Martin Kimbell is only 25-years-old but he already manages beautifully the art of light painting. He captures images of sweeping ribbons of white light while wandering around quiet countryside locations
Robot theme restaurants are a hot topic in Japan and now China. Without completely replacing human work, the robots move around freely throughout the eatery's 3,200 sq ft, following a black stripe with
Architects for Humanity co-founder Cameron Sinclair has just launched the Dead Prize, an award "to celebrate engineering, architecture and designs that have had a negative impact on the planet." Sinclair
There’s no butts about it - scientists in South Korea just found a way to recycle smoked cigarette filters into high performing supercapacitors. Researchers from Seoul National University found a way to
Bees already pollinate the great majority of our fruits and veggies - but could they build our buildings as well? Former Gizmodo Editor-in-Chief Geoff Manaugh, and designer John Becker came up a plan to
The numbers are in, and in just six months a phenomenal 202,586 people have applied to join the very first Mars colony. Frequently dubbed a "suicide mission," the $4 billion Mars One non-profit venture
Households, businesses, and cities around the world are turning to renewable energy to reduce their environmental impact - but which clean technologies are leading the pack in 2014? This new infographic
Large-scale energy storage is one of the major challenges facing renewable energy, but a recent breakthrough could be a real game changer. Scientists at USC, led by professor Sri Narayan, just developed a
Next time you walk down a street in Chicago, take a look at those innocuous and ever-present light poles, because they may not be what they seem. Chicago is installing a network of sensor-equipped lamp
Ecosphere Technologies' latest product combines several of our very favorite things in one easy-to-transport package: shipping containers, off-the-grid solar power, and clean drinking water generation.
What if you could turn old plastic bottles into fresh new designs with the press of a button? 3D Systems’ new Ekocycle Cube uses post-consumer plastic to 3D print a variety of designs. The eco-friendly
A new breakthrough in the design of silicon-based solar cells has seen a 20-year-old efficiency record broken by not one, but three companies. Presenting at the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference in
Demolition is a messy business—not only does the process require heavy machinery and produce clouds of dust, but it also results in giant piles of rubble that often head straight for the landfill. Omer
In what could be a game changer for the solar energy industry, a house in suburban Sydney, Australia has installed the world's first building integrated solar system that generates electricity and heat.
As populations increase and urbanization intensifies, our water and ecosystems are at risk. Today IBM announced a project that will introduce first-in-Canada technology that uses big data to help protect