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A new startup called SolePower has come up with a shoe insert that creates power as you walk. How much power exactly? According to their Kickstarter page (which is raising $50,000 to bring the prototype into mass production), walking 2.5 to 5 miles could fully power an iPhone.

On the Red Couch with Graffiti Blogger Jowy Romano

Inside Flipboard / April 10, 2013<p><i>Besides its primary role of transportation, the New York City subway system is a moving gallery. However, its form</i> …

Now you can scale the world’s tallest building — on your computer

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>If you’ve ever wondered what the view is like as you climb the world’s tallest man-made building, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, …

Self-seeding plants: how to create a fuss-free garden

The right mix of self-seeding plants can create year-round interest with minimum work.<p>The more I look at natural landscapes and the wild flowers that scatter themselves within them, the less inclined I am to garden meticulously. I want my outside space to produce food and flowers, and I want to …


Two of the best small gardens in Britain open in Seaford this weekend

Driftwood, Sandgate Close, NGS open gardens, The Galloping Gardener, Sussex Gardens, Gardens open for charity

Gardening for free: making use of stone

This may sound a bit odd coming from a gardening blogger, but I didn't jump with enthusiasm when I got a free invite to the Chelsea flower show last …

Gardening: Grow to eat, tools, gardens to visit, shows


40 top gardening tips from the TV experts

Ever wondered what is the most effective way to prevent slug damage, which roses will last longest, and what you should do with all those unripe …