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Is This Engineless Aircraft The Key To Aviation On Mars?

Airbus Perlan II will be the first engineless aircraft to fly at the edge of space using nothing but wind. The glider is said to be capable of reaching altitudes of 90,000 ft and if it succeeds it’s scheduled trip in June, it will become the highest plane in history – engineless or not. An […]

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Icona Neo – Small Car Fit For The Big City

Icona, an Italian design house based in Shanghai, has developed a fully electric and bold concept car, the Icona Neo. This compact car is especially fit for a big city, doesn’t leave a big carbon footprint and features quite an unusual design. The Neo concept car has a modern, sleek and asymmetrical design – taking inspiration […]

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2015’s Breakthrough Product: The Hoverboard

This years breakthrough product which made it’s way into the public consciousness and on to peoples holiday wish lists is the self-balancing two wheeled scooter popularly known as the hoverboard. The name hoverboard “however inaccurate” seems to have stuck and now these handless segways have become one of this years best selling products among teens and […]

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The Newly Completed Shanghai Tower is Now The Second Tallest Building in The World

After six years of construction, the Shanghai Tower in China is finally complete. This $2.4 billion project has an interesting, twisting design that is not seen in most modern day skyscrapers. Rising at over 2,073 feet (623 m) tall, the Shanghai Tower is now the second tallest skyscraper in the world, coming in second to […]

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A Segway Into The Future – Half Segway, Half Robot

We’ve seen “hoverboards,” we’ve seen Segways and we’ve seen robots – how about something that combines all three? Segway, in collaboration with Intel and Chinese robotics firm Ninebot, has developed a vehicle that can work similarly like the very popular, (although sometimes exploding) two-wheeled “hoverboards” but can also turn into a personal robot once you […]

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Is The TriFan 600 The Closest We Will Get To A Flying Car?

So it’s technically half plane and half helicopter. Created by XTI Aircraft, the TriFan 600 can take off and land vertically – meaning it can land in places that planes have never been able to land before. You could, in the...
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Della, Bart’s Mom came to the races August 29 – 30 2015 Bart likes to tell everyone at the track that racing is a family sport. “Usually it’s my Dad who comes to the races and that’s only down in t...
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Britain is Developing a Highway System That Charges Electric Cars On The Go

Stopping to charge your electric vehicle may soon be a thing of the past. England is in development to create roads that will charge your electric car, while you drive on the highway. Although electric cars have become more pop...
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Travel From Europe to Australia in 90 Minutes?

The SpaceLiner, a hypersonic spacecraft, could potentially take you from the USA to Australia in just 90 minutes. The company behind the project, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR,) plans to build the spacecraft b...
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Canadian Company Granted Patent for Space Elevator

Thoth Technology has been granted a US patent for an elevator to take spacecraft and astronauts into space, even if only part of the way. The Thothx Tower, a 12.4 mile-high inflatable space elevator, is not currently in product...
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Edyn Smart Gadget Lets You Communicate With Your Garden

Gardening isn’t always an easy task, especially if you are new to it. The Edyn garden sensor gives your garden the ability to communicate with you. The solar-powered Edyn is placed into garden soil and is able to monitor soil...
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