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 […]
GDF SUEZ E&P Nederland released a timelapsevideo of the construction of two gigantic gas oil production platforms and their jackets. The platforms were made in the yardfacilities of HSM offshore in Schiedam, the Netherlands.Three timelapse camera’s captured the six months building period and the result is a stunning timelapsemovie. The platforms are already in use […]
Don’t let your eyes fool you. This item may look like a smartphone, but it’s really a gun. It’s called the Ideal Conceal and it’s a two round .380 derringer that’s supposed to hit the market sometime this year.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wW6jwMt1USs E-volo’s Volocopter is a revolution in aviation Made in Germany. Safer, simpler, and cleaner than normal helicopters, it has a unique way of moving – a groundbreaking innovation.The Volocopter is an environmentally friendly and emission- free private helicopter. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MivVSggIoCA Link
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.
The Float boat is an ingenious and beautiful creation by design students Max Frommelt and Arno Mathies. They have come up with this solution for a flat pack water vessel. It consists of a single 5mm thick sheet of plastic, when folded it is able to carry two people, when unfolded, it only measures 250cm [...]
Joinery is a part of woodworking that involves joining together pieces of wood, to produce more complex items. Some wood joints employ fasteners, bindings, or adhesives, while others use only wood elements. The characteristics of wooden joints – strength, flexibility, toughness,appearance, etc. – derive from the properties of the joining materials and from how they […]
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. […]