PLX Kiwi: the Gadget Saving Your Gas Money

Kiwi reminds you all the time that gasoline is money, and you better eat some pizzas with your friends than give the oil companies money for the 5 minutes you reach your work earlier. Depending on the type of car you drive, the savings can be several hundred dollars a year, between $560 and $800, according to the company.
Personally, I vote Star Jedi, but that wouldn't save any money.

How Much Money Could a Font Change Save?

Looking at the number of fonts these days, it’s a wonder that the most-universally accepted font happens to be Times New Roman. Still, could...

London’s Red Phone Booths Go Green, Charge CellPhones

The big red telephone booths across the London, which were serving millions just a decade ago, are now a typical photo background.  A couple of...

New Low Cost, Low Energy Water Treatment Plant Engineered By UK Scientists

A team from the University of Exeter designed and built a pilot water treatment plant, specifically engineered to remove contamination from waste water from...

Latest Student Invention: Pedal-Powered Cinema

University students in the UK have developed a pedal-powered energy generator. The produced electricity powers a projector for the duration of a whole movie. Over...

Portuguese Paper Battery Can Be Recharged With Water

Researchers from the Faculty of Science and Technology in Lisbon (CENIMAT) have recently developed a novel type of battery that you can charge... with water! They say it's another step towards their aim of developing new ways to power gadgets and small electronic devices.
Solar-Powered Desalination technology. Image (c): USAID

MIT’s New Solar-Powered Desalination Tech Wins USAID Award

A new solar-powered desalination technology called “photovoltaic-powered electrodialysis reversal system”, which had been developed by the MIT, has won the top $140,000 Desal prize...

Winter Cabin in Japan Merges Tradition with Modern Technology

In northern climates, buildings are often put up with some form of synthetic insulation and mechanical heating; a method that uses much energy without...

Google's Self-Driving Cars Could Save Lives And Fuel At The Same Time

In secret and in plain view, Google's seven test cars have driven more than 140,000 miles with little intervention from humans, out of which 1,000 were totally autonomous. The program could save lives and fuel, because computers are not heavy-footed and do not accelerate more than necessary and don't brake right after that, like many humans do.

Superconducting Ink Boosts Efficiency of Solar Water Heaters

Mexican researchers developed a superconducting ink, containing nano particles, which can boost the efficiency of solar water heaters by as much as seventy percent. Solar...