A young Togolese Afate Gnikou built a functioning 3D printer using mostly e-waste that he found in a scrap yard|Won award — Read ,view and watch

“The 3D Printing Revolution” — Belfer Center, Harvard University A 3D printer printing a house. This technology works by translating digital information into physical objects. Africa is on the cusp of the next digital revolution. In February, a young Togolese entrepreneur, Afate Gnikou, stunned the world by winning first prize at the 10th International Conference…

Germany: video on Kangaroo robot by Festo

Veröffentlicht am 01.04.2014 Festo’s Kangaroo robot “With the BionicKangaroo, Festo has technologically reproduced the unique way the kangaroo moves. Like its natural role model, it can recover the energy exerted when jumping, store it and retrieve it efficiently on the next jump.” — Festo – BionicKangaroo More information is available here: http://www.festo.com/cms/en_corp/1370&#8230; Source: PetarKormushev ->>>>>><<<<-

Israeli cardboard bikes set for mass production: Inventor says global interest in recycled, no maintenance $20 bikes grows daily – Israel 21C com

The world’s first cardboard bicycle, invented by Izhar Gafni – an Israeli expert in designing automated mass-production lines, is just months away from mass production lines. Gafni and his business partner Nimrod Elmish say the environmentally friendly bikes will likely sell for a mere $20. In addition to offering a green product, the Israeli team…