A new design for a hydroelectric generator could cheaply light up off-grid areas. The Hydro-Electric Barrel is a spinning water wheel that floats on the water surface and turns in the current. The spinning motion drives permanent magnet generators inside. It could generate enough power to light banks of LEDs and light up bridges, buoys, or even charge mobile devices in off-grid areas and developing countries. And, because it sits on the surface, it doesn’t disrupt the environment as much as…
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The bathing machine was a device popular in the 18th and 19th centuries to allow people to change out of their usual clothes, possibly change into swimwear and then wade in the ocean at beaches. Bathing machines were roofed and walled wooden carts rolled into the sea. The bathing machine was part of sea-bathing etiquette more rigorously enforced upon women than men but to be observed by both sexes among those who wished to be "proper."
Audio Tooth Implant by Auger Loizeau: The device communicates with an array of digital devices such as mobile telephones and news services via the Internet or can be used simply in conjunction with MP3 players. Sound reception is completely discreet allowing the user to receive information at times where use of other technologies would be socially inapropriate.