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Recycled plastic filament for 3D printers is here

Wed, 2015-02-25 07:00
All it needs is a Kickstart.

This briefcase is actually a complete offgrid micro solar power system

Tue, 2015-02-24 17:33
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.

6 ways to do good with your old cell phone

Tue, 2015-02-24 07:00
Donating your old cell phones to these causes will keep them out of landfills and help others too.

The true impact of not recycling our old electronics

Mon, 2015-02-23 07:00
Here are some staggering numbers of what could be saved.

Raspberry Pi & Arduino are the brains of this automated DIY vertical hydroponic garden

Wed, 2015-02-18 16:54
Combining common hardware store parts with readily available micro-controllers yields an automated vertical hydroponic garden system for indoors or outdoor growing.

Learn the 'absurdly efficient, ridiculously cheap' method of heating a home

Wed, 2015-02-18 09:11
A forthcoming 4-DVD set promises to deliver everything you need to know to build your own rocket mass heater.

Sea turtle robot will monitor water quality

Wed, 2015-02-18 07:00
The swimming robot can also power itself.

Startup promises hassle-free solar ownership for anyone

Mon, 2015-02-16 14:02
You won't need space on your roof for a solar array – or a lot of extra cash – to invest in solar energy with CloudSolar.

Automatic whale detector keeps track of migrating whales

Mon, 2015-02-16 09:41
NOAA has new technology for studying gray whales.

Old fishing trawler becomes wave power plant

Wed, 2015-02-11 07:00
The Norwegian ship has been given a new clean energy life.

Smartphones can now detect diseases in minutes

Mon, 2015-02-09 07:00
A new plug-in diagnostic tool could mean better healthcare around the world.

Lightweight folding laptop desk fits in a large envelope, costs just $10

Fri, 2015-02-06 14:47
This little laptop desk could be a gamechanger for those of us who put in a lot of hours with a computer on our lap.

RAVPower's 15W solar charger offers affordable portable power (review)

Thu, 2015-02-05 18:38
Looking for an affordable way to keep your gear charged up while off the grid, without spending a lot of cash? This low-cost solar charger fits the bill.

The Raspberry Pi 2 is here and 6x faster

Wed, 2015-02-04 07:00
It's what we've been waiting for.

Skin patch could power personal devices

Mon, 2015-02-02 07:00
The shiny sticker generates energy from movement.

Truly smart meters will speak a language that people understand ($$$)

Thu, 2015-01-29 15:15
Our work is only half-done. If we want to see big energy savings, we need to change people's behaviors.

This app could help you literally save someone's life

Wed, 2015-01-28 17:15
We have citizen scientists and citizen journalists, so why not citizen first responders?

Explore one of the West's last wild rivers with Google Street View

Wed, 2015-01-28 08:00
The software lets you virtually float down the Yampa River, which has been largely unchanged by man.

GenZe 2.0 could be the Vespa of electric scooters

Tue, 2015-01-27 18:24
With a range of 30 miles, a top speed of 30 mph, and a recharge time of just 3.5 hours, the GenZe 2.0 could be one solution for clean urban transportation.

SnapPower Guidelights turn outlet covers into LED nightlights (Review)

Mon, 2015-01-26 15:41
This plug-n-play LED night light is an easy-to-install safety light option for any standard outlet in your home, and uses just 10 cents of electricity per year.