Teacher creates ‘Gentleman’s Club’ to teach « at-risk » kids life lessons

A teacher in Charleston, South Carolina is teaching some little men, some big life lessons. Every Wednesday nearly 60 elementary school students dress in their Sunday’s best for the Gentleman’s Club. Raymond Nelson works with at-risk children at Memminger Elementary, and thought of the idea over winter break. « I was thinking maybe if I have the boys…

World’s biggest floating solar farm powers up outside London used to generate power for local water treatment plants

a vast manmade lake on the outskirts of London, work is nearing completion on what will soon be Europe’s largest floating solar power farm – and will briefly be the world’s biggest. But few are likely to see the 23,000 solar panels on the Queen Elizabeth II reservoir at Walton-on-Thames, which is invisible to all…

The Hyperloop should be ready for full-scale, full-speed testing before the end of this year

  A Los Angeles company says its version of Elon Musk’s Hyperloop will be running by the end of the decade. At the World Government Summit held in Dubai, breathtaking new technologies were on everyone’s lips: life extension, 3 D printed body parts, humanoid robots, the UAE’s 2020 mission to Mars, “gecko” grips that let you climb…

Doctors 3D-print ‘living’ body parts

Custom-made, living body parts have been 3D-printed in a significant advance for regenerative medicine, say scientists. The sections of bone, muscle and cartilage all functioned normally when implanted into animals. The breakthrough, published in Nature Biotechnology, raises the hope of using living tissues to repair the body. Experts described the technology, developed in the US,…