plants

Crunch Report | Glow-in-the-Dark Plants

Blue Origin's Crew Capsule 2.0 takes first flight, scientists at MIT make glow-in-the-dark plants and Google is opening an AI center in China. All this on Crunch Report.

GROW raises $2.4M to to build a smart planter for easy-to-cultivate vegetables

Boxee co-founder Idan Cohen’s most recent stint may have been in the smart TV space — but now he wants to build a box that’ll help you grow some lettuce outside your home. That might see

Weird: slow-motion plant race to the death

I hear you asking: what is it good for? Unlike war, it’s actually pretty useful. I mean, useful if you really care about growing plants systematically… and you liked Gladiator. My only obj

Miniature greenhouse takes up yet another USB port

Sigh. Well, it’s off to my local electronics store to purchase another USB hub. I’m honestly running out of ports (and desk space) for all of these wonderful gadgets. I mean, I’ve go

Botanicalls: Hello, I'm dying

Want to talk to your plants in a way that doesn’t make you look like a New Age dope? Build the Botanicalls plant-to-Twitter connection kit and your plant can ping you every time its thirsty. You

Fill your house with Plant Breath using these filters

Unsatisfied with current air filtration methods, French designer Mathieu Lehanneur has created this excellent little thing that would look at home in Sleeper or The Jetsons. It’s called the &#82

ThirstyLight! Tells you when to wet your wysteria's whistle

I’m not sure why you wouldn’t just use your built-in all-purpose moisture indicator (tongue) to tell whether your plant’s soil is dry, but this thing is cool anyway. It tests for wet

Cellular Plant Communicator

Well this is clever if not aged, but I hadn’t seen it yet, so here we go. This is a plant that tells you how thirsty it is. Essentially it’s a sensor that measures soil moisture and relays