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handy geng built his security robot tank machine from scratch to guard over his workshop, letting the transformer fend off burglars. The post security robot patrol for shops pulls no punches with giant metal fists & machine water guns appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Robert Hutchison Architecture and Javier Sanchez Arquitectos include an extensive system for capturing and reusing stormwater for a family nature retreat in a mountainous region of Mexico. Read more
If you leave a clear bottle of water in the sunlight, the ultraviolet rays will kill any harmful microbes in that water, making it drinkable … but it has to sit in the sun for at least six hours. A new sunlight-activated powder, however, does the job in a mere one minute.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: Stanford University, Water, Purification, Sunlight, Bacteria
against an urban backdrop the light sculpture subverts the image of the setting sun with a 360º panoramic experience. The post ‘sunset’ installation in delft emerges from the water to emit a vibrant, 360 degree glow  appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Flying above the waves atop an electric hydrofoil board is a relatively new way to have fun on the water, but eFoil beginners can struggle. The Flitescooter makes use of a large inflatable board and mid-mount handlebars to help folks get started.Continue ReadingCategory: Marine, TransportTags: eFoil, Hydrofoil, Water Sports, Electric
The James Webb Space Telescope has detected water vapor on an object in the asteroid belt, a region of the solar system where it wasn’t known to survive. The new observations also reveal something missing unexpectedly.Continue ReadingCategory: Space, ScienceTags: Comets, Asteroid, ESA, Water, James Webb Space Telescope, JWST, Solar System, Carbon Dioxide
Removing heavy metal pollutants from water could soon be easier than ever, thanks to an experimental new sponge. With just one treatment, the device brought contaminated water down to safely drinkable levels.Continue ReadingCategory: Environment, ScienceTags: Pollution, Northwestern University, Water, Purification, Nanoparticles
Eeva is a small, water and energy-efficient machine designed to sit where your laundry basket would normally sit – bedroom, bathroom, or even in an RV or caravan – no hoses required. It'll get a load of laundry washed and dried in 90 minutes.Continue ReadingCategory: Around The Home, LifestyleTags: Washing Machine, Tumble Dryer, Portable, Indiegogo, RV
Hong Kong company Cyclemate is best known for its very cushy bicycle seat covers. The firm is now diversifying, however, by introducing its fun-looking new Cyclemate Electric Surfboard – it's currently the subject of a Kickstarter campaign.Continue ReadingCategory: Outdoors, LifestyleTags: electric surfboards, Surfing, Kickstarter
using electrodialysis, captura filters carbon dioxide from the water and flushes it back into the ocean to further cleanse atmospheric carbon. The post aquatic facility ‘captura’ purifies carbon dioxide in water and filters it back into the ocean appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. 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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