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martijn koomen and tadas maksimovas designed and built a fully-functional fixed-gear bike in tribute to an enigmatic, mathematical constant.The post the carbon fiber pi bike is completely irrational, but totally ridable appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
This 3D-printed concept wheel by tyre manufacturer Goodyear uses living moss to absorb moisture from the road, before converting it into oxygen through photosynthesis. Read more
Although the production of carbon fiber goods may be steadily increasing, recycling the material still remains challenging. Thanks to research being conducted at Washington State University, however, it may soon be possible to grind up carbon fiber waste and use it in new-and-improved pervious concrete...Continue Reading Carbon fiber waste used to improve water-draining concreteCategory: Mate
yellow detailing on the sill exteriors, rear wing and front aero blades combines with green brake calipers in recognition of the helmet colors of the legendary brazilian formula one racing driver.The post mclaren presents visual carbon fiber-bodied senna supercar from MSO appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
borromeo de silva was drawn to the idea of the luxury canoe being sufficient on its own, that doesn’t exist merely to solve a problem but is justified by its visual proposition.The post monocoque paddle canoe is crafted of copper-woven carbon fiber + classic teak wood appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
For many people, canoes are something that should be rustic and understated. If you aren't among those people, however, then you might like the exquisite Monocoque Paddle Canoe from Milan-based design firm Borromeo & De Silva...Continue Reading Carbon fiber meets copper and teak in luxury canoeCategory: MarineTags: Canoe Carbon Fiber LuxuryRelated Articles:
Ryan Cargo used to live in Berlin, where he noticed that all the bicycles basically looked the same. This prompted him to design something different – not necessarily lighter or more aerodynamic – just different. As can be seen in the above image, the results will most definitely turn a few heads...Continue Reading Carbon and wood come together in one seriously curvy bikeCategory: BicyclesTag
As flashy as electric cars like the Byton Concept and Fisker EMotion are, the most eye-grabbing vehicle debut from CES might just be a two-wheeler. The Ujet electric scooter looks vaguely like your average scooter, but perhaps something else entirely. Ujet calls it a sculptural, asymmetrical design, and it's driven by distinctive equipment like the center-less orbital wheels, alloy-composite
Krill may be small, but scientists at the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) say that these tiny crustaceans play an important role in the transportation of carbon within the oceans. Not only are they a key element of the ocean's food pyramid, but they also move through the depths in such a way that they could have a major impact on the world's climate. According to a recent study, the way in whi
Bacteria are nature's little workhorses, but their repertoire has its limits. Now, a Caltech team has bred bacteria that can make boron-carbon bonds, which were previously only possible in the lab. That new ability opens up the range of chemical compounds that bacteria could create, paving the way for easier and more environmentally-friendly production of drugs and other chemicals...Continue 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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