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A pedal-powered submarine capable of diving up to 30 metres has been developed by a Russian company. The craft can be powered by two people with no specialist training and moves at about walking pace.

Link: www.telegraph.co.uk/(…)NEEDS-PIC-Pedal-powered-subm…

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My quest to stay warm while outdoors has come to this: What if I electrified myself? Not electrocute, electrify. With battery-operated clothing.

Link: www.chicagotribune.com/(…)ct-hot-clothes-pg.photoga…

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CoolerBot is a solar-powered telepresence robot that carries an infrared video camera and a Nikon digital SLR camera for nature photography and is powered entirely by the energy harvested by its two solar panels.

Link: www.ecofriend.org/(…)eco-gadgets-coolerbot-a-solar-…

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Year 8 to Year 12 students from Ballarat’s Damascus College are attempting to ride their way into the record books by riding a distance of 3775 km in about two weeks time on a solar-powered three-wheeled bike.

Link: www.ecofriend.org/(…)eco-bikes-ballarat-student-rid…

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Brian Campbell is well known for having traveled around the country on bike-powered RVs that he's lived in for almost thirty years.

Link: www.treehugger.com/(…)bike-trailer-homes.php…

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The Elleray Preparatory School in the UK has unveiled a unique set of treehouse classrooms that are designed by Robert Gaukroger of Kita Design Company.

Link: www.ecofriend.org/(…)eco-architecture-elleray-prepa…

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Since the solar system installed directly on the monorail infrastructure, the landscape below is not disturbed with extra equipment. Running at a height from 7 meters up to 25 meters, the Energy Belt monorail is supported by slender piers, giving the system a very small footprint along its 5,084 meters of track.

Link: www.inhabitat.com/(…)a-solar-powered-monorail-syste…

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If you thought Regen's Renu solar-powered iPod dock was unbelievable, get a load of its big brother, the Reverb. It's 3-feet tall and capable of cranking out 60 watts of power off of the sun's rays.

Link: gizmodo.com/(…)regen-reverb-is-3+feet-of-solar+powe…

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A unique event takes place today in a movie theater in the north of Norway. Using the Swarmplayer software developed by the EU-funded P2P-Next project, for the first time ever a live concert will be broadcasted on the Internet utilizing BitTorrent technology.

Link: torrentfreak.com/worlds-first-bittorrent-powered…

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Amazon has consolidated its domestic and international Kindle offerings into a single $259 unit that uses AT&T as its wireless service provider. Read this blog post by David Carnoy on Crave.

Link: news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-10381325-1.html…

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Different automakers seek out different bragging. The same goes for tuning houses. The bogey in question may be the quickest lap time around a given race track (usually the Nürburgring), a particular horsepower figure, a performance benchmark, or, in some cases, a world land speed record.

Link: www.autoblog.com/(…)video-cadillac-powered-spectre-…

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A team at the Boston-based college have created microbial fuel cell (MFC) batteries that derive energy from naturally occurring bacteria in soil. If the product takes off, the eco-friendly batteries could provide power for some of the 500 million people in sub-Saharan Africa who lack access to electricity.

Link: www.inhabitat.com/(…)harvard-scientists-create-dirt…

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The man behind Infidel, a streamliner powered by a twin-turbo 529-cubic-inch Cadillac engine with 1,900 horsepower and 1200 foot-pounds of torque, hopes it’ll do 400 mph, which would make it the fastest gasoline-powered vehicle on the planet.

Link: www.wired.com/autopia/2009/10/spectre-infidel/

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A wonderfully quirky addition to the scene is the Hopworksfiets party bike, a brilliant mash-up of human-powered pizza delivery, brew pub, and portable entertainment system. Created by Portland, OR-based bike builders Metrofiets, the Hopworksfiets is designed to deliver everything you need to get your pedal-powered party rolling.

Link: www.inhabitat.com/(…)hopworksfiets-bike-is-a-pedal-…

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