When I first heard about the latest Xbox model, my biggest concern was that it was always watching, waiting and lurking. Okay, maybe “lurking” is an overstatement, but you know what I mean. It’s very Orwellian, and I was completely creeped out knowing that the console—and conceivably someone out there—could be seeing what I do in the privacy of my own living room. The good news is that Microsoft (manufacturer of the Xbox One) reversed the always-on DRM policy pretty much right after they ann…
For those looking for a change of pace from Angry Birds and Candy Crush, there’s a new Facebook app on the market with a sustainability twist: GreenYrLife.
Developed by iThentic.com, this app provides a range of features to keep you entertained while getting educated. Articles, videos, addictive games, and quizzes each reward your knowledge of how to best reduce, reuse and recycle. The company’s tagline summarizes it best: The more you play, the greener you get.
The heart of GreenYrLif…
What Do Carbon-Free Paper Shredders and Historic Trees Have in Common?
They are both prizes that you can win as part of our new Earth Day channel. Counting down to the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, Earth911.com is releasing two new tips each weekday to help you reduce, reuse and recycle simply and effectively.
Entering our Twitter contest is easy: Simply tweet the tips of the day by clicking on the blue bird at the top of the channel. That’s it!
On Earth Day, you may be chosen to win one of the many cool, eco-friendly prizes available. Here's a taste of…
Pulse Technology has developed a new type of car battery charger that it claims can increase the life of a lead-acid battery by three to five times, the equivalent of eight to 10 years of extra life.
The Xtreme Charger's goal is to reduce lead sulfate deposits that build up on the battery plates. This build up occurs naturally no matter how often the vehicle is used but is increased in extreme hot and cold weather or extended periods of engine idling.
While car batteries are able to re…
Google is furthering its green efforts at its London office by removing all trash cans from individual employee desks. Now, instead of tossing away trash without thought, employees will have to make a…