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Facial recognition tech can be used to track endangered tigers

Mon, 2015-03-30 07:00
The Apple technology used to sort photos can be used by researchers to monitor individual tigers.

Xbox One 'Instant On' feature costs US gamers an extra $250M in electricity per year

Thu, 2015-03-26 15:57
Time is money, or perhaps I should say convenience is money, when it comes to the "instant on" feature of this popular gaming console.

Solpro Helios Smart: An everyday carry solar charger that fits in your pocket (Review)

Wed, 2015-03-25 17:05
Powerful enough to be practical, and small enough to be packable, this solar charger offers a lot of features in a tiny package.

Mini-sized hydropower plant charges your devices on the go

Wed, 2015-03-25 07:00
For backpackers wanting something other than solar power.

Build a DIY solar-powered backyard tiller

Tue, 2015-03-24 13:11
Instead of adding a lot of noise and pollution to your backyard garden with a gas-powered tiller, build a DIY solar-powered version that's clean and quiet.

Leafy Green Machine is a complete urban farm system in a shipping container

Mon, 2015-03-23 16:22
These shipping container growing units from Freight Farms feature high-density vegetable & herb production, and include everything needed to go from seed to table, year-round, in a fraction of the space as a conventional greenhouse.

Dew collecting greenhouse to fight water and food scarcity in Ethiopia

Mon, 2015-03-23 07:00
The invention could help local farmers increase their yields.

Wanted: Big ideas for innovative applications for thin-film solar

Thu, 2015-03-19 18:51
The Thin-Film Solar Awards Competition, which is open to anyone, is offering cash prizes, incubator sponsorship, and production support for those submitting great thin-film solar product ideas.

LED bulbs could foster an urban farming revolution

Wed, 2015-03-18 07:00
The technology is ready to grow your lettuce.

Virtual mouse could make animal experiments a thing of the past

Mon, 2015-03-16 07:00
A computer model could replace mice in the lab.

Review: SunJack 14W solar charger & waterproof LightStick

Wed, 2015-03-11 14:42
This rugged portable solar charging system offers plenty of power for keeping your gadgets charged when off the grid, and when paired with the LightStick, can add power & light to an emergency kit.

Does the smart phone bring us together or drive us apart?

Wed, 2015-03-11 12:19
The Economist calls it 'the defining technology of the age' — and we're just getting started.

Vermont farmers check on their crops using smartphones

Wed, 2015-03-11 08:00
The remote monitoring technology has saved the farmers money and cut down on agricultural waste.

Give charities free ad space on your smartphone's lock screen with Screen Donor

Mon, 2015-03-09 16:24
This app gives free ad space to deserving charities and NGOs on one of our tech-centric culture's most common screens - our smartphone lock screens.

Urinal generates power from pee in England

Mon, 2015-03-09 05:18
The toilets could be used to power lighting in refugee camps.

Can you unplug for 24 hours? Join National Day of Unplugging 2015 at sundown tonight

Fri, 2015-03-06 13:25
In our hyperconnected and always-on culture, stepping away from our gadgets for one day can be a move in the right direction for slowing down and connecting with people, not screens.

Cut down on food waste by putting this in your fridge

Wed, 2015-03-04 08:00
The Green Heart is a low-tech gadget that keeps fruits and vegetables fresh for up to three times longer.

World's first carbon-negative data center coming to Sweden

Mon, 2015-03-02 08:00
The makers of the EcoDataCenter prefer the term "climate-positive."

Recycled plastic filament for 3D printers is here

Wed, 2015-02-25 08:00
All it needs is a Kickstart.

This briefcase is actually a complete offgrid micro solar power system

Tue, 2015-02-24 18:33
In the event of an emergency, or in the case of an offgrid adventure, this little micro power plant can help keep the lights on and the gear charged.