Posts by Category: Eco Friendly

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Eco Friendly February 12, 2016 posted by

Fashionable watches combine a little retro and eco-friendly fashion

We’ve gotten used to living in a digital world, but maybe it’s time for a little retro combined with natural beauty. That’s what Analog Watch Co.’s beautiful timepieces offer. Made from wood and stone, these use wood from off-cut lumber, straps made from genuine leather, and recyclable packaging. And they’re also naturally 80 percent biodegradable. A small independent businesses based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Analog’s watches draw inspiration from Nature – leaves, trees, rocks, trickling water falls, even crickets at night.They’re…


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Fashionable watches combine a little retro and eco-friendly fashion
Eco Friendly February 1, 2016 posted by

Mo Solar Car – is this open source electric vehicle just what our cities need? [Video First Look]

There’s no question we’re in a race against time as far as city transportation goes. The more people we cram into these urban spaces, the more pollution and congestion builds up. And it’s getting to a ridiculous state right now. Just take a look at Milan, Beijing or any other major city, where private transport has caused problems. You travel through London at an average speed of 10 mph or something at the moment. Which is why this new little…


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Mo Solar Car – is this open source electric vehicle just what our cities need? [Video First Look]
Eco Friendly January 8, 2016 posted by

New floor heating system – the next step in “smart home” technology

A leader in “smart” home heating, Nest integrated thermostat now has a new friend. Launched in 2014, Nuheat Signature Floor Heating Thermostat – the first wifi-enabled thermostat for electric floor heating systems – now can effectively be paired with the Nest system. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6LVRP9zrm3U A good marriage of smart technology, Nest’s combined sensors, algorithms and machine learning prompt the Nuheat SIGNATURE program to react whenever you’re home or leave. You’ll get comfort and energy savings. Home unexpectedly? No worries – you’ll…


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New floor heating system – the next step in “smart home” technology
Eco Friendly October 31, 2015 posted by

Kaala Soot Printer – turning dirt into gold

It’s amazing what creative minds can dream up. But, as Walt Disney said, “if you can dream it, you can do it.” And scientist / inventor Anirudh Sharma, a graduate of the MIT Media Lab, has been working to do what some would say is either crazy or impossible – turn soot, some of the worst air pollution, into usable ink for printers and copy machines.


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Kaala Soot Printer – turning dirt into gold
Eco Friendly October 26, 2015 posted by

Ecoduna – revolutionary new micro algae technology turns waste into nutritious super food [Special Report]

According to the United Nations, malnutrition is the largest single contributor to disease in the world. Even those of us who live in the 21st century modern developed world, can suffer from ‘lifestyle malnutrition’; through a lack of vital nutrients, especially if we eat badly, or rely too much on fast food and processed produce. But now there may be an answer on the way, thanks to some ingenious technology from a small Austrian company.


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Ecoduna – revolutionary new micro algae technology turns waste into nutritious super food [Special Report]
Cool Web Apps & Sites August 20, 2015 posted by

Project Sunroof – how much will solar power really save you?

Switching your home to solar power is a costly endeavor but you stand to save a lot from making the change. Not to mention how much better it is for the planet as a whole. Still, it would be terrible to spend all that money only to find out that you don’t actually get enough sun to make it worth it. Check out Project Sunroof, the new Google program that gives you the data on moving to solar power for…


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Project Sunroof – how much will solar power really save you?
Eco Friendly August 10, 2015 posted by

The VEXA500 – a better built electric bike

Saving gas and helping the environment are hot topics these days. There are plenty of ways to do that and electric bikes are rapidly filling that niche. One great example is the VEXA500. This e-bike, which has been available in other countries for some time, will soon be coming to the States. This commuter-friendly electric bike features a full-featured dashboard, left and right hand grip controls, a built-in alarm system, storage racks to easily stash necessary packages, fenders, mudflaps and…


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The VEXA500 – a better built electric bike
Eco Friendly August 8, 2015 posted by

WalkCar – an electric personal transporter the size of a laptop

First there was the Segway. Big, bulky, expensive and definitely not for your great Aunt Maude. But it signaled the possibilities for electric personal transportation. Fast forward sixteen years and witness the latest generation of these incredible machines. Tiny, ultra light, tough and amazing.


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WalkCar – an electric personal transporter the size of a laptop
Eco Friendly July 29, 2015 posted by

Youxia – the world’s first Android electric supercar?

So move over Tesla, there’s a new clone in town. The newcomer offers all the exotic all-electric power and style of the American supercar, but with a lower price and a few different features. The Youxia (pronounced Yo-sha) is due to hit the streets next year sometime, although we’ve not seen any confirmed images of a factory floor or anything which resembles an assembly plant yet.


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Youxia – the world’s first Android electric supercar?