This copter, has more than one propellor. Its got 16. Incredible? The German e-volo multicopter is the first manned electric multicopter to take flight according to the company.
Piloted by Thomas Senkel, he utilized a hand held wireless control unit to steer the machine from a center mounted seat. The flight lasted approximately 90 seconds, but the potential flight time could last as long as 30 minutes. A gas/electric hybrid copter could stay afloat for as long as an hour according to the company. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.
A team of UK design students have come up with a conceptual solution for an electronic monocle called Amoeba. It shows you pages you find most interesting, and measures your bio feedback response. Read more
What's the oldest beer you've ever had? How about one made with a recipe 3,300 years old? Egtved Girl's brew claims to be that old, and the recipe dates back to the Bronze age, 1370 years BCE. Read more