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Kinetic Energy

Powering Up Our Cities One Footstep at a Time

EF Education First | Posted 05.18.2016 | Teen
EF Education First

The writer (fifth from left) celebrates winning the Glocal Challenge and a trip to Iceland to study the future of energy in Cambridge, Mass. last Dece...

What Are Circadian Rhythms and What Happens When They're Out of Whack?

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Van Winkle's

Simply put, your circadian rhythm is your body's internal clock. Operating on a roughly 24-hour cycle, it governs our sleep-wake cycle and plays a large part in everything from hormone release to body temperature.

Power Under the Feet of Paris Marathon Runners

Margaret Heffernan | Posted 06.03.2013 | Business
Margaret Heffernan

This weekend the Paris marathon will attract a lot of attention, sweat and effort but the most miraculous part of the race may be a business lying right underneath the runners' feet.

Kia Makarechi

Using Play To Light Up Life | Kia Makarechi | Posted 11.13.2011 | Impact

It started out simply enough. As classmates at Harvard, Jessica Matthews and Julia Silverman took a class on engineering for non-engineering stude...

Shoe Generator Creates Electricity As You Walk

Inhabitat | Sarah Parsons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

These shoes were made for walking--and for producing power. A researcher at Louisiana Tech University designed a shoe that contains a small generator ...

CES -- Greener Low-Cost Gadgets May Prove to Be High Impact

Christina Gagnier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Christina Gagnier

Attendees at the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show toyed with gadgets for the environmentally inclined. This year's CES featured a few small devices that could be high impact in terms of powering other products.

Piezoelectricity: Would Highway Power Be Stealing From Drivers?

EcoGeek and Treehugger | Yoni Levinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Israeli company Innowattech is currently developing technology to harness some of the most bountiful manmade kinetic energy out there - the movement o...

Lewis Hamilton Wins F1 Championship; First Black Driver in Sport's History

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Steve Parker

Lewis Hamilton, 23 and the first Black driver in the history of Grand Prix racing, won the World Driving Championship on Sunday, the most coveted title in all of motorsports.

They're green! All green! Well, almost - Mini, Peugeot, Ford, Pininfarina and more - Paris Car Show's green cars and concepts, part two

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steve Parker

Here's the green wrap on the Paris Car Show, 2008 version. As in yesterday's posting, we're taking a look at some concepts which might have a chance t...