The five-star Emirates Palace Hotel installed a gold bullion ATM in its lobby as the first permanent gold vending machine in the world, according to Ex Oriente Lux, the German firm that developed it. The Gold To Go machine sells 24-carat gold bars weighing 1, 5, and 10 grams as well as gold coins from Canada, Australia, and South Africa. Each comes in a gift box.Read More
New metal foam material absorbs seven to eight times the energy absorbed by similar foams
Uncompressed and Compressed Metal Foam
Aerospace engineering professor Afsaneh Rabiei set out to make a material as light as aluminum and stronger than stainless steel. Her goal was to create something that could be used in products that would save lives, save energy and eventually save money, all at the same time.Read More
These railings in a residential building located in Finland also serve as bench seating, using an innovative bend process during the railing's construction.Read More
Armored baby carriage and cradle art sculptures provide the ultimate safety for your child - and devastation for those that get in their way
Shi Jinsong's armored baby carriage and cradle are stainless steel art sculptures that are part of the "China - Contemporary Revival," an exhibition at the Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy.