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Tesla Will Power an Entire Island to Promote its Solar Energy Prowess

Tesla and its new acquisition – SolarCity – will power the tiny island of Ta’u in American Samoa with 100 percent of its solar panels.Because when you’ve just made a $2.6 billion acquisition, why not celebrate by powering an entire island 4,000 miles away from the United States?The tiny island previously ran on diesel generators, but SolarCity and...

Travel Laundry Just Got a lot Easier with Nival

Travelers know this problem all too well. You have one of two options when traveling for longer than a week. You can either stuff as many outfits as you can into your suitcase, or you succumb to paying for laundry services wherever you’re staying. Sometimes, no launderers can be found and you’re forced to wear a smelly or...

Innovative Battery Charges Phones in Seconds and Lasts for a Week

Scientists with the University of Central Florida might’ve saved us from future frustrations with dying smartphones.The team developed a new type of battery that lasts for days after being charged a few seconds. The battery uses supercapacitors to store more energy and be recharged more than 30,000 times without degrading that charge.Everyone who’s owned a smartphone longer than...

How Racing Champions Use 3D Printing for Victory

This healthy looking workshop belongs to the TU Delft Formula Student team, one of the most successful teams in the history of the sport. Formula Student is a student engineering competition held annually in the UK. Students design, build, test and race a small-scale formula style racing car. It attracts teams from the world’s best technical universities. Judges...

China’s New Electric Supercar is a Beast

This new electric car could be the world’s fastest. China’s NextEV revealed its NIO electric car line in London. The NextEV boasts its supercar achieved a milestone time at German racetrack Nurburgring Nordschleife. The EP9 finished the 12.9 mile track in just 7 minutes and 5 seconds.The NIO EP9 comes with a 1,390 horsepower engine which definitely played...

This Van Lets You Drive Your Office Literally Anywhere

Multiply your freedom while never having to leave your office with this innovative new van.Working from home is the dream. It allows you so much freedom that you don’t experience being tethered to a cubicle. There’s luxury in being able to work away from big offices and having a chance to work wherever you want. Nissan’s new electric van the...

Let Your Kids Learn Physical Coding Logic With Friendly Plobot

Most coding toys start for kids aged 8 and up. There’s finally a kid-friendly and entertaining way to teach the youngest of children programming.Plobot is a cute robot toy designed for kids ages 4+ to let them create their own golem and give it a soul by cards instead of messy syntax and computer screens. It has designed to let...

Blind Astronomer Found a Way to Hear the Stars by Sonification

Astronomer Wanda Diaz Merced lost her sight in her early 20’s when she was studying supernova explosions. Merced, fueled by her passion for the cosmos, found a way around her impairment. She discovered a way to hear the stars through sonification. Merced became a sonic astrophysicist.Merced explains sonification as using sound waves to detect patterns in stellar radio data,...

Neurosurgeon Will Use VR to Help Head Transplant Patient

The idea of waking up and looking down to see your head attached to someone else’s body might be one of the strangest things ever. However, one neurosurgeon said he invented a virtual reality system to prep patients for seeing limbs other than their own. The Chicago-based firm Inventum Bioengineering Technologies is partnering with Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero in...

Bioengineer Found a Boiling River in the Depths of the Amazon

A Peruvian legend was proven by scientists: the boiling river of the Amazon exists.One Peruvian geoscientist studying geothermal energy accidentally discovered a childhood legend. Andrés Ruzo followed a myth told by his grandfather about a boiling river. The childhood legend And proved to be fascinatingly real.According to the legend, Incan emperor Atahualpa was captured and killed by Spanish conquerors...