Design

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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Elon Musk Wants to Provide You with Internet From Space

Elon Musk is at it again, but this time his idea may really surprise you. Musk, the CEO behind Tesla, is pushing for his latest project, to provide internet from space, into becoming a reality. He believes by providing internet from space, everyone would have high-speed internet wherever they are in the world – especially …

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New Car Technology May Prevent Drunk Driving Soon

The US Department of Transport (DOT) estimates that nearly 10,000 people every year are killed by alcohol-related crashes. What if there was a way to save about 7,000 of those lives? According to the DOT this is possible and they are developing two types of alcohol sensors – one that is similar to a regular …

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France Passes Green Roof Law – Why We Should All Follow Their Example

Above: Chicago’s City Hall’s Green Roof (Image: National Geographic) [divider] A new law in France mandates that all new buildings in commercial zones need to be covered in either plants or solar panels, reports Agence France-Presse. But are the French the only ones realizing the benefits of having more green? Green rooftops and gardens are …

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