Filed under: Awareness, bike, Cycling, Technology | Tags: bikes, LED, night, safety.
I think is amazing all the gadgets we’re creating to make cycling a safer way to get around. The Early Winter Night Biking Gloves is a great example: wool gloves with LEDs that lights up an arrow sign when you hold your hand in form of a fist.
Filed under: Cool, Green Labels, New Ideas, Technology | Tags: UK, umbrella, Vodaphone
Yes, you can stay under my umbrella! Vodaphone UK new supercool gadget is a signal boosting umbrella to improve your phone signal and charge it. And, of course, works as a torch to keep you dry in the typical British weather.
Filed under: Digital, New Ideas, News, Outdoor, Recycling, Technology | Tags: New York London Recycle Bin
London is equipped with high tech intelligent bins: LCD screens broadcasting information about the weather, traffic and news from 6am until 23h59. Soon, the streets of NYC will be joining the club.
A new app called “GreenCam” makes sure your computer enters energy-saving mode when no one is there, by using your webcam. Developed by the brazilian company Ecobenefícios, the app is free and you can download it here. It’s estimated that the app can save a company of 200 employees around $130 a month, considering that every staff member is absent from their desk for about 1 hour a day.
Filed under: Awareness, bike, Cool, Cycling, DIY, Green, Lifestyle, Outdoor, Technology | Tags: exercise, Green, gym., Outdoor, power
Let’s face it: gym can be a big pain in the ass, at least for beginners and until you bring it into your routine and lifestyle. Considering this, TGO Green Energy Gym is an outdoor installation of cardio equipment that encourages people of all ages to workout and then converts the energy generated into useable electricity. The free and public gym located in North East England lights up using kinect power harnessed through the use of cross training machines, bikes and other fitness. It’s a healthy, green and shiny way of lighting your city up at night!
Celebrating its 250th anniversary in big style, Guinness made an unique deep-sea bar for the Sea Experience competition. Designed by the London based architecture firm Jump Studios, the 11m2 old submarine was turned into an awesome bar made of reinforced glass and plastic rubber discs equipped with LED resembling bubbles. Three lucky people had the pleasure to join the opening trip at the bottom of the Baltic Sea.
Who doesn’t want to eliminate once and for all those tiny little pieces of paper stuffing our wallets and drawers? Now we have an online service to make digital records for receipts, business cards, bills, bank statements and so on. Shoeboxed will keep everything you need for a “paperless” life, so download it here.
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