US and Chinese Climate Scientists Predict an Ice-Free Arctic by 2058

July 17, 2013 by  
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Photo via Shutterstock Using a new climate simulation tool, a team of US and Chinese climate scientists have predicted that the Arctic will ice-free by 2058. Their research, which was published in a  National Academy of Sciences paper called  Reducing spread in climate model projections of a September ice-free Arctic shows that, starting in 2058, the continent will no longer have ice in September – the period when the Arctic begins to freeze over. Read the rest of US and Chinese Climate Scientists Predict an Ice-Free Arctic by 2058 Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Arctic , Climate Change , global warming , ice caps , ice free , national academy of sciences , Reducing spread in climate model projections of a September ice-free Arctic        

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The LEGObot is an Inexpensive Homemade 3D Printer

July 17, 2013 by  
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As the 3D printer revolution picks up speed, the price of the machines is beginning to drop—but shelling out several hundred bucks for a desktop printer is still out of the reach of many would-be enthusiasts . That did not stop one truly innovative and tech savvy individual from creating their own version of the device. Using what he had on hand, Matthew Kreuger constructed a printer with a set of LEGOs that uses hot glue as a feedstock. The prototype is a fully functional, NXT powered 3D printer roughly based on the Makerbot and cost its creator almost nothing to fabricate. Read the rest of The LEGObot is an Inexpensive Homemade 3D Printer Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 3d printer , extruder , g-code , hot glue , instructables , lego , legobot , matthew kreuger , nxt        

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