GREEN CHALLENGE: Energy monitoring week
Tech Digest and Hippyshopper will be teaming up next week to find out the ugly truth of exactly how much power we’re consuming on a daily basis. Thanks to the brains behind the operation – the wonderful Abi – and our friends at Ethical Superstore, four bloggers here at Shiny Towers have been equipped with energy monitors to measure our greedy, tech-crazed energy consumptions…
Top eight planet-saving gadgets for Earth Day – don't be mean, be green
If you are as yet to navigate to the Google homepage today, you may be unaware that it’s Earth Day today. Happy Earth Day everyone!
Earth Day is a day as old as the hills – even older. It’s as old as the mud the hills are made from. Earth Day started back in ancient Egypt when the villages on the banks of the Nile would celebrate the annual floods which brought silt deposits to fertilize their land.
In celebration, the villagers would throw the mud at one another in joy and to this day people still mark the event with the giving and receiving of pieces of earth.
Actually, that’s a complete lie but it was a nice story, wasn’t it? No, Earth Day is about awareness of the environment as started in 1970 by a gentleman named Gaylord Nelson and to do our part at Tech Digest we’re going to look at the best Earth-saving gadgets that money can buy…