Last-Minute Green Holiday Gifts

Fri, 12/21/2007 - 5:48am

box-LOp-Ed: We searched and searched, and came up with perfect holiday gifts for environmentally-conscious technophiles. Here are 10 in no particular order. It doesn't matter if you celebrate a belated Bodhi, Chanukah, Christmas, Diwali, Eid-Ul Adha, Festivus, HumanLight, Kwanzaa, or anything else -- every earthy engineer loves a present. Try LED holiday lightssolar chargers (also see our review of a lithium charger), practical books, recycled wrapping, a high-tech energy meterlow-power PC, or digital ornaments. Over at they've got a wind-powered gadget charger and a D-I-Y wooden keyboard. Wealthy people can buy high-end electric cars. Meanwhile, instead of coal, here's something for the Scrooge on your list: the five worst excuses for not going green. (Got your own suggestions? Use the comment form beneath the advertisement. Note: external links open in new windows.)


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