Sunday, June 27, 2010

8-bit Music

8 bit music uses old computer consoles and computers to produce an excitingly fresh but warmly retro electronic music. A great site is the 8 Bit Peoples site which has a lot of music you can try for free. There is also Trash80 (a name i have often used myself online, but he has definitely made a lot more of it).

Friday, June 25, 2010

World's First Solar-Powered Blimp Set to Cross the English Channel

"Can a blimp propelled entirely by solar power cross the English Channel? We’re about to find out! Nephelios, the world’s first solar blimp, was built by Projet Sol’r — a collaboration between students at engineering and technical schools in France. Now, almost a year after its debut (and a year after it was supposed to launch), the helium-filled airship is ready for action — its inaugural flight is set to take place as soon as next week..."