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After recently covering a convincing little Toyota Sienna minivan camper from Colorado's Oasis Campervans, we figured someone out there must be creating gas-electric mini-campervans built on the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid. We found one in the Illusion Hybrid from 5 Mars RV. The Quebecois company marries its expertise in creating small, cozy camper vans with hybrid technology, creating a play
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has named Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects' Salesforce Tower in San Francisco the Best Tall Building Worldwide for 2019. A total of 20 other Category Winners were also awarded during the recent CTBUH Annual Awards event in Shenzhen, China. .. Continue Reading Salesforce Tower named Best Tall Building Worldwide by CTBUH Category: Arch
Vincent Callebaut Architectures (VCA) brings a taste of the outdoors into the workplace with its proposal for a new headquarters for French company Soprema. Named Semaphore, it will boast sustainable technology, including solar power and greywater recycling, and have a massive amount of greenery, with around 10,000 plants, shrubs and trees. .. Continue Reading Vincent Callebaut-desig
It can be hard to shed the nagging feeling that you've forgotten something when heading into the wilderness, so gearmaker VSSL has sought to put minds at ease with a single package designed for all that the outdoors might throw at you. The company says its new Camp device packs over 70 essential items in all, while the body itself serves as a bright flashlight at one end and a compass at t
Yamaha has been in the e-bike business since 1993, and has since sold more than 2 million power assist bicycles and produce more than 4 million drive units. The company's latest release is the Wabash Adventure Gravel e-bike, which has the look of last year's Urban Rush e-bike, that we first clocked at Interbike in 2017, but with some important tweaks for tackling hard surfaces or loose dir
If someone is recovering from an injury that reduces their mobility, it's not uncommon for them to walk with a cane throughout the day, and to periodically get their progress checked by a rehabilitative therapist. A new "smart" cane, however, could allow them to do both things at once... Continue Reading Pressure-sensing cane tracks patients' progress Category: Health & Wellbeing Tags:
A month after Wing was given the green light to deliver various goods via drone in Australia's capital, Canberra, the Alphabet subsidiary has become the first company to get the official go-ahead from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to begin a commercial drone delivery service in the US. Wing announced it had received Air Carrier Certification from the FAA, which allows the compa
Regular readers may remember the Koda, an attractive concrete tiny house that hit the market in 2017. Designer Kodasema recently followed it up with the Koda Light Float, a model with similar styling that's made from timber instead of concrete, and is installed on a pontoon. .. Continue Reading Koda tiny house sheds some weight and floats on water Category: Tiny Houses Tags:
Knowing the make up the microbial community on the International Space Station (ISS) would be of huge use to space agencies trying to safeguard the wellbeing of their astronauts. This has been a focus of NASA's for a while, and its scientists have just put the finishing touches on what they say is the first comprehensive catalog of all the bacteria and fungi inside the ISS, describing a ba
We've previously seen VR (virtual reality) platforms that move in response to what's happening onscreen, making for a more immersive experience. Audi, however, is taking the opposite approach. Its new in-car VR setup determines onscreen movements based on what the vehicle is doing in real life... Continue Reading Audi incorporates car movement into new VR system Category: VR Tags: 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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