Speedo’s Brilliant New Humpback-Inspired Swim Fins Will Turn You Into a Speed Demon Underwater

August 11, 2014 by  
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When it comes to design, it’s really hard to beat mother nature’s crafty stylings . Which is why when Speedo wanted to create some seriously effective fins, they turned to the humpback whale. With sleek channels, strategic holes and whale-like ridges on the outer edge, the Nemesis fins were created to displace an amazing amount of water with each kick, and we have to admit, they look kind of amazing while doing it. Read the rest of Speedo’s Brilliant New Humpback-Inspired Swim Fins Will Turn You Into a Speed Demon Underwater Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Benjamin Franklin swim fin , foam swim fins , Humpback whale fins , humpback whale inspired swim fin , Humpback whale swim fins , humpback whale water displacement , nature inspired design , sea life inspired swim fin , Speedo Humpback whale fins , Speedo Nemesis , Speedo Nemesis fins , Speedo swim fins , Speedo whale fins , swim fin design , swim fin sea life , swim fin water displacement , whale inspired design , whale inspired swim fin

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Ecotricity’s Nemesis Supercar Breaks UK Land Speed Record for Electric Vehicles at 151 MPH!

September 27, 2012 by  
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Who said battery-powered cars had to be boring? The “Nemesis”, a modified Lotus Exige , just broke the UK speed record for electric vehicles this morning! Engineered by renewable energy company Ecotricity , the car reached speeds of 151 mph at Elvington airfield in North Yorkshire and was driven by 21-year-old Nick Ponting. In addition to smashing records, the Nemesis is also shattering stereotypes about what it means to drive an electric vehicle. Read the rest of Ecotricity’s Nemesis Supercar Breaks UK Land Speed Record for Electric Vehicles at 151 MPH! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: areion , bluebird electric , dale vince , Don Wales , ecotricity , electric car , elvington airfield , guardian , lotus exige , Nemesis , nick ponting , Nissan Leaf , north yorkshire

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Ecotricity’s Nemesis Supercar Breaks UK Land Speed Record for Electric Vehicles at 151 MPH!

Ecotricity’s Nemesis Supercar Breaks UK Land Speed Record for Electric Vehicles at 151 MPH!

September 27, 2012 by  
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Who said battery-powered cars had to be boring? The “Nemesis”, a modified Lotus Exige , just broke the UK speed record for electric vehicles this morning! Engineered by renewable energy company Ecotricity , the car reached speeds of 151 mph at Elvington airfield in North Yorkshire and was driven by 21-year-old Nick Ponting. In addition to smashing records, the Nemesis is also shattering stereotypes about what it means to drive an electric vehicle. Read the rest of Ecotricity’s Nemesis Supercar Breaks UK Land Speed Record for Electric Vehicles at 151 MPH! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: areion , bluebird electric , dale vince , Don Wales , ecotricity , electric car , elvington airfield , guardian , lotus exige , Nemesis , nick ponting , Nissan Leaf , north yorkshire

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They Might Be Giants Sing "Electric Car": an Anthem for EVs (Video)

August 20, 2010 by  
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Image credit: Particle Men From the 100mph “wind-powered” Nemesis through the record-breaking Tesla to the more affordable Nissan Leaf , electric cars are a popular feature here on TreeHugger. So I’m not sure how we missed this one (274,000 views on YouTube tells me it’s popular!), but They..

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