How to Keep Electronics Going With No Power

Hot Wheels' Camaro, Google's tribute to Bob Ross, the Hope app and more in our look at the web this week

When NY Times tech columnist David Pogue found himself without power from the effects of Superstorm Sandy, the handy guru put together a rough guide to electricity-free living. Among his recommendations are solar chargers, 3G tethering and a friend’s shower.

Run To The Hills

London's Sound Taxi, Ai Weiwei's Grass-Mud Horse Style, COMUNE's last ride and more in our look at the web this week

To live the life they sell, COMUNE recently set out on their third and last moto-camping trip of the season in California. With nearly 200 friends of the brand in tow, the raucous band of skateboarders, artists, snowboarders and all around free-minded fellows headed for the hills of Mt. Madonna outside Santa Cruz. Photographers Mike Selsky and Ethan Lovell were on hand to document the …

The Energy Collection

London's Sound Taxi, Ai Weiwei's Grass-Mud Horse Style, COMUNE's last ride and more in our look at the web this week

Using reactive dye as a power source, designer Marjan van Aubel created The Energy Collection, a range of glassware that charges through exposure to sunlight. Van Aubel so cleverly built upon chemist Michael Graetzel’s recently discovered photovoltaic pigment it earned her this year’s DOEN award at Dutch Design Week.