Sunglasses, check. iPod, check. Charger, check. Actually, nix that last one. A new pair of solar-powered shades that double as a gadget charger mean one less item to toss in the beach bag.
The cool-looking "Self-Energy Converting Sunglasses" by designers Hyun-Joong Kim and Kwang-Seok Jeong integrate into their lenses dye solar cells that convert sunlight into energy. Just plug a device into the power jack in the back of the shades and it's powered up. You're not going to want to plug an electric car into these, of course, but for small devices they could provide … Read more