(Worldkings.org) If global warming causes catastrophic flooding that inundates most of the world's coastal urban areas by the end of the century, how will we cope? Biomimicry designer and material scientist Jun Kamei at the Royal College of Art's answer is Amphibio – a sort of lightweight 3D-printed vest made out of a polymer that acts as both an artificial gill and a breathing reservoir that will allow people to hang out in the submerged megacities.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – August 14, 2018 - Rubik's Cube steps into the digital age, complete with online battles
(Worldkings.org) Hungarian inventor Erno Rubik's famous puzzle cube has been around for 44 years now, but never like this. The GoCube is a Bluetooth-connected Rubik's Cube dripping with sensors that teaches you how to navigate its 43 quintillion permutations and lets you battle other cubers online.
WORLDKINGS - On This Day - August 14, 2018 - The first Japanese patent was issued to Zuisho Hotta for his formulation of an antifouling paint for ship hulls in 1885
(Worldkings.org) On August 14, 1885, the first Japanese patent was issued. It was to Zuisho Hotta for his formulation of an anticorrosive paint for ship hulls.
(Worldkings.org) The Fibaro flood sensor is the most technologically advanced, most functional, yet amazingly aesthetic flood sensor available in the world today. The water flood sensor is detect the presence of water in basements, rooms, near fish tanks and many others residential and commercial applications.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – August 13 , 2018 - Revolve folding 26-inch wheel could be a game-changer
(Worldkings.org) In 16 years of covering technological innovation at NewAtlas.com (nee Gizmag.com), we have regularly seen innovations that are potentially disruptive to an industry at first sight, and the Revolve folding wheel is definitely such an innovation.
WORLDKINGS – On This Day – August 13, 2018 - The first true stainless steel was cast in Sheffield, England in 1913
(Worldkings.org) Harry Brearley (18 February 1871 – 14 July 1948) was an English metallurgist, usually credited with the invention of "rustless steel" (later to be called "stainless steel" in the anglophone world).
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – August 12, 2018 - Motorbike that can turn into a jet ski in just five seconds is like a real-life gadget from a James Bond film
(Worldkings.org) The Biski is a motorbike with a chassis that floats and has two wheels which retract at the touch when it is driven into the water. Two water jets can then propel the vehicle at speeds of up to 37 miles per hour.
(Worldkings.org) Loving your dog like a child comes naturally - teaching it like a dog doesn’t - Chord connects
WORLDKINGS - On This Day - August 12, 2018 - Joseph Lister used the antiseptic chemical phenol in surgery for the first time on this day in 1865
(Worldkings.org) Joseph Lister, 1st Baron Lister, OM PC PRS FRS (5 April 1827 – 10 February 1912), known between 1883 and 1897 as Sir Joseph Lister, Bt., was a British surgeon and a pioneer of antiseptic surgery.
(Worldkings.org) That unpleasant "cheesy" odor emanating from sneakers after a run is probably caused by bacteria on the wearer's skin that feed on sweat and produce isovaleric acid, which is the smell culprit. You could try and mask the smell with inserts, use anti-bacterial soap on your feet or avoid using the same pair of running shoes too often, but Panasonic has another way – the MS-DS100 shoe deodorizer.