Jordan’s US Embassy Sees Power in SOCCKET Balls

A couple of Harvard students have enlisted the world’s most popular sport as a generator of portable power.  SOCCKET ball, the brainchild of Jessica Matthews and Julia Silverman, is a toy that can produce renewable energy anywhere.  The inventors stopped in at the US Embassy in Jordan to conduct educational programs for children and workshops […]


Hussein Chalayan’s Transformer Runway Clothes

Want to go from one high fashion look to a completely different one without getting undressed? Hussein Chalayan is a high-end transformer clothing designer.  Turkish Cypriot Hussein Chalayan’s double-duty dresses are sensual and slightly sustainable: two-in-one haute couture arrives in a single shipment. London-based designer Chalayan unveiled a line of tranformative clothing in the runways of […]


Single White Light luminAID Seeks Middle East Partner

Three years of sustainable lighting for fifteen bucks? United Nations Relief Agency, you hearing this? The LuminAID inflatable solar light was created by a pair of architecture students focused on disaster-relief solutions to the 2010 Haitian earthquake. Their light offers a safe, inexpensive and sustainable alternative to kerosene and oil lamps that’s ideally suited to […]