Bristol

08.07.15
'World's first' solar hot air balloon takes flight in the UK
08.07.15

'World's first' solar hot air balloon takes flight in the UK

The UK's International Balloon Fiesta in Bristol is a celebration of all things hot air ballooning...

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11.20.14
Britain's first 'poo bus' hits the streets
11.20.14

Britain's first 'poo bus' hits the streets

Thanks to a range of new technologies, Britain's buses are steadily swapping traditional fuel for...

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05.02.12
Environmentally friendly robots will feed the flowers they trample
05.02.12

Environmentally friendly robots will feed the flowers they trample

Dr Jonathan Rossiter, a senior lecturer at the University of Bristol's Department of Engineering a...

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08.05.11
ESPN EVP and CTO Chuck Pagano opens a new facility, sees 4K sports on the horizon
08.05.11

ESPN EVP and CTO Chuck Pagano opens a new facility, sees 4K sports on the horizon

While we were very pleased to hear that our friend Chuck Pagano just got a new title at ESPN -- E...

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12.08.10
Doctor Who's sonic screwdriver is still fiction -- but not forever
12.08.10

Doctor Who's sonic screwdriver is still fiction -- but not forever

Kudos to Bristol University for catching our attention, and doing so in the name of promoting educa...

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07.28.10
Urinal power plants to juice up Lollapalooza-dwelling robots
07.28.10

Urinal power plants to juice up Lollapalooza-dwelling robots

Do you have to relieve yourself? Is your robot low on batteries? Your previously problematic world...

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07.09.10
Shear-thickening liquid hardens upon impact, makes for lighter and more effective body armor
07.09.10

Shear-thickening liquid hardens upon impact, makes for lighter and more effective body armor

Scientists at BAE Systems in Bristol, UK have come up with a "shear-thickening" (or dilatant) liqu...

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07.06.09
Bristol's ViewSurfer TVs let you use XP from 10 feet away
07.06.09

Bristol's ViewSurfer TVs let you use XP from 10 feet away

Face it, we're not normal. Most consumers don't want to convert their home PCs into media centers....

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