Attendees of this year's Paris Air Show got to see history being made as the mighty micro Cri-Cri broke the electric plane speed record. The plane first took to the skies last September and drew in a
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Self-powered laptops and everlasting batteries could soon become a reality thanks to a new study from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology that measured a piezoelectric film's capacity for turning
Holy environmentalism Batman! Considering the Dark Knight has a personal fortune of $7 billion, you would think that Bruce Wayne would have made a greener version of the Batmobile a long time ago.
South of downtown Seattle is an old Boeing airplane assembly plant that produced nearly 7000 Flying Fortresses while hidden beneath a roof with a fake suburban neighborhood on top. The site is now the
Before the official opening of the Paris Air Show, Airbus parent company EADS revealed what it has in the works to be the successor to the Concorde jet: the Zero Emission Hypersonic Transportation plane,
In March the 2011 Rube Goldberg Machine Contest was held at Purdue University, where they threw down and won not only the competition, but also the Guinness Record for the largest Rube Goldberg Machine.
John Viera has made a name for himself as a pioneer for the green movement within the automotive industry. As Ford Motor Company's Director of Sustainable Business Strategies, he has been building a new
The solid gantry stretches 885 feet across the shipyard. OTH utilized the elevated base as a foundation for Kraanspoor, having the building span its entire length. The office building “hovers”
Houses made from mushrooms used to be for smurfs — but the creative folks at Terreform One and Planetary One intend to create real houses from the prodigious plant. They are developing a new breed
Many cities around the world have started bike-sharing programs, but VW is set to launch a car-sharing system in Hanover, Germany that will see residents drive their latest model, the Golf BlueMotion. The
Brooklyn has found a way to turn farts into fuel, and now Orlando, Florida is following suit. Partnering with several private industry partners, Orlando city officials think they have mastered the
A team from the Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul have developed a technology that allows you to charge your phone battery by yelling at it. In theory, a phone battery that is charged via voice waves seems
A new generation of high-tech, safe, and eco-friendly airships aim to not only go where roads currently can't in northern Canada, western China, and Africa, but also to replace the complicated,
Until now, flying cars and anti-gravity-powered skateboards were the province of science fiction. But scientists are hot on the trail of anti-gravity in the real world. Researchers at CERN's Antihydrogen
Floating Permaculture offers a solution to the inevitable depletion of fossil fuels and its effect on food. “Normal” farming as we know it puts a strain on fossil fuels, as produce is often trucked
With the possibility of fossil fuels running out in our lifetime, Universal Lubricant is looking ahead. Through the re-refining of used motor oil, they’ve created Eco Ultra. With production increasing
The Department of Energy, Google, Best Buy, Tom Tom and around 80 other companies have formed a joint venture called the GeoEVSE to create a database that helps EV and alternative fuel vehicle drivers
A team of students at Université Laval just won first place for the third time in the Shell Eco-marathon in Houston with their svelte hypermiling supercar, which gets an incredible fuel efficiency of
Over the past couple of years, the U.S. Army has announced several initiatives ranging from solar-powered tents for troops to hydrogen-powered tanks, however this is their most ambitious program yet. With
Cleaning your oven is up there with doing your taxes in terms of worst tasks ever, but by doing so you could be wiping away a precious energy source. According to researchers from California Institute of
NASA just awarded four research groups a total of $16.5 million to develop projects that focus on improving airliner safety, fuel efficiency and noise. Included is a remarkable study by The Cessna
A team of researchers from Stanford University recently announced that estuaries around the globe could provide 13% of the world's energy needs. For those of you who skipped geography, an estuary is where
President Barack Obama will be speaking at Georgetown University today on the future of America's energy security. The President's remarks are set to be focused on the goal of reducing American dependence
Scientist Dr. David Nocera has finally perfected a low-cost, artificial leaf-like device, that like a real leaf, mimics the process of photosynthesis. Nocera announced the creation of a miniature solar
The Tata Group has signed a deal with the founder of SunCatalytix, MIT scientist Daniel Nocera, who has discovered how to generate energy water. Although the terms of their agreement have not yet been
We've seen a whole slew of gigantic, volcano shaped, city-in-a-building towers, each promising to be the largest building in the world. First it was the wacky X-Seed design for Tokyo, and then even
A third blast and fire at the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Station increase the risk of a full blown nuclear meltdown in Japan.
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