Study: China’s Birth Limits Could Lead To Increasing Crime

Study: China’s Birth Limits Could Lead To Increasing Crime 

 

China has 32 million more young men than young women – a gender gap that could lead to increasing crime – because parents facing strict birth limits abort female fetuses to have a son, a study released Friday said.

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China Closes The Clean-Coal Gap With The U.S.

China Closes The Clean-Coal Gap With The U.S. 

 An artist’s concept of China’s first integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) plant

China looks set to overtake the United States in the application of technologies to clean up coal-fired power generation, if several proposed projects come to fruition. GreenGen–a joint venture established by Chinese utilities–has broken ground on China’s first integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) plant and signed agreements to build two more.

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BioHAWT – Wind Turbine Designed To Heat Residential Homes

BioHAWT - Wind Turbine Designed To Heat Residential Homes

Featured Invention at the Colorado Inventor Showcase 

BioHAWT – A Biomimetic horizontal axis wind turbine designed for power generation for the public sector hybridized with an oxy-hydrogen furnace burn to heat residential homes.

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The Martin JetPack at Oshkosh 2008

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 Next generation SoloTrek

A public debut of the Martin ducted-fan powered “JetPack” at AirVenture Oshkosh, 2008. According to the designers, this jetpack can fly for 30 minutes before refueling. Second video after the jump.

 

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New Generation Airships To Float You From City To City

New Generation Airships To Float You From City To City 

The view inside the cabin of a Zeppelin NT during a flight over southern Germany. The dirigible can carry 12 sightseers. 

 Imagine gliding in a floating hotel over the Serengeti, gazing down at herds of zebra or elephants; or floating over Paris as the sun sets and lights blink on across the city as you pass the Eiffel Tower.

Such flights of fancy may one day be possible, if the dream of Jean-Marie Massaud, a French architect, comes true.

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The Future of the Avatar

Messing with the Reality of Reality

Next Generation Gaming is Not for the Faint of Heart

Thomas Frey: Life is a game. Every day we find ourselves in the middle of the game, involving the work we do, the people we hang out with, and the social structures that surround us.

But who exactly created this game? Each day we live our lives as animated playing pieces, playing by rules that others created. Conformity is a constant force, imposing a lifestyle that most of us were born into, saddled with goals that often go cross-grain with our personal strengths. All of this, however, is about to change.

In the future, the very near future, nothing we hold dear today will remain sacred. Not even the rules for our own game of life.


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Next Generation Cremation – Dissolving Bodies

 Next Generation Cremation - Dissolving Bodies
Getting the public to accept a process that strikes some as ghastly may be a big challenge

Since they first walked the planet, humans have either buried or burned their dead. Now a new option is generating interest-dissolving bodies in lye and flushing the brownish, syrupy residue down the drain.

The process is called alkaline hydrolysis and was developed in the US 16 years ago to get rid of animal carcasses. It uses lye, 300-degree heat and 60 pounds of pressure per square inch to destroy bodies in big steel cylinders that are similar to pressure cookers.

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