Archive for 'Technology'

Just what we needed dept: Fight DDD with the DipClip

The DDD era (Dangerous Dip Distraction) is over. Now you can dip and drive.

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Credit card-sized unit claims to be world’s smallest solar charger

Sunslice is a small folding solar charger that can fit into a pocket, while still producing enough electricity to compete with much larger offerings.

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There is nothing new about virtual bike touring

Back in 1897 they had it all figured out.

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The solar roof exists: SunTegra offers solar shingles and tiles

You don’t need to wait for Elon Musk to make it- you can have a solar roof right now.

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12 new uses for old smartphones and tablets

From a home security system or fire alarm to a picture frame or dual monitor, there are many clever jobs your retired devices would love to have.

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Ultrasonic clothes dryers could shorten drying time to 20 minutes, and use 70% less energy

The next game-changing technology might not be in the form of an electric car with a longer range, or more efficient solar panels, but rather a better way to dry your clothes.

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This magic wand kills weeds with high energy light

NatureZap offers a quick effective nontoxic solution to getting rid of unwanted plants around the home.

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Want a robot to clean your house? You’ll have to wait a while longer

Elon Musk and engineers are working on it, but it’s going to take some time.

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Lucy is a robotic solar daylighting system that directs sunlight where it’s needed

Instead of turning sunlight into electricity, and then using that to power indoor lighting, Lucy redirects the daylight into rooms for effective natural illumination.

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Drone detects and disarms landmines 20 times faster than humans

The inventors of the tumbleweed landmine clearing device have set their sights on drones.

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