by Ross D @ 2:59 pm 1 comment »
Another device discovered on my obsessive pursuit of all things solar. The lovely, ultra-light PowerMonkey-eXplorer will keep your cellphone, iPod, Blackberry, PDA, digital camera and other small devices humming happily without sucking juice from the local power grid.
The Solar PowerMonkey-eXplorer is a rechargeable battery storage pack and solar panel combo.
One nice feature is an LCD screen that displays battery power and level of charge.
Maximum reserve power available:
iPods – 40 hours
cellphones – 96 hours
PSPs – 5 hours
PDAs – 48 hours
Each kit contains:
- PowerMonkey battery pack
- Universal charger for UK, US, Australia and Europe
- Connectors for Nokia, Motorola V66, Samsung A288, Siemens C25 and Sony Ericsson
- Mini USB for Motorola Razr V series, BlackBerry and Bluetooth head sets
- USB for iPod, smart phones, PDA and other devices
- Connector for Sony PSP and most digital cameras
- Travel pouch and case
$129.99 @ compusa.com
Friday, February 29, 2008
by seamus the eco dog @ 11:53 am post a comment »
Another Friday post from Seamus, The Eco friendly Dog.
It’s Friday and I’m a little anxious about seeing Matilda the maltese up the street when I take my 5:30 walk. I think I’ll have my main man Max, spray me with a shot of my Chill Dog Anxiety Spray and maybe a hit of Peppermint Breath Spray for the old doggie breath. As everyone knows, proper comportment and grooming are the mainstays of any good environmentalist.
Some ingredients: pure essential oils of lavender, clary sage, green mandarin, and ylang ylang blended into a base of distilled water, organic aloe vera, and natural glycerine.
They have a bunch of other organic sprays for the alternative dog.
each spray goes for $11 @ spotorganics.com
by Jamie @ 10:19 am post a comment »
Thanks to the inspiration and artistic whimsy of young children, iconic fashion designer Vivienne Westwood launched one of the most original, nature-loving collections to hit the Paris catwalks, stilts included.
See the video
by Ross D @ 8:44 am 4 comments »
If you’ve ever sat on your darkened, post-party patio, fumbling in the dark for that last goblet of sangria, you might want to consider investing in this outdoor accessory. This 9′ umbrella has a solar panel that screws into the top to power 8 hub mounted LED’s and 18 LED’s mounted on the umbrella’s ribs. You can turn on the the hub-lights, or the rib-lights, or both. The lights and rechargeable battery are replaceable. Charges in 6 to 8 hours of sunlight, no electrical cords needed.
$99 @ lowes.com
by Maureen @ 8:43 am 1 comment »
If you’re not familiar with nau (if you’re a steady altCon reader, you are), now’s the time to get up to speed. Nau’s high-performance fall/winter collection will be available @ 40-75% less than usual at this 4 day event in nyc. A great time to pickup a stylish, naturally wicking top – (the outdoors are all about fresh air. who wants to be stinky after trudging crosstown or up a mountain, right?)
5% of every purchase will be donated to Kiva, the world’s first person to person micro-lending website. check it out.
OPEN HOUSE GALLERY – 201 Mulberry St, bet. Kenmare & Spring
thurs 11a – 7p
fri & sat 12n – 8p
sun 12n – 6p