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Rimac Concept One !

Concept One is a supercar developed by Croatian engineers from Rimac Automobili. Their goal was to create whole new electric supercar and it looks like they succeeded. Each wheel has separate electric motor that produces a little more than 250hp which means that the total power is 1088hp for the whole car. The Croatian inventors point about some advantages of their system: “The ability of controlling each wheel separately, hundreds of times per second, in both directions is a huge advantage compared to traditional sport cars. An electric motor does not know the words “lag”, or “time to change gears.” […]

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Color Scanning Pen !

Jinsun Park is a South Korean designer that invented this tool. He was probably inspired by the eyedropper tool from Photoshop which allows you to pick the color of any object on the canvas and use it for drawing other objects on your PC. The Park’s invention does the same thing, but in the real world. At the end of this concept tool is a color sensor that scans a real world color. After the scanning process a micro-computer calculates the amounts of red, green and blue inks that are needed to recreate the scanned color. On the other end […]

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Tramontana Supercar!

Tramontana a.d. is a Spanish company which manufactures futuristic-looking supercar called Tramontana. The company is located in Costa Brava and produces something that looks like a hybrid between F1 race car and supersonic jet. This car provides place for a driver and one passenger sitting behind the driver. The engine is placed in the middle of the car, V-shaped, with 12 cylinders, 60 valves and 5.513 cubic cm big. He is supplied with two turbochargers which offer two choices of maximum power: 550Hp at 5000rpm and 720Hp at 5250rpm (rotations-per-minute) given to the rear wheels.  The whole car body is […]

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Crescent Lake: A Desert Oasis in China

Located approximately 6 km (3.73 miles) from the outskirts of the city of Dunhuang in Western China, lies Crescent Lake, an incredible oasis in the Gobi desert. Known as Yueyaquan in Chinese, the crescent-shaped lake is a major tourist attraction where one of the world’s great shrines to Buddhism resides. Designated a World Heritage Site, the lake has been shrinking since the 1970s and is now about a third of its original size. In the last three decades alone, the lake has dropped more than 25 feet. However, it has been reported that the government has recently taken steps to […]

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SmartBird-Festo

The bird flying engaged human imagination since ancient times till today. Though the first human flew for the first time into the late 19th century, the bird flying was successfully recreated in present days. SmartBird was made from Festo Corporation, one of the biggest companies concerned with researches in the field of bionics. This bird has a wingspan of nearly 2 meters (1.96m) and very low weight (450 grams) due to the materials she is made of – carbon fibers and polyurethane foam. Wings are powered by a little electric motor which is connected to two wheels each one attached […]

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Roboplow !

Can you imagine that you can shovel the falling snow sitting in your chair and watching your monitor? Rob Kinkey does not only imagine this, he does it. One winter he got tired of clearing and shoveling the never-ending snow and built a little remote control robot that can do this for him. Roboplow has six wheels and approximately 50 inches wide blade which is enough to clean the area of your backyard and shovel sidewalks along your street. The shovel is fully pneumatic and is able to be moved in different directions which make the task easier. The engineer […]