Admittedly, it is winter in the northern hemisphere right now and so you may not be thinking about the importance of solar energy at the moment, especially if you're anywhere near Capsule's home city of Minneapolis.
However, spring is only a few months away and before you know it most of us will be complaining about the heat all over again. Yours truly is blogging from Down Under at the moment and so in this blazing, sweltering place they call Australia, it's not difficult to see just how brilliant this idea is.
Yanko Design has come up with some sleek sunglasses that harness the power of the sun so that all you gadget geeks can charge your iPhones, iPods and other small electronic devices. How sweet is that?