StreamTransport Grabs Hulu Videos for Offline Viewing

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Windows: It may not stick around that long once the powers that be find out, so if downloading and watching Hulu videos offline could help you out, grab StreamTransport. The tricky little app provides full-quality captures of streaming shows and movies.

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Firefly Medical Debut’s the ‘Infusion Management System’

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Featured Invention at the Colorado Inventor Showcase

Firefly Medical’s debut product, the “Infusion Management System” or IMS, is a stunning and dramatic departure from all inspirations which have gone before it. The IMS is clearly a disruptive, new product catagory. It is not an evolution in patient care, but a revolution instead.

 

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Future of Travel: Magnetically Levitating ‘Sky Pods’

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Sky Pod

As a society, we are increasingly interested in finding new ways of transportation that are cleaner for the environment. New concepts in mass transit seem to be one of the main ways to move toward this future. However, many people (especially in the U.S.) don’t want to give up the privacy of individual travel. As a result, it might be that so-called “sky pods” may provide the answer.

 

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Robotic Taxi: A Taxi That Drives Itself

Robotic Taxi:  A Taxi That Drives Itself

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Eco Factor: Robotic car powered by electric motors.  With technology advancing at the pace it is today, we’ve to believe that by the end of the century we won’t be driving our cars around the city. Rather, we will just be sitting on the then historic driver’s seat and doing some work. While the concept looks futuristic, industrial designer Kubik Petr believes that nothing seems impossible with modern technology at hand. (Pics)

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Driverless Elevated Railway System

Driverless Elevated Railway System

 

Students from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette have designed a concept for an elevated and automated railway system that intends to do away with the congestions on roads. The ambition public transport system foreseeing driverless compartments zipping over the city streets could be a transportation mode of the future, if the project gets the required funding to be build into a working prototype anytime soon.

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How Much Energy Is Required To Make Bottled Water?

How Much Energy Is Required To Make Bottled Water?

 The energy required to produce bottled water is up to 2,000 times more than the energy required to produce tap water.

Most people who buy bottled water have access to clean drinking water virtually for free (in the US, tap water costs less than a penny per gallon, on average). Nevertheless, the consumption of bottled water continues to grow, far surpassing the US sales of milk and beer, and second only to soft drinks.

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Transport Pod Bed

Transport Pod Bed 

Very much like the popular Metronaps Energypod, Napshell Sleeping Cocoon, and the Transport Pod Bed, the “Bubble of Silence” has been designed to create the perfect environment to avoid the noisy and stressful world. The exteriors of the Bubble have been influenced by natural ornaments such as shells, pebbles, cocoons and bubbles while the interiors make sure you are completely at ease.

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The Aquaduct Bicycle

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This unique bicycle won the 2008 Innovate Or Die contest and was created by five IDEO engineers and designers. The Aquaduct allows a person to carry a large amount of water while filtering it into clean drinking water at the same time.

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