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According to a US Geological Survey estimate, anywhere from tens of thousands to hundreds of thousands of bats are killed by wind turbines annually – in the US alone. New technology may help reduce those numbers, however, by causing the turbine blades to whistle at the animals... Continue Reading Whistling wind turbines may save bats' lives Category: Environment Tags: Bats
As a busy Milan design week draws to a close, Dezeen has selected eight Italian hotels that event-goers can head to for a moment of calm, including a minimalist retreat with views of the Dolomite mountains and a 15th-century holiday apartment with original fresco walls. Read more
Back in 2014, US Army engineers Charles Marsh and Carl Feickert envisioned a wind-power system inspired by Venetian blinds fluttering in an open window. They have since teamed up with eight colleagues, creating a system that generates power in breezes that are too light to turn the blades of a traditional wind turbine... Continue Reading Quivering strips provide wind power where turbines c
Although there's nothing like cycling with a good tailwind, your bike and your body are only capable of catching a limited amount of that wind. The CycleWing was designed to help, acting as – you guessed it – a sail for your bike... Continue Reading Retractable sail could give bikes a boost of wind power Category: Bicycles Tags: Cycling Kickstarter Sail
After launching with a few bumps last year, Sea of Thieves is experiencing a resurgance of players thanks to notable streamers showcasing the game on Twitch.  ...
vik boats has developed a new eco-friendly boat that allows users to take a weekend trip on a single battery charge. The post vik unveils electric boat that can be recharged from solar panels or wind power appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
carefully positioned, each piece captures different aspects of the surroundings by following the wind flow and reflecting light, and creates stereophonic scenery. The post swell installation by we+ vizualizes the movement of wind and light appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Although wind turbines may be a valuable source of eco-friendly energy, they do have at least one drawback – bats are frequently killed by their spinning blades. A promising new system is designed to help keep that from happening, however, by producing an ultrasonic acoustic field... Continue Reading System uses ultrasound to keep bats away from wind turbines Category: Environment Tags:
Cinematographer Martin Lisius has detailed the creation of a 16K 15,985 x 5792 pixels HDR video titled "Prairie Wind." The video was published on Vimeo, though the online version of the video is limited to 8K. According to Lisius, the project involved two Canon EOS 5DS cameras with Sigma 35mm F1.4 Art lenses and a custom-built calibrated mount."Prairie Wind" showcases weather over America's Great
According to Norwegian entrepreneurs Dag Loe and Sigmund Birkeland, the wind noise that's generated when motorcycling at highway speeds exceeds 110 decibels – that's equivalent to being one meter (3.3 ft) away from a running chainsaw. With that in mind, they've developed the DAAL wind noise cancellation system for helmets... Continue Reading DAAL may bring wind noise cancellation to third-


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