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Solar Powered Trike For The Disabled on The World Disabled Day

On the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD), we would like to present the idea of this Solar Powered Trike for...

Vibration-Powered Magnetostrictive Generator Invented By Japanese Researcher

Vibrations can drive your watch and other small appliances more easily, as one researcher from the Kanazawa University in Japan has developed a possible replacement for button batteries. His device works on vibrations and could one day power even bigger stuff, if put in a serial configuration.
The Doc's "Fuel Cell"

DIYer Retrofits 1983 Mustang to Run on Water (Read: Hydrogen)

Since the beginning of time, there have always been Do-It-Yourself-ers, and sometimes all it takes is a great idea from a backyard inventor to...

Kinetic Energy Harvesting Closer to Ideal Thanks to New Zealand Scientists

Wouldn't it be great if we can charge any electronic device that we carry as we walk to work, without having to carry fancy...

Modified Nokia Cell Phone Powered by Coke or Any Other Soda

A Chinese developer called Daizi Zheng has discovered a new source of power for cell phones: Coca-Cola. He recently modified a Nokia cell phone to be powered by this juice or any other sugary solution.

Air-Purifying Concrete Paving Stones Remove Nitrogen Oxides from Vehicle Emissions

Researchers from the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands claim to have invented a new type of paving material that actually removes some pollutants from the air as vehicles travel over the surface. Combined with concrete or normal asphalt, the new material is able to eliminate 25% to 45% of nitrogen oxides from vehicle gases.
Stereographic Image of Graphene Modeled in Paper - Still Not as Cool as the Real Thing

Saltwater Graphene Generator Discovered

Scientists and researchers are still coming up with ways to use graphene, perhaps the greatest wünder-material in recent memory. Graphene, an atom-thick single-layer two-dimensional lattice...

New Energy Generation Technology Can Harness Power From Body Movement

In a new report researchers from the University of Oulu in Finland revealed some ground breaking research. The material that they have been working...

Indonesian Kinetic Energy Harvesting Device Claims Getting 150 W

A team of students led by Harus Laksana Guntur, an engineering lecturer at the Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology (ITS) in East Java capital Surabaya have developed a mobile kinetic energy charger that can charge your cellphone every time you move. Unlike a battery or solar charger, this new cellphone charger uses the user's energy to reload mobile phones.

Sound Waves – A Different Kind of Power Source That Can Charge Your Cellphone

Researchers from Korea are working on a new technology that can power your cellphone with sound. They have turned zinc oxide (the main ingredient of calamine lotion) into a tiny material that converts sound waves into energy through piezoelectricity.