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Kinetic Energy

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

U.S. Subways Harness Kinetic Power To Recycle Train Energy

AP | PATRICK WALTERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

PHILADELPHIA — For years, subway cars have been able to recycle some of the energy created when they brake, turning it into electricity to help ...

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...