A Telescope Through the Center of the World

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Imagine walking near the Brooklyn Bridge in New York and discovering a giant telescope breaking forth through the earth.  Imagine looking in and seeing people on the other side in some other city.  This is what people are seeing at the Brooklyn Bridge and London’s South Bank the past few days.  Called a “Telectroscope”, it […]

How to Produce a Webinar – April 10

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A few weeks back I wrote about how we were going to do a webinar on producing webinars.  We have had many people tell us they are looking forward to this webinar.  The date is now know – April 10.  Here is a brief description:  Looking for a creative and convenient way to conduct a […]

High School to High Tech

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Many high schoolers do not know what they want to do with their lives after high school.  They pick careers their parents picked out for them.  It is all a matter of information – what is out there, and what do they like to do.  Many do not know what they would like to do.  […]

Flying Cars

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Ever since the Jetsons, and probably even before, people have wanted a flying car.  The wait is almost over.  Introducing the Terrafugia.  Pack the car up at home, drive to the local airport, take off in the Terrafugia, and then land at your destination.  No need to rent a car.  How sweet would that be?  […]

Robot Fashion Models

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I am not sure how many of you knew this, but robot fashion models also have weight limits.  The 128 pound robot was deemed too big for the catwalk, but the 95 pound robot is acceptable – though apparently not beautiful enough either:  “Even as a fashion model, people in the industry told us she […]

Batteries that Charge in Seconds

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Here is something cool on the tech front that we should see in a few years – lithium batteries that charge in a few seconds. U.S. engineers have found a way to make lithium batteries that are smaller, lighter, longer lasting and capable of recharging in seconds.  The researchers believe the quick-charging batteries could open […]

Solar without Photovoltaics?

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When people think of solar energy, they think of solar panels with photovoltaics.  But there are different types of ways to produce electricty and one way is to heat up water to produce steam.  The superheated steam is then used to turn a turbine that can produce up to 11 megawatts of electricity — enough […]

Biggest Solar Roof

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What can you do with a flat roof that receives lots of sun?  Put solar panels on them.  Alantic City did this with their convention center, making this the biggest solar roof. - they are able to generate about 24% of the convention center’s energy.  The 13,321 photovoltaic panels will produce an average of 26 percent […]

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