We are all guilty of wasting resources. From consuming more food than we need to unnecessary packaging materials to wasting too much energy. The human race is headed in the wrong direction and changes need to be implemented now or one day we’ll wake up and ask ourselves how this came to be. It all starts with small changes and that one change may seem insignificant but it all helps.
One of those steps is the EcoDrain. We all take hot showers and allow that hot water to go down the drain. What if you could make use of the already heated water? This is exactly what the EcoDrain does. The device is designed to recycle the used hot water from your shower by using it to preheat the incoming mains shower water. By doing this, you now use less energy to heat the new incoming water. This will help in saving you money on your heating bills by a noticeable amount. Read More →
Here is another unique phone charger that is a combination of art and science. Similar in concept and material to the Orée Pebble 2, the Swich wireless phone charger uses both natural wood and stone to charge your smartphones and other devices wirelessly. It is elegant in structural form and has a slanted surface coated in micro-suction cups to enable you to use your device in both vertical and horizontal positions while it is charging. The angled stand uses Qi technology to wirelessly charge android phones and iPhones equipped with Qi standard cases. Read More →
According to the U.S. Department of Energy air conditioning of your home takes a 43 percent bite from your monthly utility bill. This could be significant if you live where the heat is unyielding and summers are long.
Lowering your energy bills doesn’t require spending large amount of money on overhauling your ventilation system or purchasing green power gadgets or sacrificing your sanity. You can drive your energy costs down by a small investment in this SmartAC Starter Kit by ThinkEco. This will control your AC unit into a device that is controlled by an app that will help you schedule on and off times and control the temperature with your smartphone. Read More →
The world of technology is constantly evolving and, as technology evolves, so does society. To date, the greatest period of technological advancement was the Industrial Revolution in the latter stages of the 18th century and early stages of the 19th century, and its mark is still very much evident today. Read More →
I think it’s fair to say that most of us use coffee mugs on a daily basis. But do you have a boring ol’ coffee mug or is it something customized? Does it represent who you are? The most customized mug I have is one with pictures of my niece and nephew but it doesn’t get used. It’s strictly for display purposes and for me to stare at from time to time.
The Mugs you see below are unique, cool, and will likely cause you to go looking online for something similar. After viewing the collection of mugs, comment below on which one is your most favorite and least favorite. Read More →
Whenever I go to Gym and watch all those people on treadmills, I always think if all this kinetic energy can be converted into electrical energy. It may not be much but every bit counts.
This idea of a shoe charger by a teenager is amazing and should be encouraged in every possible way. It may not solve the world’s energy crisis but it is a right step in that direction. Although a two-hour walk will generate about 10-minutes worth of battery power but it is better than nothing. It will also motivate people to do more exercise. [Via] Read More →
If you’re thinking about the perfect place to have an adventure this year, Sri Lanka could be a good choice of destination for you. Sri Lanka is a small island located to the south of India. It’s a perfect place to trek the old ruins and enjoy amazing natural beauty. There are wild jungles (with amazing elephants), delicious restaurants to enjoy the local food, and tours to learn more about this exotic land. Since vacation dollars spent in Sri Lanka this year will stretch your travel budget, it’s got something for everyone. It’s best to see Sri Lanka like a local – that’s why you should check out Read More →
For all those outdoor enthusiasts here is an innovative personal water craft that is ideal for an unlimited choice of activities.
The Ultraskiff 360 is a lightweight round boat with a detachable pedestal mount in the center that gives you a 360° view. Ideal for both calm and rough waters you can always stay focused on one item no matter what the wind or water direction is. It is stable and highly maneuverable for hard to reach places. Ultraskiff 360 is small but has enough storage compartments for battery, tools and other utility storage. It has drainage system, bow/tow ring, side bumper, 6 rod holders, 2 handles, 4 cleats, 4 cup holders and 8 strap guides. The boat is easy to transport by vehicle or by hand and because of its round design can be easily maneuvered through doors, hallways and elevators for indoor storage. Read More →