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A new design for a hydroelectric generator could cheaply light up off-grid areas. The Hydro-Electric Barrel is a spinning water wheel that floats on the water surface and turns in the current. The spinning motion drives permanent magnet generators inside. It could generate enough power to light banks of LEDs and light up bridges, buoys, or even charge mobile devices in off-grid areas and developing countries. And, because it sits on the surface, it doesn’t disrupt the environment as much as…

A hydroelectric generator barrel is a spinning water wheel that floats on the water surface and turns in the current. The spinning motion drives permanent magnet generators inside. It could generate enough power to light banks of LEDs and light up bridges

NBD Nano water bottle, Self Filling Water Bottle, Namib Desert Beetle, water collection, water issues, Deckard Sorensen

Researchers Develop a Self-Filling Water Bottle that Harvests Water from the Air NBD Nano Self Filling Water Bottle Namib Desert Beetle – Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Flutter - Worlds First Portable Wind Turbine for USB Devices by Kohilo Wind — Kickstarter

Kohilo Wind is raising funds for Flutter - Worlds First Portable Wind Turbine for USB Devices on Kickstarter! Internationally patented technology that has changed the way we look at harnessing the Wind. Kohilo has the Key to Power Independence.

Vincent Van Gogh's hometown of Eindhoven pays him a tribute with this glowing bike path interpretation of his "Starry Night" painting. Artist Daan Roosegaarde relied on solar-powered LED lights. Learn more w/ NPR! (photo: Studio Roosegaarde)

In the Dutch town of Eindhoven, artist Daan Roosegaarde has paid homage to its most famous resident, Vincent Van Gogh, by creating a glowing bike path that relies on solar-powered LED lights and interprets his classic painting Starry Night.