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Posted by Alyn Wallace

Amazing Kinetic Sculptures by Bob Potts will mesmerize you

Bob Potts has had quite a mixed path of life; being in the Navy, working as a carpenter’s apprentice, subcontracting for various artists, toured as with a professional string band (with fiddle in hand), and even building experimental racecars. Now, the 72 year-old has a selection of his private works from the last 20 years on display at the MB&F M.A.D Gallery in Geneva. Working from an 1850s barn, Potts has created about 20 sculptures over the last 20 years (2009-2011 and 1996-2005). Using gears, cranks, sliders, levers and chain links, he somehow manages to create natural looking rhythmic movement, often inspired […]

Posted by Lara Lopes

“Default” Tap Encourages Water Saving Habbits

We all know very well about the need of sustainable consumption of water. There are many different ways we can be more conscious about the environment, one of the easiest being how we use water in our own homes everyday. Inefficient use of  tap water is one of the main ways we manage to waste water unnecessarily and it’s extremely important to always pay more attention to it, but even with all the care in the world we sometimes end up failing at saving water by not being able to tell how much is really going down the drain. Being that only 3% of […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

Apple 1 computer fetches US$905,000 at Bonhams

An Apple 1 computer was recently put up for auction at Bonhams auction house and it stole the show to become the most expensive Apple computer to have ever been sold with the hammer being struck at US$905,000. [Image Courtesy of Bonhams] Apple made just 200 of their Apple 1 computers and these were the first ever personal computers from Apple to make their way onto the market. The computer comprised of a vintage keyboard along with a Sanyo monitor. The recently sold computer was one of the first 50 made and today is among the handful that are actually working. […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

Man suffering from cancer gets new upper jaw thanks to 3D printing

3D printing is getting more popular than ever as we have heard about chocolate, homes, cars and musical instruments being printed out. Now, 3D printing has been put to very good use in medicine thanks to ground breaking treatment on a patient in India suffering from cancer. Doctors have been able to replace his upper jaw thanks to 3D printing technology. [Image Courtesy of df3d] A 41 year old man from Bangalore was diagnosed with cancer of his palate, surgeons had to take away his upper jaw and this left some parts of nose and mouth exposed. He then underwent […]

Posted by Alyn Wallace

6 of the most incredible holes on Earth

The Earth features a range of man-made and natural holes, some of which will leave you in complete awe. Today, we’re going to take a look at 6 of the most incredible holes found on Earth: Y-40 Deep Joy Photo credit: Apnea Evolution You will have to take a very deep breath if you want to reach the bottom of the world’s deepest swimming pool,the Y-40 Deep Joy, as at its deepest point it is the same as 9 double decker buses placed on top of one another. As you might have guessed from its name, the pool is 40 […]

Posted by Lara Lopes

Ford go green with Pedego electric bike

Ford Motor Co. has entered into a licensing agreement with California-based electric bike company Pedego and the result is a US$3,695 Super Cruiser that can go without being pedalled for 20 miles on a single charge, at up to 20 mph. Ford have chipped in on the bike as part of its commitment to putting more lower-emission vehicles on the road. The original impulse, the auto company said, came from Executive Chairman Bill Ford, who has encouraged the company to reimagine the future of transportation. The new Ford e-bike is said to carry on Henry Ford’s vision and commitment to “make great products […]