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Articles from June 2013
The weather outside can be delightful, with sunshine bathing all, but in doors it could be dull and dark, even with the lights on, it is just not sunlight and ...
ELECTRIC scooters seem to be proliferating, and most look very similar as they are all basically - small wheeled electric moped/motorbikes on which you twist the throttle to move forward ...
Incat Crowther and Marine Engineering Consultants (MEC) are building a 24 meter long-range Catamaran Patrol Vessel to work in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. To win the contract ...
A wall of Marshall speakers and accompanying amps behind the Lycra clad rockers, with an audience of bikers would be an accepted scene - heavy rock, Harley-Davidson’s and Marshall all ...
This weekend 2013 Le Mans 24 hours saw an Audi R18 e-tron quattro hybrid car claim a dramatic victory for the second year in succession, getting ahead of the Toyota ...
‘Let’s go fly a kite, up through the atmosphere, up where the air is clear’ - so go the words from Mary Poppins - and thereby lies a solution to ...
When travelling and trying to get some work done you can be forever monitoring your laptops battery life - as it begins to drop you try to work out if ...
To quote Google’s own script - ‘Everyone’s on the internet’ - this is obviously not true, in fact the majority of the world cannot connect to the internet. So the ...
One thing that surprises us is how many innovative products and prototypes there are for charging smart phones and devices in remote places - whether while out hiking in the ...
The Isle of Wight Festival starts today and things have changed since Hendrix rocked the island - now festival goers have to have their phones at the ready, but standing ...
So you get yourself an electric vehicle (EV) but you can no longer look at the gas station prices and calculate easily how much you're paying for your fuel. You ...
Hans Rosling, a Swedish Doctor and Professor of International Health at Karolinska Institute explains in the video below how the population of the world can affect climate change - using ...
Seventeen million people worldwide live with cerebral palsy, a permanent disability that affects movement ranging from a weakness in one hand to an almost complete lack of voluntary movement. Many ...
How often have we learned from nature - the living world around us so often present solutions to the challenges that are regularly faced due to mankind’s mistakes - climate ...
It is now the time of year to enjoy the great outdoors - except we are not alone. Whether camping, hiking or cooking outside we can be plagued by mosquitos! ...
The industrial revolution kicked-off in Great Britain about 1760, before spreading to Europe and the US within a few decades. It saw a huge explosion in the need for energy, ...
Public transport can impact heavily on greenhouse gas emissions - electric or hybrid power vehicles not only produce less pollution and CO2 than petrol powered equivalents, they also transport people ...
Many people were surprised to hear that not only had supercar manufacturer Aston Martin built a Hydrogen powered car, but they were going to enter it in the 41st ADAC ...
Running electric vehicles (EV) has been problematic and not because of the electric motor technology and related hardware, but due to the limits of batteries. Hence Swedish auto manufacturer Volvo ...