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All natural A/C: Cold Pot combines clay and cooling power of evaporation to change water to cold air

By Jessica McMathis / April 30, 2014

The Cold Pot, created by Swiss designer Thibault Faverie, is an all-natural air conditioner that combines clay and the cooling power of evaporation to change water to circulating cold air.

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Will the brain power behind PowerPots sink or swim in the Shark Tank?

By Jessica McMathis / April 10, 2014

Shelve your Friday night plans—or, at the very least, set your DVR—the guys from Power Practical are making their way to the “Shark Tank.”

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An update on PowerPots and crowdfunding money pots

By / May 4, 2012

About two weeks ago, I wrote about a startup company founded by two ex-materials science students that goes by the name of Power Practical. The company has developed some nifty thermoelectrics gadgets called PowerPots that combined a camper’s cookpot with an integrated power-generation system that could be used for LED lights, charging cell phones and…

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PowerPots demonstrate practical side of thermoelectrics

By / April 19, 2012

[flash http://ceramictechweekly.org/wp-content/video/powerpot_kickstarter.flv mode=1 f={image=http://ceramictechweekly.org/wp-content/video/powerpot_kickstarter.jpg}] Among my camping gear is a small gas stove, a kerosene lantern and a set of nested cooking pots. I also now carry a small folding solar array (by Solio) that can provide a trickle charge to my cell phone. But some clever thermoelectric tools developed by Power Practical, a Utah-based…

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