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Solar Impulse Plane soaring to new heights

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We are on the way to reaching new heights of innovation with solar energy technology. Solar Impulse, a program based out of Switzerland aims to fly around the world in a solar plane. Their next big step is an international flight from Payerne Switzerland to Brussels Belgium, a 500 km soar.

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Artificial Leaf Could Power Home on 1 Gallon of Water a Day

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Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have created the first feasible artificial leaf. While the leaf doesn’t look anything like its plant inspiration, it works in a similar way. The leaf is a solar cell the size of a poker card, and it mimics the process of photosynthesis by using water and sunlight converting it into energy. In this case the energy is electricity.

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Solar-powered camera strap charges in the sun

Solar Powered Camera Strap Concept

I’m not particularly keen on the flashy white strap of this solar harness, but the idea is fantastic and anything leaning towards sustainability gets a thumbs up in my books. The Solar Camera Strap is a concept developed by designer Weng Jie. It capitalizes on the need for a sturdy camera strap for photographers, while trickling you power as well.

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If the Hulk was Going to Buy a Watch

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Who says being green is for hippies anymore! Casio is the latest company to jump on the money train and "green-wash" its products with the introduction of the Pathfinder PRG110C-3. In addition to telling you how late you are for work, the watch sports an altimeter, barometer, thermometer and digital compass if you should ever find yourself flying an airplane and all the instruments suddenly fail.

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