With lumber prices up 67% since the start of this year and up 340% from a year ago, according to Random Lengths, a wood products industry tracking firm, adding tens of thousands of dollars to new residential builds, there is a viable new option to co
Whether you're a beginner vegetable gardener or know someone how is just starting out, it is important that the right path is chosen. In this video I outline how to start growing food if you are new to vegetable gardening by knowing what to focus on
A free-spirited man has transformed an old ambulance into an incredible home on wheels with just $14,000 and is now embracing life on the road, after quitting his successful marketing career to become a nomad.
In the most detailed genomic study ever conducted of individuals over the age of 100 years, researchers have homed in on several particular genetic characteristics that seem to confer protection from age-related diseases.
California is set to be home to two new compressed-air energy storage facilities – each claiming the crown for the world's largest non-hydro energy storage system. Developed by Hydrostor, the facilities will have an output of 500 MW and be capabl
After first unveiling a fully autonomous electric street sweeper last year, Finland's Trombia Technologies has taken to the streets of Helsinki as part of the Jätkäsaari Mobility Lab. This saw the Trombia Free begin operations along the Helsinki Ba
One thing nearly all air taxi concepts share in common is fast-spinning propellers or ducted fans somewhere outside the aircraft's fuselage, pushing air to develop thrust whichever way they're pointed.
Concrete is pretty useful, which is why it's the most widely used construction material in the world. But it could be argued that it doesn't really do anything. Now, engineers have made concrete that can conduct electricity and produce heat, by m
Zachary Manchester of Carnegie Mellon University has received a phase 1 NASA NIAC grant and will study how to create mechanical metamaterials to design lightweight deployable structures with unprecedented expansion ratios of 150x or more.
Lesson 19 (Voltage, Resistance and Current) of Dianna's Intro Physics Class on Physics Girl. Never taken physics before? Want to learn the basics of physics? Need a review of AP Physics concepts before the exam? This course is for you!
Wim lives in Massachuesttes and love to swim. Unfortunatly, the swimming season is short, and his pool is shaded most of the day. We decided to build a Solar Pool Heater. We found some 4x8 solar collectors (hot water panels) on craigslist. They a
It exploits magnetic reconnection as a fast, high-power ion heating mechanism; natural plasma self-organization as a robust, stable confinement scheme; and passive magnetic compression at modest ratios to reduce overall engineering complexity.
In 2014, no less an authority than NASA proclaimed in peer-reviewed papers that it was getting mysterious thrust from the EmDrive, a strange, brassy trumpet of a thing that its creators claimed could produce thrust with no propellant.
Germany's Lilium has announced a 7-seat version of its gorgeous eVTOL air taxi, as well as plans to have a commercial operation up and running by 2024. Oh, and like approximately every other eVTOL company, it's headed to the NASDAQ through a SPAC.
On Friday, February 14th, 2020: #Jetman? Vince Reffet took off, headed south towards Jumeirah Beach Residence, building speed and height. In 8 seconds he had reached 100 meters height, in 12 seconds 200m, 19 seconds 500m, and reached 1000m in 30 se
Hundreds of millions of children don't have schools to attend around the world, and Grout feels one of the best ways to solve the problem is by bringing down the construction costs of schoolhouses. The initial pilot Thinking Hut in Madagascar is ex