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A solar-powered TV remote? Speakers made from cardboard? Here are 15 of the coolest, weirdest and most practical eco-friendly gizmos.
June 16: NBC’s Jeff Rossen takes a look at a new high-tech gadget that could put an end to that classic household battle over the TV remote.
Jan. 8: MSNBC's Willie Geist investigates a remote control beer cooler featured at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
A New York state toddler who likes to play with remote controls accidentally opened his family's remote and knocked out the batteries. His mother picked them up only to discover one was a special battery that won $100,000 for the family.
Little girl pointing remote control, woman sitting on back of sofa holding newspaper in background
REFILE - QUALITY REPEAT A plume of smoke rises from an oil tanker after an explosion in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, January 11, 2008. Militants fighting for autonomy in Nigeria's oil-producing south detonated a remote controlled bomb on an oil tanker, causing a large fire. It was the second rebel atta