Environment

Hummingbird Is The World's Lightest Folding Bike

There are tons of folding bikes on the market, and more and more urban commuters are grabbing their own to help with their urban lives. Folding bikes add the convenience of being stowable to the convenience of avoiding traffic and parking hassles. Add the convenience of being the lightest folding bike in the world and you get the Hummingbird.

Biogas Backpack Provides Means Of Transporting Affordable Alternative Energy

Now that biogas has become more prevalent, scientists, environmentalists and industry leaders are looking for more ways to introduce it to poor rural areas. The problem for a lot of people in small towns and villages, where the main means of transportation is still by foot, is getting it home.

Take Leano Anywhere And Have A Chair

Picnics are great, so are outdoor movies, reading under the sunshine and just about anything you can do to relax in the open air. However, sometimes getting comfortable on a blanket or in the grass can be tough. Enter Leano, the portable chair that you can set-up just about anywhere and have instant back support.

Munkyboards Electric Skateboards Will Satisfy Your Need For Speed

If you're a skateboarder and have a need for speed, you've probably considered buying an electric skateboard. More and more electric skateboards are making their debut on the market, so shopping around may be hard. Let me make it simple--if you want speed and durability, then Munkyboards Electric Skateboards are what you need.

Yokohama Rubber's Finned Tires Enhance Fuel Efficiency, Reduce Drag & Lift

Tire aerodynamics technology is set to soar now that tire manufacturer Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. is testing finned tires. The unobtrusive but effective fins help reduce aerodynamic drag and lift for any vehicle they're installed on, thereby enhancing fuel efficiency and reducing the vehicle's carbon footprint.

XYN Bike Was Inspired By The Wings Of A Butterfly

XYN Bike is certainly a unique design. This conceptual electric bike, designed by Ishaan Bharat, borrows its shape and soft flowing lines from the butterfly. Not only is it nice to look at, it is solar powered and environmentally friendly.

New Paint Kills infection-Causing Bacteria and Saves Lives

Read on to learn more about Paint Shield, a new and exciting anti-bacterial paint from Sherwin-Williams that may greatly reduce the number of hospital related infections.

Burnie Is A Portable Self-Burning Camping Grill

When you're camping, simple tasks, like bathing and cooking, are harder since you don't have amenities like a shower and traditional kitchen equipment. Burnie Self-Burning Grill makes cooking easier and more convenient. It is a small, portable grill that burns itself for fuel.

Montanara Volta Is The World's Lightest Electric Bike

Electric bikes are becoming more and more popular, and as they are, the technology that goes into their making is improving. The motors are getting more powerful and smaller. The bikes are being fitted with more "smart" features. They are also getting lighter, and the lightest of them all is the Montanara Volta.

Zero Energy Vaxxwagon For Delivering Vaccines Invented By Boy

Another ingenious teen has come up with an eco-friendly invention for improving the lives of others. This one's in the form of a pedal-powered wagon designed for the purpose of delivering life-saving vaccines to those in need.

Hold On Tightly And SEABOB Cayago Will Take You For A Ride Under Or Over Water

Remember the underwater tow sled from the James Bond movie, Thunderball? SPECTRE forces used the sleds, equipped with twin-mounted spear guns, to propel them underwater and guard a nuclear bomb. If you want to get your hands on that same technology, the SEABOB Cayago is the personal watercraft for you.

Florida Teen Develops $12 Machine For Converting Ocean Currents Into Usable Energy

Another kid inventor is making headlines. This time it's a 15-year-old in Boca Raton, FL, named Hannah Herbst for developing a method for creating usable energy through ocean currents that costs only $12.

Camp Champ: A Kitchen In A Trunk

Campers are always looking for new ways to streamline and consolidate their gear. In the camping world, things are smaller, have multiple uses and fit neatly into tight spaces. The Camp Champ and its components fit this mold. Camp Champ packs a kitchen's worth of cooking equipment into a stylish wooden trunk.

Printer Ink From Air Pollution, Can It Be Done? MIT Grad Says "Yes"

What if we could find a way to turn air pollution into something useful? A recent MIT grad thinks he's found a way.

Biogas From Manure To Power BMW's South Africa Plant

German automaker BMW is attempting to do its part when it comes to reducing its carbon footprint.