01 December 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Cool Science Idea of the Week

If you’re into such things (and here at Wicked Cool Ideas, we are) you can debate the list of Top 10 greatest scientific achievements of the 20th Century. Air conditioning, the integrated circuit, Penicillin, and splitting the atom would all be contenders. But I believe that harnessing electrical power stands alone at the top. Who […]

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09 November 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Personal Electricity Generator Looks Wicked

Personal Electricity Generator Looks Wicked

I heard about the nPower PEG (Personal Electricity Generator) today driving home from work and immediately wished I still worked in Manhattan and walked everywhere so I would have an excuse to get one when they go on sale this Christmas for a mere $149. Made by Cleveland-based Tremont Electric, the nPower is about 9 […]

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06 November 2009 ~ 0 Comments

The World of 2019

The above image is a visual collage of ideas generated by the Ten-Year Forecast team at the Institute for the Future, a not-for-profit think tank based in Palo Alto, California. The team created the world’s first massively multiplayer forecasting game, called Superstruct, to engage real people as future forecasters. The game lasted six weeks before […]

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