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Ecotronic Self-Powered Toys

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Design, Toys, Videos

If you are going to buy toys for your little nippers anyway, wouldn’t it be nice not to have to worry about batteries? The UK based Ecotronic has developed a linethat you shake or wind up to create its own energy by dynamo technology. The company has a myriad of products, including eco flashlights, microphone, a robot, radios and a rocket. The toys range in price from $9.99 to $29.99 at International Playthings.

 

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Wind-up Bird Salt and Pepper Shakers

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Household, Misc. Tech, Toys

Wind-up Bird ShakersAs our final contribution on this Earth Day, we found this almost eerie set of Bird Shakers. No batteries or electronics are involved, you simply wind them up and send them across the table while conserving your own personal energy. The Round Salt and Pointed Pepper shakers are hand-crafted of metal and PVC and are each 3.5 x 2.75-inches. Pre-order one for $18.00 or $36.00 for the pair for a mid-May delivery date. Okay, now that you have finished reading this, go out and plant a tree!

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