The nine nuttiest solar gadgets

AboutMyPlanet.com chooses the weirdest solar-powered gizmos.

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From a build-your-own car kit, to a rodent repelling system, here are About My Planet's picks for the top nine most unusual solar gadgets. (Linked via Fark!)

Most of these gadgets are pretty out-there; I'd never heard of most of them before. But the Solar Cool Cap looks oddly familiar. I won't be a bit surprised if I ever see one atop the head of a Segway rider; they both have the same sort of socially-conscious-but-still-really-dorky aura about them.

(Photo: About My Planet)

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Caroline McCarthy, a CNET News staff writer, is a downtown Manhattanite happily addicted to social-media tools and restaurant blogs. Her pre-CNET resume includes interning at an IT security firm and brewing cappuccinos.

 

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