Emerging Tech

House Made Of Recyclables: Very Cyberpunk

Using industrial castoffs as well as other spare parts and pieces, Jan Korbes has constructed an alternative solution to housing that’s not only portable, but is also completely made up of recycled parts. Though not a Reboot, it’s still a cool arts and crafts project.  I can’t see anyone wanting to live in it. Unfortunately, we may not have a choice. How ...

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Hippie Home Decor: Livinglass

If you’re a real Dead-head and you just so happen to be redecorating your home. Livinglass.com proposes a eco-friendly alternative to glass paneling decor. OK, so it’s not as eco-friendly as the trash recycler, but at least it isn’t hurting the environment. From the official site: “Livinglass is the leading manufacturer of decorative transparent and translucent laminated glass panels, capturing ...

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Greenpeace States the Obvious About Gaming Consoles

Did you know that gaming consoles can contain materials hazardous to the environment? Of course you did. How else would a Playstation 3 crank out those sick graphics without some kind of processing unit that’s guaranteed to rot the earth. Then, in comes Greenpeace to spoil everyone’s fun. This year, it tested the Nintendo Wii, Sony PS3 and Xbox 360 ...

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Clean Chair For A Clean Apartment

We’re running out of places to ditch our old garbage. Recycling bins are out of the question because, as we all know, all trash whether it be recyclable or otherwise all goes to the same place: New Jersey. California College of Arts student Nick Demarco has created a vinyl chair out of plastic bottles and other miscellaneous garbage he found ...

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New Machine Sorts Through Trash So You Won’t Have to

This green approach on dealing with industrial waste is called the Autoclave. It’s a self-sustaining trash sorter that can sort through 30 tons of waste in just two hours. It releases little to no emissions and at the same time can differentiate between glass, aluminum and anything else you might throw out. Trust us when we say it’ll find a ...

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Bondesque: The Backpack Inflatable Pontoon Boat

Camping can be a real blast with some buddies and cold brews, but tugging along a boat with you can be a real bitch, especially if you don’t have a trailer hitch on your car. Thankfully, the 21st century has given way to the Backpack Inflatable Pontoon Boat. In under 15 minutes, you can assemble a full pontoon boat for ...

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Chalk Chess: Artfully Designed

Chalk Chess is the brainchild of UK design studio SUCK. Each piece is a piece of chalk that can be used to draw a chess board anywhere you please. Just draw a grid, color it in with your pieces and you’re ready to whoop anyone’s ass in a straight-thuggin’ game of chess. Though it’s just a prototype at the moment, ...

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Ruby Red Slippers Made From Recycled Plastic

Want to feel like Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz? Try a pair of these shoes on for size. Not only are they a paltry $55, they’re also made entirely from recycled plastic. A quilted insole keeps your feet comfy or about as comfy as a plastic shoe is ever going to get. It’s not half bad but if you’re ...

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BLUE Keeps Kitchen Looking Trendy, Fruits Fresh

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve gone out and bought fresh fruit, only to have it mold by sitting in my refrigerator’s crisper drawer. It’s both a waste of food and money and can be quite frustrating at times. This is where BLUE enters the picture. BLUE will cleanse your fruits through emitting a special light that kills ...

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Umbrella Stool Provides Dry Comfort

I don’t know why we’re so obsessed with umbrellas but I’m Gene Kelly would be proud. Take this Umbrella Stool. Going to an outdoor concert and skies are overcast? Check SimpleWeather (oh shit! a plug!) and grab your Umbrella stool. Not only will it keep your ass comfortable, it’ll also keep you dry in the event there’s a sudden downpour. ...

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