April 16, 2017
When North American online retailer Deelat contacted me a few weeks ago about reviewing one of their products – I jumped at the chance.
They asked me if I’d like review one of their solar-powered LED security lights. I immediately said yes, as I’ve always been fascinated by solar-powered lights (but frequently disappointed by their performance.)
Despite my UK location, Deelat arranged for the product to be shipped to me by FedEx. It arrived promptly, just five days after being sent from Canada.
April 10, 2017
There are more than 17 million shipping containers in the world, of which 6 million of them are currently transporting goods via truck, train and vessel.
These 6 million containers make an incredible 200 million trips each year, helping to transport everything from cars to smartphones.
To give you an idea of their storage capacity, a standard 20-foot shipping container can hold 1 million pencils!
However, shipping containers are not just for transporting goods…
March 22, 2017
Water cooling towers are an essential part of many industrial processes. Typically, the towers cool the circulating water used in refineries, power plants, HVAC systems and other heat-intensive applications.
However, the large volumes of water used in cooling towers present several persistent issues: scale, corrosion and bio-contamination.
Traditionally, these issues have proved costly to rectify, both in monetary and environmental terms.
Fortunately, advancements in technology have allowed Arizona-based Dynamic Water Technologies to introduce a water cooling tower treatment system that effectively addresses these issues.
February 21, 2017
Designed from the ground-up, the property cultivates the best of eco-conscious design and sustainable architecture.
The founder of 1 Hotels, Barry Sternlicht, explains the company’s core philosophy as: “The world around us is beautiful, and we want to keep it that way.”
January 14, 2017
Do you dream of living in an eco-friendly town that puts people and the environment first?
I certainly do.
Fortunately, there is just such a town being built.
Named North West Bicester, this exciting eco-town development is situated in the heart of Southern England, just 15 miles from the world-famous Oxford City.
Let’s take a factual tour of North West Bicester, aided by several ‘artist impressions’ of the finished town.
December 10, 2016
Smartphones offer so many benefits, that it’s no wonder most of us are in love with our phones. However, as I’m sure you’re aware, smartphones are also notoriously fragile.
A slip of the hand… the phone falls to the floor… you can guess the rest!
Wouldn’t it be great if you could learn how to repair your damaged phone? This would allow you to keep your phone for longer, save you money and also help reduce environmental waste.
Fortunately, thanks to the great work of German tech company iDoc, you can now learn how to repair most of the popular smartphones on the market.
November 7, 2016
As you may know, college and university campuses are often sprawling, gigantic places.
For example, Berry College in Rome, Georgia, comprises of over 26,000 acres. This includes meadows, woodlands, streams and 47 main buildings.
While most campuses aren’t the size of Berry College, they’re still typically on a BIG scale.
Now, picture yourself as a student at a college or university. Your residence halls may be a long way from the classroom facilities. You may also have heavy books and laptops to carry with you to and from your classes. In these circumstances, walking or cycling is likely to be inconvenient (especially in bad weather).
Fortunately, there is now a cheap, clean and safe way for travelling within campuses.
Let’s jump on board and take a look…
September 17, 2016
Three years later, it’s clear that his unique concept has captured huge attention from around the world.
So, what is Hyperloop?
August 19, 2016
In our first-ever interview, we’ve been fortunate enough to connect with the passionate Malia Schilling.
She has a vitally important story to tell about San Francisco Bay…
August 15, 2016
Cycling has always been a green way of exercising and commuting. However, now you can go even greener, by riding a bike made with an eco-friendly bamboo frame.
The bike is designed and engineered by the Romania-based Craft Bicycle Company, whose mission statement is:
“Change every aspect of riding a bike using only high-quality products and sustainable materials.”