Hank D and the Bee: Just a reminder about whales

Whale cartoon

This video via PlanetSave shows how humans should treat humpbacks…keep watching to see the humpback’s reaction to the human intervention (tear-jerking). Catch up on the rest of the Hank D and the Bee series at JoeMohrToons.com. For cartoon updates and other green goings-on, follow Joe on Twitter @GreenCartoons.лекарственные травы купитьnorth face lunch bagitalia watchesреклама медицинского […]

Charge your cell phone with your best dance moves

Charge your cell phone by dancing

What if you could charge your cell phone (or power your home) by dancing? Well, you actually can. A London-based company called Pavegen has created a tile that creates and stores energy by simply walking (or dancing) on it. The tiles will actually be deployed in a mall near the 2012 Summer Olympics to power over half the lights in the structure.

Dueling Banjos on Tesla coils [VIDEO]

Dueling Banjos on Tesla coils

When Nikola Tesla invented Tesla coils, he probably didn’t imagine an epic dueling banjo battle being played out on his high current electrical transimtters, but that hasn’t stopped it from happening. The thing that really is cool about this is that the arcs coming from the Tesla coils are NOT simply responding to the music, […]

Hank D and the Bee: Re-branding Bees

Hank D and the Bee: Rebranding Bees

Bees are immensely important and may very well be the canary in the coal mine. The bees have finally realized that if kids grow up to love them, then they will go on to fight on their behalf. I like the new digs, Bee! More About the BioTech Bullies From SourceWatch: All About Genetically Modified […]

Epic DIY Imperial AT-AT Walker on a tandem bicycle

diy at-at walker bicycle

Did you know that those Imperial AT-AT Walkers that assaulted the Rebel base on Hoth were pedal powered? Well, they probably weren’t, actually, but if the Empire could have figured out how to implement it, I’m sure they would have. You know, Darth Sidius (the Emperor) and Darth Vader really were pretty forward thinking folks.

5 ways to save energy in your living room alone

Ways to save energy in your living room

Sometimes trying to find ways to save energy at home is a daunting task, why not just focus on one room? Since bills can be a tough burden for many of us these days, it could be wise to keep the ones you can as low as possible. Saving energy can help you lower your […]

Hank D and the Bee: Rethinking Center Field

Hank D and the Bee: Rethinking Center Field

I live in St. Louis, so Cardinals if you’d like some local, organic tomatoes to replace your center field lawn just reach out to my sister and sister-in-love at BackdoorHarvest. They’ll hook you up! The rest of you, you’re on your own, but I want credit! Catch up on the rest of the Hank D […]

Which is best: To rent or buy rooftop solar panels?

Solar panels on rooftop

Depending on the region you live in and the amount you pay for your monthly power bill, it’s quite possible that you’ve experienced ‘solar envy.’ This phenomenon occurs when a neighbor installs a shiny new set of panels on their roof and then sets up lawn chairs to admire their new array, happily offering a […]

New LED bike wheel lights rock 8-bit color graphics

monkeylectric led bicycle wheel light

Cycling is great for the environment and for your health — but ain’t no party like a 2-wheel party and a 2-wheel party don’t stop. One of the best ways to kick off a 2-wheel party in style is to be visible and safe. But what if being visible and safe could also be done in a way that earned you somewhere around 10,000 cool points too? It can.