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Attention planespotters: Watch a solar-powered plane on an around-the-world voyage

A solar-powered plane is preparing for a 35,000km trip around the world without using a single drop of fossil fuel. Here's how you can follow its journey.

By January 21, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 112: Solar-powered planes, real-life mech suits, Nintendo Direct and more

The Solar Impulse 2 is the world's first airplane powered entirely by sunlight, and it will soon embark on a 12-leg journey around the world. It's an ambitious flight that could take up to 5 months if the weather doesn't cooperate, but the plane's pilots hope the trip inspires sustainable design.

By January 14, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 112: Solar-powered planes, real-life mech suits, Nintendo Direct and more

On today's show, we discuss a 100 percent solar-powered plane and its upcoming attempt to traverse the globe, how you can purchase a working mech suit and if Nintendo's first official online event of 2015 was a success.

By January 14, 2015

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Misfit Swarovski Shine is solar-powered crystal fitness jewelry (photos)

Energy-harvesting fitness crystals? Check out Swarovski's Misfit jewelry and accessories.

9 Images By January 5, 2015

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Tommy Hilfiger launches solar power jackets to charge your phone

The clothing label has developed a range of clothing embedded with solar panels so that you always have backup power for your devices.

By December 3, 2014

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Solar-powered cycle path is like riding on a river of stars

The inventor of the Netherlands' smart highway has created a solar-powered bicycle path with a swirling pattern inspired by Van Gogh.

By November 13, 2014

Review

Eton Soulra Solar Powered Sound System

Its sound won't blow you away, but the Eton Soulra is a durable and compact portable iPod/iPhone audio system that offers a built-in rechargeable battery and solar charging.

By August 10, 2010

3.5 stars Editors' rating August 10, 2010
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Solar-powered smart park benches charge your gear

Some benches in Boston parks offer more than a place to sit. They also charge your gadgets, track noise levels, and watch the weather.

By June 30, 2014

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Solar-powered Skylock smart bike lock offers security, sharing

Velo Labs has come up with a bike lock that alerts owners to possible thefts, alerts emergency responders to possible crashes, and has a keyless entry that lets users share bikes Airbnb-style.

By May 15, 2014

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Google buys solar-powered drone company Titan Aerospace

Just a month after word came that Facebook was interested in the 20-person drone maker, Google snatches it up for an undisclosed sum.

By April 14, 2014