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Science Stuff Technology

Micro Wind Turbine

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Source:Micro Wind Turbine — NILS FERBER

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physically sketching room-sized objects at actual scale 


Using hollow tubes of packing tape, it’s possible to prototype large structures quickly at full scale.

Source: protopiper: physically sketching room-sized objects at actual scale – robertkovax

Art Stuff Technology

Analog Memory Desk


The ‘Analog Memory Desk’ Has a Built-in Scrolling Paper Surface for Recording 1,100 Yards of Sketches and Ideas | Colossal.

Art Science Stuff Technology

Beer Stein Of Science

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So you like cold drinks, especially in the heat of the summer. You also like large drinks, however, they come at a cost: unless you can drink a superhuman quantity of liquid in a relatively short period of time, your beverage is gonna get warm. This is unacceptable. Enter the “Stein Of Science“. A full metal jacket around a cryostatic dewar with a hefty steel handle.

You know you want one.

Awesome Science Stuff Technology

The Black Blood of the Earth

When Subject 1’s cup of unadulterated was half empty, he grabbed his water bottle and poured the remainder into his clear glass coffee cup. He looks at it and then puts his hand up because He Needs An Adult. He said with concern, “I added water but it didn’t change color.” We all wandered over to peek into the dark heart of his mug. Even diluted to 50% of the original strength, it is still as black, oily, and potentially lethal as a tar pit.

While accurate, this can’t merely be called Scientific Coffee or even Weapons Grade Coffee. My brain went searching for terms that accurately described this creation. While the tar entity that killed Tasha Yar in ST:TNG came to mind, John Carpenter’s “Big Trouble In Little China” is what stuck. This coffee is the Black Blood Of The Earth (or BBotE for the sake of brevity).

With 145 cups of coffee’s worth of caffeine in 5.7 cups of volume, this is emphatically a beverage not to be trifled with. more importantly, though, it is fantastically delicious. Any comparison to regular coffee is, at best, fraught with peril. This is like comparing apples and bazookas.


Go get some.

Art Stuff Technology

Hütte Hut

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Simple, small, wooden, exposed frame, what’s not to love?
Hütte Hut.

Art History Stuff

1973 VW-Based Phoenix

Rare 1973 VW-Based Phoenix.





History Stuff

1976 Mercedes-Benz Unimog 406

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Bonhams : 1976 Mercedes-Benz Unimog 406 Doppelkabine 4×4 Utility Chassis no. 406.145-10-027969.

Science Stuff Technology

inkjet-print circuits at home

Using an plain old injet printer and an ink catridge filled with silver nitrate ink, you can print your own circuits at home at a fraction of the cost of traditional methods.
How to inkjet-print circuits at fraction of time and cost.

Science Stuff Technology

Nasa Habitat For Your Truck

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Designed and built by a former Nasa habitat engineer, the Firefly is a lightweight (600lbs) habitat that fits on the back of your truck, or on a trailer.

Stuff Technology

The Ideal Post-Apocalypse Vehicle

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Part dune buggy, part ultralight aircraft. When you’ve got a horde of mutant bandits trying to run you down in dirt bikes, you’ll be glad you can pull a lever, release a parasail and escape over the mountain range.

SkyRunner: When the end times come, accept no alternative.

Science Stuff Technology

Aquaduct Mini Planters

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3d printed hangable mini planters that funnel excess water down to the planters below. Buy a 10 pack at Shapeways.

Science Stuff Technology

Lotus Top by ThreeForm

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Lotus Top by ThreeForm on Shapeways.

Stuff

Trifor Griphoist

I don’t know anything else non-explosive, that you can pick up with one hand, and that can move five tons one hundred feet — with safety, precision, and astonishingly little work. Like many good tools the Tirfor is a thing of beauty, superbly designed and engineered.

via Kevin Kelly’s Cool Tools.

Stuff

Luminair Tree Tent

Perched in the canopy, the Luminair Tree Tent would be a perfect wilderness getaway. Wonderfully round, with optional desk, wood stove, and kitchenette, I think I’m in love.