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Wireless Water Meters in Effect in New York City!

Here’s an interesting news that New York City will be implementing wireless water meters coupled with internet monitoring capability, which will allow New York citizens to know “exactly” how much water they are using and only pay for how much they’ve used.  I have to agree traditional water meters have not been too accurate plus manpower required to check those meters on a monthly basis have been too costly.  We hope to see these wi

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Greener New Years Ball for New York in 2009!

New York City will not only be pedal-powering their New Years ball, the ball itself is about 10-20% more energy efficient over last year’s ball.  I am beginning to like New York City’s efforts in greening stuff, sorta like San Francisco.

On the side note, my favorite trance DJ Tiesto will be at New York, too bad I will be in San Fran.

PHILIPS LIGHTING provided the new solid st

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New Years in New York will be Powered by Pedals!

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New Years event in New York City Times Square “next” year, will be powered in part by pedals by humans.

How cool is that?  Save earth.

Duracell has set up a “power lodge” in Times Square where visitors are ushered to a row of bicycles with generators connected to a set of massive batteries.

So far the project has collected 95 hours of pedal power, or about 35 pe

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Human Powered Mobile River Gyms for New York!

Here’s a really cool mobile gym concept that might actually be a good idea for most metropolitan cities with rivers.    It’s a human-powered mobile river gym, all powered by people exercising in it.

What if you took every single calorie generated by people working out in New York City and put it to use like this?

You’d probably have a really great public t

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DIY Duck Cam is a walking Polaroid Camera!

Check out this Duck Cam, a walking Polaroid camera that captures pictures and prints them out for ya.

video after the jump.

Therefore I am making a ‘Magical Image Digesting Duck’, by hacking digital camera, printer, vacuum cleaner, m

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New York City Waterfalls!

Cool, New York City is going bonkers with waterfalls, even one on a bridge!

Public Art Fund, working in partnership with Tishman Construction Corporation, engaged a team of almost 200 design, engineering and construction professionals to build the Waterfalls, which are constructed with building elements that are ubiquitous throughout New York. Actual construction scaffolding forms the backbone of the Waterfalls, and pumps will cycle water from the East River to the top of each structure before it falls ba

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