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Batteries Not Included? No Problem, Disney's New Electronic Device Doesn't Need Them
2013-10-07 13:18:17

Disney researchers in Pittsburgh have discovered a way to store energy in paper-like materials that can later be harvested via rubbing, sliding or tapping. The resulting energy can then be used to turn on LED lights, activate an e-ink display, or turn on other low-power devices.

2013-05-17 23:03:31

A gallery of classic crayon wax rubbing ideas together with melting crayon craft ideas has been released on Kids Activities Blog.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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