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eCO2 Watch Cuts Down on Carbon Footprint

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Wearables, Design, Science

eCO2 WatchThe eCO2 watch is an interesting prototype that helps decrease your own carbon footprint. Of course it is a watch, but it also utilizes kinetic energy to pull in CO2 through its intake vents and spits out clean air through exhaust vents. While it seems that it would not make much of an impact, imagine if James Kershaw and Chad Garns’ creation was given to an entire city. In the meantime, when Earth Day comes April 22, it wouldn’t hurt to plant a couple of trees to do the same thing.

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Kinetic Phone Powers Itself

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Cell Phones, Design, Science

Atlas Kinetic PhonePerhaps almost as useful as a solar powered gadget, the Atlas Kinetic Phone uses the movement of the cellular phone to generate its electricity. The power system uses an oscillating weight that runs the mainspring. If the phone is idle and loses juice, simply turn the crown a couple of times. Made with aluminum and a sapphire glass showing its internal workings, Richard Baiao claims his green device has a longer life cycle than most current cellies. Contact him for future availability and price.

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