At the Port of Oakland there are massive cranes sitting there that are veritable money-printing machines. As ships coming from Asia dock in the San Francisco Bay, these industrial behemoths quickly usher goods-bearing containers off the deck and onto land. Modern container ships are filled with thousands of containers. At peak efficiency, a single crane can remove about 40 of these per hour — and for each one they unload, companies moving containerized cargo are charged a terminal handling fee of around $300.
Nature creates its own packaging for perishable foodstuffs. Most fruits and vegetables come pre-packaged in delicious edible containers. The biomedical engineer who came up with huffable food, David Edwards, is now developing customized edible containers for all kinds of food, from juice to wine to chocolate.
Featured invention at the DaVinci Inventor Showcase
ConstruKs are containers that can be stacked in any configuration and can be made of many materials (permanent to biodegradable).They are used for many purposes – including architectural/structural. They use what nature has to offer for ballast material to fill/stabilize the matrix. Ex: sand, gravel and even the flood water itself (liquids require a membrane).
This screw-in coffin seems very economical, both in saving ground space and not having to have heavy equipment to lower your family members into the ground. Cemeteries have limited ground in meatspace, so putting people in edgewise just makes sense.
A study has for the first time linked a common chemical used in everyday products such as plastic drink containers and baby bottles to health problems, specifically heart disease and diabetes.