Author Archives: Jo Borrás

LED Shower Head Helps You Save Water, Power, Gas, & Money!

August 29th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

According to the Uji’s inventors, the system works well enough to cut shower times by 12%, significantly cutting back on water use and heating bills. Those savings add up to about $85/year in a typical American home, and much more in places like Hawaii or in a university/dorm setting


Noomad Converts ANY Bike Into A Leaning Cargo Trike

August 28th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

It’s called a Noomad, and it's exactly the kind of product that answers exactly the kind of bicycle commuting issues that have been keeping you from joining the record numbers of commuters switching from 4 wheels to


Bluebird Electric Supercar Coming Next Month

August 28th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

The speed-record kings at Bluebird have been busy lately, gunning (as always) for more speed records, the company recently announced that it would venture into motorsports with a Formula E racer and a racing-inspired, road-going electric supercar, which is set to debut at the 50th anniversary of Bluebird's first record next month


FlameStower Lets You Charge Your Gadgets with Fire (w/ video)

August 12th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

Recent advances in technology have made waste almost optional, creating commodities and energy sources where we used to see garbage. Right now, it possible to run cars on poop, charge your cell phone with pee, and light your home with rotting leftovers and yard clippings. All of that’s really gross – but the FlameStower is here to turn a different kind of waste into usable energy. We’re talking, of course, about wasted heat


Poland Is Getting Fracked

August 9th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

Originally published on Gas2. In recent years, the fiercely independent people of Poland have found themselves caught up in the [&hellip


Blue Green Box Turns A Fishtank Into A Hydroponic Garden

July 31st, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

The Blue Green Box uses the natural waste produced by a fishtank to fertilize plants in its specialized, hydroponic “grow box”. If you have a 10 gallon aquarium, you already have the pumps, filters, etc. to make it work – now all you need to do is get those fish to work for you!



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