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Plane Traveling Using Zero Fuel Just Set a New Record

The Solar Impulse 2 – powered only by solar power- has set a new world record for the longest solo flight and the longest solar-powered flight, after almost 5 days of flying. The plane took off from Japan on Monday June 29, 2015, flew across the Pacific and plans to land in Hawaii either late […]

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Lexus Just Developed Something That Can Make You Fly

A hoverboard only sounds like something out of a “Back to the Future” movie, right? Well, Lexus is claiming they have created a real hoverboard – they call it the Slide – that will use magnetic levitation, liquid nitrogen-cooled superconductors and magnets to develop a skateboard, which can literally levitate off the ground. But there’s […]

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Umake Developing Next Gen 3D Sketching App for iOS

With the advent of computers, touch screens, and software it has become less relevant for us humans to read a newspaper or pick up a pencil. As a designer I know how important digital tools are to the process and use them everyday. What is somewhat lost is the art of sketching by hand. Yes […]

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Elon Musk’s Hyperloop Competition – Be a Part of the Next Big Thing

Elon Musk’s Hyperloop idea first made waves in 2013, yet for a while his idea was just an idea, and a seemingly farfetched one at that. He proposed that the passenger-only high-speed Hyperloop transportation system would use pressure capsules inside pressurized tubes to take people from Los Angeles to San Francisco in just an hour […]

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Dutch Company Plans to Use 3D Printers to Build Bridge

A Dutch startup company, MX3D, is planning to be the first to print a steel bridge across a canal in Amsterdam. Although 3D printing has been around for quite some time, mostly focusing on smaller scaled projects – even metal structures – printing a bridge would be a world first. The bridge is small, for […]

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