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Rugged Rechargeable Speaker Rocks Offgrid Parties

Rugged Rechargeable Speaker Rocks Offgrid Parties

If you want to bring your tunes off the grid and into the wild, and perhaps even power them with solar energy, then Goal Zero’s new portable speaker might be just the thing for impromptu dance parties with a small power footprint. The company’s Rock Out 2 Portable Speaker can play for over 20 hours on its internal lithium battery, and can be recharged via a standard USB port or with the sun, using a small portable solar panel. The speaker, measuring 7 x 3.75 x 2.5 inches and weighing in at about a quarter of a pound, is designed… read more

This LED Bulb Doubles as a Rechargeable Flashlight

This LED Bulb Doubles as a Rechargeable Flashlight

LED bulbs are starting to pop up everywhere, from lighting up our homes and cars to illuminating our way in the form of flashlights, and they’re a natural fit for the eco-friendly lifestyle, because they’re not just bright, but they’re also a low-power option for saving money and energy. Here’s a product that manages to combine an indoor lighting fixture with a handheld gadget, as it features the ability to be screwed into a standard light socket and then removed to use as a handheld flashlight. “Bulb Flashlight is a bright, low-heat LED rechargeable bulb that doubles as a handheld… read more

Compact, Lightweight, Rechargable Bike Light: USB Light

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To stay safe on a bike at night, the brighter the lights you have, and the more of them, the better. While it’s great to have a headlight to see where you’re riding, it’s also good practice to have one or more lights on the frame of your bike, or on your body itself, so that you’re more visible from the back or the side. One great new choice for cyclists is the USB Light, which can be easily mounted or removed from just about anywhere on the bike, and come in five different colors for the fashion-minded. “USB Light… read more

Are Rechargeable Batteries Worth It?

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When it comes to batteries, one can never tell how much juice is left in the tank before it dies, which usually occurs at crucial moments. Our usual solution is to take a trip to Walmart and pick up a pack of rechargeable batteries. However, without careful research you might not realize that some of these supposed “energy-saving” batteries are barely a step up from the traditional kind. Whatever type of battery you need, there is most likely a rechargeable alternative, which saves you money and headaches, not to mention lightens the burden on our nation’s landfills. Some of them… read more