Archive for September 2000

2000-09-24 – New Idea of the Week – September 2000

How about a power-free desalination pot? Using today’s advanced materials, such as sorbent materials and oolite clays, it should be possible to create a jar with a massive internal surface area, in which salt ions could be trapped. An alternative would be a system that uses reverse osmosis in order to separate the salts from…

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2000-09-18 – Landmines are still a problem.

Landmines are still a problem. So is worn tyre disposal. Combining the two may bring many benefits. Using several easily found parts, it would be a simple matter to rapidly reduce the number of mines found in an area. By reaching a slightly higher area, a row of tyres perhaps 15 wide, of the same…

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