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Hydrogen sulphide, the chemical compound that makes rotten eggs stink, now holds the record as the world’s best superconductor. Hydrogen sulphide is produced when bacteria consumes and digests organic matter in anaerobic... read more
Hydrogen-powered battery can keep iPhone 6 charged for a week
Technology company Intelligent Energy has made an iPhone 6 prototype powered by a rechargeable hydrogen battery that can last for up to a week. The Telegraph reports that the prototype... read more
Electric car blitzes 0-100 km/h acceleration record
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Clever home-made knife cuts cake into little hexagons
Why cut cake into squares when they can just as easily be cut into hexagons? Well, easily for Matthias Wandel. This DIY enthusiast fashioned a knife capable of cutting hexagons,... read more
Visit Popular Mechanics at the Cape HOMEMAKERS Expo
Visit Popular Mechanics at stand G16 at the Cape Homemakers Expo at the CTICC from tomorrow until Sunday! The Cape HOMEMAKERS Expo, Cape Town’s leading home improvement, décor, design and... read more
Lightning over the Mother City (with time-lapse)
This weekend the Cape Town sky was graced with lightning. Local photographer and time-lapser, Brendon Wainwright, captured the electricity dancing in the sky in the image above, and the time-lapsed... read more
Robotic water strider mimics its real-life counterpart
Water striders manage to do the seemingly impossible – walk on water – by using the surface tension of the water to move and, often, jump around. Although this movement comes naturally... read more
Win an Eco-Drive Radio-Controlled watch by Citizen, valued at R8 499
CITIZEN’s radio-controlled watch collection is designed for globally active business travellers, or anyone with an eye on global business. These watches make it easy to control times of any two... read more