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Novaled Unveils Ultra-Modern OLED Lamp Prototypes

Novaled Unveils Ultra-Modern OLED Lamp Prototypes

Green lighting just keeps getting better and better as evidenced by Novaled's newest prototype designs. Lit by energy-efficient OLEDs, these ultra-modern new lamps are marked by a stripped-down form

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LED Mushroom Lamp Will Trip Out Your Space Sustainably

LED Mushroom Lamp Will Trip Out Your Space Sustainably

What's bright, light and shaped like a giant galactic mushroom? We're not sure, but this groovy lamp by Australian designer Simon Duff would look great on the shelf next to your water pipe. Featuring an

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Rainbow OLED Origami Lights Fold to Make New Hues

Rainbow OLED Origami Lights Fold to Make New Hues

These dazzling lights, called Triangle Light Objects or Transparent Light Origami, are rainbow-colored OLED panels that are evocative of stained glass windows. Created by Emory Krall for Universal

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LED Tire Lights Turn any Bike Into a Lightcycle

LED Tire Lights Turn any Bike Into a Lightcycle

If you're dying to rep TRON before its upcoming release but don't have $35,000 to spend one of those stunning lightcycles, how about achieving a similar effect by getting these awesome illuminated Cyglo

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Our 7 Favorite Solar-Powered Gadgets!

Our 7 Favorite Solar-Powered Gadgets!

Even if you don't consider yourself a full-fledged greenie, solar power is worth looking into when it comes to gadgetry. Solar powered gadgets are super-convenient - allowing you access to a renewable

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Ambient Outdoor LED Lighting Inspired by Halley’s Comet

Ambient Outdoor LED Lighting Inspired by Halley’s Comet

Inspired by the beloved comet that has charmed millions with its curious magic, the Halley is an out of this world lighting system designed for Vibia by Jordi Vilardell & Meritxell Vidal. Completely

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GE Unveils Super-Efficient White OLED Lights

GE Unveils Super-Efficient White OLED Lights

High-efficiency organic light-emitting diode (OLED) lighting is closer than ever to commercialization, and recently GE scientists announced that they have devised a new way to make high-efficiency,

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New Light Bulb Labeling Program Coming Next Year

New Light Bulb Labeling Program Coming Next Year

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has just announced a new labeling program for light bulbs that will help consumers compare the wide range of products available. Although CFL and LED bulbs have been

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Illumitex Introduces Square LED Light Bulbs

Illumitex Introduces Square LED Light Bulbs

If we want to make lighting more efficient, perhaps we should start from the beginning: with the shape of the light bulb. Illumitex, a startup based in Austin, Texas, manufactures square LED bulbs that

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Recycled Six-Pack Ring Chandeliers Turn Trash Into Lavish Lamps

Recycled Six-Pack Ring Chandeliers Turn Trash Into Lavish Lamps

Designer Bao Khang Luu‘s recycled six-pack ring chandeliers make drinking an entire six-pack (or 60) seem a lot less “trashy”. Luu’s gorgeous designs transform the annoying excess

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DuPont’s New Ink Can Quickly Print Cheap OLED Displays

DuPont’s New Ink Can Quickly Print Cheap OLED Displays

Want an ultra energy-efficient OLED television? You'll have to pay -- LG's 15-inch display, for example, will cost a scathing $2,725 when it is released later this year. But OLED displays may not always

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LED Light Fixtures Create the Illusion of Daylighting

LED Light Fixtures Create the Illusion of Daylighting

Daylighting is one key to keeping our mental states balanced when we're indoors, but sometimes it's impossible to bring sunlight into interior places. Luckily, one innovative designer is experimenting

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LEGO Robot Solves a Rubik’s Cube in 25 Seconds Using Droid Phone

LEGO Robot Solves a Rubik’s Cube in 25 Seconds Using Droid Phone

How long does it take you to solve a Rubik's cube? We're pretty sure that it takes us longer than 25 seconds -- way longer! We're also sure that this LEGO constructed Droid-controlled Rubik's solver is a

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Construction Completed on Shanghai’s Amazing Dream Cube Pavilion

Construction Completed on Shanghai’s Amazing Dream Cube Pavilion

As visitors enter the building they first come into the queue where they learn that their actions can have effects on the lights of the building. By clapping their hands and waving their arms, their

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Milan 2010: The Interni Think Tank lights up Milan

Milan 2010: The Interni Think Tank lights up Milan

Lucca Trazzi's T-Garden is an LED light installation that reinvents the garden space with high-tech flowers made from Eurojersey Sensitive Fabrics. Another outdoor setting featured two of Philippe

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Coachella’s Giant Origami Solar-Powered Crane Installation

Coachella’s Giant Origami Solar-Powered Crane Installation

You know what this year's Coachella music festival could really use- a giant origami crane at the entrance. Oh wait! They already have one, and it's lit up with LEDs and powered by a solar system. Built

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Solar Shanghai Pavilion Made of Recycled CD Cases Nears Completion!

Solar Shanghai Pavilion Made of Recycled CD Cases Nears Completion!

With about 22 days to go until the start of the Shanghai World Expo, some of the amazing pavilions are already complete, while others are rushing to finish. The Shanghai Corporate Pavilion is almost done

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GE Unveils New Omnidirection LED Bulb That Will Last 17 Years

GE Unveils New Omnidirection LED Bulb That Will Last 17 Years

GE will soon release to the public an updated version of the LED bulb that will be omnidirectional and long lasting. Right now, most LED bulbs project light in only one direction and aesthetically, the

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Barcelona Introduces LED Streetlights That Cut Energy Costs by 1/3

Barcelona Introduces LED Streetlights That Cut Energy Costs by 1/3

If it weren't already the case that no other city can hold a candle to Barcelona, it is now: the European city has begun using wireless LED street lamps — made by Spanish energy giant Endesa —

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GlidArc Uses Plasma TV Tech to Produce Super-Clean Fuel

GlidArc Uses Plasma TV Tech to Produce Super-Clean Fuel

Plasma televisions are energy-sucking monsters -- a 48-inch screen uses more power than a large refrigerator -- which is why they have been largely replaced with LCD and LED screens. But the technology

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Toshiba Kills Incandescent Bulb Production

Toshiba Kills Incandescent Bulb Production

Yesterday, Toshiba ended its manufacture of mass-market incandescent light bulbs--bulbs that use a ton of energy, burn out quickly and pale in comparison in terms of energy efficiency to CFLs and LEDs.

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Solar Flower Petal Street Lamps Bloom by Day, Illuminate the Night

Solar Flower Petal Street Lamps Bloom by Day, Illuminate the Night

Smart design meets city lights in these solar-powered LED street lights by Phillips. Inspired by how flowers open up to the sun to collect the sun's energy, the Sustainable City Lights feature

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Next-Generation Nanofiber Bulbs on the Horizon

Next-Generation Nanofiber Bulbs on the Horizon

Want to ditch your inefficient incandescent bulbs for some energy-saving compact fluorescent (CFL) ones? Be prepared to deal with toxic chemicals inside the bulbs.  Now there's another option: nanofiber

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IKEA Unveils New Line of Solar-Powered Lighting

IKEA Unveils New Line of Solar-Powered Lighting

Now there’s no excuse not to bring solar power into your life - in just a few weeks IKEA will be stocking their shelves with a new line of solar-powered summer night lighting! Dubbed SOLIG, the

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Iconic SF Coca-Cola Billboard Gets a Green Makover

Iconic SF Coca-Cola Billboard Gets a Green Makover

Ever pass by the giant glittery Coca-Cola billboard in downtown San Francisco and wonder just how much energy it sucks up? Not nearly as much as it used to, now that the whole thing has been replaced with

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Wind Turbine Transformed Into World’s Largest Revolving LED Christmas Star

Wind Turbine Transformed Into World’s Largest Revolving LED Christmas Star

What Christmas is complete without a giant spinning illuminated star? This one is the largest in the world and just happens to be made up of LED lights, allowing it to use the same amount of energy as a

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World’s Largest Solar-Powered Footbridge Opens in Brisbane

World’s Largest Solar-Powered Footbridge Opens in Brisbane

On Sunday, the world's largest solar powered footbridge was opened to the public in Brisbane's Central Business District. About 36,500 people are expected to use the new Kurilpa Bridge each week to walk

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Panasonic’s New LED Bulbs Shine for 19 Years

Panasonic’s New LED Bulbs Shine for 19 Years

Despite lasting longer and being more efficient than both incandescent and CFL bulbs, LEDs haven't caught on because of their sky-high prices. But now Panasonic wants to bring LEDs to the mainstream -- at

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Bubbletecture Stadium Popping Up in Melbourne

Bubbletecture Stadium Popping Up in Melbourne

A bubbly new soccer and rugby stadium is popping up in Melbourne that will feature a highly engineered exterior structure combined with many sustainable features. Designed by Cox Architects, the Melbourne

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Solar Shanghai Pavilion Made From Used CD Cases

Solar Shanghai Pavilion Made From Used CD Cases

Preparations for the Shanghai World Expo 2010 are heating up and many countries are getting in on the action by designing structures for the space. We couldn't help but be dazzled by the Shanghai

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