Creative Energy Conservation with Switches Too Gross to Turn On (Video)

July 16, 2010 by  
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Image via Make A clever designer has come up with great ways to get us to conserve energy. They built switches that keep us from wanting to, or being able to turn the electricity on in the first place.

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Forest Fires Become Weapon, Battleground in Turkey

July 16, 2010 by  
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A 2008 forest fire in Turkey. Photo via Sabah As the weather finally starts to heat up in Turkey, hot and dry parts of the country move into their annual state of high alert over forest fires , which generally strike each summer. But villagers in the turbulent Southeast have made disturbing accusations that officials are standing by while the military intentionally sets fire to their forests and crops…

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Solar Cell Phone for Rural Africa Ditches the Battery, Misses the Mark

April 27, 2010 by  
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Image via Ecofriend Access to cell phones is quickly becoming a standard in developing nations, however charging cell phones is a different matter. As we know, it can be quite a headache for Africans in rural areas to get their cell phones charged, prompting them to get creative with what resources they have . This is why industrial designer Andrew Williams focused his creative energy on a con…

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