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This bonkers tri-wing jumbo jet concept reduces fuel consumption by 70%

The high-lift wing configuration of SE Aeronautic’s new SE200 also gives it short takeoff and landing potential. By MICHAEL VERDON Airliners haven’t traditionally been a lightning rod for innovation. Commercial wide-body planes haven’t changed all that much over the last few decades. But amid an industrywide push to reduce carbon emissions, a bonkers new jumbo … Tiếp tục đọc

Cutting methane emissions is quickest way to slow global heating – UN report

Damian Carrington Environment editor Fossil fuels, cattle and rotting waste produce greenhouse gas responsible for 30% of global heating Slashing methane emissions is vital to tackling the climate crisis and rapidly curbing the extreme weather already hitting people across the world today, according to a new UN report. In 2020 there was a record rise in … Tiếp tục đọc

Why dead trees are ‘the hottest commodity on the planet’

Robinson Meyer April 27.2021 Bitcoin? Blasé. Gold? Going out of style. “The hottest commodity on the planet,” according to Dustin Jalbert, an economist at the market-research firm Fastmarkets, is lumber. In North America, lumber is typically traded in units of 1,000 board feet; builders need about 15,000 board feet, on average, to construct a single-family … Tiếp tục đọc

Why men shouldn’t look at their phone at night

Greater exposure to light-emitting devices after bedtime is linked with poor sperm quality Sperm concentration was lower in men who used phones and tablets at night Sperm’s ability to ‘swim’ was also lower in men who used these devices at night Scientists obtained sperm samples from 116 men undergoing fertility evaluation Men should think twice before … Tiếp tục đọc

Why Ships Keep Crashing

David A. Graham One hundred large vessels are lost every year because the maritime industry won’t apply the lessons of aviation. When a big jet airplane crashes, it almost always makes headlines around the world, and for good reason: Fatal passenger accidents are extremely rare. Right now, though, the eyes of the world are on the … Tiếp tục đọc

How to get power into a lunar base?

by Scott Alan Johnston, Universe Today It sounds like science fiction, but building an enormous tower several kilometers high on the lunar surface may be the best way to harness solar energy for long-term lunar exploration. Such towers would raise solar panels above obstructing geological features on the lunar surface, and expand the surface area … Tiếp tục đọc

Video : The most valuable substances found on the Moon

Countries like China, the US, and Russia are setting their sights on the Moon. But is it purely for the advancement of mankind, or is there profit to be found ? Image Credits: NASA/ESO Astrobiscuit: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxXl…​ Music Credit: Anima – The Waning Moon Cell’s Tranck – Hanging Masses https://ultimae.bandcamp.com/track/ha… Sources : YouTube / Astrum

Life after death: Scientist explains what ACTUALLY happens when you die

By Sean Martin A WORLD renowned doctor has revealed to the world what it is like to die and says the process is “peaceful” and “pleasant”. Dr Sam Parnia, director of critical care and resuscitation research at NYU Langone School of Medicine in New York City, said dying is “very comfortable”. And the doctor said … Tiếp tục đọc

Scientists unearth a consequence of solar panels in the Sahara

by Zhengyao Lu and Benjamin Smith A giant solar farm sounds perfect, right? Not quite. THE WORLD’S MOST FORBIDDING DESERTS could be the best places on Earth for harvesting solar power — the most abundant and clean source of energy we have. Deserts are spacious, relatively flat, rich in silicon – the raw material for the semiconductors from … Tiếp tục đọc

10 foods that you shouldn’t reheat in a microwave

Some 30 years ago, American kitchens received the gift of the microwave and quickly became dependent on it for lightning-fast heating. Younger generations can’t even imagine making oatmeal, hot chocolate, or popcorn without it. And yet so many of us are using the microwave incorrectly for reheated foods. Sure, we know to never zap aluminum … Tiếp tục đọc

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk talks Starship explosion: ‘We were too dumb’

By Eric Ralph Two days after a last-second failure caused Starship SN9 to smash into the ground and explode, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has returned to Twitter with some harsh preliminary reactions. Right off the bat, in response to a question about why Starships SN8 and SN9 both attempted their unsuccessful landings with only two … Tiếp tục đọc

The Top 5 Most Produced Commercial Aircraft In History

by Joanna Bailey In the last century, thousands of commercial aircraft have been built and delivered to customers all over the world. But which are the most produced aircraft? We take a look at the most produced commercial aircraft in history with our top-five rundown. 1: The Douglas DC-3 The DC-3 is an airplane that … Tiếp tục đọc

‘The World in 2030’ by Dr. Michio Kaku

“The World in 2030: How Science will Affect Computers, Medicine, Jobs, Our Lifestyles and the Wealth of our Nations“ Dr. Michio Kaku is a theoretical physicist and the Henry Semat Professor at the City College of New York and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, where he has taught for more … Tiếp tục đọc

Why Do Dogs Love Us? Science Explains

Rae Paoletta / Inverse You’re not just imagining it: There’s substantial research to support the claim that dogs truly adore their owners. An animal behaviorist confirms to Inverse there are all sorts of chemical goodness going on in puppies’ brains when they’re around us. It’s even purer than you think. While we don’t know exactly how long ago humans … Tiếp tục đọc

Nikon’s last ever film camera is dead

By James Artaius After 16 years, Nikon has finally discontinued the legendary Nikon F6 film SLR After 16 years of faithful service, the Nikon F6 – the legendary and last 35mm film camera ever made by Nikon – has been laid to rest.  Originally launched way back in 2004, the Nikon F6 is widely regarded as one … Tiếp tục đọc

His Camera is 100 Years Old (he took my portrait!)

My name is Drew Binsky and I am going to all 197 countries in the world. I make daily travel videos about people, culture and anything else I find interesting on the road. My ultimate goal is to inspire you to travel far and wide, because our planet is beautiful! While wandering the streets of … Tiếp tục đọc

The Rise of SpaceX Elon Musk’s Engineering Masterpiece

What Elon did was very different. He didn’t just throw some play money in. He put in his heart, his soul and his mind. Elon Musk founded SpaceX under the belief that “a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not.” The company was founded … Tiếp tục đọc

Seven wonders of the Buddhist world

Sunken boats. Stolen gear. Fishermen are prey as China conquers a strategic sea

By SHASHANK BENGALI, VO KIEU BAO UYEN LY SON, Vietnam —   On a warm, cloudless morning in June, a giant vessel blasted through the still waters of the South China Sea toward a wooden fishing boat painted in cerulean blue and flying the red flag of Vietnam. The veteran fishing captain cranked up the engine to flee, but … Tiếp tục đọc

The Gray-Hair Revolution Has Begun

By Deanna Pai Going gray can often feel like an emotional roller coaster. A few silver strands? No big deal. But once there’s nothing but gray growing in at your roots, things can feel a little more dire—or at least they used to. Elizabeth Collins was 13 years old when she started going gray. As any teenager … Tiếp tục đọc

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