Daily Archives: September 6, 2018

Super Impressive Build Of A Functional 3-Axis LEGO Thrill Ride

https://geekologie.com/2018/09/super-impressive-build-of-a-functional-3.php This is a video (complete with some passenger POV footage) of the 3-axis LEGO thrill ride (similar to this real-life one at Six Flags) constructed by LEGO building expert Shadow Elenter. It even has safety lap restraints that automatically … Continue reading

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Vast Wind And Solar Farms Would Bring More Rain to Africa

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/?p=26914 Scientists want to power the world with solar and wind energy, a feat they say is possible with large-scale wind and solar farms. Now, an international team of researchers says that building such an energy factory in the Sahara … Continue reading

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iRobot Finally Makes a Roomba That Empties Itself

https://gizmodo.com/irobot-finally-makes-a-roomba-that-empties-itself-1828854463 With the new i7+, it looks like iRobot is taking robot vacuums a step closer to truly being a hands-free way to keep your floors clean. Instead of having to constantly empty the robot’s tiny dirt bin, the i7+ … Continue reading

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A $1,500 smart mirror brings live fitness classes to your home

https://www.engadget.com/2018/09/06/mirror-fitness/ Mirror Fitness apps aren’t anything new, but none of them can really replicate how it is to be in a class, with the instructor encouraging you in real-time or helping you out if you can’t quite do those push … Continue reading

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Scientist who thinks more CO? is great joins National Security Council

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1369237 reader comments 2 For the many months preceding the appointment of Kevin Droegemeir to finally fulfill the role of White House Science Advisor, there was a bit of a “will they/won’t they” storyline with retired Princeton physicist William Happer. … Continue reading

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Deaf-Owned Eateries Forge Path To Fight Joblessness Among Those With Hearing Loss

https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2018/09/06/640893326/deaf-owned-eateries-forge-path-to-fight-joblessness-among-those-with-hearing-los?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news Mozzeria is one of the most talked-about pizzerias in the heart of a vibrant San Francisco neighborhood. Every staff member employed at the restaurant identifies as deaf or hard of hearing. Courtesy of Mozzeria, San Francisco hide caption toggle … Continue reading

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