Archive For The “Environment” Category
The situation currently unfolding in Japan has reignited the debate over the safety of nuclear power. If you live in the United States, and you’re not quite sure how close you live to a nuclear power plant, you may want to check out this interactive map over at CNN Money. The map shows the location [...]
This looks very cool. The video isn’t embed-able, so you’ll have to watch it, here. Conservationists argue that wind turbines pose a risk to birds, bats and sensitive habitats like shorelines. People living close to wind farms, meanwhile, complain of constant noise and vibration. This year, engineers responded with a new way to draw electricity from [...]
Photojojo is is selling camera straps made from reclaimed seat belts. Each strap is handmade, and comes in four colors; Porsche Purple, Mercedes Gold, T-bird Teal, and Dodge Silver. One strap will cost you $20, or you can get 2 for $35. I think these are pretty cool, but where’s basic black?
“Clean coal harnesses the awesome power of the word, clean.” – Hilarious! This TV spot was made by the Coen brothers for ThisIsReality.org. YouTube Link
Here’s a special Holiday gift from me to you… one day of carbon neutrality. After claiming your One Day gift, you can pass it on to your friends, family, and colleagues. I encourage everyone to participate. (It’s free!) via Zeldman
I’m not a religious man, but I think this is pretty darn cool.
I’ve always thought Moo’s mini cards were great, but they’re just a little to narrow for my images. Luckily, Moo just announced that they’ll be doing full-size business cards very soon. For $21.99 you can get 50 cards that use up to 50 different images. There’s also an option to use 100% recycled, 100% recyclable [...]
The Bird-Electron EZ17-B iPod Recycling Speaker is a clever little speaker system that uses the plastic packaging your iPod came in as the enclosure for the speaker. What a great way to reuse something that would more than likely end up in the trash. “Bird-Electron presents this one and only Recycling Speaker for iPod. The [...]