World's Highest Airship
JP Aerospace's Tandem airship flew to 95,085 feet on October 22, 2011...The thirty foot long craft flew for just over three hours. JP Aerospace, America's OTHER Space Program
Fully Autonomous Ships Almost Here
In response to Amazon Enters Trillion Dollar Ocean Freight Business: How Many Jobs Will Vanish? a reader commented fully autonomous ships will not be here until 2050. Actually, 2020-2025 seems like a realistic timeline.
Britta Riley: A garden in my apartment
Britta Riley wanted to grow her own food (in her tiny apartment). So she and her friends developed a system for growing plants in discarded plastic bottles -- researching, testing and tweaking the system using social media, trying many variations at
Creating atomic scale graphene nanoribbons
Silicon crystals are the semiconductors most commonly used to make transistors, which are critical electronic components used to carry out logic operations in computing.
ULTIMATE BugOut Bag Part I
In this episode we cover the contents of my Bug Out Bag. This is a two part series. Please like, share, and subscribe.
Towards roll to roll graphene production
An innovative new cheap and simple mass production technique, developed by the University of Exeter, is set to open up the global potential of the 'wonder' material graphene.
Aether Cruise Experience
This is my final year university project for Transport Design BA (Hons) at the University of Huddersfield.
This is a luxury cruise concept based upon an airship platform. This allows passengers to travel at high speed in luxury. It is also provide t
This home could be built using a hex key in under 24 hours
Building space is increasingly at a premium in central Beijing and even cramped apartments can fetch a small fortune, but China's People's Architecture Office (PAO) recently completed a new home for a first-time buyer for just US$10,000.
Off-grid flatpack cabins would assemble like Ikea furniture
Vancouver's Leckie Studio recently launched the Backcountry Hut Company, to offer modular cabins that come flat-packed and are put together like a piece of furniture from Ikea. Still in the design stage, the cabins will be able to run on or off-the-g
Forget Supersonic--Let's Make a Sea-Skimming Cargo Jet
Over the past few years, a lot of folks have started talking about the potential rebirth of supersonic travel--major companies, government agencies, and startups alike are striving to revive the age of the Concorde.