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Fox news has discovered a green product, and it’s not cash. (heyo!) Seriously though, a korean man has developed a printer that prints with used coffee grounds or tea instead of ink. It is, however, completely manual, so you may want to forgo printing out that Deer Hunter Script and stick with a plane ticket or something.

Either way, it doesn’t require electricity which may prove useful when 2012 comes and we need to print out our own death certificates for the coming apocalypse.

Read more here

“But will it run on human blood?”

by David Avis Brand Futurist The Republik Corporal Creative Ops

Photo Credit: © Jeon Hwan Ju


The newest designs in concept cars include an entry that folds and is capable of fitting into tight spots. But it’s also intended to be “green.” The concept car’s powered by electricity or hydrogen, in effect solving what many consider to be the two main problems of the city of the future: pollution and overpopulation.

Check out this and other cool concept cars

“Folding electric cars for hire is an intriguing idea at best. Given the history of concept cars, I remain skeptical on this one.”

by Brady Bone Brand Futurist The Republik Captain Creative Ops

Photo Credit: via |


Dubbed the “green” fireworks because they have been specially designed to cause little to no pollution, the Chinese-made fireworks for the Olympics could be the new standard, lighting up the skies for future celebrations worldwide.

Read more here.

“That’s great there’s less pollution, but I would love to see the red or blue fireworks.”

by Gerard Blanton Brand Futurist The Republik Corporal Creative Ops

Photo Credit: 东林 via Wikimedia Commons – Licensed CC-BY-NC-SA


San Francisco’s Transbay terminal gets green light. The eco-friendly design will house the city’s transit system, a 5 ½ acre park, communal areas, retail space and graceful glass towers and spires.

View more images of this incredible structure

“The architectural renderings are impressive yet perplexing… I say that’s a lot-o-glass for a city sittin’ pretty on the San Andreas fault.

by Jacqueline Stevenson Brand Futurist The Republik Corporal Strategic Ops

Photo Credit: Transbay Transit Center – Pelli Clarke | Pelli Architects


FedEx has developed a reusable shipping envelope much to the approval of environmentalists and tree huggers everywhere.

Read more about how they are reducing their environmental impact.

Will others follow suit?

“I applaud a giant company like FedEx for taking steps – even if they are small – toward a greener planet. I hope this will lead to other companies follow suit. We all need to take our own small steps in order to help the environment.”

by Ryan Cuthriell Brand Futurist The Republik Lieutenant Creative Ops

Photo Credit: via “The Accidental Environmentalist” Blog


LED light bulbs that look like regular light bulbs, screw into regular light bulb sockets and last a gazillion times longer. Sound too good to be true? It’s true. But it’s gonna cost ya.

“Regular light bulbs last up to 3,000 hours. This new LED light bulb lasts about 50,000. Who do I write the check out to?”

by Mike Randall Brand Futurist The Republik Captain Strategic Ops