Chinese teens create $13 door handle that instantly kills 99.8% germs on contact

June 16, 2015 by  
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Soon you may be able to toss your hand sanitizer. Two teens from Hong Kong have created a new door handle that wipes out 99.8 percent of all germs on contact, potentially revolutionizing the hygiene industry. Realizing the extent to which bacteria spreads on public door handles, shopping carts and other objects touched by hundreds if not thousands of people each day, 17-year-old Sun Ming (Simon) Wong and 18-year-old King Pong (Michael) Li sought a material that could eliminate bacteria. Turns out titanium oxide does the trick, but they had to come up with an innovative way to activate it. Read the rest of Chinese teens create $13 door handle that instantly kills 99.8% germs on contact Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: $13 door handle kills germs , $13 UV light , clean tech , eco design , germ-zapping door handle , green design , Intel Science Fair , King Pong (Michael) Li , Sun Ming (Simon) Wong , sustainable design , Tam Lee Lai Fun Memorial Secondary School , titanium oxide

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Zaha Hadid unveils design for sinuous skyscrapers on Australia’s Gold Coast

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Zaha Hadid Architects just unveiled designs for a pair of proposed sculptural skyscrapers for Mariner’s Cove on Australia’s Gold Coast. Designed with Hadid’s signature sinuous forms, the eye-catching mixed-use towers are tapered at the bottom to minimize the building footprint. The Queensland towers share a striking resemblance to Hadid’s trio of “blossoming” Brisbane towers that were commissioned by Sunland Group—the same developer for the Mariner’s Cove project. Read the rest of Zaha Hadid unveils design for sinuous skyscrapers on Australia’s Gold Coast Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: australia , Gold Coast , Hadid skyscrapers , Mariner’s Cove , mixed-use , sunland group , tapered buildings , zaha hadid

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Is BMW planning an all-electric SUV to rival the Tesla Model X?

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Ever since the BMW i3 and i8 electric cars arrived last year, there has been a lot of speculation about what other models BMW could introduce to the electric i-sub brand. There have been several reports about a model dubbed the i5 that could compete with the Tesla Model S , but now a new report claims that the third “i” model could actually be an electric SUV. Read the rest of Is BMW planning an all-electric SUV to rival the Tesla Model X? Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: AUDI , Audi Q6 , BMW , BMW electric car , BMW electric SUV , BMW i , bmw i3 , bmw i8 , electric car , electric SUV , tesla , Tesla Model X

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