The James Dyson Award had an interesting array of national winners this year.  An outdoor vacuum cleaner for maintaining parks, kinetic furniture, and a buoy that becomes a natural part of the ocean environment were some of the standout ideas. One other creation that is catching lots of attention is a type of clothing that grows […]

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Wireless Charging Roads

Backed by a $120,000 grant courtesy of Israel’s Ministry of Transport and Road Safety, ElectRoad – a company dedicated to the widespread implementation electric bus transportation – has earned the chance to showcase its “inductive-charging” technology on the streets of Tel Aviv in 2018. Using inverters and strategically placed copper plates, ElectRoad’s “under-the-pavement” technology keeps […]

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Two Swedish architects, Sine Lindholm and Mads-Ulrik Husum, have designed a multi-tiered indoor garden pavilion called ‘Growroom’ while working for Space10 – Ikea’s product development lab that explores sustainable urban living concepts. Capable of growing enough food for an entire neighborhood in one harvest, Space10’s Growroom is part of an ever-increasing list of successful eco-friendly […]

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