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This College Student Turned His Honda Civic Into a Self-Driving Car for $700

Apparently you don’t need to fork out for a brand new Tesla model if you want the benefits of a self-driving car, because a college student from the University of Nebraska, Omaha, has figured out how to transform his Honda Civic into a self-driving car for only $700. Brevan Jorgenson used open source plans and software that he downloaded from the Internet to build a self-driving car kit that’s capable of controlling his vehicle’s brakes, steering, and accelerator, and can sense obstructions and other cars on the road around it….

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The Use of Plastics Waste in the Construction of ASPHALT ROAD

Plastic has slowly became an integral part of all human requirements. Plastic carry bags, packaging material, bottles, cups, and various other items have slowly replaced everything made of other material due to the advantages of plastic. Plastic is durable, easy to produce, lightweight, unbreakable, odourless, and chemical resistant. But plastic does not decompose. This is its biggest drawback.   Plastic garbage is commonly seen around the country and has started causing several problems. Plastic waste clogs drains, causing floods. It chokes animals who eat plastic bags, etc. Plastics found in…

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RESEARCHERS ACCIDENTALLY MAKE BATTERIES LAST 400 TIMES LONGER

The gel surrounding the gold nanowires with manganese oxide coating protects from corrosion, allowing the battery to last 400 times more cycles. Smartphones, tablets, and most other electronics rely on rechargeable batteries, but after a few thousand uses the batteries start to lose their ability to hold a charge. The batteries of today are mainly lithium, and over time that lithium corrodes inside the battery. Instead of lithium, researchers at UC Irvine have used gold nanowires to store electricity, and have found that their system is able to far outlast…

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TOP 10 bike designs of 2017

the past 12 months has seen a wave of innovative bike designs using advanced materials and radical frames to drive the industry in new directions. urban areas have seen a major increase in bicycle usage, and designers have reacted with principal changes to functionality. as we continue our annual review of the year’s BIG stories, designboom rounds up 10 bike designs which were popular with our readers in 2015.   robert egger’s ‘fUCI’ concept image courtesy of specialized specialized creative director robert egger is feeling that burden, and needs to vent, creatively speaking. he’s come up with a…

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BUTTON-SIZED BATTERIES TO POWER CARS, DEVICES

The garnet-based battery has been developed by Venkataraman Thangadurai and his colleagues at University of Calgary in Canada. PIC: UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY Rechargeable, can operate safely at a higher voltage than existing batteries Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have developed a button-sized, garnet- based rechargeable battery that may power vehicles, electronics and grids for storing renewable energy. The new battery developed by Venkataraman Thangadurai and colleagues at the University of Calgary in Canada is chemically stable, nonflammable and can operate safely at a higher voltage than existing batteries. Electric…

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Top selling bike brands in India of all time

Top 10 Best Selling Bike Brands and Models in India 1. Hero Moto Corp Hero Moto Corp is a famous brand in two wheeler segment with wonderful range of scooters and bikes. It was previously known as Hero Honda. Hero MotoCorp Ltd. Formerly Hero Honda Motors Ltd. is the world’s largest manufacturer of two – wheelers, based in India. They have many authorized dealerships, service & spare parts outlets, and dealer-appointed outlets across the country. Leading Models from Hero Karizma ZMR Karizma Xtreme Hunk Impulse Achiever Ignitor Glamour Programmed FI Glamour Super Splendor Passion XPRO…

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Bonus Featured Solar 

France opens world’s first solar road in Normandy

The world’s first solar road opened Thursday in Normandy, part of a government-sponsored experiment to see if turning France’s highways into power stations could be a sustainable way to generate energy. The prototype road was inaugurated by Environment Minister Ségolène Royal in the village of Tourouvre, Normandy, under rainy midwinter grey skies. The one-kilometre (half-mile) “Wattway” is covered with 2,800 square metres (30,000 square feet) of resin-coated solar panels and was hooked up to the local power grid. It should generate enough electicity to power local street lighting. “This new…

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BIkes Bonus 

The most two-wheeled fun you can get for your money.

Many of today’s riders are discovering the daily comfort and riding ease that comes from bikes with tinier engines and tidier dimensions. Here are some of the latest bikes, big and small, that provide serious bang for your buck right now. 2017 Yamaha SCR 950 Base Price: $8,700 It’s no secret we have a weakness for Retro-styled bikes. And the new Yamaha SCR 950 hits all the right notes. Just check out the sweet vintage lace wheels and old school number plates. The SCR looks like something that would roll…

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Hero Cycles launches Lectro range of ‘EPAC’ bicycles priced at Rs 42,000

Hero Cycles on Thursday unveiled four e-cycles with electric pedal assisted technology (EPAC) under the Lectro brand in India priced between Rs 42,000 and Rs 83,000. For the Indian market EPAC is the first in a series of Hero’s European brand launches in India. The company also plans to expand the EPAC portfolio in India to over 20 products over the next few months. “EPAC is a nascent segment in the India bicycle market. Even as the premium bicycle segment has shown strong growth over the past few years, the…

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Bonus Concepts Electric Cars 

RESEARCHERS ACCIDENTALLY MAKE BATTERIES LAST 400 TIMES LONGER

The gel surrounding the gold nanowires with manganese oxide coating protects from corrosion, allowing the battery to last 400 times more cycles. Smartphones, tablets, and most other electronics rely on rechargeable batteries, but after a few thousand uses the batteries start to lose their ability to hold a charge. The batteries of today are mainly lithium, and over time that lithium corrodes inside the battery. Instead of lithium, researchers at UC Irvine have used gold nanowires to store electricity, and have found that their system is able to far outlast…

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