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More often than not, large off-grid adventure rigs are rugged hunks of utilitarian heavy machinery outside, luxurious glamping retreats inside. Loki Basecamp flips that formula on its head with its latest creation, taking a high-priced, 45-foot luxury motor coach and outfitting it into something of an adventure hostel on wheels. The first launch of its new Loki Coach brand, the XL Coach motorhome
An exhibition at Roca London Gallery explores the design of data centres, a type of building that often goes unnoticed. Here, curators Claire Dowdy and Dezeen editor Tom Ravenscroft reveal eight examples that are worthy of attention. Read more
After six years of development and hundreds of prototypes Dyson has finally launched its first foray into the wearable market, unveiling one of the weirdest products we’ve seen in a long time. Called The Zone, Dyson has combined noise-cancelling headphones with a built-in air-purifier.Continue ReadingCategory: Electronics, ScienceTags: Dyson, Air purifying, Headphones, Noise-Canceling
The professional finalists and shortlisted shots in the 2022 Sony World Photography Awards offer an incredible glimpse at the current state of contemporary photography. This year’s top picks focus on surreal pandemic images, compelling drone shots, and one curious urban fox.Continue ReadingCategory: Photography, TechnologyTags: Sony World Photography Awards, Drone photography, Competition, Awards
LG has announced two new monitors that it says are optimized for professional creatives in the new normal of work from home. One of these new displays is a weird, double-height monitor that it says is for a “totally unique user experience.”LG is announcing two new IPS-style monitors, one of which is the more traditional UltraFine variety and will feature a 31.5-inch size and color acc
EICMA: it's motorcyclese for Christmas, when the factory elves bring forth a bounty of gifts for the coming year and unwrap them in front of ... Well, generally in front of a gaggle of hungover journos who have been lured to the event with truckloads of free grog. And yet there's many a twinkle in many an eye when a manufacturer manages to correctly gauge which way the wind's blowing years in adv
with a quick glance at the bright red version with the horse ornament on its hood, you'd almost mistake it for an odd travel-size ferrari. The post tiny electric car is so intriguingly weird that it might be worth buying appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Normally metals and insulators sit at opposite ends of a spectrum of conductivity, but researchers have discovered a material that can switch between those states freely, even at room temperature. The material, a compound of manganese and sulfide (MnS2), starts off as an insulator but becomes conductive under pressure.Continue ReadingCategory: Materials, ScienceTags: Materials, Electron Microscop
Small fans, all things considered, deliver thrust less efficiently than big ones. Lilium might have the best-looking aircraft in the eVTOL game, but it uses 36 tiny fans where competitors use 6-8 larger ones, and that's got the odd chin wagging: is Lilium shooting itself in the foot, guaranteeing its aircraft shorter range figures than open-rotor competitors carrying the same amount of battery?Co
Scientists have managed to revive microscopic animals that had been frozen in the Siberian permafrost for 24,000 years. The Bdelloid rotifers, or “wheel animals” as they’re sometimes called, shook off their long sleep and went right back to moving, eating and reproducing like the Ice Age was only yesterday.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: Animals, Ice, Cells, Micro-organisms, Russia


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