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The world’s first "green" skyscraper

The Finnish company Plantagon promises to build the world's first skyscraper by 2020, in which office spaces will coexist with multi-storey hydroponic vegetable farms.In the modern megalopolis, wildlife sites are flourishing through the efforts of architects, even among concrete jungles. Someone smashes the gardens on the roofs of high-rises, someone makes year-round plants elements of natural dec...


Continental Bee Concept unmanned vehicle of the future

Continental presented an intriguing concept of transport of the future called Bee. This concept car is a preliminary introduction to how cars can look in the future when electric, autonomous and simply smart cars become the norm, and not by some miracle.This machine is exceptionally small: four wheels, a windshield, transparent door panels and a translucent roof - that's all! By the way, these mos...


Concept of fabric with incredible features

Manufacturers have long been creating outerwear using high technology. For guaranteed protection against rain, a complex combination of specially created materials for this purpose is combined. When a person sweats, breathing things draw moisture away. For this purpose, a special nanostructure is used in the textile layers. All this is good, but it does not allow to regulate the temperature inside...


Neom: a gigantic city of the future

Saudi Arabia announced plans to create a futuristic megacity of 25,900 square kilometers, which will be located on the coast of the Red Sea near Egypt and Jordan.Neom, this is the name of the city of the future, will become a technology center for the countries of Asia and Africa and will be located within the independent economic zone. $ 500 billion will be allocated for the construction of a hig...


Wooden cars of the future

Steel, aluminum, plastic and even carbon are the usual materials used in cars. However, Japanese scientists from Kyoto University are working on a "material of the future", which, if not create a revolution in the automobile industry, then, at least, will become a very unexpected novelty.Scientists believe that many thousands of years of experience in building wood from something, yes, must teach ...


A two-dimensional material has been created, which has no analogs in nature

A group of researchers from the Melbourne Royal University of Technology (RMIT) made the "discovery of the decade".Scientists under the direction of Kurosh Kalantar-Zadeh and Torben Daneke created two-dimensional materials with a thickness of several atoms - something that never existed in nature.This material has revolutionized the scientific community. According to the developers, he is able to ...


Hybrid electric aircraft of the future

The company Zunum plans to create a hybrid aircraft until 2022. He will have 12 seats. The cost of tickets for such air transport will be significantly reduced. The price is expected to be 80 percent cheaper. This is due to the fact that the aircraft will fly not only on conventional engines, but also on electric, whose work is cheaper. Engineers believe, that their creation will make a revolution...


Smart clothes hanger eliminates bad smells and allergens

The original gadget for sloths who do not want to waste time and money on dry cleaning trips, have developed a engineers from the Japanese company Panasonic. This "smart" hanger MS-DH100 works with the use of nanotechnology, cleaning clothes from unpleasant odors and allergens.Externally, the gadget resembles the usual hangers, however, three-dimensional and with a cord to connect to the power gri...


The first commercial electric bike on hydrogen

Pragma Industries company pleased fans of eco-friendly ride with the Alpha 2.0 electric bike. As a fuel model uses cells with hydrogen - the fuel element Pedelec is the company's own development.With modest, in comparison with other electrobikes, the power in 150 Wh, model passes without refueling 100 km against the standard 50-ty in the electric bike with a battery capacity of 360 Wh. On the rout...


Concept new unmanned electric vehicle

Like many automakers, Smart has planned a full transition to electric motors. Therefore, in the future, we expect more economical electric mini-cars, that cut across the roads of megacities. Following the general trend, the company intends to release in the series a completely autonomous model in which even "just in case" there will be no physical controls. They will be replaced by voice control a...


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