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NASA concept painting depicting the construction of a massive solar power satellite.

http://www.wired.com/2014/04/solar-power-satellites-a-visual-introduction
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+Richard Gingras Yeah. I knew nothing of this before reading the article at Wired, must admit I'm very bummed it never happened. So crazy but so awesome. 
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Korea has undergone rapid change over the last century, with Seoul metamorphosing from the first East Asian city to light its royal palace with electricity to arguably the most modern city in the world. Photographer Sungseok Ahn captured change by setting up a screen and projecting the old on top of the new.
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Concept piece by +Sylvain Despretz 
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This is happening on Chicago's north shore right now. April 14. I kind of love it.

[Update 10:53 PM] Everything is covered in a nice sticky sheet of snow, the kind that makes the trees and bushes all downSheridan Rd look like a Bob Ross painting. Perfect encore to a crazy winter. 
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+WIRED looks back at a NASA/DOE study that explored the possibility of  beaming energy to earth from colossal solar panels in space. Fascinating stuff with plenty of wonderful concept paintings. 
Imagine a fleet of 60 six-mile-long satellites beaming 300 gigawatts of electricity to Earth. It sounds like sci-fi, but NASA and the Department of Energy looked into just such a system in the heady post-Apollo, pre-Shuttle days of the 1970s.
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Al Brady creates some really awesome biologically inspired planes. He is the designer of the awesome pterodactyl combat jets that will be featured in Bastiaan Koch's movie Is This Heaven. His other vehicle creations are cool too.
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"When the droplets of saltwater sat static on the graphene, they carried an equal charge on both sides. But, when moved across the surface of the graphene, the electrons in the saltwater were desorbed on one end of the graphene and absorbed on the other, generating a measurable voltage along the way. The faster the water moves, the higher the voltage it generates—although the total voltage was still pretty low, about 30 millivolts. A standard AA battery, by comparison, produces about 1.5 volts."
A team of Chinese scientists did an impossible-sounding thing. They created electricity simply by dragging a droplet of saltwater across a layer of graphene. No big fires, no greenhouse gases, no fuss. They created energy with just a miracle material and one of the most plentiful substances on Earth.
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I hope I'm not alone in thinking this is an absolutely rad design. I would so wear this.

+Google Glass photo via +The Verge http://goo.gl/6KDuLh
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We're glad you like our Titanium Collection frames, +Nicholas Rumas. You can see more of our frame designs in this video:
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#McQuarrieMonday - A bustling city center and its inhabitants. 
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