The DeLorean name is famous among car aficionados thanks to the short lived DMC-12 sports car designed and manufactured by John DeLorean‘s DeLorean Motor Company from 1981–83. And the DeLorean sports car is also a movie icon featured as the souped-up time machine in the Back to the Future movie franchise. As it turns out Jon DeLorean’s nephew Paul has his own aerospace company, and is now working on making flying cars a reality. Paul DeLorean is CEO and chief designer for DeLorean aerospace, which was founded in 2012 to develop a real life flying car. He is trying to create a two-seat vertical take-off and...Read More
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Wearable devices and clothing for health monitoring, fitness, military applications and many other things are a huge high technology trend these days. To be wearable as clothing it must fit comfortably without being heavy, stiff or in anyway bulky, without compromising their usefulness, which is the huge barrier for wearables designers today. Enter graphene, which is a super thin lattice of carbon atoms, with many contrasting properties that make it the darling material of scientists. It’s visible to the naked eye and makes a perfect barrier for membranes, but just an atom thick, it’s quite flexible yet with diamond...Read More
In life he was a ravenous take no prisoners monster of metal. Well except for the metal part that describes newly named Lemmysuchus obtusidens, who ruled the waters around modern-day Britain and France around 164 million years ago during the Middle Jurassic Period. In its time the fearsome dyno-croc with large blunt teeth would have been one of the biggest coastal predators at 19 ft. long, with a skull measuring just over a meter. In 1909, researchers dug up a bunch of bones in a clay pit near Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England and apparently had mistakenly categorized these particular fossils among a variety...Read More
By land, air and by sea Amazon is looking to have mobile drone stations anywhere near a delivery might be. We know Amazon is heavily investing in drones to more efficiently deliver their packages, but how do you keep them charged up and in the air for as long as possible? In a patent filing published by the United States Patent and Trademark Office spotted by Business Insider: it appears Amazon is strongly considering creating a network of mobile merchandise and maintenance facilities utilizing trains, tractor trailer trucks, and boats. According to the patent, this strategy would enable Amazon to move products to these...Read More
On September 5, 1977, NASA launched the Voyager I space probe from Cape Canaveral, Florida to study the outer Solar System. The spacecraft carried a golden record containing sounds and images (see video below) selected to portray the diversity of life and culture to aliens from the people of Earth. Voyager I, which is currently in “Interstellar space” over 12 billion miles from home, will not come remotely close to another star for 40,000 years, but will continue to travel for billions of years. So these golden time capsules could be a greeting to a curious alien or someday...Read More
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