We most likely know James Dyson best for inventing vacuum cleaners without bags. Thanks to these, he accumulated sufficient wealth to tinker with other inventions.
On a global scale, urban transportation plans are evolving from cars to more efficient and sustainable modes of transportation. Take Oslo for example, the capital of Norway, which plans to be car-free by 2019, or Paris, who plans to double the number of bike lanes and ban diesel cars by 2020. With rising urban populations, […]
America continued its romance with electric vehicles, after William Morrison bowed out to focus on making batteries in 1891.
Scientists at DOE Argonne have been attempting to resolve lithium-metal electrode problems since October 2008. Yet they are still only 8% along the road
The Smithsonian Institute – AKA ‘the nation’s attic’ – stores 154 million items in 19 museums. Only a few items ever go on public display.
There has been a fair amount of news lately regarding a possible commercial breakthrough for renewables. But the pace is slow
To make a simple electric train not as complicated as the picture, and have endless fun with friends you need three simple things.
An electric motor stripped to its essentials is a device a magnetic field causes to rotate. All the other bits are purely mechanical.
Nothing really lasts forever, does it? There comes a time when our electric shaver lets us down because it is not holding charge. The good news
In a previous post we mentioned that early airships had motors powered by electricity stored in accumulators.