The Zonbu: A Green, Efficient PC

The Zonbu is a new, very energy efficient PC. The Zonbu consumes just one third of the power of a typical light bulb. The device runs the Linux operating system using a 1.2 gigahertz processor and 512 meg of RAM. It also contains no moving parts, and does even contain a fan. You can get […]

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Solar Tower Video

Here’s a video of the solar tower in Spain that has been getting a lot of press lately. Engadget describes the system: “It consists of a towering concrete building, a field of 600 (and growing) sun-tracking mirrors that are each 120-square meters in size, and a receiver that converts concentrated solar energy from the heliostats […]

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An Iron With Legs: Oliso Touch & Glide

The Touch & Glide iron automatically stands up on built-in legs as soon as it senses your hand releasing its handle. Grasp the arm again and digital sensors feel the pressure and command a micro-motor to pull the iron back down onto the ironing board. An auto shut-off feature turns the device off if it’s […]

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