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Sea Bubble, the electric taxi boat that flies over water
At a glance 2 min

Sea Bubble, the electric taxi boat that flies over water

No waves, no emissions, no noise is how sailor Alain Thébault sums up his invention, the Sea Bubble, a small electric taxi boat that promises to revolutionise urban transport by using  rivers in citie...
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  • Halfway between rollerblading and skiing: the snowfeet offer a new way to ski!
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    Halfway between rollerblading and skiing: the snowfeet offer a new way to ski!

    A combination of rollerblading and skiing, this new piece of equipment is sure to be popular on the snowy slopes this winter! After skiing, sledding, and surfing, here come the snowfeet, the accessory...

  • The world’s largest 3D-printed bridge
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    The world’s largest 3D-printed bridge

    The world’s largest 3D-printed footbridge is 15.25 metres long, 3.8 metres wide and 1.2 metres tall. It was created in China. It took Chinese construction company SMCC and filament manufacturer 3D ...

  • An infinite variety of PVC floors
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    An infinite variety of PVC floors

    Lino, old-fashioned? Not anymore! Originally, linoleum referred to a material made up of a polyester or jute canvas covered with a mix of resin, cork, linseed oil and wood powder. It was invented i...

  • A reflective polymer coating for staying cool
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    A reflective polymer coating for staying cool

    Although they are a sight to behold, it is not only aesthetics which led the houses of the Cyclades, Andalusia and North Africa to be painted white: it was done to keep them cool! In many developing c...

  • Sea Bubble, the electric taxi boat that flies over water
    At a glance 2 min

    Sea Bubble, the electric taxi boat that flies over water

    No waves, no emissions, no noise is how sailor Alain Thébault sums up his invention, the Sea Bubble, a small electric taxi boat that promises to revolutionise urban transport by using  rivers in citie...

  • Giant kitesurf kites for towing boats
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    Giant kitesurf kites for towing boats

    Yves Parlier came up with the idea of a Kitesurf kite towing after being dismasted during his 3rd participation in the Vendée Globe in 2000. An experienced navigator, he owed his survival to his ingen...

  • Bob, the small dishwasher
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    Bob, the small dishwasher

    Fed up with the daily chore of washing up the glasses and cutlery piling up in the sink? Adopt Bob, a compact, autonomous and mobile mini-dishwasher. A mini-dishwasher Designed by French start-u...

  • Plastic road
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    Plastic road

    Three years ago, Plastics the Mag ran an article on PlasticRoad, a conceptual road made from plastic waste. Its creator, Volker Wessels, had estimated three years to create the first prototype. He suc...

  • Greenrail railway sleepers: a project on the right track
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    Greenrail railway sleepers: a project on the right track

    Greenway, a recently-founded Milanese (Italy) company, has developed railway sleepers made up of an internal core of reinforced concrete and an outer envelope made from recycled plastic waste and old ...

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