Daily Archives: February 9, 2012

One Battery Fuel Cell Powers 1400 Homes

Chemicals giant Solvay hailed Monday the successful entry into service in Flanders of what it said was the largest fuel cell of its type in the world. A super-battery that produces enough electricity to power nearly 1,400 homes, the Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) fuel cell has been producing clean electricity at a “steady rate” for weeks at a SolVin plant part-owned by Germany’s BASF in Antwerp, northern Dutch-speaking Belgium. SolVin is a market leader in vinyl, or PVC production. The fuel … Continue reading

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The Scale of the Universe

Scale of the Universe

Click on the picture above then press ‘Start’ . Move the slider at the bottom to the left or right to zoom in or out of the known universe. Happy travelling – Deskarati – BTW as this graphic is a Flash design it may not work on some of your mobile devices so check it out on your Desktop or Laptop, it really is worth it.

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Cottonwood Lakes to Mt. Whitney

Further Deskarati’s recent post showing a beautiful timelapse montage of Yosemite National Park, we so enjoyed this video we searched around to find any others. This video above is what we found. It is another timelapse montage filmed by Sheldon Neill of his trip from Cottonwood Lakes to Mt. Whitney, the highest point in the contiguous United States.

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Toshiba AT200 world’s thinnest 10″ tablet

Toshiba has announced the launch of the AT200, a 10.1in tablet running Android 3.2 “Honeycomb” with a 1,280×800 resolution IPS display, a 1.2GHz dual-core Texas Instruments CPU and a svelte 7.7mm profile, making it the thinnest tablet currently available. Weighing in at 535g, it’s also one of the lightest 10in tablets, beating even the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1’s 565g. We first saw it at the IFA trade show in September last year It’s available in two models, one with 16GB … Continue reading

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Grow bikes get bigger as your child does

Ahh kids. They grow up so fast – much to the consternation of parents faced with continually having to buy larger shoes and clothes. As much as any kid loves their first bike, they quickly outgrow these as well. But what if there was a way to save the hip-pocket nerve for a couple more birthdays without having the little dears look like they should be riding around with the clowns on miniature bikes at the circus? Well, there is … Continue reading

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