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Solar Impulse 2 Breaks Non-Stop Solo Flight Record

Solar Impulse 2 Breaks Non-Stop Solo Flight Record

The solar-powered airplane known as Solar Impulse is about to land on Hawaii Airport after breaking the record for uninterrupte...

Jul 3 2015, 6:44am CDT

Solar Impulse Takes Off From Japan to Hawaii

Solar Impulse Takes Off From Japan to Hawaii

A solar airplane "Solar Impulse" has taken off after a forced landing from Japan. It is to cross the length of the Pa...

Jun 29 2015, 8:03am CDT

Earn Credits For Buying Sustainable Goods when You Charge Your iPhone With Solar

Earn Credits For Buying Sustainable Goods when You Charge Your iPhone With Solar

Here is an interesting idea from a German startup: buy its solar panel and battery for charging your mobile gadgets, and the so...

Jan 28 2014, 11:07pm CST

Goal Zero Sherpa 50 Solar Charging Kit Review: Bringing The Grid With You

Goal Zero Sherpa 50 Solar Charging Kit Review: Bringing The Grid With You

Mother nature and I together couldn't kill these panels....

Feb 27 2011, 1:06pm CST

Taking My Smartphone 'Off The Grid' with Solar Power

Taking My Smartphone 'Off The Grid' with Solar Power

It is surprisingly easy....

Feb 3 2011, 3:02pm CST

Devotec Solar Sound 2 Review: A Great Self-Powered Speaker

Devotec Solar Sound 2 Review: A Great Self-Powered Speaker

The last Devotec Solar Sound was a good portable boom box, but tinny sound quality and crappy buttons kept it from being great....

Jul 19 2010, 5:00am CDT

Solar powered Sun and Moon Jars

Solar powered Sun and Moon Jars

The Sun and Moon Jars are available at thinkgeek for $29.99. Inside the Sun and Moon Jars are highly efficient solar cell, a re...

Jun 18 2010, 3:00pm CDT

Sharp Breaks Solar Conversion Efficiency Record

Sharp Breaks Solar Conversion Efficiency Record

Solar power isn't just some pie-in-the-sky power source that might be effective "some day". Right now, solar cells are cheap an...

Oct 23 2009, 11:51am CDT

Devotec Solar Sound: Portable Solar Boombox, anyone?

Devotec Solar Sound: Portable Solar Boombox, anyone?

I awoke early this Monday to find an oddly shaped package lying on the ground in front of my door. Inside it was a little forea...

Sep 23 2009, 12:25pm CDT

Orange Creates a 3G Tent

Orange Creates a 3G Tent

Yes, you heard right, a 3G tent. As in a portable camping domicile that comes with its own 3G WiFi connection. And that's not a...

Jun 23 2009, 1:45pm CDT

Toyota Prius May Get Solar Panels on Roof

Toyota Prius May Get Solar Panels on Roof

Toyota has announced that it is considering the inclusion of a solar panel on the roof of future Prius hybrids. The catch is th...

Jul 7 2008, 9:04am CDT

SONIC F1 Mini Solar Car Kit

SONIC F1 Mini Solar Car Kit

If you are into fast cars, toy models, and alternative fuel sources, the SONIC F1 solar car kit is perfect for you. This car lo...

Dec 21 2007, 8:57am CST