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Can motors in wheels spark electric car revolution? There may have been more alluring electric cars on display at this year's Tokyo Motor Show, but the beauty of this prototype lies in its performance. The SIM-LEI can travel 333 kilometers (more than 200 miles) on a single charge, say its Japanese creators SIM Drive, and it also boasts supercar-like acceleration -- 0 to 60 mph in just 4.8 seconds. The key to these remarkable statistics lies not, as you might expect, underneath the hood but in its wheels. Most electric vehicles house a single motor in the area vacated by the petrol engine, but the SIM-LEI has four motors, which fit in the hubs its wheels. Each one delivers 65 kilowatts, giving the car a total output of 260 kilowatts, compared with the 80 kilowatts of output available in, say, the Nissan Leaf. A 24.5 kWh battery sits below the floor along with inverters and controllers, which fit into a unique steel monocoque helping reduce weight, according to SIM Drive.

Superstruct! Play the game, invent the future. Member Sign In ► Institute For The Future Future Now The IFTF Blog Tags game, massively multiplayer, superstruct, superstructing, The Future Now Meditation With Mallika Chopra: An Online Course When we raise ourselves through meditation to what unites us with the spirit, we quicken something within us that is eternal and unlimited by birth and death. Once we have experienced this eternal part in us, we can no longer doubt its existence. Meditation is thus the way to knowing and beholding the eternal, indestructible, essential centre of our being. -Rudolf Steiner Welcome the hub page Meditation With Mallika Chopra, an online course dedicated to helping you learn how to meditate and practice a more mindful life. Chocolate ice cream with candied bacon bits (and no ice cream maker) - Adventures of the Kitchen Ninja Believe it or not, this is my 200th post. Yowza. That's 200 things I've cooked and shared with you ... at least 200 photos -- not all good, but still ... and 200 (well, probably 5000) smart-assed comments about food -- not all good, but still. So what better way to celebrate than with ice cream? With candied bacon in it.

GreenDesert Gardening is fun but space can be an issue when living in the city. Vertical gardening is the perfect solution. Take the idea of skyscrapers being built to utilize more space and apply that same idea to your garden. Growing vertically can be done using hydroponics or with traditional soil. Below are just a few ideas among many to utilize for growing vertically. These vertical hydroponic food-growing gardens have a pump that is hooked up to a timer. 40 Witty Campaign Posters for a Cause Non-profit organizations use posters to deliver a particular message. These help inform people about current issues, problems and even the possible consequences of their actions. With a sentence that contains strong words or images, these posters give more impact than common commercial posters.

Ruby on Rails web development services: Applicake It’s a Big Big Day for our Family. We’re thrilled to announce that Applicake team has joined forces with Base–a company we co-founded a while ago (more on that below). Read all the nice words on Base blog to understand why and get a sense of what it means for Base (hint: a lot!). What does it mean for Applicake?

Four Pillars of Healthy Eating 1. Focus on Whole Foods No, we're not talking about concentrating on Whole Foods Market here. We mean "whole foods" – any food in its most essential, pure and basic form: an asparagus spear, a lemon slice, a scoop of quinoa or a fillet of salmon. Favoring a whole foods-rich diet is a simple way to ensure that what you eat is micronutrient dense and free of unnecessary additives. Whole foods are the best ingredients for creating tasty and healthy meals, and diets loaded with whole, unrefined and unprocessed foods may help keep you healthy.

101 Fast Recipes for Grilling 20. Grill pineapple (or anything, really, from pork to tofu to eggplant). Make a sauce of half-cup peanut butter, a tablespoon (or more) soy sauce, a dash (or more) sriracha chili sauce, a handful of basil or mint and enough warm water to thin. Inside Peek at O’Hare Airport’s Vertical Farm January 23, 2012 by Robin Plaskoff Horton Photo: Future Growing After traveling a lot for the majority of my career, airport delays are usually not something I get excited about. However, a recent (cancelled) trip from Columbus, Ohio to my home in Chicago (and a resulting wait for delayed luggage) gave me the opportunity to visit the new urban garden in O’Hare Airport. Photo: LaManda Joy

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