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An electric propulsion specialist and a supercar designer have partnered up on an eye-catching three-seat eVTOL claiming 250-mph (400 km/h) top speeds and extraordinary 300-mile range figures, as well as some extreme flight dynamics and some nifty ideas.Continue ReadingCategory: Aircraft, TransportTags: Air Taxis, eVTOL, Electric Aircraft, Aircraft
Last year, China's ZTE launched the Axon 20 5G, the first smartphone to feature a selfie camera hidden under the display. Oppo has also been working on under-screen cameras for a while, and has revealed its latest prototype.Continue ReadingCategory: Mobile Technology, TechnologyTags: Cameras, smartphones, Oppo, Prototype
Picking apart the many delicate pieces that make up modern-day electronic devices is not a straightforward undertaking, but that is what's required if we're to recycle them. In reality, the inherent difficulties of this process creates many millions of tons of electronic waste each year, but new research shows how we might chip away at this problem by having key components dissolve in water.Conti
Commissioned to commemorate the atrocities suffered by occupants of rural villages in Poland during Nazi occupation, Nizio Design International had to walk the tightrope of showing due respect and producing a head-turning design. The firm has risen to the occasion with its superb Mausoleum of Martyrdom of Polish Villages in Michniów.Continue ReadingCategory: Architecture, LifestyleTags: Building
Over the last year or so, Sam Battle of YouTube channel Look Mum No Computer has been gathering together interesting tech and gadgetry from the past and musical curiosities of his own design for a collection known as This Museum Is (Not) Obsolete, which is now open for business.Continue ReadingCategory: Electronics, ScienceTags: Synthesizer, Gadgets, Museum, Retro, Electronic, Oddball
Timbercraft Tiny Homes' spacious Denali impressed us when it was revealed back in 2017 and then the firm went and upgraded it with the Denali XL. Not one to rest on its laurels, the firm has now tweaked the model once again with the Denali XL Bunkhouse, which increases its sleeping capacity from two to six people, offering plenty of space for a small family, and maybe even some guests too.Continu
Is there anything graphene can’t do? Researchers at MIT have found yet another use for the over-achieving wonder material, by making a reusable filter out of graphene oxide foam that acts like a magnet for uranium, effectively pulling the radioactive element out of drinking water.Continue ReadingCategory: Materials, ScienceTags: Graphene, Water, Purification, Filter, Filters, MIT, Uranium, Pollut
An artificial pancreas has been trialed in patients with type 2 diabetes for the first time. The device monitors a person’s blood glucose levels and automatically administers insulin when needed – and the results so far are promising.Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, ScienceTags: Diabetes, Diabetic, Insulin, Health, Cambridge University, University of Bern
Researchers in Australia have made a discovery that may shake up the history of mathematics, revealing evidence of applied geometry being used for the purposes of land surveying some 3,700 years ago. Found on a Babylonian clay tablet discovered in the late 19th century, the detailed etchings are believed to represent the oldest known example of applied geometry, and feature mathematical technique
Sadly agriculture isn’t the most efficient process, requiring huge amounts of land and resources, and as the human population grows, our food supply will be put under increasing stress. But a new study has shown that farming protein from microbes could be a more sustainable and efficient system.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: Food, Food security, Food technology, Agricultural, Agriculture, 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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