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Pelamis Wave Power

This is one of the first facilities that convert effectively the power of the sea waves into electric power. The device looks like a giant centipede floating on the water surface, and the more interesting here is that the project is already finished and running – first orders for the product came from E.ON and Scottish Power Renewables. Pelamis usually operates 2-10km away from the shore and generates power of 750 kW, which is enough to supply with electricity 500 households. The Pelamis device is built up from five tubular segments connected by specific joints which allow movements in two […]

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Charge Your Mobile Battery From Sacred Fig Leaves ?

Well nowadays this information spreading everywhere all over internet(blogs,facebook,youtube etc) that you can charge your mobile phone battery with Sacred Fig Leaves.Some says its true and some says its hoax. They say following guidelines to charge your mobile battery: Step by Step guide to charge your mobile battery using peepal leaf 1- Open your mobile cover 2- Take out your battery 3- Take two to three fresh leaves of peepal/pipal/ashwattha tree 4- Touch the stub of these leaves on your mobile battery terminal for a minute 5- Clean the mobile battery terminal with the soft cloth 6- Put your battery […]

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Orion Spacecraft

The “Orion” Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) is a planned beyond-low-earth-orbit manned spacecraft that is being built by Lockheed Martin for NASA based on designs and tests already completed as part of the now-cancelled Constellation program, development for which began in 2005 as the Crew Exploration Vehicle. Orion was developed to serve continuous (up to 6 months) space missions. At the beginning his purpose was to explore the moon, after that he was supposed to observe asteroids, and finally it is expected to carry humans to Mars. The spacecraft will be launched to space by the Space Launch System, which is, […]

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Bio Robot Refrigerator

The Bio Robot fridge cools biopolymer gel through luminescence. It might look stinky and sticky but it’s actually an odorless gel that envelopes the food. The concept for this refrigerator does not require expenditure of energy for cooling products. With a design that is 4 times smaller than the conventional refrigerator, the refrigerator can change shape depending on the intensity of its use depending on the number of products. Without shelves and doors you can place it both vertically and horizontally, while having products in a plain view and easily accessible. Check this fridge out. Though it looks like the […]

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Vieria Concept

This conceptual vehicle offers one different point of view over the pollution problems in the big cities. It was designed by Gunwoong Kim and Suji Kim and is equipped with an air filter under the passenger capsule. So here is what we have: fully electric vehicle that ingests dusty and dirty air purifies it and releases clean and breathable air. Sounds good, right? Well, a single car would probably clean small and maybe insignificant amount of air, but imagine thousands of vehicles purifying what you breathe every day? Another good feature is the vehicle’s mobility. The wheels have the ability […]

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XCOR Lynx: Supersonic Plane To Fly Between NYC And Tokyo In 90 Minutes

The private space-race is once again heating up. XCOR, a private rocket company, has released images of the Lynx, a supersonic aircraft that will fly super-rich passengers to space as early as 2014. The 45-minute round-trip flight will cost each passenger roughly $95,000. XCOR spokesman Bryan Campen said The Lynx is a precursor to a supersonic plane that will transport passengers between New York and Tokyo  in a 90 minutes. Such a vehicle will take off and land on a runway like a conventional plane, but will fly outside the atmosphere for a portion of its journeys, 62 miles above […]