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IBM discovers new class of ultra-tough, self-healing, recyclable plastics that could redefine almost every industry - ExtremeTech

By on May 16, 2014 at 12:18 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Stop the press! IBM Research …

2015 Toyota Tundra, 4Runner, Tacoma TRD Pro First Drive

Shocks for Days<p>If you’re serious about performance off-roading, chances are you love talking about suspension. And not in an overly simplistic way, like dropping brand names or making statements like “long-stroke shockz iz better.” Your topics include shock absorber extended and collapsed lengths, …

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Honda Is Designing Houses, Because Cars And Homes Will All Be Part Of The Smart Grid

The car maker is demonstrating how homes and cars will become part of the same renewable energy system.<p>In the future, auto companies won’t just build cars. They’ll build cars that are part of the energy infrastructure, providing back up storage for the solar panels on your roof, and reinforcing the …

Toyota designs a combustion engine that generates electricity

Despite the recent advent of usable, talented electric vehicles, combustion engines are likely to persist for quite some time, often as a component in plug-in hybrid and range-extended electric vehicles.<p>The onus then is on refining combustion power to work harmoniously with increasingly electrified …

2014 SAE Show Future Tech Roundup

Everybody's Trying to Help the OE Manufacturers Meet 54.5-mpg CAFE<p>With the DOT/EPA 54.5-mpg CAFE mandate looming just 11 years off, it’s no surprise that a majority of the booths at the 2014 SAE show—at least of the ones that caught my eye—aimed to entice weary OE engineers with better fuel-saving …

Next-gen Thunderbolt details: 40Gbps, PCIe 3.0, HDMI 2.0, and 100W power delivery for single-cable PCs - ExtremeTech

By on April 22, 2014 at 2:15 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>For the last few years, Intel and …

Micro Magnet Robots Can Build Mini Super Structures

Magnets and their properties have long fascinated everyone from children to scientists, but it's unlikely you’ve ever seen them harnessed quite like …

The Elegant Secrets Of Flying Snakes

Flying snakes are mysterious. How do they soar? Without wings or other helpful appendages, how do they glide from tree to tree?<p>A team of American scientists, including Lorena Barba of George Washington University and Jake Socha of Virginia Tech, has been studying the small flying snake – about a …

20 Amazing Chemical Reaction GIFs

Blood meets hydrogen peroxide<p>Source: Iitmne<p>Sodium acetate crystallization<p>Source: Imgur<p>Belousov–Zhabotinsky reaction<p>Source: GIF Trunk<p>Water bridge …

Google's smart contact lenses for diabetics: Another step towards the Google-powered cyborg - ExtremeTech

Google’s smart contact lenses for diabetics: Another step towards the Google-powered cyborg<p>By on January 17, 2014 at 9:28 am<p>This site may earn …

503-HP Volkswagen GTI Comes to L.A., Twin Up! Concept at Tokyo

The 2013 Los Angeles auto show and Tokyo Motor Show may be open during the same week, but that doesn’t mean Volkswagen can’t be in two places at once. The German automaker is showing the super-fast GTI Design Vision concept in the west, and an electric powered Up! in the east.<p>After wowing …

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Electronic printable ink developed by scientists

A graphene-based electronic ink that paves the way for wearable, printed electronics and sensors, such as heart monitors, has been developed<p>An electronic ink that can be printed on a laser and then conducts electricity has been developed by scientists.<p>The graphene-based ink was used to make a small …

Tabbouleh Salad

<i>Surprise the entire family with this delicious tabbouleh salad come dinner time this evening. Filled with delicious vegetables, it will go some way</i> …

Organic Smoked Salmon with Shallots, Radishes and Olive Oil

<i>We’re sure by now you’re well aware of the health benefits of smoked salmon, so we won’t mention it, what we will tell you however is that if your</i> …

Food

Summer Bean Salad with Basil Peanut and Lime Dust

• Top and tail the beans. If using runner beans, snip into 4-5cm pieces; cut each into matchsticks, if you like.<p>Grind or chop the nuts. Toss in a bowl. …

Prawn Biryani

<i>Spice up the dinner table with this exotic prawn biryani dish. Certainly not one to serve to those who can’t handle a little heat, indulge in the</i> …

Kicu Cocktail

<i>Enjoy the last of the summer weather with a refreshing</i> <i>kick cocktail. Cool down and get ready for what the evening has in store with the delicious</i> …

GenShock electricity-generating active suspension is coming to passenger cars, eventually

Levant Power's energy-producing GenShock suspension has been stuck in limbo for a while, but the company has just announced a deal that could finally put the technology in passenger cars. Automotive component firm ZF has agreed to help develop a GenShock-based active suspension that will both …