Green Tech

What makes a car “green”?

In recent years, a number of companies have been releasing cars that are labeled "green".  We take this to mean Eco-friendly or energy efficient, but what makes a car be labeled as such?  According to Wikipedia, a green vehicle "is a road motor vehicle that produces...

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10 Eco-Friendly Apartments You Can Book On AirBnB

If you’re not already familiar with AirBnB, it’s a very cool site which lets you search for rooms, apartments, and even entire domiciles for rent around the world. You can also sign up to list your own space if you want to host world travelers. A lot of the...

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Why Is Gas So Expensive?

Gas is expensive. Ten years ago it was between $1 and $2 a gallon – now it's double that. What has changed? Why is gas so expensive compared to what it used to be? Are more people using it? Is there less of it to go around? Or, are we being manipulated by big oil...

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How Does a Solar Panel Work?

Most people aren't aware of how long the technology behind solar panels has actually been around. Way back in 1839, French physicist Edmund Bequerel discovered the photoelectric effect that is the basis of the modern solar panel. However, the first real use of the...

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