Real life lightsabers? A scientist explains how it might be possible

December 18, 2015 by  
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This week, Don Lincoln, a senior scientist at Fermilab , offered hope to die-hard Star Wars fans everywhere: while we don’t have the technology to create one now, he writes in an article for Space.com , there is some real science behind the lightsaber. And the way it would work isn’t exactly what most movie-goers would expect. Read the rest of Real life lightsabers? A scientist explains how it might be possible

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University of Kiel’s Super-Adhesive Tape Takes Inspiration from Geckos

November 8, 2011 by  
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Ever hoped for an adhesive tape that was so strong that it could suspend you from the ceiling? This adhesive is exactly what researchers from the University of Kiel in Germany have been developing, and they have turned to an unlikely source for their inspiration — geckos and insects. Read the rest of University of Kiel’s Super-Adhesive Tape Takes Inspiration from Geckos Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: achim oesert super adhesive tape , recycleable adhesive tape , university of kiel achim oesert , university of kiel super adhesive tape , university of kiel super adhesive tape gecko , university of kiel super adhesive tape insect gecko

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Workshop in the Forest by Atelier Haretoke is Built from Local Japanese Wood

November 8, 2011 by  
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Watch a PEM Fuel Cell Power Up MP3 Player (Video)

April 28, 2011 by  
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Image via YouTube screen grab Element14 has a video showing a PEM fuel cell powering an MP3 player.

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Ford to Invest $850M to Retool Factories for More Fuel-Efficient Vehicles

October 29, 2010 by  
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Photo: Ford Creating 1,200 Jobs Making more fuel efficient vehicles doesn’t happen by magic. It requires lots of R&D, and once you’ve come up with a new engine or transmission or whatever, it requires big capital investments to retool factories. That’s exactly what Ford (among others) is doing.

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Plug-in Cities Making A Comeback

October 29, 2010 by  
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In 1965 Archigram envisioned the Plug-in City. Geoff at Bldgblog describes it: Archigram proposed using construction cranes as permanent parts of their buildings.

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Vehicle Idling = Public Urination, says Canadian PSA (Check Out the Video)

April 13, 2010 by  
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Image: Youtube Disturbing but Memorable If you want people to notice your public service announcement, you could do worse than showing grown men and women peeing in public (on sidewalks, inside stores, etc). This is exactly what an environmental group from Canada did in an ad that they produced for their anti-idling campaign

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