An ambitious new project is hoping to help clean the world’s oceans with a trash collector that is reportedly the longest floating structure in recorded world history. Back in 2013 TrueActivist reported that a 19-year-old developed a plan to clean up the world’s oceans in just 5 years, removing 7,250,000 tons of plastic. However, last week, Boyan Slat … Read More
Edit: This is by far the most popular post on this blog. unfortunately it has become a bit dated and it seems that the only batteries you can find for sale at the moment are silver-calcium. If you have an older car I suggest that you buy a decent multi stage battery charger and charge your car battery … Read More
About 6 years ago I started installing advertisement monitoring systems in Africa for a small media company. A media company of course has good relationships with their customers i.e. television and radio stations. The first installations I did was in East Africa, Dar es Salaam, Nairobi and Kampala. My first trip was kind of hectic, the logistics was … Read More
About two weeks ago I googled for info on “Saturday Voices” (Saterdagstemme) at “Die Boekehuis” in Johannesburg. “Saturday Voices” is a regular event at “Die Boekehuis” where well known (and not so well known) authors, poets, critics or academics launch and discuss their work.
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Parking Meters That Were a Bit Too Smart for their Own Good
Now You Can Be Big Brother Too, With A Raspberry Pi License Plate Reader
Sonic The Self-Balancing Robot: Face-Plants And The Challenges Of Sensor Integration
Gravity-Defying Water Droplet Fountain Gets An Upgrade
OpenAstroTracker Turns Your DSLR Into An Astronomy Instrument
Self-Playing Kalimba V2 Thanks to Readers Like You
Levitating Starship Model Comes In For a Landing