Nike is Making Marty McFly’s Futuristic Self-Lacing Trainers Right on Time for 2015

February 18, 2014 by  
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Retail giant Nike is developing a version of Marty McFly’s futuristic self-lacing shoes from Back to the Future II . Formerly a fictional concept, the autonomous fastening system either loosens or tightens the upper laces without intervention from the wearer, a system that is particularly helpful for people with motoring disabilities. Nike’s lead designer Tinker Hatfield is reported to have said at a recent press conference that the futuristic shoes will arrive right on time for 2015, which is when McFly first wore them in the movie. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: autonomous fastening system , Back to the Future II , Design for Health , designs from movies made real , Ecotuerre , marty mcfly , movie characters , Nike , self-lacing shoes , shoes that tie themselves        

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SheerWind’s INVELOX Wind Turbine Can Generate 600% More Energy Than Conventional Turbines

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US-based wind energy company SheerWind just unveiled the INVELOX – a tunnel-based wind turbine that can produce up to 600% more power than traditional wind turbines . The company states that after extensive field-testing, their new INVELOX turbine “significantly outperforms the traditional turbine” and could reduce installation capital costs to less than $750 per KW. Read the rest of SheerWind’s INVELOX Wind Turbine Can Generate 600% More Energy Than Conventional Turbines Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “wind power” , INVELOX , INVELOX system , SheerWind , SheerWind INVELOX , traditional wind turbines , tunnel wind turbine system , wind energy , wind turbines        

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