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Developed in the 1940s, AA7075 is an aluminum alloy that's almost as strong as steel, yet it weighs just one third as much. Unfortunately its use has been limited, due to the fact that pieces of it couldn't be securely welded together. That's recently changed, however, thanks to the use of titanium carbide nanoparticles... Continue Reading New welding process opens up uses for formerly un-
Many boardrooms or team meeting spaces have a whiteboard for collaborative working, some may even have modern digital varieties with smart device integration. Dell is offering a similar kind of collaborative working experience, but on a 75 inch 4K IPS touchscreen monitor that the team can all work on at the same time... Continue Reading Dell encourages workplace collaboration with 75 inch
Climate change could cause more than 50 percent of Earth's oceans to change color by the end of the 21st century, according to a newly published study. The blues and greens of our planet's oceans may intensify, and could serve as an indicator for the health of marine life... Continue Reading Climate change to trigger shift in color of world's oceans by end of the century Category: Environ
Heatherwick Studio blended old and new with impressive results for London's Coal Drops Yard and the firm is set to do the same again with an even bigger project in the UK's capital, Olympia London. The £1 billion (roughly US$1.3 billion) development will update the city's 132 year old Olympia exhibition center and add new hotels, retail and restaurant space. .. Continue Reading Heatherw
Many cities are filled with awkward little plots that aren't suitable for building a standard house on, but ISA (Interface Studio Architects) has designed an interesting compact home that could make good use of them. Named Tiny Tower, the 1,250 sq ft (116 sq m) dwelling fits into a 12 x 29 ft (3.6 x 8.8 m) inner-city space. .. Continue Reading Tiny Tower brings small living to the big c
Grabbing the right bag for a short hike in the mountains or a stroll through the countryside can be a lesson in compromises. Opting for good back and shoulder support can add weight, and aiming for comfort can increase bulk, as can ensuring gear like cameras and laptops are adequately protected. The folks over at Wandrd have launched a travel bag that has an inflatable back panel for custo
Tesla has rounded out a rather eventful 2018 with another profit, its second in as many quarters, with revenue almost doubling year-on-year. But it's not all sunshine and rainbows heading into 2019, as the electric carmaker prepares to pay off considerable debts while funding big expansions into China and beyond... Continue Reading Tesla turns another profit, but 2019 brings new challenges
Love the idea of cruising the coast in a two-story surf motorhome or small camper van but are looking to go lighter and cheaper ... much lighter and cheaper? Australia's Boardswag has just the thing, a surfboard bag that transforms into a one-person tent with a few blasts of air. So whether you're getting a quick jump on dawn patrol or enjoying sunset drinks a little longer than usual, you
In use since at least the 4th century AD, dichroic glass displays different colors depending on how it's being viewed. Now, Dutch scientists have produced the effect in a material that can be used to create 3D-printed objects – and it's not just a novelty, as it could have practical applications... Continue Reading Dichroic 3D-printing material changes color with point of view Category: 3
Two Virgin Galactic test pilots have received the first commercial astronaut wings in 15 years. At a ceremony that the US Department of Transportation in Washington, DC, Mark 'Forger' Stucky and 'CJ' Sturckow were presented with their wings by Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao in a ceremony commemorating their suborbital flight into space in December... Continue Reading Virgin Galact is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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