Archive For The “Environment” Category

How close is your home to a nuclear power plant?

By | March 18, 2011

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 […]

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Turbine-Free Wind Power

By | March 17, 2011

This looks very cool. The video isn’tĀ 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 […]

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Camera Straps Made From Recycled Seat Belts

By | April 14, 2009

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?

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The awesome power of the word, ‘Clean’

By | February 26, 2009

“Clean coal harnesses the awesome power of the word, clean.” – Hilarious! This TV spot was made by the Coen brothers for YouTube Link

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From me to you: a gift of carbon neutrality

By | December 17, 2008

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

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Vatican Goes Solar

By | December 8, 2008

I’m not a religious man, but I think this is pretty darn cool.

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Moo does full-size business cards

By | June 25, 2008

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 […]

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iPod Recycling Speaker

By | January 22, 2008

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 […]

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