The World's First Full HD 360° Camera by GIROPTIC. Architect firm SURE design sckyscraper that houses a whole city. GOING UP: The 'Tech City' is a futuristic solution to space issues in the urban sprawl [CATERS] A vision of the future by a joint UK and China-based architecture company offers a different solution — when you can't build outwards, you build upwards.
The Endless City in Height project is an award-winning proposal by SURE Architecture (standing for Sustainable Urban Regeneration and Eco-Architecture), suggesting skyscrapers of the future can contain an entire city inside. Miguel CHEVALIER Origin of the Curve 2014 Berlin (with interview) 20 Furniture Marvels For The Futuristic Home. Design will keep changing to suit the most current of trends, tastes and functionality needs of today’s buyers.
The same can be evidently seen in mobile phones, PC keyboards, gaming consoles and even in mugs. British drugs survey 2014: drug use is rising in the UK – but we're not addicted. Usage More than 15 million Britons, nearly one in three of the adult population, have taken illegal drugs and the proportion of the nation who have ever taken drugs is increasing over time; when the Observer last conducted research into national drug usage and attitudes in 2008, 27% of the population had taken illegal drugs.
That figure has now increased to 31%. Healing trip: how psychedelic drugs could help treat depression. Next year, if all goes to plan, a dozen patients with clinical depression will be invited to a UK laboratory and given psilocybin – the psychedelic ingredient found in magic mushrooms.
Giant Clams Could Inspire Better Solar Panels. In the quest for developing solar panels and manufacturing biofuel, scientists have come a long way in a relatively short amount of time.
However, giant clams may be able to teach them a thing or two, as they have already perfected the process through millions of years of evolution. Awesome Video Shows Body Doing Yoga In An X-ray Machine. Laboratory-Grown Penises Ready To Be Tested In Humans. Burning Man App Becomes Tool in Hong Kong Riots. In the Hong Kong pro-democracy riots that have taken place over the past 5 days, protesters have been well equipped with basic gear to counter the elements.
Armed with food, water, goggles, face masks, plastic ponchos and umbrellas, the rebels are fully prepared to fight waves of tear gas, pepper spray, and total exhaustion. But recently, an unexpected tool has been added to the mix. A smartphone app used at Burning Man and other music festivals has seen a tremendous surge in popularity since Sunday. Land’s End is a gorgeous game for the Samsung Gear VR. The Samsung Gear VR is one of the accessories to the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 that most tech and gaming junkies are excited about, a virtual reality headset in the mold of the Oculus VR.
Finally, a Leather Case in Any Shape for Any Occasion. 6 Core Beliefs Behind the New 'Apple Watch' CUPERTINO, United States — For more than three years, Jonathan Ive, the mastermind design guru behind iconic Apple consumer electronics products, from the iMac to the iPod to the iPad, has secretly been working on a wearable technology device — the Apple Watch — together with a team of 17 designers at Apple’s campus-like headquarters in California’s Silicon Valley.
3D-printed Mobile Wind Turbine is Open Source and Puts 300W in Your Backpack. Portable solar power has already taken off, but what about when the sun goes down?
Could massive wind turbines be scaled down for personal use? Poznan, Poland-based 3D printer manufacturer Omni3d has developed a 3D-printed, foldable wind turbine that can generate up to 300W of clean electricity — enough to power multiple smartphones, laptops, lightbulbs and other small appliances. The AirEnergy 3D can fit in a backpack and could be used for everyone from campers in North America to villagers in Sub-Saharan Africa. The team is making the design database open source so anyone around the world can easily build it with the goal of providing clean electricity to poor areas off the grid.
Their goal is to raise around $30,000 and they are currently halfway to reaching that goal with 28 days to go. Related: Portable Gadgets that Generate Renewable Energy. A seriously cool smartphone… Plugged-In Over Preppy: Teenagers Favor Tech Over Clothes. Photo.
Recycled Pools-Park Ave Dumpster Pool « Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building. Ah, glorious summer. It's time to catch some rays and lounge at the pool - a recycled pool, that is! Over the last couple years creative individuals have used whatever resources are at their disposal to create places to take a dip and cool off. Whether they're made from dumpsters, old containers, boats or even revamped canals, these repurposed pools are perfect for getting your swim on this summer.
Spain Met More than a Third of July's Electricity Demand with Wind and Solar Power. July was a banner month in Spain in terms of renewable energy production with 34 percent of the country’s energy needs being met by wind and solar energy. Wind was the prominent low-carbon energy source in the Iberian Peninsula, providing 30 percent of the country’s energy needs, while solar power supplied about 4 percent. July’s renewable energy output is particularly noteworthy considering that the total combined energy provided by wind and solar in the entire first six months of 2014 only reached approximately 25.3 percent. In 2013, Spain’s renewable energy technologies generated 49 percent of the country’s energy demands.
Out of the three major providers of renewable energies (wind, solar PV and solar thermal), the wind energy sector has been steadily growing in production rate, providing much more energy than its low-carbon energy counterparts. Related: Individuals in Spain Turn to Community Collectives for Renewable Energy. Stereotank's Taku Tanku is a Tiny Mobile Shelter Made From Recycled Rainwater Tanks. According To A Nasa Funded Study, We're Pretty Much Screwed. The Flying Car That Could Expedite Your Morning Commute. Can Technology Save the World? Experts Disagree - NYTimes.com. In Silicon Valley, there is a sense that tech companies are doing God’s work. Thomas leveritt highlights sunscreen's protective power with UV footage. Aug 15, 2014. 912 horsepower QUANT e-sportlimousine runs exclusively on salt water.
Jul 21, 2014. 3D-Printed Sailboat Powered by Solar Energy. Industrial designer Sebastian Campos Moller has designed a sailboat with integrated solar cells in the horizontal ribs of its sail, allowing the boat to collect solar energy to power its electric engine and other components.