Revolutionary Butane-Powered Backup Charger to Hit Market This Year

A 10-year-old MIT spinoff, Lilliputian Systems is now ready to commercialize a portable charger that, if priced correctly, will revolutionize batteries and backup charging for...
The Future of Tractor-Trailers?

AirFlow BulletTruck Tractor-Trailer is Over 100% More Efficient

There is probably nothing more American, or less fuel-efficient, than the tractor-trailer, which transports tons of thousands of tons of goods from place to...

Twelve Year-Old Shubham Banerjee Makes Fully Functioning Braille Printer From LEGO

It is fascinating what youngsters can come up with in their spare time. Leaving aside those, who find a million different ways to make...

South Korean Government Opens Country's Most Advanced Green Business Center

It's not every day that you see a case of "acting-like-you-preach" scenario of companies living green themselves, but South Korea has built the first zero-emission business center ever. The building is home to a climate change research center and is based exclusively on renewable energy, provided by 66 different types of green technologies, including solar and geothermal.

MVRDV Design Glass Building with Traditional Farmhouse Look

Architects MVRDV have constructed a building made of glass but resembling a traditional Dutch farmhouse – Glass Farm. The building houses mixed-use retail establishments...

Ooho, The Edible Water Bottle That Eliminates Plastic Pollution

New invention, designed by a group of students, might just be what the world needs in order to eliminate plastic bottles and solve the...

Solar-Powered System Refines Magnesium and Uses It as Green Fuel

Researcher Takashi Yabe at the Tokyo Institute of Technology claims that he developed a system that can run on solar energy, to refine magnesium and use it as a source of fuel.

Comeback of Vacuum Tube Technology: The Ultimate in Transistor Speed

Electron movements in silicon transistors are limited by collisions and scattering. What if the bumps are removed and the electrons can travel freely in...

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.

Ford’s New MyEnergi Lifestyle Reduces Energy Bills and Carbon Footprint

Ford recently introduced its MyEnergi Lifestyle project which indicates how integrating plug-in vehicles with renewable energy sources and home appliances can help a family...