July 11, 2016 - Assuming Superman can fly for over eight (8) hours at constant altitude—and absorb energy from our yellow sun like a solar cell—the Man of Steel couldn’t possibly take in enough sunlight to power his flight while obeying the Law of Conservation of Energy, unless he were to have a “staggeringly impossible” solar cell efficiency of 656,000%.
July 11, 2016 - If you read our news Please pee on my socks... I need to make a call, then you already know urine can be transformed into electricity with the help of bacterial metabolism. Now researchers have upped the ante with a full-blown public urinal at the U.K.’s Glastonbury music festival.
July 8, 2016 - From a distance, it looks like someone used giant rainbow Lego blocks to erect the building on Decarie Boulevard in Montreal: Glen Site, the newest addition to the sweeping McGill University Health Centre (MUHC). From a pneumatic tube system behind the walls to robotic dispensing machines, this high-tech facility goes well beyond its simple Lego-like appearance.
March 12, 2016 - Ice build-up on your car is a nuisance, but can be downright dangerous on a powerline or wind turbine, and removing it with current methods—usually chemical melting agents, or scrapers and hammers—is difficult and expensive work. But that may soon change.
January 24, 2016 - “Homeowners have indicated a strong preference for functionality, accessibility and sustainability over the last 10 years, and architects expect that to accelerate,” said Kermit Baker, chief economist with the American Institute of Architects.
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