Coffee Grounds for Growth Don’t throw out your coffee grounds after your morning cup of joe. All you need to do is spread the grounds over your soil for added nutrients and oxidation. Coffee grounds also help assist in drainage and are crucial to the overall microorganism development, which as you know is essential for a […]
Solar Roadways is a modular paving system of solar panels that can withstand the heaviest of trucks (250,000 pounds). These Solar Road Panels can be installed on roads, parking lots, driveways, sidewalks, bike paths, playgrounds… literally any surface under the sun. They pay for themselves primarily through the generation of electricity, which can power homes […]
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 […]
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 [...]
A kind of prototype of fully functional personal hover bike had been designed and made by the Aerofex, a California based American company. The power system of the hover bike consists of an engine and two ducted fans. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=akA-B64RACU#t=26 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FGw7qQlQWFM
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 Luminair Tree Tent is a suspended spherical tent large enough to accommodate two adults, but a bit too large to carry around to go camping. This semi-permanent structure features a hybrid aluminum and steam-bent ash frame covered with a 100% waterproof cotton canvas skin, the whole made using sustainable/recycled materials. Price tag: £6,500
Would you transform your smartphone into a horrible mutant creature? Here are the organic, disturbing and far too realistic phone cases of Morgan Loebel, carving horrible and scary monsters with great talent, creating some amazing accessories for smartphones. Teeth, eyes and dripping flesh, you can find his creations on his Etsy shop.