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All kinds of cool crap. Antigravity for example.

Postby Azrael001 » Tue Sep 29, 2009 5:20 am UTC

This is a list of awesome inventions and developments.

Most interesting to me was the street legal flying car and the anti gravity. the titles of the articles lead to the source sites.
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Re: All kinds of cool crap. Antigravity for example.

Postby Azrael001 » Thu Oct 01, 2009 1:02 am UTC

Now there is a partially thought controlled robot.
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Re: All kinds of cool crap. Antigravity for example.

Postby Omegaton » Thu Oct 01, 2009 1:50 am UTC

The "slimy ship" to prevent barnacle growth I think is an idea derived from fishes, which naturally exude mucus and, of course, don't have barnacles.

Also, the antigravity? Pretty cool, although I hope they get it to be possible on things larger than mice.

And god damn, I thought I was so creative when I thought of a phone that would work like this: http://www.ideaconnection.com/new-inven ... 02781.html

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Re: All kinds of cool crap. Antigravity for example.

Postby Azrael001 » Thu Oct 01, 2009 2:07 am UTC

That one is pretty cool. If voice recognition could be better implemented, it would be handy (pun INtended) indeed.
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Re: All kinds of cool crap. Antigravity for example.

Postby Freakish » Thu Oct 01, 2009 5:07 am UTC

Omegaton wrote:Also, the antigravity? Pretty cool, although I hope they get it to be possible on things larger than mice.


Little know fact. Mice are the only living creatures able to float in an anti-gravity field.
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Re: All kinds of cool crap. Antigravity for example.

Postby EdgarJPublius » Thu Oct 01, 2009 6:24 am UTC

it's not actually 'anti-gravity' just very powerful electromagnets.
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Postby Azrael001 » Thu Oct 01, 2009 6:37 am UTC

True, but that's good enough for me.
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Re: All kinds of cool crap. Antigravity for example.

Postby Sockmonkey » Thu Oct 01, 2009 7:57 pm UTC

It's not practical for levitating anything bigger than mice because of the huge power requirements.

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Postby Azrael001 » Thu Oct 01, 2009 8:25 pm UTC

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Re: All kinds of cool crap. Antigravity for example.

Postby Sockmonkey » Thu Oct 01, 2009 8:43 pm UTC

I thought FTL communication violated causality or something.

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Re: All kinds of cool crap. Antigravity for example.

Postby MrGee » Thu Oct 01, 2009 9:10 pm UTC

According to wikipedia, entanglement doesn't allow FTL communication.

In my understanding, it basically says that you can use entanglement to predict properties of far away atoms, but you can't AFFECT them, so you can't communicate. It is more like a record of the past than a change in the future.

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Re: All kinds of cool crap. Antigravity for example.

Postby Dauric » Thu Oct 01, 2009 9:13 pm UTC

Freakish wrote:
Omegaton wrote:Also, the antigravity? Pretty cool, although I hope they get it to be possible on things larger than mice.


Little know fact. Mice are the only living creatures able to float in an anti-gravity field.


That's because they're really extensions in to our reality of hyperintelligent pan-dimensional beings, that when they're not performing sublimely subtle experiments on researchers are off playing games of Ultragolf or Brockian Ultra-Cricket.
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Re: All kinds of cool crap. Antigravity for example.

Postby silent man » Fri Oct 02, 2009 5:39 pm UTC

Article wrote:Anti Motion Sickness Ear Plug
Oct-01-09
This fine tunable, intellegent, precision-made Anti Motion Sickness Ear Plug (patent pending) is totally natural and drug free.
What definition of 'natural' are these people using? And why are they so keen on telling us that their ear plug fits it?

Are they pointing out that the device operates within the laws of nature? Are they reassuring us that it contains no arificially created elements?

Article wrote:Orbiting Gas Station Could Refuel Lunar Missions
Aug-03-09
A plan being examined by a US government panel would allow smaller, cheaper rockets to fly to the moon and beyond by stopping off at an "orbiting gas station".

The potential benefits of such a scheme are detailed in a white paper submitted last week by Jonathan Goff, an engineer with Masten Space Systems in Santa Clara, California.

This would allow NASA to mount moon missions without spending billions of dollars developing the gigantic Ares V rocket. Existing, less powerful rockets such as Boeing's Delta IV or Lockheed Martin's Atlas V would suffice.
So they're finally getting around to reviewing ideas that are older than NASA itself?


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