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LED-Flex: An Efficient Substitute For Neon

by Justin Thomas •

How many times have you seen a broken or flickering neon light? Durability is not one neon’s strengths. But now a new product, LED-Flex, has been introduced as a substitute for neon. The producer, Mule Lighting, has managed to make the flexible LEDs have the appearance and brightness of neon. The biggest advantage of this product is the efficiency level …

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Most Efficient Water Cleaner: Terra Cotta Gravity Water Filter and Cooler

by Justin Thomas •

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Here is another efficient ceramic water filter. This gravity filter has a hand-made terracotta base, which cools the water using natural convention. We consider it metaefficient because: its has excellent filtration, and a very long filter life (years). Also, the terracotta doesn’t leach contaminants into the water, and it keeps the water cool without needing external energy. It’s available from …

New Ultralight Summer Wool: Superfine190

by Justin Thomas •

Icebreaker has just released a new line of ultralight merino wool performance wear called Superfine190. The Superfine range uses a smooth, soft wool to create a “cool wool” quality — intended for summer and lightweight warmth when it gets cold. It’s hard to believe these tops are woven from wool, they are so thin. The “190” in the name refers …