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Boss has added a new desktop model to its impressive Katana range of app-enhanced modeling amplifiers for electric guitar and bass. The 35-W Air EX allows for wireless connection between instrument and combo amp, and can also run on batteries.Continue ReadingCategory: Music, TechnologyTags: Amplifiers, Guitar, Bass guitar, Guitar Effects, BOSS
Local studio Light and Air has introduced a light-filled void at the centre of a Brooklyn townhouse as part of a major reconfiguration and extension project. Read more
While it's important to track and quantify airborne pollutants, most gas sensors are located at ground level, not up where the pollutants spread. A new lab-on-a-drone system is designed to address that limitation, by taking the tech to the sky.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: American Chemical Society, Air quality, Pollution, drones
While there may be a lot to worry about when it comes to climate change, a new study has found that we’re doing something right when it comes to air pollution. An analysis of global data has found that exposure to fine particulate matter, a leading environmental health risk, has fallen.Continue ReadingCategory: Environment, ScienceTags: Air quality, Pollution, Washington University in St. Louis
Nobody wants to live in a drafty house, yet checking for substantial air leaks within a home can be a complex process. Scientists have now devised what could be a much easier method of doing so, utilizing a technique that dates back to 1864.Continue ReadingCategory: Good Thinking, LifestyleTags: Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Home, Energy Efficient
London-based designer Selene Sarı has created an air-purifier called Vox Aeris that is also designed to work as a speaker. Read more
Under a US$235-million contract, the US Air Force has tapped JetZero to build a prototype blended wing aircraft as a way to advance and demonstrate the capabilities of the technology that could lead to a new class of military transports.Continue ReadingCategory: Military, TechnologyTags: US Air Force, blended wing, Aircraft
Six years ago we told you about the Australian-designed Scorkl, a mini compressed air tank that allows users to breathe underwater for up to 10 minutes. For easier on-the-spot refills, the 2.0 version can now be ordered with an electric air compressor and a "battery pack."Continue ReadingCategory: Outdoors, LifestyleTags: Scuba, Diving, Underwater, Kickstarter
Most people already know that house plants such as pothos help neutralize indoor air pollutants. In the near future, however, a special coating applied to lampshades could serve much the same purpose.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: American Chemical Society, Volatile Organic Compounds, Lamp, Air Purification Systems, Yonsei University
It’s well established that any air pollution is likely to be bad for your health, with it claiming some 6.5 million lives around the world each year. But one type of emission is being increasingly linked to age-related dementia, and it’s also surging due to wildfires.Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, ScienceTags: University of Michigan, Wildfires, Air quality, Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease, 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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