Fast-Forward Powered Pedals Should Help You Climb Hills Easier

The idea of modding my bike and making it electric excites me every time I think about it. I even wanted to buy one of those kits on from China a few weeks ago. Then, my wife reminded me that biking is not about going fast and sweatless, but rather about pedaling and enjoying the sports. I can hardly wait till she sees this... the "Fast-Forward Powered Pedals"

Bacteria that feed on pollutants to produce electricity

Scientists of the Washington State University fished multiple communities of extremophile bacteria from the alkaline hot springs of the Heart Lake Geyser Basin area,...

New Eco-Friendly Hydrogel Will Change the Biomedical Industry

Researchers from the Hokkaido University developed a material from hydrogel that can be used in biomaterials. This research, led by Professor Jian Ping Gong,...

Egloo Heats Up Your Room With Just Candles

The Egloo project, which offers candle heating for 10 cents a day, could slim the fat bill that will slip through the mail box...

Snowbird: Amazing Human-Powered Airplane Flaps Its Wings Like A Bird (video)

At first, when I saw the title on Ecofriend talking about a human-powered aircraft, I said to myself that's another hopeless, useless green achievement of somebody working hard for nothing.

Pot in Pot Refrigerator: Keeps Things Cool with no Electricity

Do you know this man? I didn't either. It not news anymore, but I was surprised when I read what Mohammed Bah Abba accomplished to do. He invented a food preserving system (aka "refrigerator") for the people in Nigeria. Until his invention they had to sell their crops immediately and have their children hawking all day for food instead of going to school.

Batteriser Prolongs The Life of Disposable Batteries

Batteriser is a thin metal sleeve-like gadget, which wraps around any standard battery, making its life up to eight times longer. It turns out that...
Beautiful Studio Apxé House Produces Zero Emissions

Negative Emissions House Built by Studio Apxé

Reducing or eliminating emissions doesn't have to be painful, expensive, or even ugly. Of course, beauty or ugliness remains in the eye of the beholder,...

Window Socket Sticks to Windows and Solar-Powers Gadgets

Ever wanted to harness that free energy coming from the Sun and put it into your gadget? If this project succeeds, all you have...

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...