Emerging Tech

Xerox Invents “Self-erasing” Paper

Xerox is looking to venture outside the office world you’ve associated it with. Seems now it’s aiming to make tree-hugging hippies smile with erasable paper. The paper automatically clears itself after a 24-hour waiting period and can then be used again and again, up to 100 times. It may not be a zero-watt monitor, but hey, it beats sitting there ...

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Pick Up A Maserati Lamp After The Web Bubble Bursts

Two years from now, almost every dot-com out there without a solid business plan and/or funding is going to be very unhappy when this whole 1999-esque bubble bursts. So why spend all that hard-earned VC money on a Maserati Quattroporte or a Ford GT when you can pick up this equally-beautiful Maserati lamp from Lumina. Inspired by the grills of ...

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Fujitsu’s New “Zero-Watt” Monitor Uses No Power On Standby

Out to save the world, are ya? No, no, don’t start shoveling your propaganda down our throats. We get it. You have your hybrids and we have our Hummers. But here’s a product we both can agree on: Fujitsu’s “Zero-Watt” Monitor. It claims to use absolutely no power when the display is in stand-by mode, which means two things: lower ...

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Cost Controller Power Strip For Those Of You Pinching Pennies

Let’s face the facts here: you love saving both money and the environment. Whether you trade in your NV200 for a Toyota Prius or keep the heat at 55 degrees in the dead of winter, you get off on the mere fact that at the end of the month you’ll have saved a grand total of $6.34. Congratulations. Al Gore ...

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Solar Bulb Keeps The Sun Coming Back For More

While some of us don’t care for saving energy due to the need for our iPod docks and Plasma TV sets (all of which require a lot of power), others may actually want to live past 2025. So if you’re looking to cut energy bills, may I suggest you check out the Bulb Solar Lamp? It’s actually not a bulb ...

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Jewelry Made From Old Camera Parts

What is one to do when they have a love to both cameras, and recycling the old to create the new? Just ask Craig Arnold, leader of the re:vision project, which takes old camera parts, and recycles them into wearable accessories. Using old cameras to refocus (lol, puns) on a new product allows for the ancient parts to be used ...

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New York City With A Taste Of Niagara

How often do city dwellers get the chance to see a wonder of nature such as the waterfall? Not often enough. I live about 45 minutes from NYC, and I can tell you first hand that the city is magical. It has mostly everything someone could want, and then some. While Central Park provides tourists with a dose of greenery, ...

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HyMini Wind Powered Device Charger Puts The Green In Awesome

So, the HyMini might be much ado about nothing, but it’s still pretty impressive and potentially a great idea for green integration in the future. Dubbed as a “mini green hybrid power station”, you charge the HyMini up from a main. When you go out for a bike or car-ride, attach the little guy to your vehicle, and the wind ...

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Ultima Tower Joins The Mile High Club (Well, Actually Two Miles)

Every other week we read about some kook who has devised a blueprint for the world’s new tallest building. Blah, blah. Whatever. It’s old news that buildings are getting bigger. The Ultima Tower, on the other hand, goes well beyond just slightly edging out the next tallest building, but totally blows it away. The Ultima Tower proposal is a two-mile ...

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Suzuki Starts Production Of Hydrogen Powered Crotch Rockets

Those of us who respect a well-made and gorgeously designed bike will be happy to learn that Suzuki has decided to put their Crossgate concept into production. But that’s not the only good news. The Crossgate is also going to be hydrogen powered, a little perk for the environmentalists among us. Developed with the help of the British Intelligent Energy, ...

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