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Mixtape Memory Stick

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Analog digi-storage resurrects a dying medium $29.99

For accomplished practitioners of the trade, mixtape-making was once an the #1 method for landing girlfriends and/or boyfriends. The death of the cassette has essentially killed off the artform. It's sad, really, tech progress interfering with getting action. But it doesn't have to be that way. This 1G Mixtape Memory Stick resurrects an obsolete medium with a USB drive packaged in an audio......read more

Young Farmers: Corbett

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A budding green thumb skates to the community garden to man his plot--and grab an after-school snack

Corbett, our newest Young Farmers subject, comes by his interest in gardening honestly. Raised until the age of six on a farm near Lake Tahoe, the teen green thumb was exposed to the practice of growing food at an early age. Now living in Los Angeles, he tends to a community farm plot right off the freeway that produces everything from corn and peppers to zucchini and tomato. Check out......read more

Young Farmers: Willa

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A green-thumbed high school student shows off her impressive veggie garden

You know something is embedded in your brain once you start dreaming about it. For Willa, another of our Young Farmers, that would include her garden, the subject of a recent dream (nightmare?) involving some missing lettuce. Now in high school, the enthusiastic planter has been at the gardening game for many years, thanks to her mom and grandma, who got her into plants early on. Here, we......read more

Hyper Drive: Yurikamome

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Experience Tokyo's fully automated train line at light speed

Opened in 1995, Yurikamome was one of the first fully-automated railways built in Japan. Running from Shimbashi to Toyusu, the line travels past some of Tokyo's famous landmarks, including the giant Daikanransha Ferris Wheel. In this video, Japanese photographer darwinfish105 uses the hyperlapse animation technique to simulate the experience of zipping around the Yurikamome line at light......read more

Voice One Speakers by Glow Audio

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Bamboo and hemp drivers deliver full-range, organic sound $418.00

Great sound comes in small packages. Crafted from recycled scrap wood and finished with speaker cones made from hemp and bamboo, Glow Audio’s Voice One Speakers may be the nicest desktop audio option money can buy....read more

Al Gore: The Future

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In his new book, the former U.S. Vice-President asks, "What are the drivers of global change?"

Al Gore at Huffington Post: Almost a decade ago, someone asked me a question, "What are the drivers of global change?" I've spent a lot of time over the last eight years thinking about it, and have dedicated much of the last two years to researching, writing and refining my conclusions. The result is my new book, The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change. The book will be released on January......read more

35mm Film USB Stick

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Repurposed film canister houses 4GB flash drive. $23.99

Irony alert! 35mm film may be all but obsolete, but Etsy user newfocus has found a modern purpose for the old film canisters: Storing digital matter. The film canisters have been repurposed as shells that house flash drives for easy transfer of digital files. Just like the 35mm film stored photographic negatives in its previous life, the canisters now provde storage capacity for digital images......read more

Sanyo Eneloop Bike

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Next-generation two-wheel drive electric bicycle $2,499.00

Evolution through Revolution. The automobile used to symbolize adventure and freedom, but in today's economy, it is more frequently associated with cost and pollution. This is opening the door for new transportation options and innovation like never before. The SANYO eneloop Synergetic Hybric Bicycle is just that, a cross between sustainability, stability, freedom and flight. A unique......read more

Solar Installations Surge

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Strong utility market drives Q2 spike in U.S. solar market

The U.S. solar market continues to grow at a record pace. According to a Solar Energy Industry Association report released this week, solar installations during the second quarter of 2012 spiked to 743 megawatts--more than double the wattage installed in the second quarter of 2011. Most of the growth came from from the utility sector. Over 20 large solar plants in key states like......read more

Charge Your EV While You Drive

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Stanford research tech could lead to wireless charging of electric vehicles

A new report from Stanford University offers a striking glimpse of our transportation future, and let us be the first to say, it looks pretty sweet. Stanford researchers have designed a system through which electric vehicles could be charged wirelessly simply by driving on the highway. Whoa. One of the main drawbacks of EVs is their limited driving range. This new technology, known as......read more

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