CanvasPop Converts Waste Canvas into Wallets

June 24, 2013 / No Comments

Art print manufacturer CanvasPop has all along been a crusader for the benefit of human cause. Green initiatives have been a norm for them, and they have also managed to reduce manufacturing waste in a big way, along with introducing new products. Imagine the revenue thus generated. Canvas Pop has now announced a new project christened “Remade”, which converts pieces of ...

Scientists Create Eco-friendly Battery from Wood

June 21, 2013 / No Comments

As you all know, various rechargeable batteries use lithium. But now scientists from the University of Maryland have designed a ‘green’ battery using a sliver of wood covered with tin. The various parts in the battery are a thousand times slimmer than a paper piece. To make this ‘green’ battery, the scientists have ditched lithium and have brought in sodium, which ...

Phone Batteries Can Live Longer with Solar-Powered Screen Panels

June 20, 2013 / No Comments

SunPartner Group, a French start up, is said to be testing a transparent panel that might find its place inside consumer phones by next year. The significance of the panel is that it would use solar energy to increase cell phone battery life by almost 20 percent! These Wysips panels are less than 0.5mm thick and  unobtrusive, so that they can ...

US Elementary and High Schools Leaning Towards Solar Power

June 19, 2013 / No Comments

The world has come to a point where it is important to learn about solar power and also to implementing the technology in our day to day lives. It is being reported that kids in the US, who go to solar powered schools, are blessed with not just learning about solar power but also learning to live with solar technology. According ...

Cheetah Muscle Power Output 4 Times that of Usain Bolt

June 18, 2013 / No Comments

Most of you might have seen Cheetahs sprinting to hunt down prey on television shows. A new study by Alan Wilson of the UK’s Royal Veterinary College has found that the beasts operate at the extreme of their athletic performance, and that their ability to accelerate along with its ability to slow down and quickly change direction makes cheetah the ...

Efforts On to Save Mountain Yellow-Legged Frogs from Extinction

June 17, 2013 / No Comments

The mountain yellow-legged frog currently numbers just around hundred, making it a strong case of extinction-ready species. In a bid to halt the complete wipe out of the amphibian species, the James San Jacinto Mountains Reserve saw the creatures being let to roam around in their terrain by the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research last week. The population of ...

Antarctica Ice Melting Faster Down Below the Ice Shelves

June 14, 2013 / 1 Comment

Scientists have found that warm ocean water is melting the ice shelves of Antarctica, and this could result in the rise of global sea levels. The expanses of Antarctic ice become smaller when iceberg chunks break off floating ice shelves that undergo fast melting. The ice shelves melt from below and are invisible from above. When the ice shelves shed weight, ...

Hyundai Zero Emissions Vehicle Lined Up for US

June 13, 2013 / 1 Comment

The US market place might soon get to see a new zero emission vehicle. We hear Hyundai is in the works with this new car. You already know that California’s stringent automotive emissions mandates insist that all automobile manufacturers should include some form of zero emissions vehicle in their lineup. A tweet from John Krafcik, HMA Chief Executive says that the ...

Mosquito Genie is a Mosquito Killer and Solar Lamp Rolled into One

June 11, 2013 / No Comments

With the mosquito population threatening to grow in numbers ahead of summer, Florida has a battle in hand. It is almost sure that most people would encounter the whining, disease-ridden monsters at some point. The question as to how to eradicate mosquito borne diseases is the most debated topic at least among the common people and health workers. An answer seems ...

World’s Most Dangerous Oceans Identified

June 10, 2013 / No Comments

A recent survey has revealed that a few busiest oceans are more prone to shipwrecks. And, these shipwrecks are caused by unfavorable weather conditions. And climate changes could also result in adverse weather conditions. Conducted by scientists at Southampton Solent University, the survey was supported by World Wildlife Fund. And, according to the result, the South China Seas and East Indies, ...