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As flashy as electric cars like the Byton Concept and Fisker EMotion are, the most eye-grabbing vehicle debut from CES might just be a two-wheeler. The Ujet electric scooter looks vaguely like your average scooter, but perhaps something else entirely. Ujet calls it a sculptural, asymmetrical design, and it's driven by distinctive equipment like the center-less orbital wheels, alloy-composite
Krill may be small, but scientists at the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) say that these tiny crustaceans play an important role in the transportation of carbon within the oceans. Not only are they a key element of the ocean's food pyramid, but they also move through the depths in such a way that they could have a major impact on the world's climate. According to a recent study, the way in whi
Bacteria are nature's little workhorses, but their repertoire has its limits. Now, a Caltech team has bred bacteria that can make boron-carbon bonds, which were previously only possible in the lab. That new ability opens up the range of chemical compounds that bacteria could create, paving the way for easier and more environmentally-friendly production of drugs and other chemicals...Continue
Hoping to ready earthlings for their move to Mars, Thomas Missé has designed a lightweight, stackable chair made from carbon fibre that he believes will lower interplanetary importation costs.  Read more
The promise of a powered wakeboard has captured the imagination of thrill seekers and water lovers alike, but there's no consensus on the best way to bring that vision to life. Some companies will tell you electric power is the solution, but Mako doesn't share that vision. Instead of volts, the Mako Slingshot relies on jet power for on-water thrills...Continue Reading Carbon fiber Slingshot j
the state-of-the-art shield borrows F1 technology including zylon fiber used by all F1 teams on their cars for protection against side penetration.The post mclaren develops carbon fiber chest shield made of F1 race car components appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
BMW builds some of the hottest metal on four wheels, but it also has a history of running off on tangents. From lightweight bikes to bobsleds, the company isn't scared to try things outside its traditional realm. The latest side-project is the M Bike Limited Carbon, designed to celebrate the upcoming M5 super-sedan. ..Continue Reading M Bike Limited Carbon channels the M5 on two wheels ... so
We take it for granted nowadays, but the concept of "zero" was something that had to be invented. As ancient cultures around the world developed different counting systems, they all came up with their own ways to represent nothing, but the origin of the modern numeral "0" wasn't clear. The first written records of "0" were believed to be roughly a tie between a temple and a manuscript found i
italdesign has crafted the zerouno's' aggressive, aerodynamic form with innovative elements, generating maximum downforce in the process.The post italdesign’s zerouno supercar’s bodywork is crafted entirely from carbon fiber appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
People have been asking me to show off the Carbon Gray version of the HTC 10, despite all the reviews, unboxing, etc. that I've done of the silver version. So, by popular demand, I bring you an unboxing of the HTC 10 Carbon Gray model. It's the exact same phone as the silver model, just a different color - but you wanted it, so here it is! I still think it's the best Android smartph 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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