trees that have been sustainably harvested for the furniture and plywood industries. This distinctive and beautiful bark siding is found…


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BarkClad – handsome wood siding that’s easy on the environment
Awesome September 25, 2014 posted by

SeatyLock – the first really cool and workable new security device for bicycles we’ve seen

We hate promoting Kickstarter projects as you know, but this one deserves a bit of attention, because it looks like it could actually solve a big problem for bicycle riders across the world. The SeatyLock is what it says, a bike saddle which converts into a bike lock when you’re parked up. Now there have been a ton of crowdfunding attempts to improve the bike lock, and most of them have been patently rubbish. Not so this one.


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SeatyLock – the first really cool and workable new security device for bicycles we’ve seen
Eco Friendly September 22, 2014 posted by

2 in 1 Bicycle Generator for Smartphones – stop wasting money on batteries and charging, put your pedal power to use instead

They say there’s nothing really new under the sun, and judging by this new gadget, they’re absolutely right. The 2 in 1 Bicycle Generator for Smartphones is not a new idea at all, bike dynamos have been around since the invention of the wheel. But what makes this puppy different is the fact that it’s designed to deliver the perfect charge for our most modern devices. Not just a cycle lamp!


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2 in 1 Bicycle Generator for Smartphones – stop wasting money on batteries and charging, put your pedal power to use instead
Awesome September 16, 2014 posted by

Renault EOLAB – new ultra low fuel consumption car points the way to 282 mpg for everyone

Car giant Renault is no stranger to innovation, and today the company has announced a new prototype vehicle, the EOLAB, as part of its ‘ultra low fuel consumption‘ initiative, which is part of a plan to introduce affordable low consumption motoring to the mass market within the next 10 years. The car, which is based on a standard supermini format, features over 100 innovations, which focus on reducing weight, dramatically improving aerodynamics and improving the hybrid engine technology significantly.


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Renault EOLAB – new ultra low fuel consumption car points the way to 282 mpg for everyone
Eco Friendly September 12, 2014 posted by

Food Cycler – stop wasting your food scraps and use them on the garden instead

Compost is usually something that you associate with people who are really into nature. Like, really into it. I mean you would have to be since it’s basically turning biodegradable waste into, well, dirt. It’s good for the environment and all, but if you’re kind of averst to having a rotting pile of trash in your backyard, why not try the Food Cycler, an indoor composter instead?


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Food Cycler – stop wasting your food scraps and use them on the garden instead
Eco Friendly September 10, 2014 posted by

SBU – self balancing electric unicycle gets you to work smoothly and smog free

There’s something fascinating about the idea of commuting without a car or public transport. Kind of like flying without a plane. And now there’s a new form of locomotion which is on offer for the daring, and which promises to deliver a 21st century type experience without all the unnecessary hype.


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SBU – self balancing electric unicycle gets you to work smoothly and smog free
cool tech September 4, 2014 posted by

LetterForms Dry Erase Notebook – the cool paperless notebook you can use again and again

The LetterForms Dry Erase Notebook is yet another of those, ‘why did it take so long‘ inventions which make so much sense when you really think about it. Almost everyone has used a paper notebook at some point or another, and filed it away once filled up, wasting yet more space in a drawer or on a shelf. But why should we not be able to reuse old notebooks over and over? Much more eco friendly. Trees will dance.


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LetterForms Dry Erase Notebook – the cool paperless notebook you can use again and again
cool tech September 4, 2014 posted by

Dryve – lovely lightweight rain cover for bicycles makes your ride weather proof [Updated]

  The one thing we don’t enjoy on a bicycle is bad weather. Cold wind, rain, snow, all that nasty stuff that car drivers can avoid. Sure you can wrap up well, and make sure you’re protected, but then you risk getting all hot and sticky, which is again not great. But now an enterprising team from Switzerland has come up with something very clever indeed.


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Dryve – lovely lightweight rain cover for bicycles makes your ride weather proof [Updated]
Eco Friendly September 1, 2014 posted by

SunJack Phone Portable Solar Charger – say bye-bye to those dreaded low battery notifications

Nowadays it’s almost impossible to live without your gadgets. All these smartphones,  tablets, portable media players and the rest are devices that we can’t afford to part ways with even for a moment. However if you’re the adventurous type who likes going out in the wilderness for some camping fun, then you are probably also familiar with the horrors of range anxiety, as your device battery starts to empy on the journey.


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SunJack Phone Portable Solar Charger – say bye-bye to those dreaded low battery notifications
Eco Friendly August 28, 2014 posted by

Peel Electric Micro Car – smallest electric car in the world?

We’re thinking that this is probably the smallest proper electric car in the world (or the whole universe, what do we know?), and if it isn’t we would definitely like to meet the elves who’ve built one smaller. Petrol heads will, of course, recognize the distinctive Peel micro car shape, but instead of a conventional petrol engine, this puppy comes with a full electric drivetrain. Wow-eee.


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Peel Electric Micro Car – smallest electric car in the world?
Eco Friendly August 26, 2014 posted by

Bicycle Handlebar Portable Wind-Powered Generator Lamp – level up your cardio while you power up your phone

Whenever there’s a huge multiple days long power outage in a major city here, there’s always two types of photos that make their way to the internet. One of a house or shop that still has power and invites everyone to charge their phones on a series of extension cords. The second is the picture of the stationary bike generator. With the Bicycle Handlebar Portable Wind-Powered Generator Lamp, you can be your own generator with no need to stay stationary.


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Bicycle Handlebar Portable Wind-Powered Generator Lamp – level up your cardio while you power up your phone
Eco Friendly August 16, 2014 posted by

Nu-wool- the innovative home insulation made from recycled newsprint

  As consumer continue to demand more green products, creative minds in the construction industry keep coming up with mew and innovative products. One of these is Nu-Wool Premium Cellulose Insulation, a spray-in-place product made from at least 85 percent recycled newsprint and a borate formulation for fire resistance. Cellulose takes less energy to produce and transport, meaning that fewer emissions are released in making it. This product has an R-value of 3.8 inches, meaning its resistance to fire is…


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Nu-wool- the innovative home insulation made from recycled newsprint
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