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This super nifty one armed robot is better at ping pong than you

July 26th, 2014 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

It’s no Forrest Gump but this moving one armed robot is plenty good at ping pong. And may be even better than you. Watch it extend its arm to cover ground, cycle through backhand and forehand shots and hit the ball so effortlessly that it seems like an invisible human is controlling it.

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Out in the Open: This Farmbot Makes Growing Food as Easy as Playing Farmville

July 26th, 2014 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

The world’s population is expected to grow from about 7 billion to over 9 billion by 2050. That’s means we’re going to need more food. A lot more food.

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The Abyss Table by Christopher Duffy for Duffy London

July 26th, 2014 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

The visuals on The Abyss Table are more than enough to make your jaw drop, which is no surprise given Duffy London’s history for clever, unforgettable designs.

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Evolution Door (by Klemens Torggler) beautiful… : Fresser.

February 8th, 2014 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

but also, never mind the door. The sound of the footsteps on that particular wood, with those particular acoustics, with that particular stress to the floor underneath it … I knew immediately it was Germany, Berlin most likely.

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Listen to Strange Sounds Recorded in a Hole 5 Miles Deep

February 8th, 2014 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

For more than 20 years, the world’s deepest hole could be found on Russia’s Kola peninsula, boring 40,000 feet down into the Earth’s crust.

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E-whiskers: highly sensitive tactile sensors for robotics and other applications

February 8th, 2014 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

Researchers with Berkeley Lab and the University of California (UC) Berkeley have created tactile sensors from composite films of carbon nanotubes and silver nanoparticles similar to the highly sensitive whiskers of cats and rats.

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Stools made of sand and urine by Peter Trimble

February 8th, 2014 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

Edinburgh College of Art student Peter Trimble has built a portable machine for manufacturing furniture from sand, urine and bacteria (+ slideshow).

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A Weird Kind of Printer

December 20th, 2013 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

From a distance, it looks like the bare bones of a regular inkjet printer, but it’s not. Instead of an ink-head it features a needle — It’s kind of like a dot-matrix (hole-matrix?) printer.

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Steel Tube Bending

December 11th, 2013 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

When Mart Stam presented a merely skeletal system of screwed-together metal pipes in 1926, it was not only the birth of the cantilever chair, but also the beginning of the furniture industry’s use of bent tubular steel.

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How to inkjet-print circuits at fraction of time and cost

December 5th, 2013 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

A novel method to rapidly and cheaply 3D-print electrical circuits has been developed by researchers from Georgia Tech, the University of Tokyo, and Microsoft Research.

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