7
Sep
2016

Latest Hitachi turbines target light offshore winds

Offshore wind turbines in Denmark - Hitachi is developing a new downwind design to make the ...

Japanese company Hitachi has developed an offshore wind turbine capable
of milking more power from light-wind locations. The 5MW turbine
features a rotor sweep diameter of 136m (446 feet), 15 percent greater
than the previous model from the company, ideally suited for areas with average
annual wind speeds under 7.5 m/sec (16.7 mph).

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Category: Energy

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7
Sep
2016

Cassini reveals Titan’s dunes and Xanadu annex mountains

Artist's concept of Cassini approaching Titan

NASA's Cassini Saturn orbiter may be nearing the end of its 20-year mission, but it's still sending back a few surprises. On July 25, the unmanned probe passed within 607 mi (976 km) of Saturn's largest moon, Titan, and sent back highly-detailed radar images showing long, linear, undulating dunes made of hydrocarbon sands that can help shed new light on Titan's winds.

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Category: Space

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7
Sep
2016

Bentley Flying Spur W12 S is simultaneously stately and speedy

Darker trim pieces make the Flying Spur W12 S look more sinister than before

Bentley is on a roll at the moment, having found its mojo with bruising cars capable of crossing continents without breaking a sweat. As more traditional versions of the Continental and Flying Spur have found their feet, the team at Crewe has been given freedom to explore their sporting heritage. Take the new Flying Spur W12 S. It looks reasonably sedate on the outside, but the fire-breathing engine under the hood makes it the first four-door Bentley able to top 200 mph (322 km/h).

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Category: Automotive

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7
Sep
2016

Poll: Will you be upgrading to iPhone 7?

Apple’s newly-unveiled iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are truly stunning in visual appeal and new features, and many of you are undoubtedly going to be either pre-ordering this Friday or lining up at your local stores to try and get one when they’re available.... Read the rest of this post here "Poll: Will you […]

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7
Sep
2016

Out Now: ‘Skyhill’, ‘Atomic Super Lander’, ‘Color Bots’, ‘Submerged’, ‘Disco Dave’, ‘Ice Lakes’, ‘Head of State’, ‘Vertigo Racing’ and More

It's Wednesday, which means it's new iOS games day, but boy this sure isn't your typical release day. It seems that with Apple announcing the iPhone 7 as well as Nintendo unveiling Mario's first iOS game, many developers opted to skip out on releasing their games this week. However, a few developers are Bad Enough
7
Sep
2016

PlayStation Neo turns Pro as Sony unveils upgraded PS4

Sony has finally unveiled the PS4 Pro, which includes an upgraded GPU and CPU, and support ...

For months, Sony has been coy about its updated PlayStation 4, acknowledging its existence but refusing to give any solid details. Today, the wraps finally came off, and the console-formerly-known-as-Neo is officially the PS4 Pro. Along with a slimmed-down version of the basic console, Sony confirmed the rampant rumors by announcing the Pro is powered by an improved CPU and GPU, features support for 4K, HDR and higher frame rates, and will be out sooner than expected.

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Category: Games

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7
Sep
2016

Eco-friendly wall panels have some nice threads

A close-up view of one of the building panels

According to Spain's Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, approximately 5.8 million tons (5.26 million tonnes) of textile waste are generated in the European Union every year. About a quarter if it is recycled, while the rest is simply placed in landfills or incinerated. That's why scientists from the university are exploring a new use for the waste – they're turning it into interior wall panels.

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Category: Environment

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