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Solar Pileus Shields the Earth and Lights Up Your Night

This post on The Design Blog highlights a new invention called the "Solar Pileus" which might help combat global warming. This helium gas balloon stays afloat during the day, helping to cover the earth from direct sunlight. This balloon is also able to absorb solar energy, which it can then use to light up a room at night. The floating balloon is available in different colors, also revealing a style statement.