A Solar Flower Tower Rises In The Desert

Constructing The Solar Tower In Israel

This unusual solar tower was designed by Israeli architect Haim Dotan for AORA Solar. It is set to launch on June 24 in South Israel. The tower has 30 tracking mirrors (heliostats) that reflect sunlight towards the top of a 30-meter high solar tower. The top of the tower has a special solar receiver and […]

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Most Efficient 3-Ring Binders

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Bloggers are drafting up their top 10 list posts and techies are e-organizing their hard drives for the new year. But if you’re old school — or have a boss who forces you to stick to ink-and-paper ways, here are some efficient 3-ring binders to help you catalog and file away 2008.

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Wolf Induction Cooktop

This new cooktop from Wolf uses induction to cook food efficiently, while the cooking surface stays cool to the touch. You must use a pan made of a magnetic material like stainless steel or cast iron. Induction stovetops are about 85-90% energy efficient, compared electric elements which are only 65-85% efficient. The manufacturer also claims […]

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Top Rated Microwaves

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The current top-rated microwaves are the “GE Profile Countertop Microwave JE1860″ and the “Panasonic Genius NN-T993“. They are recommended based on their size, features and power output (see the review links below). The GE model costs around $170 and the Panasonic costs around $120. The Panasonic has slightly larger cooking space, and has a stainless […]

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Weatherproof Outdoor Speakers: Polk Audio Atrium Self-Powered Loudspeakers

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The Polk Atrium loudspeakers are rugged, weather-resistant, self-powered and portable. Many outdoor speakers are suitable only for sheltered locations. The Atrium speakers meet industry & military specs for full exposure to the elements. The speakers are constructed of stainless steel and brass components to resist rust and corrosion. The cabinets are completely sealed to enhance […]

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