BriTek’s Brilliant Airless Bicycle Tire Reinvents the Wheel

May 30, 2014 by  
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Flat bicycle tires could be a thing of the past thanks to BriTek ‘s amazin Energy Return Wheel. Whereas most bike tires regulate tire firmness with air pressure, with the Energy Return Wheel one simply adjusts the tension of the rubber that is stretched around a 29-inch carbon fiber wheel. Read the rest of BriTek’s Brilliant Airless Bicycle Tire Reinvents the Wheel Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: airless bike tires , Britek Tires and Rubber , eco-friendly design , Energy Return Wheels , high-tech design , mountain bike design , sustainable cycling

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PHOTOS: Artists Breathe New Life into Abandoned Miami Marine Stadium

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Read the rest of PHOTOS: Artists Breathe New Life into Abandoned Miami Marine Stadium Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: adaptive reuse , eco design , Friends of the miami marine stadium , graffiti , green design , Hilario Candela , Logan Hicks , miami marine stadium , passive design , sustainable design , waterfront park Miami

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Two Makers Create a $150 Open-Source 3D-Printed Prosthetic Hand for a Five Year-Old Boy

February 6, 2013 by  
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Two men living on opposite sides of the planet have teamed up to design and build a 3D-printed prosthetic hand for a five-year old named Liam, who was born with no fingers on his right hand. By combining low-tech mechanics and fast prototyping, the team developed the Robohand, a body powered device that can be personalized and costs only $150. The design is open-source and can be downloaded by anyone. Read the rest of Two Makers Create a $150 Open-Source 3D-Printed Prosthetic Hand for a Five Year-Old Boy Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 3D printed hand , 3D printers , 3D-printed prosthetic hand , affordable technology , fast prototyping , high-tech design , Ivan Owen , makerbot , Makerbot 3D Printer , prosthetics prototyping , research fundraising campaign , Richard Van As , Robohand

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