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Biodegradable Water Balloon-like Blob: An Alternate Of Plastic Bottle

Biodegradable Water Balloon-like Blob: An Alternate Of Plastic Bottle

Often people are seen drinking water from bottle. But some London-based design students have made Ooho, a biodegradable, H2O balloon-like blob, that could shortly be an alternate of drinking water instead of from a ubiquitous plastic bottle.

By On April 16, 2014 Respond
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A Solar-Powered Drone Designed To Fly For 5 Years Nonstop

A Solar-Powered Drone Designed To Fly For 5 Years Nonstop

Earlier, we’ve seen solar-powered UAV (drone) that can fly for 14 hours. And now, Titan Aerospace has made a solar-powered drone called Solara 50. This drone has been designed to fly for 5 years nonstop.

By On March 7, 2014 Respond
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World’s Largest Solar Thermal Plant ISEGS To Power 140,000 Houses Each Year

World’s Largest Solar Thermal Plant ISEGS To Power 140,000 Houses Each Year

Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System (ISEGS), is the “world’s largest solar thermal plant.” The good news is now this solar thermal plant is fully operational and is expected to generate enough electricity to power 140,000 houses, each year.

By On February 24, 2014 Respond
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Japanese Firm Plans To Build Solar Cells Around The Moon And Beam The Power Back To Earth

Japanese Firm Plans To Build Solar Cells Around The Moon And Beam The Power Back To Earth

At present, many houses and offices run on solar energy. And now it seems like it’s time for Earth to run on solar energy. Japan’s leading engineering firm Shimizu Corporation has planned to build an array of solar cells around the Moon’s equator in order to harvest solar energy and beam it back to Earth. The project is called Luna Ring.

By On December 4, 2013 Respond
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Grow Own Edible Insects Using Open Bug Farm Kit

Grow Own Edible Insects Using Open Bug Farm Kit

Insects are seen as a delicacy in some countries, while in others they are used to tackle food shortages. Keeping the latter in mind, California-based firm Tiny Farms has created an Open Bug Farm Kit that will let anyone grow their own protein-rich farm of edible insects.

By On December 2, 2013 Respond
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Work Begins On A 3280-Foot Inflatable Solar Chimney

Work Begins On A 3280-Foot Inflatable Solar Chimney

The notion of solar chimneys has been around for quite some time now. But until now, such projects involved concrete chimneys, costing a huge sum. Per Lindstrand, a notable aeronautical engineer, has now proposed the design of a 3280-foot inflatable solar chimney which could deliver power to remote areas.

By On November 25, 2013 Respond
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Kiribati, An Island Nation, Will Drown In A Rising Pacific Ocean By 2030

Kiribati, An Island Nation, Will Drown In A Rising Pacific Ocean By 2030

Kiribati is a country that comprises of a number of islands in central Pacific. Having a population of more than 100,000, Kiribati currently faces the threat of being overrun by the rising seas. So the residents of this island nation are trying to seek refuge elsewhere.

By On November 25, 2013 Respond
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New Research Shows How Biking In Polluted Air Affects You

New Research Shows How Biking In Polluted Air Affects You

Biking is certainly a very healthy activity and is considered an excellent exercise. But what happens when you bike in an air thick with traffic pollution? A research at University of British Columbia has now provided a surprising answer to that question.

By On November 7, 2013 Respond
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Track Everything Through Tiny Solar-Powered GPS Device ‘Retrievor’

Track Everything Through Tiny Solar-Powered GPS Device ‘Retrievor’

Solar-powered things are getting huge popularity to people in these days. We have found another mind-blowing “solar-powered …” news. Lately, a group, consisting of some of the best brains in the business, has brought Retrievor, a tiny solar-powered GPS device through which you can track almost everything.

By On October 22, 2013 Respond
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Want To Own The UK’s First Solar-powered House? Costs Only £1.2 Million

Want To Own The UK’s First Solar-powered House? Costs Only £1.2 Million

Solar-powered houses bring less electricity bill or no bill. The UK’s first fully solar-powered house is going to be sold. If you buy this house, you will never receive a gas or electricity bill again. Do you wish to buy it? Its price is only £1.2 million!

By On October 7, 2013 Respond
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IKEA Selling Assemblyless Solar Panels For Houses In UK

IKEA Selling Assemblyless Solar Panels For Houses In UK

Solar panels are getting popular day by day all over the world. Although there are many companies selling solar panels in the UK, now Swedish flat-pack furniture giant IKEA has started selling solar panels for house in that country.

By On October 4, 2013 1 Response
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i-H2GO: A Hydrogen Fuel-powered Toy Car

i-H2GO: A Hydrogen Fuel-powered Toy Car

After having a great response and admiration from people for the toy car H2GO that requires water to run instead of batteries, Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies made i-H2GO, the successor of H2GO. But i-H2GO is such a toy car which can be controlled through a free app on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch.

By On September 19, 2013 Respond
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Portable Solar Oven ‘GoSun’ Can Cook Food In 10 Minutes

Portable Solar Oven ‘GoSun’ Can Cook Food In 10 Minutes

While the technology is here, then why spending too much time in cooking? Now with the help of GoSun, you can cook food just in 10 minutes!

By On September 18, 2013 Respond
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SustainX Brings Compressed Air Energy System In A Vastly Different Form

SustainX Brings Compressed Air Energy System In A Vastly Different Form

Can you remember last when a Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) plant was commissioned? It was in 1991. However, this week startup SustainX has brought the technology back to the U.S. electricity grid, albeit in a vastly different form.

By On September 17, 2013 Respond
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Solar-powered UAV That Could Fly For 5 Years At A Time

Solar-powered UAV That Could Fly For 5 Years At A Time

Earlier we have seen solar-powered unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) Silent Falcon that is said to be capable of flying up to 14 hours in the sky at a time. But lately, Titan Aerospace has announced that it is making such solar-powered UAVs that would be able to fly in the upper atmosphere for 5 years at a time!

By On September 3, 2013 Respond
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