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Two Artists Created And Are Living In A Giant Hamster Wheel - DesignTAXI.com

Two Artists Created And Are Living In A Giant Hamster Wheel - DesignTAXI.com | tech | Scoop.it
For all you busy professionals who complain about the rat race, how about literally living in a hamster wheel?

That is exactly what artists...
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Copenhagen Wheel: The Invention That Will Change Biking

Copenhagen Wheel: The Invention That Will  Change Biking | tech | Scoop.it

The most common reason why people don’t bike is the amount of energy needed to do it.

 

Developed by researchers at MIT, this device snaps onto your bike and helps you conserve energy.  And it does it in an ingenuous, remarkable way.

 

It’s called the Copenhagen Wheel, and it stores the energy that you already use, and saves it for when you need it most.  Hills become flat, and you no longer have to expel loads of energy to get around.  Curious?  Watch the video for more information.


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Sepp Hasslberger's curator insight, December 15, 2013 5:25 AM

This is essentially a new back wheel that can transform any bike into an electric-assisted vehicle, making it easier to pedal up those hills...

David A. Cruz's curator insight, December 17, 2013 4:56 AM

This is an awesome new innovation that will definitely help pollution and other causes by incentivising people to drive a bicycle more often. People wil be able to travel farther and more often due to the ease of biking with this new innovative bike.

Dale Rorabaugh's curator insight, January 7, 2014 1:51 PM

This is going to be something big

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I Can't Find Prior Art for My Invention - IPWatchdog.com | Patents ...

I Can't Find Prior Art for My Invention - IPWatchdog.com | Patents ... | tech | Scoop.it
In fact, it would be extremely rare (if not completely impossible) for there to be an invention that does not have any relevant prior art. Said another way, unless you have invented something on the level of an Einstein-type ...
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Google Acquires Seven Robot Companies, Wants Big Role in ...

Google Acquires Seven Robot Companies, Wants Big Role in ... | tech | Scoop.it
The company is funding a major new robotics group and acquiring a bunch of robot startups.
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Apple, Amazon, and Now Google: An Exciting Time for Robotics ...

Apple, Amazon, and Now Google: An Exciting Time for Robotics ... | tech | Scoop.it
And more recently, news broke that Google has set up a robotics division headed by the man behind the Android mobile operating system, Andy Rubin [pictured below]. In Rubin's first six months he has acquired eight robotic ...
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