August 30, 2010

Universal Solar Charger for Small Electronics

This Solar Charger is universal so it will charge most electronics, including iPhones, iPods, MP3 players and Blackberrys. With an output of 5VDC 500mA, it will store the sun's rays until you need them on its internal 1500mAh Lithium-Ion battery or hook it up to USB with included cable if you are in a hurry. The charger also comes with a windshield mount and carabineer.

Via Universal Solar Charger

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August 23, 2010

Cheerful Solar Flower

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Reminiscent of those battery operated posies, this Solar Dancing Flower can be placed on your desk top, window sill or car's dashboard. When the sun shines, the flower moves to the light and should cheer up any child, shut-in, teacher, co-worker or driver stuck in traffic.

Via Solar Flowers

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August 16, 2010

Universal Solar Charger

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This Solar Charger works for the latest, most popular electronics. Use it with your iPod, iPhone, Blackberry, Kindle and other smartphones and MP3 players up to 1,000 times. With LED status indicator lights, it has a 1350mAh high-capacity power cell. The charger has a speaker and microphone built-in and a nifty wrist strap makes it a convenient carry along. An AC adapter and USB cord is included for gloomy days and several tips come with the package.

Via Solar Chargers

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August 9, 2010

Solar-Breeze 2.0 Robotic Pool Cleaner

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Solar-Breeze 2.0 claims to be the planet's first robotic pool cleaner that gets its energy from the sun. The solar device can clean up dirt, pollen, suntan oil and other debris from the surface. Its software is advanced enough to keep the Solar-Breeze working to areas where it will receive the most rays and the excess power ensures it will run into the evening. Get yours for $499 at the link below.

(Thanks, Jennifer)

Via Solar-Breeze

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August 2, 2010

Recycled Catamaran Plastiki Completes Voyage

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The Plastiki, a boat made up of recycled materials, has successfully sailed from San Francisco to Sydney after a 4 month trek of 9,000 miles. During the trip, the catamaran sailed through the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a sea of waste between California and Hawaii. The hull is made of 12,500 plastic bottles and the mast is a recycled irrigation pipe. Everything is held together with an organic glue made from cashew husks and sugarcane. Plastiki gets its power from solar panels and windmills.

Ironically, expedition leader David de Rothschild wanted to recycle the boat after its voyage but instead it will now be displayed in Sydney's Maritime Museum.

Via MSNBC

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