The wirelessly charged electric bus line

From Charged: The city of Milton Keynes will replace the diesel buses on one route with eight electric buses that will use wireless charging. The route currently transports more than 775,000 passengers a year over a total of 450,000 miles. Electrification is expected to remove about 500 tons of tailpipe CO2¬†emissions per year, and cut …

History of air conditioning, invented by Willis Carrier – cool reading for a hot day

Willis Carrier submitted drawings of the first modern air conditioning system on July 17, 1902. Carrier was working to solve a problem that effected the quality of printing… He came up with the brilliant idea to circulate cold water rather than steam through heating coils in a machine he used to test heaters. Carrier’s design …