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Recycled Roof Tile Birdhouses Not Just For Clay Pigeons

Japanese designer Tomoko Azumi has found a use for previously non-recyclable ceramic roof tiles: each tile becomes the roof of a birdhouse.

Solar Roads Project Could End US Dependence on Power Plants for Electricity

Solar energy has been at the top of many people's list when it comes to renewable energy sources. While some companies have designed vehicles to run on solar energy, others are still focusing on the lack of a power grid able to handle a significant load increase. A new concept funded by the Department of Energy may be able to offer a solution to this problem.

Garmin Edge 500 Cycling Computer Is Friendly On The Wallet

Garmin's new Edge 500 is the latest addition to its cycling line. The GPS computer offers a host of performance tracking while bringing an entry level price tag.

Rocket Tent: A New Level Of Ultralight Four-Season Tent

The Brooks Range Rocket Tent redefines lightweight for winter-ready tents. Consider this one for your next backcountry skiing or mountaineering adventure.

Surf Skiing--Sport Of The Future?

A cross between skiing and stand up paddleboarding, surf skiing is a new alternative in the world of water sports. Its inventor Jason Starr is determined to make it a household sports term.

Carry Your Cargo With Bullitt

Looking like a scooter retro-fitted onto a commuter bike, the Bullitt offers generous storage space for all your gear and cargo.

Kilobike Expandable Bike

Tired of buying a bike for your child every year or two? Kilobike expands to properly fit growing children.

Marsh Mellow Festival Boutique: Novelty Festival Gear Will Have Other Burning Man Attendees Drooling

With the days of summer drawing to an unofficial close, there are summer music festivals taking place around the world to wish it adieu. Finding all of the things you need to survive roughing it in the sub-standard living conditions can be a challenge, but not with one UK business making everything easily accessible.

Burning Man Bike Camper

This sweet bicycle-pulled trailer was hand-built for self-sufficiency and then put to use at Burning Man. Nearly everything you need rolled into into a clean, portable package.

Bike Helmets of NYC

NYC Bike Helmets were commissioned by the city and offer a more fashionable alternative to the average bike helmet.

Wall-E’s Girl-friend’s Cousin, Le Petit Prince, a Robotic Garden For Mars

Do you remember Wall-E's girlfriend Eve? Her mission was to find plant life. Once she did, it was her mission to protect the plant. Le Petit Prince, though still a concept, is also a robot that has a similar mission, except he already has a plant inside him and it's his mission to keep it alive.

Cardboard Tube Fighting to Be the Next Great Sport

The Cardboard Tube Fighting League has taken something most children have done at one time or another and turned it official. Decide for yourself if this is the next great American pastime.

Tiny, Keychain Speakers, Mighty Big Sound

Mighty Mini Speakers look like your favorite audio equipment and bring a little punch to your keyring. Never be without music again.

Castro Mosquito Vaporizer Zaps Capitalist Bloodsuckers, Mosquitoes

Despite its awesome name, the Castro Mosquito Vaporizer is neither made in Cuba nor does it vaporize mosquitoes. Instead, it sits nicely on a table while quietly compelling flying bloodsuckers to vamos.

Wear Nature Smack In The Face, Especially If You’re an Ugly B@$tard

In the city tall buildings, busy streets, unpleasant sounds and unpleasant smells can make living or working in urban life unbearable. What if you could carry a piece of nature with you all day? Would wearing a living accessory make a difference?