Unique Tree Shaped Air Conditioner

Unique Tree Shaped Air Conditioner

Breath – a tree shaped air conditioner 

Breath, an air conditioner by Ryuichi Tabu, is one unique kind of air conditioner that uses ground heat and the Aquifer Thermal Energy Storage (ATES) system for its functioning. Designed in the shape of a tree, this peerless air conditioner circulates air within a wider range with a double structure that controls airflow in its branches.

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Study: Women Gaining Ground In Family Decision Making

Study: Women Gaining Ground In Family Decision Making

One small sign of a larger social shift

Count this as another busted myth of modern times: In family life, the husband always wields the television remote. Lately, the wife is just as likely to be changing the channels. A poll released yesterday by the Pew Research Center showed that 21st century couples share decision making in many aspects of American family life, and nowhere is that equity greater than in front of the household television. The poll found that 27 percent of people say women control the remote; 26 percent say that men do; and 25 percent say the couple decides together.

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Japan Space Elevator Association To Draw Up Timetable For Space Elevator

Japan Space Elevator Association To Draw Up Timetable For Space Elevator 

The idea of a space elevator made of ultra-strong carbon nanotubes has been talked about a lot over the past several years, but recently some research groups have begun to investigate the idea as a real possibility. Most recently, scientists from Japan have started an organization called the Japan Space Elevator Association, and they plan to host an international conference in November to draw up a timetable for the machine.

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“Barnacle People” – The New Way to Hitch A Ride

“Hitch A Ride”

I think I perhaps found one of the craziest concept ideas that I have ever come across. Hitch a ride is a concept device which involves a belt and three vacuum suction cups. What Hitch does is allows you to take a running jump, backwards, at a car, van or anything else that moves and firmly stick your self to it to “Hitch a Ride”.

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