Make a Foot-Powered Washing Machine from Recycled Stuff for Just $4 [Video]

July 20, 2012 / No Comments

Life in the developing world has its own advantages and that include access to clean water, electricity and appliances that make our lives a whole lot comfortable. The conditions are just the opposite in many parts of the developing world where people have to work hard for even the most basic of facilities. People living in the rural parts of Africa ...

Lightning GT Electric Car Gears Up For Long-Term Road Test

June 7, 2011 / No Comments

Are battery-powered Lightning GT prototypes on verge to hit the roads? It seems so. In what could be an awesome boost to green travel, Lightning Car Company has announced that it will participate in a 12-month long "real-life" road test as part of the UK's Technology Strategy Board Ultra-Low Carbon Vehicle Demonstrator competition. Lightning GT will be tested under the same ...

Solar Powered Military Uniforms Get Ready

March 21, 2011 / No Comments

Scientists in the UK are working on a solar powered kit that could lessen the burden on soldiers and increase their mobility by 50%. The kit is designed by the Universities of Glasgow, Loughborough, Strathclyde, Leeds, Reading, and Brunel and funded by both the Ministry of Defense and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.

The R-House – Excellence In Passive Design

July 12, 2010 / No Comments

Home owners who feel strongly about having a ‘green’ home now have one more reason to celebrate! R-House, which completely meets passive energy standards, now stands as a testament to the fact that you do not have to compromise on your ‘green’ ideals to have a well insulated home.

Tiny House Arc Prototype Getting Ready for Action

February 2, 2010 / No Comments

The tiny House Arc prototype is the creation of Joseph Bellomo Architects. This tiny prefab house can be flat packed requiring space of just 4x10x3 feet, and is created in a way that would be easy to assemble for a normal person.