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Popular Science 100 Best Innovations of The Year 2009 Unveiled

Popular Science 100 Best Innovations of The Year 2009 Unveiled
The Popular Science (POPSCI) magazine has published their 100 Best Innovations of The Year list. This is their 22nd...
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Scientists Have Found A Way To Make Your Phone Battery Last Longer Using Beach Sand

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We love our phones, but we hate their battery life. It's a tale we've been telling for years now, patiently waiting for scientists to figure out a way for us to not have to constantly worry about our phones dying. Now, a grad student in California may have found a way to do it while sitting on the beach during a day of surfing. A new study in "Scientific Reports" found that sand found in beaches is a fantastic source of silicon for lithium-ion batteries. According to Popula ...
Full article at: Business Insider Jul 12 2014, 4:20pm CDT
 

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The Guy Who Invented The Segway Is Working With Coca-Cola To Bring His Water Distilling Invention To Third-World Countries

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Dean Kamen is known for many different inventions, most famously the Segway. But in the past few years, Kamen has been working on a new project to bring clean water to people in underdeveloped villages. And Coca-Cola has decided to help him spread the new technology, called "Slingshot," with its Ekocenters. The Ekocenters are basically small bodegas that sell all sorts of beverages and snacks but give away clean water f ...
Full article at: The Business Insider Jun 19 2014, 12:35pm CDT
 

Ford Has A Plan To Make Car Parts Out Of Tomatoes

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Incoming Ford CEO Mark Fields Unveils New 2015 Ford Edge
Soon, we may be driving what we eat. Ford on Tuesday announced plans to turn Heinz tomato waste into material for its vehicles, according to Popular Science. Specifically, the car company would take dried tomato skins, manufacture them into small pellets, and use them for the car's wiring brackets or small storage bins (like the ones that hold your coins).  According to Ford, Heinz uses two million tons of tomatoes annually for its ketchup — whose waste could be turned into a lot ...
Full article at: Business Insider Jun 11 2014, 11:12am CDT
 

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Dockers Pants with Built-in Nanotechnology ?

Dockers Pants with Built-in Nanotechnology ?
CNN Popular Science has an entertaining story about Levi's Dockers claim on using Nanotechnology in their stain...
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