Business & Technology

Business & Technology

Travel to the South Pole via Google Street View

There may not strictly be streets in Antarctica, but that hasn’t stopped Google from trekking its Street View cameras through some of the continent’s most impressive landmarks. Now you can visit penguin rookeries, the South …

Business & Technology

Reusable coffee cup collapses to fit in your pocket

Switching from disposable to reusable coffee cups lets you avoid a ton of trash — but it often means you’re left carrying an empty reusable coffee cup, which can’t be thrown away and is cumbersome …

Business & Technology

Boy, I sure could go for some battery-powered air conditioner pants

Is that a tiny air conditioner in your pants, or do you just feel lukewarm about me? These cargo pants from Japan have a built-in battery-powered fan that sits in an exterior pocket, blowing cold …

On the 110th birthday of air conditioning: Stay cool

It's hot again. It is always hot.

Business & Technology

The Department of Defense wants to put out fires by yelling at them

Much to pundits’ disappointment, you can’t solve most environmental ills just by yelling at them. But, as the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has discovered, it does work for one thing: fires. DARPA’s “Instant Fire …

Green Cars

This tiny electric car folds up for easy parking

The all-electric Fold is normally eight feet long, already smaller than a SmartCar. But it folds up to a mere five feet long for parking, about the size of a shopping cart.

Business & Technology

Apple caves, adds products back into environmental registry

Oddly, the speculated changes to the new MacBook Pro didn't keep the new design from receiving a "gold" rating.

Climate Change

Heat waves lead to a rise at nudist resorts

This article is so barely even news and so obviously our attempt to get you to click that you just know there's something good inside.

Global cleantech investment picks itself up off the floor

After a bruising first quarter of 2012, investment globally climbs -- thanks in large part to a spike in China.