Most people are easily fascinated by the idea of going deep sea diving, being able to go underwater and marvel at nature’s wonderful creations. However, not all people are brave enough to put on those heavy oxygen tanks and other diving gear just to experience a magical underwater adventure. Fortunately, there is a possibility that diving equipment may not be needed after all – thanks to a group of scientists.
Researchers at the University of Southern Denmark, along with the University of Sydney in Australia, have created a material called the Aquaman Crystal. This material can absorb oxygen in a room and store it in high concentrations. What this means for divers is that there is no need to carry bulky oxygen tanks during deep sea explorations.
Professor Christine McKenzie of the University of Southern Denmark said in a statement:
“A few grains contain enough oxygen for one breath, and as the material can absorb oxygen from the water around the diver and supply the diver with it, the diver will not need to bring more than these few grains.”
The material can draw oxygen from water just as effectively as drawing the gas from air. The Aquaman Crystal remains an interesting material to use in the field of underwater diving.
Scientists have created Aquaman Crystal, a material that can absorb and store oxygen in high concentrations.
Although still in early stages of testing, the Aquaman Crystal could eliminate the need for using bulky oxygen tanks.
The liberation of oxygen from the material can be triggered by heat or low pressure. Scientists are still studying if light can also be used to trigger the release of oxygen from the crystal.
Not only is the Aquaman Crystal promising in the field of diving but also for patients with lung disorders. With the lightweight material, these patients may no longer have to walk around with oxygen tanks just to breathe.
Expandable BeauEr 3X Caravan Telescopes To 3 Times Its Size.
Get ready to hit the road and have fun!
How fancy would it be to travel the world, just hit the road and wander? Climb mountains, go camping whilst enjoying your favorite s'mores with the company of great people. But how would you satisfy your wanderlust and embark on thrill-seeking adventures without entirely sacrificing the comforts that we can hardly live a day without?
The idea seems so far-fetched but this invention just might make those travel goals happen.
Here is a different take on camper vans invented by French company BeauEr. The 3X concept began in 2009 with the inventor's idea to create 'a small but expandable caravan that has everything like the big one.' Aptly named BeauEr '3X,' this caravan expands 3 times its original size in 20 seconds. It measures 8.5 feet long and 6 feet wide, designed to the size of a towed vehicle when on the road.. ...
10 of the Scariest Diseases Known to Affect Humans
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The world is plagued with diseases that threaten mankind - diseases that bring pain, suffering, and despair to whoever may have the ill fortune of acquiring them. Often, some of these diseases may even result in death - if not a lifetime of torment.
However, among these hundreds of frightening diseases are the worst kinds. You may not have heard of some of them before, but believe us, they are worth knowing. Here are ten of the scariest diseases ever known to affect humans:
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Mobile Phone Resurrection: The Nokia 3310 Is Back With Updated Features!
The iconic Nokia 3310 is back with some new and improved features that will surely impress fans of no-nonsense phones.
Around 20 years ago — when mobile phone use and text messaging was just starting to gain global popularity — Nokia was one of the most sought-after brands. The Finland-based company attracted customers with their mobile phone models and one of the Finnish company's bestselling phones was the Nokia 3310.
Nokia released the 3310 on September 1, 2000. At that time, it became the must-have gadget. It boasted of features that were deemed "rare" back then such as a calculator, a stop watch, voice dialing, and a reminder function. To top it all off, it had four games: Pairs II, Space Impact, Bantumi, and Snake II. It's worth pointing out, though, that it had a monochrome display.