Innovative Home Elevator Can Easily Fit Into Your House

Are you getting tired of walking up stairs in your house? Now there is a way to easily install an elevator in your home to make you feel like you are living in the most luxurious of penthouses. Called the LiftonDUO, it allows you to install a 2 person lift in your home without anything too invasive into...

The Tesla Coil: The Holy Grail of Electricity Transmission

The Tesla Coil. Free, wireless electrical power, the holy grail of electricity transmission. The near-tangible dream of an engineering visionary.Ah, Tesla. How your inventions have inspired us. Your work ethic, your passion for your craft; how we all wish we’d lived near you as kids, so we could sneak a glimpse of you at work, creating a future...

Costa Rica has Sustained Two Months of Running on 100% Renewable Energy

As the race for sustainability continues, Costa Rica reached a monumental success of sustaining their energy with 100% renewable resources.A recent report published by Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean revealed Costa Rica sustained 100% renewable energy production for 76 days between the months of June and August this year. The Costa Rica remains at the head...

Solar Vapour Generator – Using Bubble Wrap!

When you look at bubble wrap, what do you see? Several lost minutes of satisfying popping? In combination with a clever porous material, this everyday item can generate steam from ambient sunlight!Called a solar vapour generator, a new device is able to convert 20% of the available sunlight to steam. The ability to convert ambient sunlight in overcast conditions...

‘Feeling’ Prosthetic Limbs Using Virtual Reality

Neural engineering is at the forefront of the human relationship with technology. Using virtual reality technology, researchers are focusing on increasing the level of control available for users of prosthetic limbs.Arizona State University’s Neural Engineering Lab is developing prosthetic technology with outstanding new levels of maneuverability. Headed by Associate Professor Bradley Greger, the research team are focusing on how the brain interacts with...

Nanogenerators: The Cleverest Things You’ve Never Seen

Incredible advances in nanotechnology, including biomedical and wearable electronics, require innovations in suitable power sources. Nanogenerator technology is surging forward to meet this need.What are NanogeneratorsThe word nano means billionth, so a nanometer is one billionth of a meter. This is the tiny world in which nanogenerators operate, visible only through high-powered microscopes. Generating power at this scale...

Chain-less INgSOC Bicycle is the Most Stylish Bike You Will Ever See

The bicycle is not just a transport, it is the most eco-friendly tool, which never causes pollution and doesn’t need to use natural resources like gas, petroleum etc. It is inspiring designers such as Edward Kim and Benny Cemoli to create new models. The INgSOC chainless bicycle is taking the classical system one step forward with its extraordinary...

The Nano-coating Technology that can Waterproof any Device

Liquipel, a waterproofing company, designed a nano coating to repel water off of any electronic device.It has long been known that electronics and liquids do not mix. Water has a tendency to shortcut and fry devices, rending them useless. However, a new company is seeking to waterproof any device to prevent further electronics from succumbing to a watery...

Your Brain Won’t Let You See All Dots In This Optical Illusion!

Our life is limited by how much as our brain lets us do. Smells, light, shapes, colors, everything depends on our brain, and if it is not damaged or injured, we perceive everything in an average way, like others do. Optical illusions are one of the ways to understand how our brains work, even if they look like...

Rocket in a Rubik’s Cube

Tiny satellites, not much bigger than a Rubik’s Cube, are routinely sent into space to perform a range of research and maintenance tasks. This unique propulsion system is set to send them further than ever before.CubeSats: Tiny Modular Research VesselsNASA’s CubeSat Launch Initiative (CSLI) allows researchers and educational institutions to conduct space research. These tiny satellites, 100 millimetres...