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Info: Vamien Mckalin is a tech enthusiast with a strong love for reggae and rock music. Oh, and yes, he is your father.
Eco Friendly February 20, 2019 posted by Vamien Mckalin

Nature Box makes creating an indoor garden very easy

When you hear the word garden, the first thing that comes to mind is an outdoor space where plants are grown along with other forms of nature. But things are changing because we are now witnessing the rise of the indoor garden. It’s not easy to create and maintain indoor gardens, unless you’re good at remembering to water and make sure there’s enough light etc. But things are changing. We recently came across a device known as the Nature Box,…

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Nature Box makes creating an indoor garden very easy
Eco Friendly February 20, 2019 posted by Vamien Mckalin

Lab grown meat in its current form could do more harm to the environment than good

Have you ever heard of “lab-grown meat”? Researchers are saying it’s the future and the best way to solve world hunger. It’s also supposed to be one of the many catalysts which will save the environment. But is that true? A recent study suggests that lab-grown meat could cause more damages to the planet than real meat over the long term. Right now we do know that meat farms produce a lot of greenhouse gas emissions, and this helps to increase…

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Lab grown meat in its current form could do more harm to the environment than good
Eco Friendly February 19, 2019 posted by Vamien Mckalin

New eco-friendly wireworm killing fungus could reduce the need for pesticides

Have you ever heard of the wireworm? Well, farmers from around the world have to deal with this pest on a regular basis, especially potato farmers. Typically farmers would spray pesticides to get rid of these worms, but as we know, such things are not good for the environment. To help fight the wireworm pest, the EU chose to fund an eco-friendly project known as INBIOSOIL. It was designed from the ground up to control wireworms in potatoes, but not only…

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New eco-friendly wireworm killing fungus could reduce the need for pesticides
Electric Cars February 18, 2019 posted by Vamien Mckalin

Nissan has found a way to make use of old EV batteries

There are many folks who are against battery-powered cars, but it’s not because they have no love for the environment. The problem is when electric car batteries have worn down, what should we do with them? It wouldn’t make much sense to throw them in the dump because that’s fighting against the planet right there. However, what if we could use these batteries for lesser means, you know, something along the lines of powering a camping trailer. That’s exactly what…

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Nissan has found a way to make use of old EV batteries
cool tech February 18, 2019 posted by Vamien Mckalin

DIY Automatic Dog Petting Machine – why waste time when a gadget can make your dog happy for you?

Dog owners know for a fact that on a regular basis, they are required to give their pups a rub down to keep them feeling loved. But due to the busy lives of many, it’s possible to accomplish this task quite often. To make sure dogs are always feeling great, a Michigan woodworker who goes by the name, Matt Thompson, decided to create an impressive wooden machine for the sole purpose of petting dogs. We have to say, the DIY…

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DIY Automatic Dog Petting Machine – why waste time when a gadget can make your dog happy for you?
Eco Friendly February 18, 2019 posted by Vamien Mckalin

B.Y.O containers are the future of grocery shopping

Protecting the environment should be the focus of every living human being, and one of the best ways to do this is to change how we shop for groceries. For decades we’ve been collecting our goods in plastic bags, but a huge change is taking place. Supermarket chains in several countries around the world are demanding that shoppers bring their own reusable bags. By going down this route, it’s possible for us as a species to decrease the number of…

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B.Y.O containers are the future of grocery shopping
Bookmark This! September 28, 2013 posted by Vamien Mckalin

Filmillion – cool online game is a 20 questions for movies

Ever played 20 questions? Fun isn’t it? Well just recently I came across a site called Filmillion, which is an online version of that game focused on movies. Basically, the website requires that you answer 30 questions to help guess the movie you’re thinking about, and would you believe that it actually works? I kid you not.

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Filmillion – cool online game is a 20 questions for movies
Gadgets September 26, 2013 posted by Vamien Mckalin

Tremor FX – new vibrating seat system should rock your boat in your own living room

Have you ever been to a movie theater and enjoyed vibrating seats as part of the entertainment? You will either love it or think it is weird, but now you can take that experience home with you and make your movies really shake your life in your own living room. The TremorFX is a new breed of wireless vibration seating which looks like it could do the job.

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Tremor FX – new vibrating seat system should rock your boat in your own living room
but is it art? September 24, 2013 posted by Vamien Mckalin

This 16 foot Star Wars AT-ST replica could be yours – at a price

One of the most prominent vehicles in the Star Wars universe is the All Terrain Scout Transport, aka the AT-ST. It’s big, menacing and great for getting out of traffic jams. Well if you have the dough, it is now possible for you to purchase a life-size replica of the AT-ST for a seriously eye watering price of £9,800, which is approximately $15,700 USD.

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This 16 foot Star Wars AT-ST replica could be yours – at a price
but is it art? September 23, 2013 posted by Vamien Mckalin

Lightsaber Knife – how to make your own stylish DIY wedding cake cutter

For those who are planning to get married or renew vows, here’s a chance to do it in fine style. Just imagine, what if you could bring your own little piece of Star Wars to your wedding? Your significant other might not be too happy, but at the end of the day, you and your buddies would probably geek out with screams loud enough to make a deaf person hear again.

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Lightsaber Knife – how to make your own stylish DIY wedding cake cutter
future tech September 14, 2013 posted by Vamien Mckalin

Scientists create world’s thinnest sheet of glass at only two atoms thick, insurance companies fret

Scientists at Cornwell University have managed to create the world’s thinnest sheet of glass, but don’t expect it to feature in your smartphone any time soon. Heck, if and when it does, you might never know, because it would play a role behind the scenes where your eyes can’t see. From what we understand, this sheet of ‘graphene glass‘ measures two atoms thick, so you wouldn’t want to drop it, nor would you want to drop anything on it, yourself…

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Scientists create world’s thinnest sheet of glass at only two atoms thick, insurance companies fret