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Toyota Unveils Mirai Fuel Cell Vehicle With 300-Mile Range; Can it Kick-Start a Hydrogen Revolution?
A few months ago we gave you a hands-on first look at Toyota's upcoming fuel cell vehicle - and yesterday the automaker pulled out all the stops and unveiled the car's official name, performance specs,
After Hurricane Sandy, which devastated the East Coast in 2012, it’s more important than ever to make sure you, your home and your family are prepared to weather hurricane season when it strikes—as it
Lightning Packs LLC have created an electricity-generating backpack that can "provide wearable renewable electricity for combat soldiers or disaster-relief workers operating in remote locations."
The Endurance is a PiEV built by high schoolers for just $1,000, and was followed by a solar-powered version. In early 2013, engineering students at Rhode Island's Tiverton High School were given an
The spirits are stirring, the days are getting shorter, and shadows are stretching across the land - which means it's high time to get started on your DIY costume for Inhabitat's 2014 Green Halloween
Normally when a massive factory closes its doors an outlet mall or giant water park pops up in its place. But one former cigarette plant in Concord, North Carolina is turning into something completely
The installation will stand as a "symbol of hope for a world without walls" when thousands of glowing spheres illuminate the former inner city line of the Wall for three days. Berliners and visitors
Sure, Halloween is still a few weeks away, but if you're planning to put up any outdoor decorations, it's a good idea to start thinking about your options. Waiting until the last minute to dress up your
The motto "always be prepared" is a good one to keep in mind, but one might not understand the importance of that until immersed in a situation that one hasn't prepared properly for at all.
A team of Ohio State University scientists have invented what they claim is the world's first rechargeable solar battery. The team observed the issues in current methods for collecting and storing solar
Many of our readers may know Foxconn as the controversial manufacturer of Apple's iPhone, but the company may soon be known as something else - a car manufacturer. Foxconn has announced plans to build an
Spanish firm Opbrid, in partnership with Furrer + Frey has just released the Busbaar V3, a revolutionary new charging system that can power up a electric or hybrid bus in just five to eight minutes. Not
Next time you hit the slopes on a sunny day there is no need to worry about your gadgets running out of juice. Snowboard manufacturer Signal -- the company that recently created the world's first 3D
For the past 20 years, Toyota has been working on a vehicle that could revolutionize the way we get around. It's virtually silent, its emissions are so clean you could drink them, and it's finally ready
1. They Are Tough While I like to take care of the few things that I own, it's impossible to own anything too delicate while living out of a van. Moving from place to place all the time, I regularly
Carbon nanotubes have been used in everything from energy-free lights to oil spill clean-up technology, and now a team from Rice University has used them to develop a paint that transforms any surface
A dump fire that has been burning for nearly four months in the remote northern Canadian city of Iqaluit has finally been extinguished. The "Dumpcano" as it has been known locally has been spewing toxic
Grab the handle of this self-contained solar device and go! SolarBriefcase is an amazing portable generator designed and assembled by North Carolina-based company, LinorTek. One of the most portable
Sweden now recycles or reuses an incredible 99 percent of its waste, an improvement on the already impressive 2012 figure of 96 percent. The country uses a waste management hierarchy system that focuses
Did you know that melanin, the pigment in hair, is light sensitive and can be used as a conductor? Well, that's what an 18 year old in Nepal recently discovered, and is now using human hair to replace
Did you know that the cocoon membranes of a silk moth contain trace amounts of several elements such as sodium, chlorine, potassium, magnesium, sulphur, calcium and copper, as well as carbon, nitrogen and
Science recently scored a simultaneous victory over pollution for both recycling and renewable energy! A team of researchers at MIT has come up with plan to turn old car batteries into durable solar
The office of California Governor Jerry Brown has revealed it is considering legislation to ease environmental compliance laws for Tesla Motors in an effort to woo the company to build its first
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
It's happening! After much speculation, Panasonic Corporation and Tesla Motors have struck a formal agreement over the Japanese company's manufacture and supply of lithium-ion batteries for the electric
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