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A New Material Uses The Cold Darkness Of Outer Space To Cool Your House

A New Material Uses The Cold Darkness Of Outer Space To Cool Your House

In today’s awesomely brutal-sounding material science news, Stanford engineers have created a building material that exploits that “cold darkness of the universe” to cool itself — even when the sun is shining. Stanford calls it a “cosmic fridge”, and it could replace air conditioning.

Dyson’s Bladeless Fans Are Now 75% Quieter

Dyson’s Bladeless Fans Are Now 75% Quieter

It’s been over four years since Dyson introduced a fan that somehow worked without visible blades. And besides releasing a few new models over the years, the company hasn’t announced any major updates to its Air Multiplier line since 2009. But it turns out that’s because Dyson’s engineers were finding…