Imagine climbing upwards of a grueling 50 flights of stairs while wearing 30 pounds of gear. That’s the reality for many high-rise firefighters. A little help would be nice, right?! That’s where the AFA Powered Exoskeleton comes in. Strapped over the firefighter’s gear, the device provides supplemental muscle to aid performance in walking, running and carrying […]
Currently the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, in the Mojave dessert in California, is the largest solar thermal power plant in the world. It is made of 300.000 mirrors which reflect the sunlight onto three boilers to create steam to send to the turbines. All in all the plant can deliver electricity to 140.000 households. […]
The UEV 440 from Conqueror Australia shares many of the same components and design principles as its bigger brother the UEV 490. The UEV 440 has a hard roof, sides and floor and nothing that folds out to touch the ground. It is built to handle the toughest off-road conditions – allowing you to explore […]
Shweeb originated from the desire to create a solution which provided the user with the same flexibility and comfort offered by the car but without the consequential costs both direct financial and indirect health and environmental costs.
Gloriously flaunting its ellipsoid form, the Tranquility Pod is handcrafted from a sturdy fiberglass shell which is further coated in a glistening gel layer. The uniquely contrived shell is touted to mitigate around 90 percent of outside noise. This actually complements the pod’s internal acoustic credentials, which boasts of an integrated 80 watt, four-speaker sound […]
Sony have announced the future of television projection, the spectacular 4K Ultra Short Throw Projector! It features two cabinet units to accommodate other home electronics and two powerful speakers making this a truly immersive and visually stunning experience. It consists of a sleek, furniture-like design, which delivers a 147-inch 4K image on your wall, from only […]
LE POILU 1914 – 1918 inscribed brass knuckles with single shot device, serial # 358, caliber .22 short, additional stamped with MODELE and DEPOSE. The reverse side shows an American Eagle as appreciation for the support during the Great War. On bottom is the St. Etienne proof stamp. The brass apparently was covered with black paint […]