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MycoTechnology – don’t add sugar, block bitter instead

Too much sugar is a bad thing but everyone is pretty well in agreement that sugar makes food taste better. Which is why it’s such a bummer to have to cut it out. We try to make do with artificial sweeteners but there’s no substitute for the real thing. MycoTechnology realized that and took a different approach. Instead of trying to copy sweet, they decided to block bitter.


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ZType – learn to type, save the universe

Typing is an important skill to have. Even if you don’t sit behind a desk, knowing how to type well will open up doors of effortless communication for you. Most “learn to type” programs are boring or geared towards children. ZType is not either of those things. This Space Invaders typing game will make you obsessed with increasing your speed.


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Awesome July 15, 2016 posted by

Sensilize – see if land is good for planting without stepping foot on it

We have been using drones and the like to learn more about the world we live in by letting us capture aerial views of places that we would otherwise miss out on and this is great! But we can do more with the technology. Sensilize uses drones to help farmers learn more about their crops for better production.


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Sensilize – see if land is good for planting without stepping foot on it
Awesome June 29, 2016 posted by

Solar E Cycle – the sun powered bikes looking to help make life better for those who live off grid

There are a lot of places in the world that don’t have great electrical grids but just about everywhere in the world gets at least a touch of sunlight. The Solar-E-Cycle is an electric bike that runs on solar power with the goal of helping people who live in areas that would be considered “off grid”.


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Solar E Cycle – the sun powered bikes looking to help make life better for those who live off grid
Awesome June 25, 2016 posted by

Watley – the computer that cleans water, creates electricity and delivers the web

Most of us take having the internet, electricity and clean water for granted. Yet in many parts of the world, war, climate change, poverty or lack of resources can make all three scarce, costly or difficult to get. The clean technology start-up Watley is working to provide all these things to those who need them. The Watley Machine is a solar-powered computer that can purify up to 1,320 gallons (5,000 liters) of water a day and generate enough electricity with…


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Watley – the computer that cleans water, creates electricity and delivers the web
Awesome June 22, 2016 posted by

Eco-Cooler – check out this electricity free air conditioner and learn how to make your own!

It’s really hot out there and in some countries, it’s deathly hot and not everyone has access to air conditioning. One of the places dealing with this particular issue right now is Bangladesh, India. In order to help keep people cooler, two companies teamed up to create the Eco-Cooler, an air conditioner that doesn’t use any electricity.


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Eco-Cooler – check out this electricity free air conditioner and learn how to make your own!
Awesome May 24, 2016 posted by

Sea Hero Quest – the mobile game that is fighting back against the monster of dementia

As we get older, we sometimes start to lose parts of ourselves. Our minds start to just sort of go. It is sad and tragic for everyone involved but science is trying to fight the deterioration of dementia and we can all help! Download Sea Hero Quest, the mobile game that is crowdsourcing research for dementia.


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Sea Hero Quest – the mobile game that is fighting back against the monster of dementia
Awesome May 5, 2016 posted by

Batteries that last 400 times as long – research stumbles upon a way to keep batteries alive after many charges

Our smartphones and wireless gadgets are our lifelines but we aren’t completely free to move about, we still need a power source. Batteries don’t last forever and some days, it seems like they don’t last long enough at all. Science may have an answer to give us more juice for our devices soon though. They’ve stumbled across a way to increase battery life up to 400 times what it is now.


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Batteries that last 400 times as long – research stumbles upon a way to keep batteries alive after many charges
Awesome March 12, 2016 posted by

Garden Tower 2 – grow healthy food in a small space with ease

For home gardeners, the Garden Tower 2, created by the Garden Tower Project, answers the question of to how to grow a large garden with limited backyard space. This self-contained vertical garden lets you grow around 50 plants in just 4 square feet. Its creators describe it as a vertical compost system within a soil system. <iframe width=”640″ height=”360″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/MLAm0BltP3w” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> The central vermicomposting column lets you to turn kitchen scraps into nutrient-rich organic fertilizer.Finished compost can be used…


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Garden Tower 2 – grow healthy food in a small space with ease
Awesome February 16, 2016 posted by

Titan M USB Cable – we test out the toughest USB cable in the world. And it’s tough! [Review – Editors Choice]

Ever had a USB cable fail on you? Annoying isn’t it? We’ve lost count of the number of cables with smashed tips or invisible breaks which have caused us grief over the years. So when we heard that a company was claiming to have the ‘toughest cable on earth’ we just had to test it out. Could this be the solution to our cable break woes?


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Titan M USB Cable – we test out the toughest USB cable in the world. And it’s tough! [Review – Editors Choice]
Awesome January 29, 2016 posted by

Aerofloat’s innovative technology lets houseboats clean their greywater

Clean water is a precious commodity. Rigorous restrictions mean cleaning greywater is becoming more imperative. Australian family-owned and run Aerofloat™ Pty Ltd. is making a big splash with this. Aerofloat designs, manufactures and installs simple, affordable systems that treat industrial wastewater and greywater using Dissolved Air Flotation (DAF) principles. Its patented system is compact and mechanically simple. DAF systems normally utilize a chemical coagulant mixed with the wastewater, causing the pollutants to bind together. Air is added to the treated…


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Aerofloat’s innovative technology lets houseboats clean their greywater