George Mason University Students Fight Fire With Sound Waves

Students at George Mason University, in Virginia, has found a new way to fight fires. Their innovative fire extinguisher works off of sound waves, extinguishing flames without any chemicals like those used in commercial fire extinguishers. It can even put out grease fires in kitchens, a notoriously common problem. No pollution and safe for all to use, this green technology gets two thumbs up.

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Mark Masselli

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Dutch Windmill is Part Green Technology Showcase, Part Attraction

The Dutch have been using windmills for power since the 13th century, but this new prototype will really take the cake! It will be 570 feet tall, house 72 apartments and 160 hotel rooms, and provide its own power through wind and biogas generation. Read the Smithsonian’s analysis here.

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Mark Masselli

Green Gadgets

With all of the big news we hear about on the environment, sometimes it seem overwhelming. But the heart of the matter is that we can do so much in our homes. This comes from new technology that we adopt into our daily lives. This is is how we change our routines into a beneficial state of exisitng.

You can read more on new green technology here: 5 Really Cool Energy-Saving Gadgets

If you want to read more on technology in general, head to my Tech blog; Mark Masselli Tech Watch

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Mark Masselli