Pee Power in the Pipeline; Energy Generation Steps into Waterless Urinal Systems

October 21, 2013 / No Comments

How about some pee power for now?  Researchers at the University of Bristol in the UK have tested and found effective the use of urine in energy generation. Experiments have proved the capability of urine to power daily devices such as cell phones, electric razors and toothbrushes, and also light fixtures. Funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the research ...

Teen-built App Helps People Get Serious about Recycling

October 18, 2013 / No Comments

What all wouldn’t you do to spur your fellow beings to practice recycling? But then, much of the world’s citizens don’t seem to be concerned about this. In the current era of tech innovations, lessons and tech enabled props that promote recycling are many. The only problem is that most tend to ignore most of such props. But then, 14-year-old Zea ...

2014 BMW i3 Pre-orders Breach Expectations; Production Likely to Go Up

October 17, 2013 / No Comments

The BMW i3 is said to be hitting the popularity terrain in a major way. With pre orders mounting, the car maker is now being prompted t o push up production of the electric vehicle. The amazing popularity even before the car has actually hit retail is something the automotive major seems to be enjoying at the moment. It is expected ...

Madinah Airport to turn Eco-friendly

October 16, 2013 / No Comments

The Madinah airport is being converted into Middle East’s first ever eco friendly international airport. Mamdouh Tarabishi, CEO of the newly constructed Prince Mohammed International Airport in Madinah, has revealed the details of the project, saying that 4.5 billion Saudi Riyals will be spent for the expansion project. To be completed in 2015, the design of the airport will be in ...

BMW Hybrid Vehicle Set for LA Showcase

October 15, 2013 / No Comments

The Los Angeles Auto Show will be a feast for auto enthusiasts, and to add to the charm, German automobile giant BMW will introduce its upcoming hybrid vehicle BMW 4-series Hybrid  at the event. The news was confirmed officially by the Los Angeles Auto Show officials. More than 20 luxury vehicles will be released at the show, including a BMW ...

Renault Hybrid Vehicle by 2020

October 14, 2013 / No Comments

Renault seems to have dived headlong into the hybrid vehicles terrain. The company, established in 1899, is now the third biggest European automaker, and expanding as always. Renault had already entered the electric vehicle scenario in the recent past and made some good impacts with its electric cars. Now the company is reportedly working on a range of vehicles with hybrid ...

Scientists Discover 60 New Species

October 11, 2013 / No Comments

A recent rain forest expedition in Suriname in the Northern South America resulted in the discovery of 60 new species of creatures! The expedition by a group of researchers, including international scientists, was lucky to find many a species discovered. The news was confirmed by a tropical ecologist with a US-based conservation group. Suriname is the nation where world’s one of the ...

Garments for the Dead Stay Close to Nature

October 10, 2013 / No Comments

Forget the eco-friendly dresses or brands we always recommend to you. These bio-degradable garments we have here are made for the dead. Dubbed “Garments for the Grave,” this brand has been introduced by Australian fashionista Pia Interlandi and includes fabrics such as cotton, linen and hemp. According to Interlandi, the human body is a gift, which is full of nutrients, water ...

Volkswagen XL1 Announces Arrival

October 9, 2013 / No Comments

Volkswagen XL1, the world’s most fuel efficient and aerodynamic car, has made its US debut. The car has been released in the country at the 23rd Annual Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ) conference at the Chattanooga Convention Centre. This amazing vehicle offers an estimated European combined fuel consumption rating of 261 mpg. The car can reportedly cover up to 32 miles ...

GM CNG Powered Trucks and Vans in the Anvil

October 8, 2013 / No Comments

General Motors will offer two new compressed natural gas models of the 2014 Chevrolet Express and the GMC Savana passenger van. The car maker made this known at the Green Fleet Conference & Expo that aims for clean vehicle technologies. The automaker is already offering CNG option for its cargo vans and now the 2014 Express and Savana will join this ...