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Fiber Reinforcement in Concrete

ABSTRACT Concrete has high compressive strength, stiffness, low thermal and electrical conductivity, but it lacks in tensile, flexural strength as well as structure formed is brittle and not tough. When fibers with small staple length...

These Japanese handmade “cat bags” are too lifelike

They're almost too creepy to be cute... (Price up to $550 , wow)   Well, Japanese bagmaker Pico has the perfect bag for you. It’s a cat. A creepily realisticcat. Pico bagmaker Miho...

The Most Ridiculous Inflatable Christmas Decorations

Ridiculous Inflatable Christmas Decorations Now the tradition of having Christmas inflatables on lawns is a relatively recent phenomenon but they are nevertheless popular enough for onlookers to spot them. Of course, some people tend to...
KAISR Original: The Ultimate Inflatable Air Lounge

Ultra Light and Inflatable Sofa Designed to Completely Change the Way People Relax

The KAISR Original The KAISR Original is a super comfy, portable and fun to use inflatable sofa. This one of a kind product from Amsterdam that needs only two scoops of air is now on...

Need for Speed? – Wingsuit Basejumping!

What is a wingsuit? When looking at wingsuits, there are a lot of manufacturers and design variations. Bigger or smaller wings, and different air inlet and airfoil shapes. But the basic principle is always the...
Clamshell tent

Tent you open like a Clamshell

Mollusc dome tent flips open to function as a scenic sunshade Intended as a versatile, all-day shelter for the wilderness, festival or even backyard, the Mollusc tent features a unique, nature-inspired flip-top construction. The dome...

Tencel Skin facial mask – The New Age Fiber

Lenzing showed Tencel Skin facial mask fibre at ANEX expo Austria’s nonwoven producer, Lenzing, in collaboration with Nox-Bellcow (NBC), manufacturers of facial masks in China, recently presented the Tencel Skin, tailor-made fibre for cosmetic facial...
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Geosynthetics in Golf Course Construction

Most of the world’s best professional golfers were in Augusta, Georgia, USA from 9 – 12 April 2015 for the 79th edition of the Masters, the historic tournament that each April kicks of the PGA’s...
Ahti Reinup gets ready for a run in the Red Bull Snow Kayak in Tallinn, Estonia.

The Art of Snow Kayaking – Extreme Sport on Snow

Snow Kayaking - extreme sport on snow If you love riddles you will love this one. What do you get when you mix speed-riding, snow-boarding and kayaking? The answer is snow-speed-yakking of course! Also known...

US researchers 3D print Shelby Cobra replica using carbon fibre

A team of scientists at the US department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has used 3D printing technology to produce a replica of the Shelby Cobra model from carbon fibre reinforced plastics. ORNL...
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