Green House Co. Ltd., a Japanese electronics firm, has developed a new "power-generation LED lamp" called GH-LED10WBW that runs on salty water. Requiring no batteries, the lantern runs for eight hours for
This may be one of the strangest instruments we have ever seen, second only to the Theremin, or possibly the Bubble Organ. "Inventor of useless things" Niklas Roy has constructed a multi-channel, 1-bit
Remember how long it took you to build a house or car with LEGO bricks? In a matter of minutes you could slap together four walls and a roof, or four tires and a steering wheel, and your LEGO person would
Patrick Jouin's Bloom Table Lamp is inspired by MGX’s One_Shot.MGX stool and the way plants respond to their environment. The digital technology behind the lamp design involves rapid prototyping and 3D
Lasermad has executed a brilliant move with his glowing chess set made from recycled vintage Russian Nixie tubes. Each piece is illuminated without any visible wires, and emits a warm light when at rest
Singing flowers used to live only in the fanciful realm of cartoons, but like something out of Alice in Wonderland, Disney Research presents "Botanicus Interacticus", an interactive music game that uses a
The Swiss Army Knife is already an indispensible tool, and now the little knife that does it all just got a little greener. In order to commemorate their 100 year anniversary, L.L. Bean is releasing an
It's easy to get worked up about portable solar chargers. Yes, it's awesome to make your own clean energy, and it's wonderful not to be tethered to an outlet every time your phone needs a boost of juice.
The wooden-framed iameco (pronounced "i-am-eco") computer is easy on the eyes and on the environment. A result of a collaboration between German and Irish designers, the PC is the first of its class to
Wallbot mobile walls can communicate among themselves. By applying scientific research in collective intelligence to architectural design, artist and architect Otto Ng has created a kinetic wall system
Portable solar chargers are an amazing creation, and now you can have one that latches onto almost anything you carry! Voltaic systems' Fuse 10W Solar Laptop Charger can attach to any technical backpack,
Inhabitat: Can you tell us a little bit about your role at Panasonic?
Tomita: My title is Manager of the Communication Team in Corporate Environmental Affairs Division, Environmental Planning Group. My
Designed by Gergő Kassai, the Motion Lamp is a low-energy, lightweight OLED lamp that can be customized to suit your needs at any given moment. Thanks to its flexible light source, it can be twisted and
Eric Stackpole wants every tech geek with a passion for ocean science to have inexpensive, open source hardware to conduct research. The solution that he and a team of fellow enthusiasts has developed is
Case of Bass works with local Portland businesses, artists and craftsmen that contribute to the extraordinary good quality and design of their pieces. Each portable stereo is unique and completely made