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Turning Deserts into Inhabitable Oases

Turning Deserts into Inhabitable Oases

Shimizu, a major player in the international construction industry, has been studying how to turn deserts into inhabitable oases. Shimizu’s plan, still in the simulation stage, would locate multiple manmade lakes in naturally low-lying areas…

Solar Powered Floating Homes

Solar Powered Floating Homes

Life is reported to have started in the oceans with the first creatures coming ashore about 3 billion years ago. With 71% of the Earth’s surface made up of ocean water humans may spend the…

Giants Carrying Iceland’s Electricity

Giants Carrying Iceland’s Electricity

Landsnet, Iceland national power transmission company launched a competition with the goal to obtain new ideas in types and appearances for 220kV high-voltage towers and lines. The competition emphasized that specific consideration be given to…

The Lightest Electric Vehicle Ever Made

The Lightest Electric Vehicle Ever Made

Boosted Boards is re-imagining the long skateboard as an electric powered portable vehicle that will revolutionize the way people travel when commuting to work, sightseeing, having fun, or traveling short to medium range distances. According to the…