Wow. A plane that actually runs on solar energy?! The Solar Impulse just did its first taxi tests, all completely on solar power. So far, they were low-speed and not that impressive. What’s impressive is that it was run completely on solar power. This holds great promise for the future.
GfG’s Article Recap for Week Ending May 15, 2009
This past week we took a look at the very beautiful (although perhaps not awfully practical) glass foosball table from Teckell. We reviewed a powerful nutrition scale to help you keep an eye on what you eat. Virgin Galatic is looking to offer uber short long haul flights and we reported on the new bill… Continue reading GfG’s Article Recap for Week Ending May 15, 2009
Top Spy Cameras For Non-CIA Agents
Spy cameras – nothing new here; hidden cameras have been around for years and have slowly made it from the upper echelons of the security services down to ordinary consumers like us. Here we’re going to feature some of the best hidden spy cameras that are available right now for an ordinary person. Starting off… Continue reading Top Spy Cameras For Non-CIA Agents
Don’t call it a Flying Car. Could be real next year
MIT-originated aeronautics-cum-auto company Terrafugia is working on a small plane that is also street-legal. The most notable thing is that it could become available to regular consumers by the end of 2009. The product, called the Transition (pictured), has 10ft wide wings that can fold up. It will cost just under $200k and run on… Continue reading Don’t call it a Flying Car. Could be real next year