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If You Can’t Stand the Heat… Get a Robot in the Kitchen!

There are some people who love to cook, and then there are those who would prefer not to. For those of you that aren’t so fond of cooking, how many times have you wished for a personal chef to create all your meals for you? A British company, Moley Robotics, has developed the next best thing […]

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The Power of Social Media for Your Business

                        The most successful businesses understand the importance of having a strong social media presence, and know how to harness the power of social media to help their business grow. At Design Engine we understand the importance of social media and want to pass […]

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Manned Mission to Mars – Just 39 Days?

Currently, to travel to Mars it would take about nine months. NASA’s newest space exploration idea, the Variable Specific Impulse Magnetoplasma Rocket (VASIMR) is proposing to be able to send humans to Mars in about six weeks – 39 days to be exact. The Ad Astra Rocket Company is funding the development of the VASIMR […]

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Amazon Shipping in 30 Minutes or Less – Possible with FAA Approval

Order a package, receive it in 30 minutes or less. Sound too good to be true? Well Amazon doesn’t think so. The largest Internet retailer in the world is planning to have packages shipped using drones, they are calling this new delivery system Amazon Prime Air. These aerial drones will be unmanned and can ship […]

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Makerspaces – The Future of Education

  Most traditional education systems focus on reading books and memorization to test how “smart” someone is. However with the world and technology moving forward so quickly, many believe that there is a significant need for places where people can, not only learn but also create and invent. Enter the Makerspace, a place where people […]

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The Evolution of Refrigerator Design

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3,587.1 Miles Traveled On A Gallon Of Gasoline At This Year’s Eco-Marathon

Dominating at this year’s Eco-Marathon Americas, Canadian team Alerion Supermileage from Laval University showed the world what is possible for the future of fuel efficiency as their prototype CT2.0 traveled 3,587.1 miles on ...
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Pratt & Whitney’s Geared Turbofan Engine: Changing the Course of Avaition

Pratt & Whitney will finally go into production this year with it’s Pure Power line of jet engines which has been heralded as everything from a “game changer” to the “future of jet propulsion”....
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Glowing Plants: Natural Lighting with no Electricity

Create GLOWING PLANTS using synthetic biology and Genome Compiler’s software – the first step in creating sustainable natural lighting. What is Synthetic Biology? All living organisms contain an instruction set that...
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