Roper Steam Motorcycle Of 1894 Vintage For Auction

Roper Steam Motorcycle of 1894 Vintage, will be auctioned at Las Vegas in January 2012. This is one of only two bikes built by Sylvester Roper of Roxbury. Roper is one of the first American auto makers. The 117-year old steam motorbike is an important milestone of the American auto history. The bike has a bicycle like frame with compact rectangular boiler, a burner, a grate and a little steam engine on the side. This bike did not have pedals. It attained a record speed of 40 MPH. The bike ...

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Emulsion Covered Paper Bulbs

Designer,Tien-Ho Hsu, has mooted a concept to reduce the amount of waste created by electric bulb and its packaging.He has designed an emulsion covered paper, that glows, when connected to an electricity source. Not analyzing,the pros and cons,it certainly,is a unique idea.
Since manufacturers now a days offer CFL and LED bulbs with life span up to 30 – 40 years, the commercial efficacy of the concept has to be ascertained.

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Jruiter Re-Sets The Definition Of Motorbike

At Jruiter I.D.the definition of a motorbike has been rewritten. Gone are the overpowered motors,mechanical parts,all visible frame and accessories and the typical exhaust beats.\"Moto Undone\",is the new creation. The encasement has a 1000W,48V electric hub motor that gives it a range of about 150 Km. All the ride related data is displayed on the biker’s smartphone through downloadable applications.

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Photographic Images Of Unusual Brilliance

We click pictures because of what stands in front of the camera,to honor what is greater and more interesting than we are. Here are some out of the world photographs, see how beautifully lucid and strong these pictures are.

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Fight against Screen Glare

Nippon Electric Glass has developed a new glass coating that nearly eliminates reflections and glare from device screens. The new\"Invisible Glass\" may be used for mobile devices,the absence of reflections would make displays easy to see.The new glass is coated on each side with an anti-reflective film that consists of 30 layers.Because each layer is only nanometers thick,the film remains thin.The new Invisible Glass reflects only 0.5 per cent of the light reaching it,whereas,the normal gl...

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Musical Hats – E Textiles

There are a lot of unorthodox interfaces to create musical gadgets. \"Midi Hats\" are designed by Sunny Oh and Anna Obikane is one such example.The hat is made from wool felt and embedded with steel wool to create pressure sensors used to manipulate sounds clips. The colorful balls, control volume and speed.LEDs used indicate the readiness of the hat to play.The hat uses the Lilypad Arduino and is programmed in MAX/MSP.

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New BlackBerry P 9981 Unveiled

RIM and Porsche has unveiled a new BlackBerry smartphone design called “P\'9981”. The device has a 1.2GHz processor and 8GB of memory. It is capable of capturing video in HD and runs BlackBerry OS 7. Other features include premium and exclusive BB PINs that help users identify each other more easily. The P 9981 is made of forged stainless steel and on the back is a hand-wrapped leather cover. The screen is described as being a \"crystal clear touch display\". Price is not yet known. ...

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A Fish With Three Eyes Caught In Lake Next to Nuclear Plant In Argentina

Recently,a group of fisherman on a lake in the Co’rdoba province of Argentina caught a fish having three eyes.The lake is situated right next to a nuclear power plant.A similar case was reported in 1990,when a mutated orange fish with three eyes was caught in the waters near the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant. The lake where the three eyed fish was caught is a reservoir for hot water from the nuclear facility is pumped.There is a high possibility of nuclear content entering the food chain. ...

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Churches Decorated With Human Bones

There are churches that are decorated with human bones.Have a look.
1. Rome. ”Our Lady of the Conception of the Capuchins”, is decorated with the remains of over 4,000 friars who died between 1500 and 1870 A.D.The bones are arranged in Baroque and Rococo style.
2. Czech Republic. The “Sedlec Ossuary” is a small chapel in a suburb in the Czech Republic. The bone chandeliers, skull lined arches and pyramids are made from 40,000-70,000 skeletons. Every bone in the human b...

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Nokia Unveils OLED Phone

In London,Nokia, unveiled an OLED smart phone, which can be controlled by bending the device with both hands.By bending corners and pushing sides inward and outward the operator can scroll,zoom and select. Don’t go by the size, on the whole it appears exciting.

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