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Science Faction; Weird and wonderful techno-news.
Topic Started: Jul 27 2007, 08:34 PM (2,971 Views)
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Robot beetles to fight forest fires?
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Artificial leaf

I'd like to see figures on the overall energy return per m2, but it sounds very promising.
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Ah, yes, I've heard about those before. Very interesting. :)
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The forest fire one is missing. Also there is plenty of amazing things out there if you just look. For example I heard the other day about a theory that there could be life in black holes. Quirks & Quarks on CBC Radio One is a good listen for "Science Faction".
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Bob_of_Mage,Apr 16 2011
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The forest fire one is missing.

Check the post date, dude! :lol:
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Almonaster,Apr 16 2011
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Bob_of_Mage,Apr 16 2011
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The forest fire one is missing.

Check the post date, dude! :lol:

Well it makes sense now. :fonz:
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Another whizzy new source of energy claim.

There are also reports of a commercial cold-fusion plant in the pipeline.
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OK, so now we have mind reading computers, (not to mention this), does anyone want to place a bet on how soon we get full mind-to-mind links?
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I know I would never be able to use the headset, my concentration wouldn't be able to stop me from thinking silly things and the whole room would witness Microsoft Sam saying 'bums'.
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One of the first really new developments (as opposed to refinements or gadgets) in household tech I've seen in a while.

http://itechfuture.com/wallmount-washing-machine/
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That looks cool! :)
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Looks really neat but when it says it uses a fifth of the water, does it account for the amount of clothing in a normal washing machine? I couldn't fit a quarter of a load into this contraption.
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I think, Omni, is it because it is designed with the mid 20 dual income no kids or upwardly mobile demograph.

Rather than those that sit in front of a PC for 12 hours a day then sleep in said clothes for the remaining 12 and do their entire wash accumulated over 3 months in one go ;) :P.
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Wow, that looks really cool.

I wonder if its Canadian...
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Rather low-tech, but a brilliantly simple gizmo.

Variable hot sauce!
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Carbanousa,May 30 2011
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I think, Omni, is it because it is designed with the mid 20 dual income no kids or upwardly mobile demograph.

Rather than those that sit in front of a PC for 12 hours a day then sleep in said clothes for the remaining 12 and do their entire wash accumulated over 3 months in one go ;) :P.

That's me in a sentence. :( :P
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A little bit of fun - ice cream power!
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Another step forwards in body part replacement.
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