Industry Tap http://www.industrytap.com Tap Into News Wed, 01 Apr 2015 20:00:34 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 ‘Quiet Treehouse’ Provides Relief for Children’s Hospice in Sussex, England http://www.industrytap.com/quiet-treehouse-provides-relief-childrens-hospice-sussex-england/27628 http://www.industrytap.com/quiet-treehouse-provides-relief-childrens-hospice-sussex-england/27628#comments Wed, 01 Apr 2015 20:00:34 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=27628 Like Pooh’s “Home Sweet Home” in the Hundred Acre Wood, this Quiet Treehouse provides the perfect respite from daily woes. It’s especially sweet that this little fantasy unit will be an addition to the Chestnut Tree House Children’s Hospice in Sussex, England. This particular unit is not actually built into the branches or attached to […]

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Volvo’s New LifePaint Only Glows at Night, Making for Safer Bike Rides and Walks http://www.industrytap.com/volvos-new-lifepaint-glows-night-making-safer-bike-rides-walks/27626 http://www.industrytap.com/volvos-new-lifepaint-glows-night-making-safer-bike-rides-walks/27626#comments Wed, 01 Apr 2015 18:00:23 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=27626 Volvo, Grey London, and Albedo100 teamed up in order to develop a reflective spray paint called LifePaint, only visible at night. Interestingly enough, LifePaint is actually less like a paint and more like a washable material which lasts approximately ten days before needing to be reapplied. The best part is it only glows when in the […]

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Modular Biobattery Plant Turns Sewage Sludge Into Energy http://www.industrytap.com/modular-biobattery-plant-turns-sewage-sludge-energy/27596 http://www.industrytap.com/modular-biobattery-plant-turns-sewage-sludge-energy/27596#comments Wed, 01 Apr 2015 15:00:17 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=27596 Biogas plants only process a limited range of organic substances. But a new biogas plant could solve this problem by making use of a number of materials which would otherwise have to be disposed of at a great cost. A team of scientists at the German Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental Energy and Safety Technology is currently […]

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Richard Branson Teaming Up With Zayn Malik To Make Commercial Space Flight Trendy http://www.industrytap.com/richard-branson-teaming-zayn-malik-make-commercial-space-flight-trendy/27668 http://www.industrytap.com/richard-branson-teaming-zayn-malik-make-commercial-space-flight-trendy/27668#comments Wed, 01 Apr 2015 13:42:26 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=27668 When Zayn Malik abruptly left arguably the greatest band in the history of the world earlier this week, One Direction, fans and even entire countries were in uproar. There were rumors of a solo album, but now the truth has come out that fellow UK icon, Richard Branson, approached Malik with the prospect of being […]

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Fully-Functioning Electric Tron Light Cycle is Up for Auction! http://www.industrytap.com/fully-functioning-electric-tron-light-cycle-auction/27599 http://www.industrytap.com/fully-functioning-electric-tron-light-cycle-auction/27599#comments Wed, 01 Apr 2015 13:00:24 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=27599 From video games to movies, Tron light cycles captured many imaginations, and now you can also own one. The sleek, electric-powered sci-fi vehicle is a replica of the one used in ‘Tron: Legacy’. It is one of the rare replicas created a short while after the movie was released. The light cycle was custom built […]

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Musk, Putin Agree On $1.5 Trillion Trans-Eurasian Hyperloop http://www.industrytap.com/musk-putin-agree-1-5-trillion-trans-eurasian-hyperloop/27662 http://www.industrytap.com/musk-putin-agree-1-5-trillion-trans-eurasian-hyperloop/27662#comments Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:01:26 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=27662 In what could amount to a 21st century New Deal for the world economy Elon Musk and Valdimir Putin announced yesterday an agreement to spend $1.5 trillion on a Trans-Eurasian Hyperloop to connect New York and Moscow by 2035. The plan calls for spending $75 billion a year for the next 20 years. All told […]

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First Human Head Transplant a Success in Boston, Patient in Good Condition http://www.industrytap.com/first-human-head-transplant-success-boston-patient-good-condition/27657 http://www.industrytap.com/first-human-head-transplant-success-boston-patient-good-condition/27657#comments Wed, 01 Apr 2015 11:18:48 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=27657 Yesterday Dr. Mary Shelley, Director of Harvard Medical School’s Promethean Laboratories, announced that the first ever human head transplant was performed successfully in early March. According to Dr. Shelley the patient is now resting in stable condition at Mass General Hospital and has already begun moving his extremities, sitting up in bed and interacting with medical […]

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Medical Grade Marijuana Production Going Mainstream http://www.industrytap.com/medical-grade-marijuana-production-going-mainstream/27570 http://www.industrytap.com/medical-grade-marijuana-production-going-mainstream/27570#comments Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:00:25 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=27570 Last week, India Globalization, Inc. (ICG), a New York Stock Exchange-listed company in the materials sector (i.e. iron ore, steel, and electronic components), announced plans to build a cannabis growing facility in Washington State as part of its “vertical indoor farming” strategy. Talk about diversification! And with a worldwide cannabis market estimated at between $200-$400 billion, […]

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Watch NASA Spin Test Its Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator, or Flying Saucer, LIVE! http://www.industrytap.com/watch-nasa-spin-test-low-density-supersonic-decelerator-flying-saucer-live/27654 http://www.industrytap.com/watch-nasa-spin-test-low-density-supersonic-decelerator-flying-saucer-live/27654#comments Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:10:36 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=27654 Watch live and chat as NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory broadcasts from a gallery above the clean room where the Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) is undergoing a spin test. The test is to prepare for a flight of the rocket-powered, saucer-shaped test vehicle into near space in June from Kauai, Hawaii. http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/ Broadcast live streaming video […]

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FDA Finds Majority of Herbal Supplements Don’t Contain What They Claim http://www.industrytap.com/fda-finds-majority-herbal-supplements-dont-contain-claim/27587 http://www.industrytap.com/fda-finds-majority-herbal-supplements-dont-contain-claim/27587#comments Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:00:31 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=27587 Due to strict regulations by the FDA on prescription medications, all manufacturers and retailers are required to label all ingredients present in supplements correctly. However, the FDA has found that most of the herbal supplements at GNC, Walmart, Walgreens, and Target don’t contain what they claim. The tests showed that pills labeled medicinal herbs contain […]

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