Pig Urine Plasticware Could Add Some Flavor To Your Meals, Cigarettes

Denmark has a disgusting problem. The waste produced by the country's 20 million pigs is slowly choking the environment—which has prompted a local company named Agroplast to devise a unique solution. Specifically, they have developed a means of processing animal waste (pig urine most notably) and transforming it into… » 4/22/08 6:00pm 4/22/08 6:00pm

Your TV Sucks (Power, Even When It's Not Running)

That TV set of yours still sips power even when it's turned off, to the point that phantom power use can add 10% to your electricity bill. In fact, the average US household consumes about 50 watts of standby power per hour. There's a lot of talk about Energy Star ratings for electronic devices, but plasma and LCD TVs… » 12/26/07 10:20am 12/26/07 10:20am

Cyber-Rain XCI Waters Your Lawn When The Internet Commands It

I love green technology, especially when it doesn't involve me lifting so much as a finger. With the Cyber-Rain XCI, you can take control of your sprinkler system across eight zones and help conserve water and a little cash at the same time. Via a wireless connection with your PC, the Cyber-Rain can make adjustments… » 11/08/07 7:40pm 11/08/07 7:40pm