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For continuously gathering information on ocean conditions, one thing that's been proposed is a network of sensors that would transmit data from the sea floor. Changing their batteries, however, could be quite challenging. That's where a new MIT system is designed to come in... Continue Reading Undersea sensor is powered by sound waves from the surface Category: Telecommunications Tags:
In about five billion years' time, the Sun will grow into a red giant, probably swallowing the Earth and putting an end to any and all life that's still kicking then. As this material is shed off, the Sun itself will become a small, dim, white dwarf star, and the Earth will be blasted into a dead core of a planet. But according to a new study, any aliens out there might still be able to pi
the installation in the center of the shop is a visual depiction of the sound vibrations that the words ‘whatever’ and ‘attitude’ produce. The post roomoo recreates sound waves for whatever sunglass shop in shanghai appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
an innovative metallic resin by kenma inc. brings endless applications that turn surfaces into interactive displays and objects. The post ‘metalface’ is the ultimate metallic resin that transmits light and radio waves appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Wind storms can cause a great deal of damage to coastal areas, producing waves that erode the shoreline and destroy facilities such as marinas. A newly-proposed "floating forest" could help, however, by blocking both the wind and the waves... Continue Reading Shorelines could be protected from wind and waves – by a floating forest Category: Good Thinking Tags: Floating Tropical
the project includes 185 'sky villa' apartments, each with a green wave-like terrace for cultivating fruit and vegetables. The post vincent callebaut envisions waves of green terraces for multi-purpose complex in france appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Tired of staring at the paper-littered wall of your off-white office cubicle? Perhaps a mobile office is the solution. At least this one is. This ultimate work/play off-grid adventure van escapes the 9-to-5, packing a multifunctional interior complete with an impressive productivity and multimedia suite centered around a foldaway office with integrated iMac. Whether it's a holiday or workd
Although we've seen a number of experimental wave-power systems in recent years, a new one is claimed to be less expensive and to incorporate fewer moving parts, while still remaining durable in rough seas. It's known as a Dielectric Elastomer Generator, or DEG for short... Continue Reading Simpler, cheaper renewable energy system uses waves to inflate rubber Category: Energy Tags:
each straw we use -- for 10 minutes or 10 seconds -- will likely float in oceans for 450 years. The post 168,000 used straws were artfully repurposed into two crashing waves of careless decisions appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the bridge's steel framing is complemented by a dynamic LED lighting system. The post rainbow bridge by SPF:architects references long beach’s breaking waves appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.


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