The 2m-high Transit Elevated Bus (TEB) straddles the cars below, allowing them to pass through.The Bus is powered by electricity and can carry up to 300 passengers in the 72ft long and 25ft wide carriage. It has been trailing in the north-eastern city of Qinhaungdao and is now expect to reach speeds of 60km per […]
The Three tower blocks which have been standing since the 1960’s were demolished with controlled explosions. Around 700 people were evacuated from the blocks so that they could be demolished and replaced with a new estate.
A new robot builder can construct an entire house in two days – and never needs a tea break. Hadrian X is a giant truck-mounted robot that can lay up to 1,000 bricks an hour using a 30-metre arm, meaning it can stay in a single position throughout. Bricks are fed on to a conveyor […]
Forget Google Street View, now there’s Sheep View. Despite mapping out millions of miles of streets around the world, Google has still not sent its 360-degree camera cars to the Faroe Islands. The locals have had enough and have improvised their own version of the technology to map out their islands. Small, handheld 360-degree cameras have been […]
In the late Nineties, Pokémon, a Gameboy, a trading card game, television series and movies swept schools across the country. Exported from Japan, this game of catching cute mythical creatures from the wild and training them up for battle with friends and enemies alike proved thoroughly addictive. Nearly two decades later and Pokémon – which […]
Six-wheeled delivery robots which trundle along at 4mph will soon be used to deliver meals to homes around London. The self-driving robots can navigate through city streets using a GPS tracker coupled with on-board cameras and sensors. When the robot arrives at its destination, the customer has to type in a code that has been […]