Hear the beauty of these eco-friendly wood earbuds

meelectronics r1 wood earbuds for bass

When I say the phrase “musical instrument”, what is the first one that comes to mind? Chances are it is something made of wood or brass. What it is most certainly not made of is plastic. There’s a reason for that. Brass and wood (but especially wood) have wonderful acoustic properties and produce clear and […]

Epic bicycle wheel light sports 32 LEDs & 42 themes

monkeylectric m232 monkey light

When it comes to cycling, seeing the road ahead is important, but being seen by motorists is even more important. If you had a sweet wheel mounted lighting system made up of 32 LED’s, took up about 3/4 the height of your wheel, and combined 42 themes with hundreds of color combinations you wouldn’t just be seen by motorists, you’d be envied.

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.

Hank D and the Bee: Drink Your Pee, and Go Cubs!

Hank D and the Bee: Drink Your Pee, and Go Cubs!

More on some of these great concepts From Cleantechnica: Microalgae Lamp Absorbs 150-200 Times More CO2 than a Tree! From PlanetSave: Drink Your Pee!: The Future of Water Filtration From Treehugger: “Eco-Friendly” Mobile Phone Runs on Coke From MNN: 12 cool urban bicycles ready to replace your car Follow the rest of the Hank D […]

The iBamboo iPhone speaker gets a plastic playmate

iBamboo urban plastic

There are all kinds of iPhone and iPod speaker systems, but last year we talked about one revolutionary — yet incredibly simple — iPhone 4/4S speaker. The iBamboo. The iBamboo uses a simple one-foot long piece of precision cut bamboo to project the sound from your iPhone 4/4S in two directions, amplifying the stereo sound […]

Pee on this seed packet to check in on Foursquare

pee to check in on foursquare

All of the animal kingdom marks its territory by some biological method…except for humans. We check in on Foursquare to claim some piece of nebulous digital ownership. But now you can build your own biodegradable seed packet that let’s you stake both a physical and virtual claim to a location…while seeding it with a bit more flora too.

3 solar gadgets that are actually useful

reVIVE solar charger from Solar Restore

Solar power is not just for rooftops. You can add a bit of green energy into your life now with these four useful and affordable gadgets. All are available under $100 – some much less. 1. Solar-Powered Chargers Solar-powered chargers are becoming a popular way to charge cell phones and music players. And as more […]

iBamboo speakers rock your iPhone tunes sans energy

iBamboo iPhone speaker dock

There are all kinds of eco-friendly iPhone, iPod, Android device, and other portable music player speakers out there, but none of them can amplify the volume of your digital tunes without needing battery or A/C power…except the iBamboo. This brilliant (and chic) simply combines a foot long piece of bamboo and minimal processing to pump your jams.

Give your dad an LED Light Mine for Father’s Day

Striker Light Mine Professional

If you’re looking for a last minute eco-friendly Father’s Day gift, look no further than the LED Light Mine from Striker. This little gizmo is reminiscent of the mines in the minesweeper game that came pre-installed on old PC’s, but doesn’t blow up in your face when click the wrong button. Instead, it just gives you LED light wherever you need it.

Grow your own mini garden in an Altoids tin

Altoid tin garden

If you weren’t yet aware, Altoids tins have a pretty huge cult following among crafty DIYers. From adding some much needed fauna to a small space, to making your own fully functioning guitar, Altoids tins are the answer. Who’d have thought it, right?