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With blinds and curtains in front of our windows, we usually have to choose between light and privacy, but inching ever closer to reality is "smart glass," which can toggle its opacity as needed. Electricity is usually the trigger, but now a University of Pittsburgh team has developed a new type of glass that can switch between hazy and clear in seconds – just add water...Continue Reading "Na
Brooklyn creative hub A/D/O and London design curator Jane Withers are teaming up to investigate new and innovative ways of approaching drinking water. Read more
There's a conventional piece of wisdom you're almost guaranteed to hear anytime you start talking boats: the two best days of boat ownership are the day you buy the boat and the day you sell it. In between are a lot of wallet-emptying headaches relating to things like maintenance, repair, mooring, trailering and more. The French-designed Tringa boat won't solve every hardship of boat ownershi
visitors can discover the bold juxtaposed colors of his signature style in these 'reflections' of international horizons and skylines, and ancient canal systems and moats in china.The post lu xinjian expresses our relationship to water in his latest painting series appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Throughout 2017, we experienced many a vivid daydream of dunking into cool, crystal-clear waters to test out the very latest in technology. And not the IP68 rating of the new Galaxy S8, but one of the fast, wild water sport innovations that splashed onto the scene. It was a year that saw high-flying hydrofoils make the big step down from boats to smaller boards and bikes (yes, bikes) and new
In some parts of the world, one of the main ways of obtaining drinking water involves using the heat of the sun to boil salty or tainted water. That process, known as "solar steam generation," may soon be made simpler and less expensive … using burnt wood...Continue Reading Burnt wood used to purify waterCategory: ScienceTags: Purification University of Maryland W
Daan Roosegaarde has called on designers to shift focus away from designing luxury items and instead to tackle the problems facing the world such as pollution. Read more
Here we present technical details behind rendering of mud and water in Spintires:MudRunner, a driving simulation game, developed by Saber Interactive and published by Focus Home Interactive. ...
Want to try your hand at water drop photography but don’t know where to begin? Here’s an 11-minute video from First Man Photography that runs through the entire process, from starting out to making a print.Using flash is essential for this type of photography. Rather than freezing the motion with a fast shutter speed, it is actually frozen using the flash. This is done by using a low
For farmers, the earlier they know that their crops need water, the better – they can't just wait until the plants are visibly wilting. With this in mind, MIT scientists led by Prof. Michael Strano have developed a new type of sensor that's printed directly onto a plant's leaf...Continue Reading Leaf-zapping sensors know when plants need waterCategory: ScienceTags: Agriculture


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