New Fuel Cell Generator Tech from Redox Dramatically Reduces Cost per Kilowatt

Capable of generating electricity from diesel, natural gas, ethanol, and even biomass, this new “Cube” generator from University of Maryland startup Redox promises uninterrupted, low-emissions energy from renewable fuel sources at a fraction of the operating costs of existing alternatives.

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Heavy Metals Contaminate Groundwater Near Fracking Sites

What makes this really weird is that the elements found in the University of Texas studies are not usually used in chemical fracturing (fracking), according to the gas industry’s official disclosure to government authorities. Cue the Twilight Zone music, kids!

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Wireless Brake Light Video Uses a Sexy Estonian to Get My Attention

Velodroom’s wireless bicycle brake light has no on/off switch. Instead, it uses a built-in accelerometer (g-meter) to detect when the rider is slowing down, which kicks on the 3 watt LED brake light. It’s a clever concept that takes the responsibility of signaling drivers off of the rider’s hand-signals (which take their hands off the handlebars) and one that the Velodroom’s designer, Indrek Rebane, claims is clearly visible from over 900 feet away!

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This is it: BEST City Bicycle, the Best GREEN Thing Ever! (w/ video)

This is the Hornster. It’s a 178 dB air horn pretending to be a bicycle, and make no mistake: I

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Air-powered Scooter is Less Barbie Vespa, More Iron Man Moped

Like many green-tech enthusiasts, I’m simultaneously a fan of cutting-edge green tech, scooters, and the sort of pie-in-the-sky “vaporware” projects

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