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Although there are many insects with wings that fold down beneath covers when not in use, the earwig's wings fold the most compactly. Scientists have now copied that folding mechanism, with an eye towards using it in human technology.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: Oxford University, Insect, Folding, Biomimicry
the two 'olive houses' are finished in a pink and purple shade, the complementary colors of the glossy and matte olive tree leaves of mallorca. The post studio mar plus ask finishes its cavernous stone ‘olive houses’ with hyper-modern interiors appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Following the announcement of the Canon EOS R5 and EOS R6 mirrorless cameras, excitement has been tempered slightly due to worries about overheating during video recording. With its distinct capability to record 8K video, the EOS R5 has faced the bulk of concern. In response, Canon USA issued a media alert. The alert begins: 'The EOS R5, one of the latest additions to Canon's full-frame
BAE Systems has unveiled the futuristic smart factory that will be used to develop and manufacture Britain's Tempest fighter jet. Billed as a first-of-its-kind factory, the new facility at Warton, Lancashire combines robotics with other advanced technologies that will allow production lines to adapt much faster by removing the need for slow, expensive retooling.Continue ReadingCategory: Military,
the vibrant color palette matches the owners' personalities and love for exploration, while the round furniture ensure the safety of their 2-year-old daughter. The post mint accent walls and round bright furniture complete apartment interior in vietnam appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
So, paid DLC - new levels, modes, etc - specifically those made for PC games on Steam. It's way better for devs than you think, and here's why! ...
London-based designer Yinka Ilori has applied his signature vibrant style to the Colorama skate park within the La Condition Publique cultural centre near Lille, France. Read more
Amazon has announced that it's adding a smart shopping cart service to its upcoming Woodland Hills store in Los Angeles, California. Aimed at shoppers who take a no nonsense approach to buying groceries, the Dash Cart registers what you're buying as you move through the store and charges your credit card as you exit.Continue ReadingCategory: Good Thinking, LifestyleTags: Amazon, Shopping, Smart,
the extra-wide straw is specially designed for bubble tea lovers. The post this openable, reusable bubble tea straw is made from 100% recyclable material appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Capturing energy from the Sun with solar panels is only half the story – that energy needs to be stored somewhere for later use. In the case of flow batteries, storage is relegated to vats of liquid. Now, an international team led by University of Wisconsin-Madison scientists has created a new version of these solar flow batteries that’s efficient and long-lasting.Continue ReadingCategory: Energy is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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