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Tag: Plant

Go Green, Rambo-Style: Shoot Up Your Neighborhood with Some Flower Shells

Go Green, Rambo-Style: Shoot Up Your Neighborhood with Some Flower Shells
These special shotgun shells take the green revolution to the next level. If planting stuff the traditional way is too boring for you, then you might want to shoot up gardens instead with Flower Shells as your ammo.

Luminescent Plant Kickstarter Project: Miracle Glow

Luminescent Plant Kickstarter Project: Miracle Glow
I’ve seen some offbeat projects turn up on Kickstarter over the years, but a project that’s there now called Glowing Plants is one of the strangest. You can probably figure out what the project is about simply from the name.

Plant Doctor: Never Let Your Plants Die Again

Plant Doctor: Never Let Your Plants Die Again
There are some people who are just don’t know how to take care of plants. Or it might be that you’ve got some special plants in your house that need special care. It’s for reasons like that some designers decided to come up with this device, which allows you to detect the health of your plants.

Smart Herb Garden Needs No Sun or Soil

Smart Herb Garden Needs No Sun or Soil
I’m not a big fan of growing stuff, mostly because I kill pretty much everything I’ve ever plant. I always water them too much or too little and eventually my plants turn dead and dry or bloated and moldy.

Canapé Cactus Couch & Ottoman: Is It Getting Prickly in Here?

Canapé Cactus Couch & Ottoman: Is It Getting Prickly in Here?
While they might have different upholstery, most sofas and couches look pretty similar. From time to time, though, you come across something very different. This cactus couch is definitely unusual, because cacti usually don’t make good sitting places.

Ford’s 10-Acre Green Roof Puts Plants atop Industry

Ford’s 10-Acre Green Roof Puts Plants atop Industry
I recently had the opportunity to take a tour of Ford’s modern truck assembly plant in Dearborn, MI. While the plant’s robotics and just-in-time manufacturing facility are truly impressive, one of the things I had no idea about was that the factory is also home to the world’s largest living roof.

This Gadget Eats Your Leftovers to Feed Your Plants, Everybody Wins

This Gadget Eats Your Leftovers to Feed Your Plants, Everybody Wins
Humans are wasteful. We throw away so much food without a thought as to others who are not so fortunate. Well, I don’t have an answer for feeding the world, but this concept gadget wants to take your waste and feed plants with it instead.

Wi-Fi Sensor Tells You When Your Plant Needs Some H2O

Wi-Fi Sensor Tells You When Your Plant Needs Some H2O
Some people have green thumbs while others are known for their plant-killing black thumbs. The former are naturally great at keeping their potted plants and gardens alive and green, while the latter are notoriously known for causing plants to die or wilt a few weeks after they start ‘caring’ for them.

Filthy Keyboard Transformed into Ch-Ch-Chia-Keyboard

Filthy Keyboard Transformed into Ch-Ch-Chia-Keyboard
Like to eat and drink, then use your computer keyboard without washing your hands? Eventually, you end up with a sticky, dirty mess of a keyboard. Apparently, one office worker was sick and tired of seeing the grimy keyboard in their co-worker’s office, and did something about it.

Go Green on the Go with These Quirky Wearable Planters

Go Green on the Go with These Quirky Wearable Planters
The cool thing about accessories is that they let you express what you want to express without having to say a word. Because all you have to do to get a point across is to just wear it. 

Japanese Scientists Create Interactive Plants That Can Wave at You

Japanese Scientists Create Interactive Plants That Can Wave at You
Everything is interactive these days. But plants? Japanese researchers are working on that one. Researchers at Keio University aim to create interactive plants. Interactive plants, like puppets, are designed to react to and convey emotions. Now if some interactive zombies show up, we can have Plants vs.

Bike Planters: A Little Green Goes a Long Way

Bike Planters: A Little Green Goes a Long Way
I read a lot about the “Green Revolution” over the last weekend, since it was one of the topics covered in my school Finals. You’d think that something with that name would have something to do with saving the environment, right? 

Plants vs. Zombies Cake: Eat Some Braaaains (and Sugaaaar!)

Plants vs. Zombies Cake: Eat Some Braaaains (and Sugaaaar!)
While many mobile gamers have probably moved on from Plants vs. Zombies by now, I’m still not finished with the most painfully difficult mini-games yet, so it’s still in heavy rotation on my iPad. Somebody else is still enjoying their PvZ too, as is evidenced by this excellent birthday cake, inspired by the game.

Super Mario Bros. Potted Plants: Just Add Sunshine

Super Mario Bros. Potted Plants: Just Add Sunshine
Here’s the perfect thing to plant out in your garden if you’re too busy stuck inside playing video game to water your plants.

Artist Uses Leaves as a Canvas for Awesome Art

Artist Uses Leaves as a Canvas for Awesome Art
I have seen a lot of art in my time and much of it isn’t that impressive to me. I have seen people use just about everything to make their art. I have never seen anyone use leaves from various trees to make their artworks.

Cyborg Plant Goes on Walkabout

Cyborg Plant Goes on Walkabout
This robotic plant can go on walkabout whenever it pleases. It was created by the Mexican artist Gilberto Esparza, who specializes in thought-provoking robot creations, as well as mechanical sculptures. The Plantas Nomadas robot plant is part robot, part plant.

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