The Energy Bucket, from designer Stefano Merlo, is a bucket with a solar panel top. At nightfall the bucket uses the energy collected during the day to power it's LEDs inside. It makes a statement about energy consumption. I'm not positive what that statement is, but I'm sure it's clever. Almost as clever as the Energy Bags I created. Energy Bags are paper bags filled with dog shit. During the day they collect solar energy, which powers the turd's odor. Then at night they glow because you light them on fire. They make a statement too. A very powerful statement about your porch smelling like burning shit.
Solar-powered 'Energy Bucket' collects sunshine [inhabitat]
This is a conceptual solar powered BMW. It may look like a fish, but it's not, it's a car, silly! Well, not a real car, cause it's only a concept. Like me. I ONLY EXIST YOUR INTERNET!
Created by 24-yo German designer Anne Forschner, the Lovos stands fo Lifestyle of Volunta... / Continue →
We've seen light-emitting wallpaper in the past, but that was just conceptual. This fiber optic wallpaper is actually available. Like today, if you have $231 to blow on a roll. There are several color options, but it looks like you're limited to flowers as far as the design ... / Continue →
It may look like a funhouse mirror and potato gun, but this sucker is actually a solar powered ice maker that requires no electricity, and can produce 14 lbs of ice per day.
It works like this: the solar icemaker uses a refrigerant liquid that evaporates when exposed to the su... / Continue →