Electric chain saws are a great option for the gardener who needs to do some tree trimming or other similar projects in the yard or garden. They are also more ecologically sound and more efficient than your typical gas-powered chain saw. You don't have to gas these babies up or … [Read more...] about Electric Chain Saws
The Friday after Thanksgiving is Buy Nothing Day, in which many Americans (and others throughout the world) mount a sort of protest to the rampant consumerism of the X-mas season by refusing to buy useless crap. While this is a great idea, I'd like to propose an alternative. If … [Read more...] about Buy Nothing Day: Hey, What Did You Buy?
Engadget reviews the new Freeplay Freecharge Weza pedal-powered generator, which they evidently found at Book of Joe. By pumping with your foot with "modest dedication", you can generate up to 40 watts of electricity with the generator. It has all kinds of different options like … [Read more...] about Charge your laptop with foot power!
Electric tankless water heater? What the heck is that? For your information, these little gadgets are great for the practical environmentalist. They heat your water, only when you need hot water! This avoids the added energy spent in maintaining a constant supply of hot water … [Read more...] about Electric Tankless Water Heater
Millions of people throughout the world wash their clothes by hand and hang it out to dry. In developed countries, we use tons of energy in washing and drying our clothes in machines. We need to ask ourselves, are washing machines a necessity, or a luxury? There is no doubt about … [Read more...] about Wonderwash – Hand Crank Powered Washing Machine