Category: Lifestyle

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Leaf3: Thermos House

If you have strong energy concerns and are looking for a house that could shield you from just about the most toughest of cold climates, then look no further. Leaf3 raises the bar for tiny housing through its technical prowess…

Storm eBike at $499

With respect to cycling, Storm eBike is taking things back down to basics. ‘Storm’ is an electric bicycle that perfectly combines practicality and low-price. It has an unusual aesthetic. Its tires (big round tubes) may increase effort when heading uphill,…

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Hanging Gardens

It’s official…urban areas are going bike crazy! Well here is a handy sustainable accessory to add to your repertoire of tactics to help reduce the negative effects of fossil fuels! How about taking some micro-greenery with you wherever you go?…

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Rollkers Take Walkers to 7mph!

The French startup ‘Rollkers SAS’ have unveiled a unique ‘under shoe’ accessory that is expected to turbo-boost peoples’ walking pace. Through the simplest of additions, this ‘transportation accessory’ can allegedly increase walking rate to 7 miles per hour. It’s no…

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IMPOSSIBLE TECH

A folding electric bicycle (Kickstarter funded) has been created by a cool company called Impossible Technology. The bike (called Impossible), is the result of a personal challenge to create a lightweight and durable vehicle, and then work out a way…

HeHe Vision

The French design studio ‘hehe’ has a vision for a series of artistic interventions within their capital Paris. The ‘train project’ is a speculative investigation into the culture and History of transportation. What is proposed is personal rail travel created…

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INU Electric Scooter

  The INU electric scooter is a ultra-cool machine par excellence! It’s the latest desired gadget that has the potential to be a future means of transportation especially for denser urban areas. This electric-vehicle is clean, safe, simple to recharge…

LEDs: FREEDOM TO CONSERVE

LEDs have been around longer than most people think (since the 1960s). Only recently have they been able to take over from traditional (and ubiquitous) incandescent and fluorescent bulbs. Around 6.5% of the world’s energy consumption is made through ‘lighting’….

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JUST THE RIGHT PORTION OF ENERGY

Counting calories is boring but how else can you achieve a balanced meal to supply and maintain the appropriate levels of energy? Dutch designer Annet Bruil responds: “I saw a need for people to eat healthier, and through design research…

Snowy LED Peaks

Technology giant Philips have sponsored the cinematic company Sweetgrass Productions in order to help promote its Ambilight TV, thus they filmed a stunning ski movie on a snowy mountain. The dynamic and seductive video is called ‘Afterglow’. It shows four…