10 Technologies That Once Seemed Like Science Fiction

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, aka MIT, is an organization that enjoys an impressive reputation in near-science circles. Each year, its staff report on ten technological breakthroughs, the most promising at the time the list was compiled. The latest version of the top ten includes significant achievements by entrepreneurs, engineers, and scientists from just last …

Shine Turbine Is A Portable Wind Turbine That Fits Into Your Backpack

If you use gadgets while out in the wilderness, a generator or a solar panel (or both) is a must-have in addition to the usual high-capacity power banks. But if you want to travel light and still be able to harvest free energy rain or shine, day or night, the Shine Turbine from Canadian startup …

FlameCube Thermal Electric Generator Stove

The idea of using fire to produce electricity for your small gadgets when out in the wild is not new. There has been a firepit, as well as a kettle pot and a stove, among the many others, that does that. Here’s another one, called FlameCube from Aishu Inc., China’s answer to Biolite’s line of …

ReGreen Tiny Compost Machine: Composting For Everyone. Maybe?

The concept of composting is not new and as much as some people would love to get onboard the composting movement, not everyone is ready, or have a backyard for a tent-size composter, or space for a trashcan size composter. This is where we think the ReGreen Tiny Compost Machine by designer Shihcheng Chen may …