Latest Posts

hmm..interesting September 25, 2022

Solein – Yet Another Impossible Food From The Minds Of Boffins

So another day, another wonderous technological development. Solein, from Finnish startup Solar Foods, is being billed as a ‘nutritious protein made out of thin air’. Whoa, that’s just what we need to feed the hungry billions. The marketing is extremely slick. There’s lots of gorgeous shots of food, processed product and laboratory stuff, all wrapped in some enticing copywriting. The concept is pretty simple. Take some random microbe, add in carbon (CO2), nitrogen and a couple of other bits, mix…


Continue Reading »Solein – Yet Another Impossible Food From The Minds Of Boffins
Solein  – Yet Another Impossible Food From The Minds Of Boffins
Electric Cars September 18, 2022

Zeekr 001 – First 1000 Kilometer range EV Goes Into Production In China. Deliveries Q2 2023?

According to this report from New Atlas, the first 1000 km EV coming off the production line is going to be the Zeekr 001 in Q2 of next year. You’ll remember a few weeks back we talked about the cool new CATL battery technology which is promising massive range and ridiculously short charge times? Well this is the first fruit of that development cycle. It’s not clear exactly what the charge time will be on the Zeekr 001, but it…


Continue Reading »Zeekr 001 – First 1000 Kilometer range EV Goes Into Production In China. Deliveries Q2 2023?
Zeekr 001 – First 1000 Kilometer range EV Goes Into Production In China. Deliveries Q2 2023?
general September 11, 2022

Supercharging Science: The Dangers Of Inflating Scientific Research To Hype Vaporware

We recently came across an interesting article in New Scientist magazine which looked very exciting. The headline read ‘Supercharging tweak could fill electric car batteries 90% in 10 mins’. Wow, that sounded like it could really change the EV market significantly. Naturally we started our typical process of due diligence (learned over 20 years of publication) to learn the background to this seemingly revolutionary new tech. Yeah well, about that…


Continue Reading »Supercharging Science: The Dangers Of Inflating Scientific Research To Hype Vaporware
Supercharging Science: The Dangers Of Inflating Scientific Research To Hype Vaporware
Eco Friendly August 31, 2022

Olefy – quantum leap in plastic recycling promises to save the oceans and our landfills

The world is literally swimming in waste plastic. We produce around 300 million tons of the stuff a year, of which a mere 9% gets recycled. The rest ends up in landfills, oceans and inside poor creatures who mistake it for food (and usually die). So what to do? Well there may be a real hope on the horizon. A Finnish company called Olefy Technology claims that after 40 years of development and testing it can now recycle almost any…


Continue Reading »Olefy – quantum leap in plastic recycling promises to save the oceans and our landfills
Olefy – quantum leap in plastic recycling promises to save the oceans and our landfills
;
Electric Cars August 15, 2022

Qilin 1000 km EV Battery From CATL Will Revolutionize The Motor Industry (No Joke)

The world’s largest EV battery maker, CATL, released a ground breaking 1000 km (620 mile) range battery back in June which set the EV world alight.  The new Qilin (pronounced cheeling) battery not only offers mind blowing range and energy density, but features a bunch of other cutting edge tech which will speed up charging to the point where it rivals filling up at a gas station. The first iteration of the battery uses ‘rapid thermal control with a quadruple…


Continue Reading »Qilin 1000 km EV Battery From CATL Will Revolutionize The Motor Industry (No Joke)
Qilin 1000 km EV Battery From CATL Will Revolutionize The Motor Industry (No Joke)
cool tech August 6, 2022

Trouble Sleeping? New Temperature Controlled Mattress/Pillow Combo Promises Better Sleep All Round

We all know how important a good night’s sleep can be to our health and well-being. But research shows that between 10% and 30% of adults in the US suffer from chronic insomnia, with up to 48% of older adults affected. Now an enterprising team from the University of Texas at Austin has come up with an innovative solution which might help us all. Their  temperature managed mattress and pillow combo is designed to hack the body’s natural circadian rhythms…


Continue Reading »Trouble Sleeping? New Temperature Controlled Mattress/Pillow Combo Promises Better Sleep All Round
Trouble Sleeping? New Temperature Controlled Mattress/Pillow Combo Promises Better Sleep All Round
Eco Friendly August 2, 2022

Samsung Finally Releases Official Repair Parts For Galaxy Phones

Well it looks as though the constant legal pressure is starting to pay off. Samsung is the latest mega-manufacturer to announce a DIY repair option for some of their smartphones. Samsung Self Repair, which is being run in collaboration with ifixit.com, will now provide spare parts for repairing screens, back glass and charging ports. No news on replacing batteries alas, but any news is good news when it comes to DIY repairs for electricals.


Continue Reading »Samsung Finally Releases Official Repair Parts For Galaxy Phones
Samsung Finally Releases Official Repair Parts For Galaxy Phones
Bookmark This! July 20, 2022

QuackQuackGo – Google Search Done Like The Good Old Days

Why is Google so awful nowadays? You used to be able to do a search and quickly find stuff. Now you have to wade through adverts, spammers and all kinds of junk results. Well if you’re fed up and can’t take it any more, QuackQuackGo has got your back. It’s basically Google Search with a new front end and results page. It’s like stepping back in time to the early days of simple, accurate and valuable search. Wonderful!


Continue Reading »QuackQuackGo – Google Search Done Like The Good Old Days
QuackQuackGo – Google Search Done Like The Good Old Days

RSS Feed

FB Like Box

Personnel

Managing Editor:
Nigel Powell

Deputy Editor:
Donyae Coles
Editor at Large:
Dan Ferris
Senior Ecological Editor:
Debra Atlas
Senior Motoring Editor:
Nick Johnson
Reviews Editor:
Simon Bossuyt

Write for Us

Subscribe to our YouTube Channel