Banana Bioplastic

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Sixteen year old Elif Bilgin discovered the starches and cellulose contained in the outer layer of banana peels has the potential to create materials that do a multitude of things ranging from insulating… Continue reading

Air HES

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Air HES (Hydro Electric Station) is a device created by Russian scientist Andrew Kazantsev that aims to collect and use cloud power.  Kazantsev took notice that we are using wind, water, and solar… Continue reading

Quant e-Sportlimousine

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        A prototype presented at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2014 for a “supercar” by NanoFlowcell AG powered by saltwater-filled flow battery. The concept of the car, after all, is stupendously attractive.… Continue reading

High Speed Gondolas for transit

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Dan Levy Head of City Realty has envisioned a bold plan for an aerial network connecting Manhattan, Queens, and Brooklyn with a Gondola system. He says a gondola would be easier, faster, and cheaper… Continue reading

Ambient Backscatter

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University of Washington engineers have created a new wireless communication system that allows devices to interact with each other without relying on batteries or wires for power. The “ambient backscatter,” uses existing TV… Continue reading

MagLev generator

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Standard wind turbines convert only 1 percent of wind energy into usable power, and most of that inefficiency stems from the loss of energy due to friction as the turbine spins. Researchers at… Continue reading