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3D printed parts are going into jet engines

Tue, 2015-04-21 08:00
3D printing is way past the novelty phase now.

On finally getting my Kickstarter-funded Jorno keyboard, two years late

Mon, 2015-04-20 15:48
A tale of a Kickstarter failure, a sort of redemption, and then disillusionment

New GoSun solar cooker is bigger and better and still absolutely brilliant

Mon, 2015-04-20 09:17
I love my GoSun but this larger diameter unit will take it mainstream.

5 solar and EV partnerships making our world much, much cleaner

Sun, 2015-04-19 13:47
Solar power and electric vehicles each get a lot of attention amongst their own segments of followers, and there's certainly a lot of overlap there. However, I don't think the combination of the two gets the attention it deserves.

Self-powered camera can take photos forever

Fri, 2015-04-17 07:00
The camera runs on the light reflected from its subjects.

GoSol is crowdfunding a scalable and cost-effective solar solution

Thu, 2015-04-16 17:20
This optimistic initiative aims to kick off a global wave of solar entrepreneurship with free construction guides for building high-powered solar concentrators with local materials.

Smartphones could become crowdsourced earthquake detectors

Thu, 2015-04-16 08:55
The gadgets could act as a low-cost early warning system in high risk areas.

Wear a Panda on your wrist with this sleek minimalist bamboo and cork watch

Wed, 2015-04-15 12:53
These beautiful and affordable handcrafted timepieces, made from natural and renewable materials, could also serve as a catalyst for conversations about sustainable goods.

Steven M. Johnson's idea for solar heating makes a lot of sense.

Tue, 2015-04-14 08:01
It's reminiscent of some other crackpot ideas from the seventies.

Teen inventor creates a coffee mug to power your gadgets

Tue, 2015-04-14 07:00
The same inventor who brought us the body heat-powered flashlight is at it again.

Simple device turns your ordinary home into a smart home

Fri, 2015-04-10 07:00
The device monitors the energy use of all the power loads in your house.

Nerdalize wants to heat homes for free with cloud servers

Thu, 2015-04-09 13:26
A Dutch startup offers a high-performance server that doubles as a radiator, using the excess heat generated from computing to heat homes.

Peer-to-peer solar sharing network aims to make solar simple and accessible

Wed, 2015-04-08 13:00
Rooftop solar gets a sharing economy option from Yeloha, allows you to subscribe to solar panels installed on someone else’s roof.

LED bulbs could protect people from malaria

Wed, 2015-04-08 09:00
Using LED lights with specific hues has proven to keep biting bugs at bay.

Device fixes small mistakes in 3D printing

Tue, 2015-04-07 03:02
The gadget could significantly cut down on 3D printer waste.

How do you plant 1 billion trees a year? With drones, of course

Mon, 2015-04-06 13:43
I, for one, welcome our tree planting robot overlords.

The best 3D printer-in-action video ever

Wed, 2015-04-01 11:45
Demonstrating how to build a house out of cheese.

New MIT technology could cut out traffic jams and improve fuel efficiency

Wed, 2015-04-01 08:26
Smart traffic system would greatly improve the flow of traffic in cities.

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.