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Top 10 Eco-Friendly and Green Gadgets of 2011! #EarthDay

Well, today is that day folks, it’s called Earth Day and you know what?

It’s time for the most eco-friendly and green gadgets of 2011!

Solar LED Desk Lamp – I work right by a big window that gets a lot of sunlight.  This Solar LED Desk Lamp will definitely cut your desktop electric bill to near zero because it can be fully-recharged and provides 5 hours of light.

Best of all, it comes with a 12

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Solar DIY – Heliostat Can help you Track Sunlight!

Here’s a really cool heliostat that can help you track sunlight.

The purpose of this cool solar device is to help you make other solar projects where you “could” make use of constant sunlight to something such as solar power grids. (or somethin’ along lines of that…)

The heliostat is the first step in his solar energy experimentations, and it is designed to keep a mirror aligned so that it keeps th

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Top 10 Eco-Friendly and Green Gadgets!

Hi All,

I must have had my watch set to a day earlier, Earth Day was yesterday but I figured 1 day late is never too late for eco-friendly gadgets.

So here’s a round-up of various different eco-friendly and green gadgets you can buy to save the world:

Solar Alarm Clock – Great stuff, they should make all alarm clocks with a solar panel. How hard is that? Probably not that hard, look at all the caculator

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Bicycle Powered Mobile Phone Center!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-L4PkPJuwMk

Tight, this is way too cool and good for our mother nature.

The one essential thing that a cell phone has that a call shop doesn’t is a battery, so using parts found in a junk yard we created a constantly recharging battery by pedal power. Electricity is generated as the person is traveling to his destination, if the battery runs low at the destination he can drop the kick stand and start cycling in place. Generating electricity from pedaling allows us to travel to the cent

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Solar Fan Cap/Baseball Hat

Here’s a nice invention if you live in a very hot city. We dare to make one yourself.

This baseball hat has a solar panel on top and DC motorized fan on the front with a nice ventilation hole cut in the bill. Very handy for a summer day or also useful for walks through well lit bakeries if you want the full aromatic experience.

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Solar Powered Bike!

Wow, check out this neato bike that can power itself using the power of the Sun!

The E-V Sunny Bicycle has light absorbing Solar panels built right into the Wheels, creating continual power from the Sun’s Rays, and maintaining a constant charge to the batteries. The bike is propelled by a 500 watt front hub motor.

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Renewable Energy Products

Wow, this e-store based in London, Ontario has some crazy number of renewable energy products including the big as& solar panel shown above. They even got solar pool heaters, water recyclers, and lots of other cool renewable energy products. Definitely a must see if you are thinking about or need those types of products.

Thanks Dave for the tip! (thru Keetsa.com)

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Solar Powered Steakhouse

Wow, a solar powered steakhouse?!? Great job you guys! 🙂

Ted’s Montana Grill in Tallahasee, Florida is the first restaurant based chain to install and use solar power.. This restaurant is owned by Ted Turner and is an eco-friendly restaurant in a chain of 49 restaurants in 18 states, “menus are printed using recycled paper, no plastics are used in the restaurant and soft drinks are served in recyclable glass bottles“.In all the popular

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Maker Faire 2007 – Biological Containment Art – Junior’s Returns

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvjCTQ0gFPw

 

Check out this cool biological containment art from Philip Ross. It’s a hydroponic garden which allow just enough light using LEDs for the plants to survive but do not grow bigger. Very interesting. This might be good for saving our planet by controlling light plants receive and thus use less energy if we are ever in a closed environment due to wars and what not. (no

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DIY HACK – How to make a Solar Heater under 50 bucks!

Here’s a great DIY on how to make a solar heater. Although the one he made is not functional you can probably easily make it functional by adding an inlet pipe and outlet pipe plus a small PC fan. But the theory is very impressive and this thing could be made more efficient with

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