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Solar Buddy

I love the thinking behind this little device. It's called a Solar Buddy. And what's it for? Well... the intention is to relieve what is called 'energy poverty' in less advantaged countries. The group behind this project intend to gift…

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Defeat By Tweet

Here's a clever US political fund-raiser from a group of Democrats and other organisations. It's called Defeat by Tweet, and it uses President Trump's Twitter habit to raise funds for his opponents. Users can pledge between 1c and 10c for…

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Air Umbrella

You have to admire someone who takes an age-old invention eg an umbrella, and creates an entirely new operating principle. Welcome to the Air Umbrella. A jet of air rises up from the handle, and creates shelter from the rain.…

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The New Normal…?

Many are talking about the so-called New Normal in the post-COVID-19 era. Here's one compelling response. City leaders, representing over 750 million people, have developed a statement of principles that underpin future lifestyle. These low-carbon and sustainable initiatives are designed…

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