Environment

Enjoy Sledding And Save Space With The Folding Sled

As summer is coming to a close, perhaps you're looking forward to some winter sports fun. Sledding is always a fun winter activity. The only downside to sledding is that sleds are bulky and often heavy, and when you reach the bottom of the hill, you'll have to carry the sled back up. With the Folding Sled, you won't have to worry about the bulk or the heft.

Want To Wage War On Those Flies? Get A Bug-A-Salt Rifle

Next to mosquitos, flies are easily the most annoying insect most of us are faced with. You can run around the house armed with a low-tech fly swatter, but that can get old pretty quickly. These days you can arm yourself for a full-scale assault on these pests with Bug-A-Salt 2.0 -- a miniature rifle you load with table salt to take them out and have a little fun working on your aim.

If You Want A Comfortable Convenient Means Of Commuting MOVEO May Be Your Solution

Commuting can be a real pain. There's traffic, one-way streets and parking, just to name a few obstacles. And then there's you in your car, contributing to the greenhouse gas emissions. Want an environmentally friendly solution? Check out the MOVEO Foldable Electric Scooter.

Quantum Dots Will Turn Your Windows Into A Power Supply

Imagine installing an air conditioner that won’t send your summertime power bills skyrocketing. That’s the promise of new quantum dot infused windows. These tiny specks of semiconductor will enable windows to capture solar energy and generate clean power while remaining perfectly transparent. Scientists call them a “game-changer” in the future of sustainable cities.


Going Camping? Bring Along The Etekcity E-Gear Portable Collapsible Stove For Hot Meals

If you like roughing it in the great outdoors, but also enjoy your amenities, like a comfortable bed or a place to cook food, you may want to check out Etekcity's E-gear Portable Collapsible Camping Stove. You can bring this lightweight stove on your next camping trip and enjoy your meals hot.

Hark All Ants: Solar-Powered Backpack Converts Into Picnic Table

Meet the Technopicnic solar-powered backpack made in Spain that converts almost any urban space except  for maybe a highway into a picnic table. Read on for more on this clever and innovative wearable tech design.

The YikeBike Folding Electric Bike Challenges The Traditional Bike Design

The YikeBike looks like a modern, miniature version of the penny-farthing or high wheeler bike (you know, the old school bike with the really big front wheel). But, if you look closer, you'll see some design features that set this bike apart from the crowd of traditional bikes.

Cruise On The ET Scooter Then Fold It Up When You're Done

Commuting on a bike or scooter is always better than walking. You get to your destination quicker and with less effort. The problem with this is that you always have to find some place to secure the vehicle. With the ET Scooter, you can just fold it up and go.

Tesla's Creepy Snakebot Charges Cars, Freaks Out Car Owners

Electric vehicles are easy to charge but Elon Musk, the visionary CEO of Tesla Motors, wants to make the chore even simpler. Tesla's “snakebot” battery charger is certainly hands-free but who could sleep peacefully knowing a sentient metal tentacle is lurking in your garage?

Tablet Offers New Light at The End of the Visually-Impaired Tunnel

Meet the world's first braille tactile tablet for the blind that is made without mechanical components. Read on for more about liquid-based technology and how it is improving the everyday lives of the visually impaired.


SoulLite Bamboo Ski And Hiking Poles Are Environmentally Friendly And Versatile

Founded by former U.S. Ski Team members, Soul Poles produces quality, Eco-friendly ski, hiking and walking poles. Now, they've designed an Eco-friendly, interchangeable ski/hiking pole. The SoulLite pole is not only versatile and durable, it was made with the environment in mind.

Cuppow BNTO Turns Your Extra Canning Jars Into Handy Lunchboxes

Unlike the trusty sandwich, most healthy lunches can’t just be thrown in a baggie. The BNTO by Cuppow is a canning jar adaptor that turns any wide mouth canning jar into a two compartment lunch box.

Running Shoes Printed from Synthetic Biological Material Have A Life Of Their Own

A new concept for running shoes concerning proto-cell technology has been created by London designer and researcher, Shamees Aden. 3-D printed from synthetic biological material, these shoes have the capacity to repair themselves overnight. Read on for more on these amazing future wearables.


Trunks In Their Trunks: The Top 10 Abandoned Cars Colonized By Trees

Don't know how long a car or truck's been abandoned? Try counting the rings on the tree growing up through its bodywork.

Fashion Footprint: Clothing, This Is Your Life

Meet Norwegian diplomat turned social entrepreneur, Mariam Naqvi who has  founded Fashion Footprint, a fashion traceability app that can scan clothing  and provide ratings information on everything from factory safety to workers' health.