Tag: Germany

Pure H2O

Typically, large amounts of energy are used to remove water pollutants from water. Now, Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Technical University of Darmstadt in Germany have developed an electrochemical process which can remove chemical waste, pharmaceutical…

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FLYING MOTORCYCLE

A recent collaboration between BMW and LEGO has led to a new BMW hover motorcycle that looks like something right out of a science fiction movie! The process to arrive at this conceptual vehicle has however been an unusual and unique…

BICYCLE ORIGAMI

The Kwiggle bicycle folds down so small, it be taken on an airplane as carry-on luggage. It was designed by Karsten Bettin, a German engineer under the idea it would fit under the seat of your car or be able…

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WIND-HYDRO COMBO

What do wind farms do when there is no wind…? Exactly! Now, in the Swabian-Franconian Forest in Germany, Max Bögl (Wind AG) and GE Renewable energy are pioneering new technology to address that issue. In recent work, they are combining…

Nike – Ever Closer To the Sun

When hundredths of seconds count, any runner (Olympian or otherwise) should not be focused on ill-fitting sunglasses as opposed to a their race! Thus, Nike’s high-end shades known as ‘Wing’, have been designed to evade the two main areas typically creating…

The Beeograph Monitor

Many theories have been posited regarding ‘colony collapse disorder’. The Beeograph is a smart, sustainable beehive with built-in sensors which are able to monitor interior conditions. The device – crowdfunded on IndieGoGo – assists scientists in identifying the real cause…

A Personal Aircraft

Lilium is both car and plane! It is an electric transport vehicle, designed for personal use (seating two). It is capable of flying at up to 400 km/h (almost 250mph) with a range of 500 km (310 miles). Created in…

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Aeolus Airship

Meet the feather-light airship called ‘Aeolus’! It is designed by Christopher Ottersbach. This air-craft gently lifts-off from the Earth using helium gas. It has a serene presence in these images that is totally eye-catching! The dirigible has been named after…

AUDI E-TRON

Audi is aiming to rival Tesla as electric automotive manufacturer. So check out their 2016 A3 e-tron plug-in hybrid (total driving range around 400 miles). It’s 1.4L four-cylinder electric motor generates 204 horsepower and its 8.8 kWh battery allows 17…