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We Transform Disaster Debris Into Lego Building Blocks For A New Life | Bored Panda We, The Mobile Factory from the Netherlands, have found a solution to make the world a better place. Starting in Haiti. Although the earthquake struck five years ago, there’s still 25 million tons of debris lying around. We – a small group of rich Dutchmen living in luxury and freedom – can’t and won’t just stand by and watch this any longer. More info: | indiegogo We decided to give debris a new purpose – to turn it into new building blocks Mobile Factory is placed in a location where there’s a lot of debris Chunks of debris are put into a machine that transforms them into liquid concrete These building blocks can be used to build new homes That can simply be stacked, just like Lego bricks One Mobile Factory produces enough building blocks every day to build 10 to 20 homes Victims of war or natural disasters can finally rebuild the communities they lost

TidGen® Power System by Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) ORPC’s TidGen® Power System is designed to generate emission-free electricity at tidal and deep river sites. The four-turbine TidGen® TGU is secured to the ocean floor using either a fixed bottom support frame (BSF) or a buoyant tensioned mooring system (BTMS), which incorporates a pod, or wing, above the TGU that provides buoyancy and is secured to the sea floor using an innovative tensioned mooring system. The BTMS allows the TidGen® TGU to be deployed in water depths of up to hundreds of feet. Whether to use a BSF or BTMS is determined by actual site conditions. A complete TidGen® Power System usually consists of an array of several TidGen® devices with the output from each device connected to an underwater power consolidation module, which is connected to an on-shore station using a single underwater power cable.

Ossia Unveils World’s First Commercially Viable Remote Wireless Power System | MobilityWire® Ossia’s revolutionary Cota wireless remote power system automatically charges multiple consumer electronics without line of sight from 30 feet Ossia, Inc. (, today came out of its stealth mode on the main stage of TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco by showcasing its groundbreaking wireless power technology dubbed Cota. The Cota technology, the first commercially viable remote wireless power system, redefines wireless power by automatically delivering targeted energy to multiple devices from as far away as 30 feet, without requiring line of sight. A 30 foot range is enough distance to cover an average two-story home, establishing a new paradigm in power distribution that allows people to use Cota to charge or power a wide range of devices well beyond smartphones, to include remote controls, cameras, video game controllers, flashlights, smoke detectors and more. “We have been developing the Cota technology in stealth for the last six years,” said Zeine.

A Personal Design Manifesto | FAB at CHI 2013 Workshop Jan Borchers, René Bohne RWTH Aachen University {borchers,bohne}@cs.rwth-aachen. Abstract Personal fabrication technology has opened up the potential for personal design: a radical change in how we may design, fabricate, and distribute physical objects for personal use. However, the user interface of digital object design tools is currently blocking wider adoption of personal design. Introduction Computer-controlled manufacturing tools such as lasercutters and 3D printers have recently become affordable to a wide audience outside research and industrial labs, thanks to technological advances and rapid price drops. The potential societal impact of this new trend is fundamental: It questions the traditional industrial mass-fabrication process, replacing it with a distributed, individualized, make-on-demand model [3], and it raises critical issues such as copyright protection for physical objects and their design. This is an HCI research problem. Figure 1.

30 Albums That Define Cool Any album “list” is going to be incomplete. It’s going to be filled with albums you agree with, artists you hate and some sort of commentary that you probably disagree with. This list is no different. London Calling – The Clash Long before Punk Rock was about frosted tips and dudes wearing eyeliner, there was The Clash. Legend – Bob Marley & The Wailers The likelihood of anyone reading this having heard of Reggae music without Bob Marley is unlikely. The Dark Side of the Moon – Pink Floyd Four words: The Wizard of Oz. OK Computer / Kid A – Radiohead Debating OK Computer and Kid A is like discussing religion or politics in public, so we’re not going to. OK Computer: Amazon | iTunes Kid A: Amazon | iTunes Licensed to Ill – Beastie Boys 9 million copies sold. American Recordings – Johnny Cash The Black Album – Metallica Don’t even pretend like you don’t know the chorus to “Enter Sandman” word for word. Live at Wembley ‘86 – Queen Stankonia – Outkast Rocket to Russia – Ramones Punk rock is cool.

'IKEA on steroids': Flat-pack homes to bust Australia's housing shortage Updated Media player: "Space" to play, "M" to mute, "left" and "right" to seek. Video: Tiny homes for tiny prices. With just a few tools and a bit of patience, would-be home-owners can now build their own abode from a flat-pack, on the cheap and off the grid. A Sydney architect has designed the flat-pack home, describing it as IKEA on steroids, in order to combat sustainability and housing shortage issues. The one bedroom, 13.75-square-metre home comes on the back of a trailer. A drill, a hammer and a wrench are all that are needed to put together the 37 panels that make up the house. Architect Alex Symes, founder of Big World Homes, says anyone can put it together. "It's like IKEA on structural steroids," he said. "It has all its water tanks; we have two potable water tanks, we've got one grey water tank, so all the waste water effectively comes to the grey water tank, you add an additive to it and then effectively that's safe to go on your garden. "This is happening around the world.

Ambro - Food simplified From waste to wealth, saving water and plants Abandoned empty plastic bottles are considered a serious threat to the environment. But at the Green Park Avenue Apartments near the New Bus Stand in Salem, residents have found out a novel utility for such bottles by using them for drip irrigation. These bottles are not only helping the residents of 168 houses to save close to 4,500 litres of water everyday but also becoming the solution for keeping the colourful plants from getting dried up during summer. .Association sources said that last year many small plants dried up when water scarcity was at its peak. “Recently one of the residents, M. Chandrasekar, saw a friend using empty plastic bottles for watering the plants in his house to keep plants alive during summer. He suggested that it could be done in a bigger way in our apartments”, President of the residents welfare association P. “We made an announcement in the notice board asking residents to donate plastic bottles. The bottom of the bottles is cut open.

Songs that justify why I bought $800 headphones Mayhem, Metal and Massacre Requested by kobalt · Compiled by FuckYeahMetal \m/ (>.<) \m/ ROCK ON 01. Avenged Sevenfold - “Beast and The Harlot” - (City Of Evil) 02. Avenged Sevenfold - “Welcome to the Family” - (Nightmare) 03. Hippy Shit Requested by sunshine · Compiled by StudyingCanWait 01. I think I’m turning into a redneck and I like it Requested by Fixing my car in skinny jeans and a v-neck · Compiled by Adaligogh 01. soundtrack for dreams Requested by alice railstone · Compiled by Liam 01. so what if someone leaves you every 22 minutes I’m still in love with you Detroit. Requested by Jimmy Wilson · Compiled by Jim Leyland's Mustache Detroit is the only real American city. 01. I Wanna Fuck Requested by Rachel Johnson · Compiled by thehighwaysend A mix like this could go two different ways, so I did both. The Lead Up: 01. Go Time: 01. Finding Beauty optimistically, through dark times. Requested by BP · Compiled by Urethra Franklin 01. When robots take over the world, it will be beautiful 01.