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Albert Einstein

Probably the most famous scientist was born on March 14, 1879, at Ulm, in Württemberg, Germany. Very soon after that his family moved to Munich, where the young genius started school at Luitpold Gymnasium. Later Albert continued his education at Aarau, Switzerland and in 1896 he entered the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich to be trained as a teacher in physics and mathematics and he graduated 5 years later, in 1901. At the same time he acquired Swiss citizenship and, unable to become a teacher, he became technical assistant in the Swiss Patent Office. In 1905 he obtained his […]

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Convertible Futon Bunk Bed

This is very practical sofa-to-bed furniture transformer which allows you to turn your living room into sleeping room with at least two places for sleeping. With just a few quick adjustments, the futon easily transforms into a fully functional bunk bed which will save you lots of space in any room of the house. It is highly appreciated in narrow homes such as student flats, small digs and rooms. The futon bunk bed is very much like the transformer of the furniture world. On the exterior, it appears like an ordinary futon, capable of providing sleeping accommodations to one person […]

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Y:Cube to Solve Accomodation Problems in London

Growing cities face the same problem all around the world: lack of space for living. London isn’t different in this respect and, being a capital city of UK, faces the same problem – higher populations, low space for living and very high rental and estate prices. The following proposal is offered by the architects from Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners in cooperation with YMCA London South West. It is called Y:Cube and is a micro-house built mostly of renewable materials. The space inside Y:Cube isn’t big – just 26 square meters, but it is just perfect for a single resident. […]

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Eden Project: The World’s Largest Greenhouse

Eden Project is situated in 160 year-old former clay mine at Cornwall, UK. This is a garden that houses more than 1 million plants and it is considered by the Guinness Book of Records as the largest greenhouse in the world. The greenhouse comprises of three general, balloon-like sections called biomes. Each biome is made of tubular steel frame covered by hexagonal panels made of ETFE (ethyltetrafluoroethylene), very strong, reliable and lightweight polymer material. 162.7 million liters of rainwater were drained into the former clay mine in order to develop a subterranean drainage system, which is now used to gather […]

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3D Printed Heart Saves a Child’s Life

3D printing is getting more and more new applications every day. Although it looks more suitable for industrial manufactures, the latest application of the 3D printing process is regarding medicine. If we have to be more exact – heart surgery. Roland Lian Cung Bawi of Owensboro was born 14 months ago and has the misfortune of having four congenital heart defects. The life-saving heart surgery was held at Kosair Children’s Hospital in collaboration with engineers from the University of Louisville. The idea of using 3D printed model of a human heart came to the mind of Philip Dydynski, radiology director […]

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Venom GT: Born to be a Record Breaker

Bugatti Veyron Super Sport became the world’s fastest production car by achieving top speed of 431 km/h. That vehicle is powered by 8 liter W16 engine that produces 1183 hp (870 kW). It happened in July, 2010 and the Super Sport Veyron was driven by Pierre Henri Raphanel. Now 4 years later we see this record busted by Hennessey Performance’s Venom GT at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The new world record was set on February 14th, 2014 and the car was driven by Brian Smith, director of Miller Motorsport and former Michelin tire test engineer. With […]