Category Archive: Green

Ottawa Environmentalist Meetup

Ottawa Environmentalist Meetup

Last night I also attended Green Drinks.   Blog this! Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on FriendFeed Share on Linkedin Share via MySpace …

 

Wow, bottle caps!

Wow, bottle caps!

Take a look at this amazing bottle cap portrait! Blog this! Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on FriendFeed Share on Linkedin Share via …

 

Open Hardware Summit starts off with a bang

Open Hardware Summit starts off with a bang

The conference start was really awesome. Smooth and graceful. Could not have selected a better venue. We started with opening remarks from Peter Semmelhack, Alicia Gibb …

 

Green Drinks Ottawa

Green Drinks Ottawa

.I posted pictures from the event of last Thursday at Incandescent Blog this! Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on FriendFeed Share on Linkedin …

 

Shaft coupler for generator

Shaft coupler for generator

I was just at Princes Auto and got some of those shaft couplers for the generator project. I can now complete the mounts! The generator …

 

Powered by flies?

Powered by flies?

Bristol Robotics Microbial Fuel Cells Blog this! Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on FriendFeed Share on Linkedin Share via MySpace Share on Orkut Share …

 

Actual danger of different energy sources

Actual danger of different energy sources

world Below are some numbers I grabbed from NextBigFuture. You can have a ball with these numbers in conversation. Death rates don’t correlate well with how much …

 

Protein Jars for Rock Tumblers?

Protein Jars for Rock Tumblers?

Thanks to my friend Rick, I now have enough jars to put together some rock tumblers with a bit more capacity. The challenge here is how …

 

Recycle plastic types

Recycle plastic types

recycleMichael drew my attention to this list of plastic types: plastic types and the associated symbols The idea is that you can figure out what …

 

LED generator

LED generator

After finding out that a piezoelectric disk has enough juice to light an LED I made a generator. I think this concept could very well work …

 

Composting progress

Composting progress

I was just looking at my composting project. I started that last winter. Some things are slow, I’m glad I have lots of projects going. …

 

6 in 1 Educational Solar Kit

6 in 1 Educational Solar Kit

This morning Dannie (13) and I picked up an educational solar kit. You can make 6 different projects. The kit was pretty fun. Dannie had no problems …

 

Human powered ornithopter?

Human powered ornithopter?

Sounds impossible but apparently there is progress. They also have a youtube channel. HPO The Snowbird from U of T Engineering on Vimeo. HPO MVI 0060 from U …

 

Solar Power

Solar Power

solar I think solar power is interesting and I’d like to include it in some of my kinetic sculpture projects. While at Princess Auto the other day …

 

Ed Begley makes toast

Ed Begley makes toast

The actual toast from experiment. :) Steve of Canadian Energy Issues brought this CBC Podcast (Skip ahead to 00:24:45) to my attention. Ed Begley, actor and environmentalist makes toast from his …

 

Green Drinks

Green Drinks

post canada I was at Green Drinks last night in Ottawa. It was an amazingly interesting crowd as usual. Some regulars and some new. Even a guest …