This spring, one year after rolling out an extensive vehicle charging network in Israel, electric car company Better Place filed for bankruptcy. Better Place was the first major electric car maker in the
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ABB, a company that specializes in electric vehicle power solutions, recently announced plans to build the world’s largest nationwide network of EV fast-charging stations in the Netherlands.
NASA's autonomous polar rover, the GROVER, has completed its initial tests in Greenland, coping with some of the harshest environments on the planet. GROVER, which stands for both Greenland Rover and
The name of the pieces, Nepenthes, is also a Greek word for a magical potion that makes one forget all the pain and sorrow. Like the legendary medicine, the colorful LED sculptures are meant to provide a
Image via Shutterstock Floods, fires, hurricanes and tornadoes seem to be more commonplace each and every year. All over the United States, many families are devastated by natural
Scientists at the Center for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Wurttemburg (ZSW) have developed one of the most efficient lithium-ion batteries yet. The super li-on batteries herald a bright future
Last year, Chip Yates set a new world record for being the first person to fly an electric airplane over 200 mph. But that wasn't enough to satisfy him. Yates is aiming even higher, announcing plans to
Bike lights are essential for safe cycling at night - but they're prone to breakage, dead batteries, and theft. Dutch company Rydon has developed a green solution to all of these problems with the Pixio,
Incat Crowther and Marine Engineering Consultants (MEC) recently announced plans to construct a 24 meter long-range Catamaran Patrol Vessel that will be used to protect the Great Barrier Reef World
The fuel-free lightweight Sunseeker Duo aircraft is now airborne! After it was unveiled at the AERO Global Show for General Aviation in Friedrichshafen, Germany in April, the world’s fastest two-seater
As technology advances, gadgets and gizmos are becoming smaller and smaller. From medical devices to bee-sized robots, developments in engineering have made for incredibly tiny electronics. To accommodate
As the human race continues to expand and urbanize, air pollution is becoming a serious, pressing issue - in major cities such as Beijing and Tehran you can literally see the problem before your eyes.
We recently told you about Moto Electra's bold attempt to drive an electric motorcycle across the United States in just 3 days - and on June 6th the team accomplished this world record-breaking feat!
Since public urination seems to be a widespread problem at Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, two organizations have banded together to turn that pee into power. The Electric Pee project, by AfroReggae and JWT
When riding a stationary bicycle, it easy to feel as though you aren't getting anywhere or doing much of anything other than managing a quick workout. The cardio is great, but what if you could capture
Scientists in Japan recently used a promising new 3D printing material to create objects so small that they are the size as a single bacteria. The researchers were able print shapes that are measured in
Photo via Shutterstock Laptop technology has come a long way in the past decade or so, but sales of mobile phones and tablets are leaving PCs in the dust. Part of that has to do with battery life;
The once-promising electric car company Better Place has filed for bankruptcy. The company sought to put in place a large and innovative electric vehicle network with interchangable batteries, which
It's hard enough being tied to your cell phone without having to worry about getting the "Low Battery Icon of Death" right in the middle of an important task - and charging up via wall outlets takes
Today is National Bike to Work Day, and all across America, people are ditching their cars and trucks for a cleaner, healthier journey via bicycle. Our friends at Voltaic Systems joined in the fun to
The first sure sign of a robot uprising will be when robots gain self-awareness and begin acting autonomously - and if this self-assembling robot is any indication, we're well on our way to the
For those who think that environmentalism is just for hippies, actor Harrison Ford and Peter Seligman, Chairman and CEO of Conservation International, kicked off the conference with a discussion that
The Solar Impulse plane is an entirely sun-powered, single-seat airplane that is capable of flying for 36 hours consecutively. In late March we got our first glimpse of the Solar Impulse, and last week it
Designed by architect Michael Strain and his team, Levitation is a concept bike designed to power your smart phone that also acts as a mobile hot-spot with unlimited Wi-Fi access. It has an on-board
Energy Saving Light Bulbs Energy saving light bulbs are small, so it might seem like they can't possibly save you that much money. The reverse is true, however. There are a variety of energy-efficient
NASA's Mars Rover might have captured headlines, but a new bot deployed in Greenland might be doing even more important work. NASA's newest scientific rover, a robot known as GROVER, is on its
Solar Flight has just unveiled the world's fastest two-seater solar-powered plane at the AERO Global Show for General Aviation in Friedrichshafen, Germany. The Sunseeker Duo continues the company's
A new bike-powered generator can help cyclists power their lives, “one pedal at a time”. The Siva Cycle Atom clips directly to your bike and harnesses your pedal-pushing energy, storing it in a
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