Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.
This week China blazed a trail for green transportation as their newest train smashed the world record for high-speed rail travel
. We also showcased a cutting edge vehicle powered by six circular saws
and saw Google invest 1 million dollars in Shweeb's bicycle powered monorail
- we can't wait to give it a spin!
We also saw big things brewing for alternative energy as wave power lit up the US energy grid for the first time
and Stanford scientists unveiled a new type of nanotech solar cells
that can produce ten times more electricity than standard PV's yet are thinner than a wavelength of light. Adobe also kept step with the latest in energy tech by upgrading its campus with a dozen Bloom Box fuel cells
, and Volvo unveiled plans to create a new type of car body that doubles as a battery
In other news, this week we spotted a great crop of green gadgets including an "emergency bra"
that doubles as a gas mask, a flexible new type of electronic skin
, and a stunning collection of recycled speaker art, fit to mount on your wall
. We also rounded up our five favorite eco gadgets for guys
and we ooh'd and aww'd at these incredibly detailed scooters made out of paper