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  • Japan field-tests floating wind turbine

    Japan field-tests floating wind turbine

    There can be no doubt "green" energy is becoming more and more important in Japan. And just like the many other inventions in this area, I am sure this newest invention that's potentially beneficial for the environment can one day make its way outside Japan, too: A floating wind turbine that's currently in prototype mode and is 12.5m tall (5.5m are above the surface). Read More

  • Know what this place needs? Definitely a floating chair powered by magnets

    Know what this place needs? Definitely a floating chair powered by magnets

    I’ll be saving up for the office chair version whenever it comes out but for those of you looking to really kick back after a long day of widget transconfiguration (or whatever it is you do), here’s the “The Lounger” by British company Hoverit Ltd. Defying gravity with the use of repelling magnetic forces in both the bed and base this contemporary lounger is comfortable… Read More

  • Man, zero gravity looks really fun

    http://www.glumbert.com/embed/spaceplay I bet you’d get sick of this after a certain amount of time. The question is, how long would it take? I think it’d be awesome for 48-72 hours. Just like Las Vegas. Space Playground [glumbert.com] via MetaFilter Read More