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Rotterdam: a floating park made from plastic waste
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Rotterdam: a floating park made from plastic waste

Entirely made from plastic waste recovered in the city’s port, Rotterdam’s floating park, called “Recycled Park” is a pioneer in urban planning and the circular economy. Launched by the WHIM archit...
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  • An ultra-lightweight sound insulator for cars
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    An ultra-lightweight sound insulator for cars

    At the  CES 2020 held in Las Vegas earlier this year, car manufacturer Nissan unveiled a new sound insulation material: a solution to reduce noise inside cars and make driving more comfortable. Cal...

  • An underwater vegetable garden under a plastic bell!
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    An underwater vegetable garden under a plastic bell!

    Growing strawberries and basil under the sea sounds like something that Jules Verne might have come up with. And yet, that very idea is what Italian entrepreneur Sergio Gamberini dreams about. An i...

  • B’Safe airbag vest: ride in safety Gilet airbag
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    B’Safe airbag vest: ride in safety Gilet airbag

    Cycling, which was until now reserved for Sunday outings or for experienced sportsmen and women, is currently booming, particularly in urban areas....

  • An iconic sneaker made sustainable
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    An iconic sneaker made sustainable

    If there is one world-famous sneaker, it is undoubtedly Converse’s All Star....

  • The Airboard, the sled of the 21st century
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    The Airboard, the sled of the 21st century

    The Airboard is a new generation inflatable bodyboard developed in Switzerland, a new style of fun sledding that is easy to master, usable by all lovers of thrills and adrenaline rushes....

  • A shark bite proof diving suit?
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    A shark bite proof diving suit?

    By combining the classic neoprene used in isothermal wetsuits with high-strength plastic fibres, Australian researchers have developed a new material better able to withstand shark bites....

  • Elite Dragonfly, a high-flying featherweight
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    Elite Dragonfly, a high-flying featherweight

    American IT giant Hewlett-Packard made a splash when it released its new ultra-portable computer weighing less than 1 kilo (exactly 990 grams) christened the “Elite Dragonfly” after the matte blue dra...

  • A bubble barrier to contain marine plastic waste
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    A bubble barrier to contain marine plastic waste

    The Municipality of Amsterdam has come up with an imaginative way of protecting the canals, that the Dutch capital is renowned for, from all types of waste and from plastic waste in particular....

  • Humanity’s data stored in a Norwegian bunker
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    Humanity’s data stored in a Norwegian bunker

    The isolated Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard holds a special secret! Within an icy mountain, halfway between Norway and the North Pole, the island of Spitsberg has for the past ten years been hom...

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