Posts Tagged: plastic

MIT fires a rocket motor made using 3D-printed plastic

If you're going to 3D-print rocket parts, you'd want to make them out of metal to handle the stress, right? Not necessarily. MIT has successfully test-fired what it believes is the first completely 3D-printed rocket motor to be made with plastic casi…
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The U.K.’s first-ever ‘plastic’ £5 bill has really upset vegans

When the Bank of England released its first-ever “plastic” bill in September, it proudly highlighted its many security measures aimed at deterring counterfeiters. But this week a revelation about the new bill appears to have upset a number of vegans….

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Stop using plastic water bottles and check out smart water cooler Bevi

Staying hydrated may be good for you, but if that hydration involves using thousands of plastic bottles, it may not be so good for the planet. Luckily, there’s a solution that will keep you healthy without destroying the planet – meet Bevi.

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Weekly Rewind: Milk replaces plastic, humidity slows phones, wicked supercars

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it’s almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from this week.

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Think the ultimate steak is cooked on a grill? We did it in a plastic bag.

Hank Hill would say it just ain’t right, but the secret to the ultimate steak isn’t propane or charcoal — it’s a bath of hot water. Here’s how we made a mouth-watering sous-vide steak.

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