Badger – World’s Toughest Waterproof Solar Charger

The Badger is the waterproof solar charger from Brown Dog Gadgets, which delivers every single time, even when it is raining. When it comes to...

The Nest Smart Thermostat is Now Available on Amazon

The Nest thermostat has been waited by everyone, despite the scandals with Honeywell, the company who said that Nest stole their patent and applied...

Villa K Uses Natural Temperature Gradient to Reduce Energy Footprint

The Villa K, designed by Paul de Ruiter Architects blends into its surroundings and uses very little energy. Sheathed in glass, steel and concrete, it's...

Make Free Electricity by Pouring Water from a Can

Of all the science stuff I've ever seen, this free electricity experiment has caught my eyes and is by far the most simple and interesting....

Microalgae on Building Facade Produces Energy and Insulates From Noise

A new building facade technology  by the firm Strategic Science Consult (SSC), promises to  generate electricity and produce heat from algae. The green building is located in...

New Graphite-Coated "Super Sand" Filters Water Much More Efficiently

With much of the world still lacking access to safe drinking water, the need for more efficient filtration systems is higher than ever. Wei Gao, from Rice University in Texas, has however invented a graphite-coated type of sand that is cheap to produce and much more effective at filtering water.

HeLi-on – Super Compact Portable Solar Charger Fits in Any Pocket

HeLi-on is a folding portable solar panel and energy storage device, which can fit in your pocket, ready to 'roll' at any time. Portable energy...

Researchers Develop Device to Convert Vibrations Into Electricity

Bristol University researchers have developed a new way to provide free energy to businesses and homes. They have created a new type of energy-harvesting device that makes use of non-linear springs and mass.

Anyone can Build this DIY Cheap Solar Energy Concentrator

If you're looking for a cost-effective way to get some DIY solar energy right now, we may have just the solution for you. Go.Sol, a...

Boyan Slat’s “The Ocean Cleanup” Prototype Deployed in the North Sea

First real size prototype of The Ocean Cleanup by Boyan Slat, was deployed in the North Sea last week. I have to admit, the first...