This silly fella (in a good way) turned his mortarboard into a diorama of renewable energy, with a solar panel, a windmill, and a sun that rises and sets (waves) via his cellphone.

Green Graduation Cap

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor for Boing Boing and WINK Books. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

  • pockyrevolution

    Hey! Cap maker here. If you saw me at Maker Faire 09 on Sunday, and got a picture, please send me a copy! pocky at Thanks!

  • Anonymous

    For my graduation cap I removed the board from the cap, put a thin motor in under it, and had a line with a switch and battery run down my gown so I could switch it on and off. A spinning cap while the principle says her peace was pretty sweet.