Goal Zero’s New Lighthouse 250 Lantern Charges Your Devices in the Wilderness

August 21, 2013 by  
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Goal Zero prides itself in making products for living off the grid, but their new Lighthouse 250 Lantern brings a little technology to your camp . The solar powered lantern is equipped with a USB power hub, to keep gadgets fully charged while you relax by the fire . If you don’t have devices to power up, the rechargeable battery keeps the Lighthouse 250 Lantern aglow for up to 48 hours. Read the rest of Goal Zero’s New Lighthouse 250 Lantern Charges Your Devices in the Wilderness Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “portable generator” , eco design , goal zero , Goal Zero Lighthouse Lantern 250 , green design , solar powered lantern , sustainable design        

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Will a 10 Cent Fee Finally Get New Yorkers to Kick the Plastic Bag Habit?

August 21, 2013 by  
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They say the best things in life are free, but unfortunately so are some of the worst things – like plastic bags at New York City groceries, convenience stores and other retailers. But that could soon change if a new bill that was introduced today by the New York City Council is passed. The proposed legislation would charge consumers at least 10 cents per bag in hopes that frugal shoppers will quit the plastic habit and begin carrying around reusable totes. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: litter , new york city , plastic bag ban , plastic bags , plastic pollution , plastic tax , plastic waste , reusable bags , Shopping , shopping bags        

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London’s Largest Living Wall Sprouts Up on a Hotel in Victoria

August 21, 2013 by  
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Report Warns New York’s Indian Point Nuclear Plant is Vulnerable to Terrorist Attacks

August 21, 2013 by  
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A new report by the Nuclear Proliferation Prevention Project warns that the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant located just 38 miles north of New York City is practically defenseless against terrorist attacks . The report states that the plant (which is already sitting on an earthquake fault line) is vulnerable to sniper and rocket-propelled grenade attacks, and it could be easily struck by a ship as well. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: department of defense , Department of Energy , Indian Point , National Institute of Standards and Technology , New York. , nuclear power , Nuclear Proliferation Prevention Project , Regulatory Commission , renewable energy , terrorism , terrorists , university of texas , Washington DC        

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Matali Crasset’s Pop Up Library Offers Light Reading and Shade on a French Beach

August 21, 2013 by  
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LED Fish Bellies Celebrate Biological and Human Diversity in Texas

August 21, 2013 by  
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Eddie Bauer’s Power Katabatic Solar Tent Will Keep Your Gadgets Charged in the Wilderness

July 30, 2013 by  
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If there’s one place technophiles fear, it’s the great outdoors . But with this new solar charging tent by Eddie Bauer , gadget geeks will be able to charge their devices even in the depths of a forest. Called the  Power Katabatic , this 92-inch tall tent was designed for “roughing it” though all four seasons within an ample 36-square-feet space. However, beyond its generous quarters, the real star of the Power Katabatic  is the small triangular solar panel, called Goal Zero solar charger, which sits atop the tent, drawing in energy for powering devices. Read the rest of Eddie Bauer’s Power Katabatic Solar Tent Will Keep Your Gadgets Charged in the Wilderness Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Eddie Bauer , goal zero , green gadgets , green technology , photovoltaic cells , Power Katabatic , renewable energy , Solar Power        

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AT&T Unveils Solar-Powered Street Charge Phone Charging Stations in NYC

June 19, 2013 by  
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Yesterday, AT&T, Goal Zero and Pensa unveiled Street Charge , a new way for New Yorkers to charge their phones on-the-go using solar power . The new tree-like modules will be placed around the five boroughs in public plazas and parks, allowing people to plug in their devices for free. The first two Street Charge units went up yesterday in Fort Greene Park, but to view a full list of planned locations, click here . READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: AT&T , eco design , free AT&T chargers , free solar phone chargers nyc , goal zero , green design , nyc cell phone charging , nyc solar phone chargers , pensa , pensa design , solar phone charger , solar phone chargers , Solar Power , street charge , sustainable design , where to charge cell phone in nyc        

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Yeti 150: Goal Zero Unveils A Plug-And-Play Solar Generator For Emergencies Or Off-Grid Adventures at CES 2013

January 10, 2013 by  
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Sustainable gadgets are making waves again at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Last year, Goal Zero wowed CES attendees with its Yeti 1250, a solar energy generator that’s robust enough to run your refrigerator while the power is out. This year, the company  unveiled the Yeti 150 , a portable, plug-and-play solar generator that still packs an impressive punch without the nasty exhaust fumes. Read the rest of Yeti 150: Goal Zero Unveils A Plug-And-Play Solar Generator For Emergencies Or Off-Grid Adventures at CES 2013 Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “portable generator” , camping , ces , emergencies , emergency power , goal zero , green gadgets , renewable energy , solar generator , Solar Power , Yeti 150

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