Move over, Rockefeller Center: even though that's where Jack Donaghy calls home, his homeboys at GE's OLED research labs in Niskayuna upsate are gunning for Xmas tree fame with the first-ever flexible OLED tree. »
The fully-decorated tree in a pizza box is one of those amazing ideas that kick ass and sucks all what's good about Xmas at the same time. »
Designed with the green customer in mind, Buro North's flatpack Christmas tree comes in three sizes—1'3", 3' and 7'5". Ah, I feel a song coming on. *Clamps pipe in mouth, sits on rocking chair and starts crooning*
I'm dreaming of a Flatpack Christmas,
Just like the Ones I Never Had.
With tempers fraying,
And In-laws… »
Are these the perfect tree decorations for green geeks? Possibly. Made from recycled CDs and circuit boards, they are heinously expensive (around $6 for a circuit-board dangler, $9 for the CD version. Or you can get a set of three for $16 or $21 respectively. Or you can not bother. »