lillian jacks
03/04/2013 7:22am

flying!! man how i would like to do that.
I have an interesting theory put giant cards on a bike and try to fly it that's my dream invention. what's your's?

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luke
03/04/2013 7:33am

A smart trash can. I want it. People are making a trash can that can catch any paper. If you throw it to the side of the trash can it will roll over and catch it. You can always be good at basket ball.

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Sarah Kavanaugh
03/04/2013 7:33am

I’m doing my article review on the article “A Smart Trash Can? Now Why Didn’t Someone Think Of That Earlier? By Meera Dolasia on March 2, 2013. An engineer at a Japanese auto company is hoping to bring the smart trash can in stores near you. The trash can’t pick up your room for you but it will make sure you never miss when you throw trash in the trash can. The smart trash can moves to wear the trash is going to land so you will always make a goal.

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Christian Dinwiddie
03/04/2013 7:34am

A smart trash can. When you throw something it moves and catches it. A motion sensor from a Kinect camera is placed on the trash can. It sends information to a computer and calculates the location and transmits it to the can really fast. It has a motor controller and wheels on the bottom of the trash can. It has a low center of gravity so it won't fall over.

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Aaron Lund
03/04/2013 7:39am

SkyFlash
Wings that make you fly from the ground not 26,000 ft. They are way better than jetpacks and probably more fun. They are as long as a 46-53 wingspan. I would really like to have some so I can just go outside and fly around when I want to . That would be fun but they can probably dangerous to . Like they might have a hole or a malfunction . I would really like to have some.

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natalie barker
03/04/2013 7:42am

A smart trash can? Now why didn’t someone think of that earlier?
By: Meera Dolasia
This article is about a smart trash can.
Their lots of things that are smart we have smart cars, smart phones, and even smart glasses! So it would make sense that the next big idea will be a smart trash can. Someone named Minoru Kurata an engineer in Japanese is hoping to put in a store near you.
The device is unfortunately not smart enough to clean up your room. But what it can do is make you look like a pro basketball superstar. That’s because each time a piece of trash is thrown anywhere and everywhere close it moves in that direction.
“ This activates the trash can, which is equipped with a motor controller and wheels all snugly fitted on the underside. In order to ensure that the can does not topple over as it tries to catch the badly aimed trash, Minoru designed it so that it has the lowest possible center of gravity –“
Minoru was awarded the excellence in Japan Media Arts.

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Alizabeth Donaldson
03/04/2013 7:44am

A Really Smart Trashcan!!


Most people have smart phones, smart cars, and even smart glasses. Wouldn't it be cool to have a smart trashcan? Some people are trying to create this, they think it would be really cool. This won’t clean up a room, but if you through trash near it, it will move to catch it. It has a computer that calculates where the trash is being thrown. It also has a motor. This trashcan received an award at the Japan Media Arts Festival.

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mariah beitler
03/04/2013 7:47am

Jetpack can go up in the air about 26,000 feet up in the air. I think that would be very dangerious but it could be very fun.this jetpack is made to go on you back and you have to srap your self in or you could fall out when in the sky.so it is a good thang if you srap yourself in the Jetpack.This article is written by MARIAH BEITLER and it is really written by Meere Dolaria on March 3.

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Kristen Brawley
03/04/2013 7:52am

The article I chose is called, ‘A Smart Trash Can? Now Why Didn’t Someone Think Of That Earlier?’ By: Meera Dolasia. This article is about a trash can that will catch your trash when you throw it so you will never miss again.
This trash can won’t clean up after you. What it will do is when you throw a piece of paper it will find it and then it will go over to where it will land and catch it. So it won’t land around the trash can and it will land in it. So it will make you seem like a basketball star.
In this trash can has a motion- seeing Kinect camera put right around the place first detects with the piece of trash is. This trash can is made so that it has to lowest possible center of gravity. Minoru had made this trash can.
Why I chose this article is because it seemed cool. And why I would need to know this is because I could tell others about it. This is my article review.

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janessa jensen and kasen dame
03/04/2013 8:15am

did u know that squids can fly? japenese scientists have figured out that squids use water preasure to push themselves out of the water.This makes them look like their flying, but this still remains a mystery to scientists.It will take a while to figure out but their still on the mission.

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Riley Cathey
03/04/2013 8:26am

I chose the article about the bacteria on people's smart phones by Meera Dolasia. It is about these students from the University of Surrey. They are in the Biomedical Bacterialology unit. This was one of their experiments.
When I first saw these pictures, I thought it was something to do with art, but then I read the paragraph below it. They are bacteria on smart phones, but most are the harmless common kind found on human skin. The professor, Dr. Simon, even conluded that the bacteria found in dirt on one of the smart phones was from the user gardening, or had somehow came into contact with dirt or mud.
After they completed their project the students were rewarded for 'cool art pictures', all with different pictures of the bacteria found on their smart phones. However some of them had the bacteria that causes food poisoning and staff infection, but that's only because 20% of them persistently carry it and 60% carry it intermittently.
I chose this article because I like learning new things and I thought the pictures were cool. I want to know what kind of microscope they used and how they fit the phones under it if they didn't take the screen off. This could help me in the future for ideas for art or for projects if I become a professor.

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Angel Salcido
03/04/2013 8:40am

I dont care about any smart thing. I think thay the world is getting to carried away. Smartphones is ok but serouis a smart trash can?
I dont even know how I would use it or what use it would be to me

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Angel Salcido
03/05/2013 6:42am

To me I would not care any thing about the smart trash can. Thinking of it, it would would'nt be to hard to get up and throw away your know trash. Would it? The world is going to far with the whole SMART thing. Who needs smart glasses or a smart trashcan ? I can understand having a smart phone but a smart trashcan that makes you fatter and lazier that you wont even throw away your own piece of paper. I just hope that it does not come through. Some people think it a good idea but me you probley know what I think after you read this passage.

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OLlivia Dill
03/04/2013 8:41am


A Smart Trash Can? Now Why Didn't Someone Think Of That Earlier?

By Meera Dolasia on March 2, 2013

People use smart phones and smart cars and even smart glasses. So eventually a smart trashcan would be made, too. Minoru Kurata, a Japanese engineer, is hoping to introduce the smart trashcan to us all.
The trashcan cannot clean house nor do laundry but it can definitely make cleaning easy. Every time a piece of trash is thrown in the trashcan’s general direction it will move twards the trash and it will ensure that the trash makes it in the can
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It has a motion-sensing camera. The trashcan then sends information to a computer which then calculates the location of where the trash will land. Then it sends the trashcan into motion. The can is equipped with a motor controller and wheels that are on the bottom of it. The trashcan has a low sense of gravity so that the can will not fall or tip over do to rapid movements. This meens that it is very low and it is very narrow.
I cannot wait for this trashcan to come out. I want to see it in action and try it out! I think it is great for us to know about our technological advancements.

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aGENT 006 (AUSTIN FAUST, JAMES BOND BROTHER
03/04/2013 11:30am

Skyflash Gives you wings. It’s true, because at least this invention lets u fly, instead of those silly energy drinks. Thanks to an ambitious engineer, you can fly like a bird without, thankfully, falling to your death:). This article is done by meera dolisia, and is totally butt-kicking.
Now for the first and second idea. The first idea is to advance our technology. We have gone from jumping off cliffs, to flying bi planes, from hang gliding, to flying in suits with wings, we now have the tech to fly like a bird. The second idea is to wow us. I mean come one, what are da chances that we would be able to fly like birds? Right now its 100% possible.
And now for the last idea. The last idea is to inform us. This is because we now know that soon our tech will advance by leaps and bounds. Now that the ideas are done, I will have to say good bye in the next paragraph.
Well, I have to go. I have places to be, people to see, and video games to play. Thanks for staying and reading this. Bye.

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tanner pippins
03/04/2013 11:33am

skyflash gives you wings.
a skyflash makes it were you can glid in the air.instead of launching 26000 feet above.him and his friend made a skyflash.they wanted to by able to fly like birds.the people who had worked on it for 5 year have 3 prototypes.the 3 modles are all diffrent sizes.it will by made of fiber glass.

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Desserea (death-ray)
03/04/2013 11:34am

i learned that swides can fly by just useing their own water!they can fly about 11 meters per sec thats faster then the worlds fastest human that can run about 10 meters per sec. the skiwed un folds its fins to make the water come out like a jet the skiwd will still be way up from the water even after its out of water amayzing. when its heading back in the water it folds right back up to perfent it from any harm it may get if it wernt to fold back up in its shape.i wish i could see that!

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riley ward
03/04/2013 11:35am

I am doing my aticle review on ''While pig may never fly, squids sure do''. how do squids fly they have fins that fly open when they want to fly. the people that found this out was some japanese marine biologist.

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Brody(Brodakiss#44)Bilyeu
03/04/2013 11:39am

A Smart Trash Can? Now Why Didn’t Someone Think Of That Earlier?
People have invented a bunch of things like smart phones, smart cars, and smart glasses. So someone had the idea to make a smart trash can. Minoru Kurata was and engineer at a Japanese auto company.
The trash can isn’t smart enough to clean up a room but if someone threw a piece of paper close to it then it will move toward the direction of the piece of paper. A motion-sensing Kinect camera s placed around the area first detects the position of the trash. Then it sends its information to the computer.
The people wanted to give it the lowest center of gravity as possible. So when it moves it is narrow and compact so it sits low on the ground. So why use a trash can when you can use a smart trash can that moves?
Minoru was awarded an Excellence Award at the Japan Media Arts Festival that was held in Tokyo. This machine would be fun to have. They also say if you had this you would be the basketball star.

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Jacob Perryman:)
03/04/2013 11:44am

We have smart phones, smart cars and even smart glasses, so it would only be logical that the next big idea would be A smart trash can. At least that's what Minoru Kurata, an engineer at a Japanese auto company.

But before you get your hopes up too high, the device is not smart enough to clean up your room, after you leave for school. What it can do however, is make you seem like basketball superstar. That's because every time a piece of trash is flung anywhere close by, it moves in that direction and ensures that it lands inside.

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03/04/2013 11:45am

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katie & sam g
03/04/2013 11:47am

While Pigs May Never Fly, Squids Sure Do!
The squids fly over the Pacific Ocean to find warmer Waters.
They have been flying over the oceans since 1892.
They spend most of their lives under water.
They can fly over 30 meters in 3 seconds.
There were about 100 Japanese squid in the north west of the Pacific Ocean.
Witch is 370 miles off the shore of Tokyo in July,2011.
Some Japanese researchers confirm Squids can fly.
There length is 203-225 mm.
They go each ( 100 feet) during each flight.

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jordan wilson
03/04/2013 11:49am

this (WONDERFUL) week i am writing about fling man. there is new cool inventen it is a guy that can fly. i wonder did he drink a red bull.

the fling man didnot drink red bull.The man invented a gizmo that flys it as 2 turbo jet engines.u cant be over 24kg to fly it

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Kyler Lindsay
03/04/2013 11:49am

Smart Trash Can
The smart trash can created by Minoru Kurata a Japanese scientist got the idea when he always threw paper and missed the trash can and had to get up and throw it away.
The trash can is equipped with a motor controller and wheels. IT has a low center of gravity so it doesn’t topple over while moving. That means it sits low and narrow.
Kurata was awarded the excellent award at the japan media arts festival in Tokyo, from february 13th-24th.

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Underwood & $arah $.
03/04/2013 11:54am

We r goin to tell u about germs on everyday objects
Germs can get on iphones so easily because your fingers touch the screen so much. These germs that get on iphones, or any touch phone for that matter can make u very sick. They can also give u infections. Some people die from infections.
Germs also get on toys, and every thing that is touched a lot. The germs travel from ur hands to the objects. Then someone else touches the objects and they get sick.
So now that u know a lil bit about grems on objects u should wash ur hands after u pet animals, or use the bathroom. Could luck, Thxs 4 readin this and stay GERM free.

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03/04/2013 11:55am

This article is about how a special germ is in everyday life. most people might think its cool but wait till you find out more. There are germs that stick on objects. This is the same kind of germ that gives you infections and makes you sick .they found this by lifting an imprint off a smartphone screen than transfers it to a petri dish . with in three days students were rewarded for many different kinds of cool images. Because they found some stuff others didn’t.

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Jacob Lowery
03/04/2013 11:58am

I am summarizing A Smart Trash Can? Now Why Didn't Someone Think Of That Earlier? By Meera Dolasia. This article is about a true revolutionary invention the smart trash can designed by Minoru Kurata who is an engineer that works at a Japanese auto company. Minoru used a Kinect camera to send the pictures of nearby environments to the on board computer. This Kinect camera and computer are able to stand thanks to the extremely low center of gravity that the smart trash can includes.
The device is not smart enough to clean up your room, after you leave for school. What in can do however, is make you seem like basketball superstar. This is so because the Kinect camera senses all close objects. The trash can, which is equipped with a motor controller and wheels all snugly fitted on the underside. In order to ensure that the can does not topple over as it tries to catch the badly aimed trash that is near the device.
Minoru who was awarded an Excellence Award at the Japan Media Arts Festival held in Tokyo from February 13-24th for his exquisite invention. The narrow, compact design allows the trash can to sit evenly on level ground. And sits low on the ground. It then sends this information to a computer, which rapidly calculates the location and transmits it to the can via a wireless connection. Minoru first needs to secure a patent for the elaborate technology and more importantly, get the can's success rate of detecting the falling article a tad higher than the current 10-20%!
I chose this article because I enjoy working with any type of electronic. I learned that technology is advancing significantly since twenty years ago and that it will continue to advance further. This article has taught me that most of our future lives will revolve around tech. this will help me in the future by teaching me that tech will inhabit most of our lives almost constantly.

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Matthew Berry
03/04/2013 1:07pm

While Pigs May Never Fly, Squids Sure Do! Is what my article review is on. I guess instead of saying "i'll believe that when pigs fly
" people should say "i'll believe that when squids fly" Hard to believe that squids can fly and pigs aren't even clos to flying how wierd is that.

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kain mcdonald******;)
03/05/2013 6:42am

Jetpacks are not new and many other daredevils have been using them for years. However, even they are going to be a little envious of these new wings that allow the wearer to soar into the skies from the ground, instead of having to be launched from 26,000 feet above.
Dubbed Skyflash the wings, which were by the 46-53 inch long wingspan, is an ambitious project undertaken by Germany's Fritz Unger. The youngster, who earned his aviation license at the age of 14, says that while flying inside a plane was great, he had always dreamt of flying like a bird - Completely. Since there was nothing available on the market, he and a few like-minded friends decided to build it themselves.

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Caleb Little
03/05/2013 1:43pm

With Meteor Explosions And Asteroid Flybys, The Skies Were Busy Last Friday

Friday, February 15th, will go down in the record books as one of the busiest celestial days in recent history. First came the unexpected meteor explosion in Russia and then, Earth's closest encounter with an asteroid yet

The excitement began early in the morning when the startled citizens of Chelyabinsk in Western Siberia witnessed a blinding flash followed by a booming shockwave in the skies. Before anybody could react, a meteor estimated to be the force of 20 atomic bombs exploded, shaking and impacting an area of over one million square feet and damaging over 3000 buildings

Besides creating massive panic amongst the city's 1.1 million residents the explosion also resulted in over 1,000 injuries. Fortunately, most of them were minor cuts and injuries caused by the flying glass debris. Some meteorite fragments also ended up in a frozen reservoir outside the town, leaving a 26-foot crater in the ice
The scientists at NASA and the Russian Academy of Sciences estimate that the meteor was roughly the size of a bus and weighed between 7,000 to 10,000 tons. It entered the Earth's atmosphere at a supersonic speed of between 33,000 to 40,000 mph and exploded 12-15 miles high, releasing 300-500 kilotons of energy that resulted in a 300-mile long trail.

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Emily livingston
03/05/2013 4:20pm

My article is about the flyingsquids!!!!!By Meera Dolasia on February 27, 2013.People at a beach seen the squids and thought it was just a joke.The squids fly about 340 miles and that would be cool to see.A guy said the water is like a jet stream fly proples and the squid get all there power they swim in.The squids were all over the ocean by the end of the day and it would be cool to see them fly by and hit the ocean!

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Kayla Mcnellis :)
03/07/2013 9:12am

Skyflash Gives You Wings!
Jetpacks are not new - Yves 'Jetman' Rossy and many other daredevils have been using them for years. However, even they are going to be a little envious of these new wings that allow the wearer to soar into the skies from the ground, instead of having to be launched from 26,000 feet above.Dubbed Skyflash the wings, which were inspired by the magnificent condor's 46-53 inch long wingspan, is an ambitious project undertaken by Germany's Fritz Unger. The youngster, who earned his aviation license at the age of 14, says that while flying inside a plane was great, he had always dreamt of flying like a bird - Completely unencumbered. Since there was nothing available on the market, he and a few like-minded friends decided to build it themselves.
The team has been working on this project for 5 years. It is made of many different things. designed to be worn like a backpack, the wings that measure 11.15 feet across, is made of three units that separate during take off and then reunite, as soon as the flyer is airborne. The separation helps provide greater surface area during lift off, while bringing them back together during the flight, helps increase speed and stability.
Powered by two micro-turbine jet engines cleverly fitted in the center that are fueled by two gas tanks placed on the sides, the wing can be steered with the help of a single hand throttle and the pilot shifting his/her body weight. For example, to turn the pilot stretches out an arm, while to climb, he bends his knees. The maximum weight that this 25 kg contraption can lift off with is about 130 kg, which while not much, is a great start.As for how a pilot achieves a smooth landing? The inventors are a little coy about that, saying that it's pretty much the same as how one takes off - Maybe those are the kinks they are still trying to work through. Hopefully, they will be able to succeed in doing something that humans have been struggling to achieve ever since Icarus tried to escape from Crete, with feather wings!

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Dakota Cushing
03/07/2013 10:26am

A Smart Trash Can? Now Why Didn't Someone Think Of That Earlier?

"We have smart phones, smart cars and even smart glasses, so it would only be logical that the next big idea would be . . . . A smart trash can?" That would be so cool!!!!!!!! (i did not know that we had smart glasses.) what will it be made of?

"But before you get your hopes up too high, the device is not smart enough to clean up your room, after you leave for school.what i was hoping it would.not saying that my room is dirty or anything.that would be really awesome though.

"While getting a trash can that requires such an elaborate set-up may not be a priority on your list, Minoru who was awarded an Excellence Award at the Japan Media Arts Festival held in Tokyo from February 13-24th, says that he has received many inquires about licensing his product for commercial use.how much will it cost . hopefuly it won't be to high.because that would be cool to have.

However, the young engineer is holding out for two reasons - He first needs to secure a patent for the elaborate technology and more importantly, get the can's success rate of detecting the falling article a tad higher than the current 10-20%! what is that . i really want one of them.

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Lance Somner Malonson
03/07/2013 11:52am

Jetpacks you kidding there so old school appeared to this baby. If you don’t believe me look at skyflash wingers. You thank that Yves 'Jetman' Rossy is good what would you thank if hid used skyflased. “However, even they are going to be a little envious of these new wings that allow the wearer to soar into the skies from the ground, instead of having to be launched from 26,000 feet above. However, even they are going to be a little envious of these new wings that allow the wearer to soar into the skies from the ground, instead of having to be launched from 26,000 feet above. However, even they are going to be a little envious of these new wings that allow the wearer to soar into the skies from the ground, instead of having to be launched from 26,000 feet above.”

Come on scints of the United States why did you lit them Germans bit us at making a good stuff when we are the number one country. Will at less you have to get a license put not just that you have to be 14 and older not saying they would do smart things on it. “Since there was nothing available on the market, he and a few like-minded friends decided to build it themselves.”

I’m supers that they been working on it that long and you scantest can’t make one with your so call high teak electronics and stuff like that. I’m really disappointed in you gays. So far, built three prototypes - Two concept models of varying sizes and recently this full-size working model constructed from aviation plywood and covered with shrink-wrap plastic (to keep costs low) and you can’t do that. “If this final version which is undergoing ground tests works as hoped, the team plans to embark on building the real wings.”

“Designed to be worn like a backpack, the wings that measure 11.15 feet across, is made of three units that separate during take-off and then reunite, as soon as the flyer is airborne and the separation helps provide greater surface area during lift off, while bringing them back together during the flight, helps increase speed and stability.” Now if you scantest did build this I’ll thank I was safe.

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Briley Shockley
03/08/2013 11:46am

"While Pigs May Never Fly, Squids Sure Do!"

Though rumors about squids flying have been spreading since 1892, no one has had the scientific evidence to back them up. Now some Japanese marine biologists have unveiled not only that the squids fly, but how they do it. A team of scientists led by Jun Yamamoto from Hokkaido University in Japan research a group of 100 Japanese squid in the North West Pacific Ocean. As their boat approached the mollusks the scientists saw about 20 of the eight inch long creatures launch themselves into the air

The squids open their mantle to draw in water, and then squirt the water out in a high pressure jet. By the time the water runs out the squids are over the water surface. The squids do not plunge back into the water; they fly in the air by spreading out their fins and arms. These creatures can travel 11.2 meters in the air per second. The world’s fastest man can only run 10.31 meters per second.

I think the squids fly to keep away from predators.

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Austin Harris
03/09/2013 4:58pm

I choose to do my article on - Skyflash Gives You Wings! By Meera Dolasia
Jetpacks are old news as daredevils have been using them for several years now. There is the new Dubbed Skyflash the wings, which is a new project taken on by Germany's Fritz Unger. He got has aviation license at age 14, and says flying inside a plane is great. His dream is to fly like a bird. There was nothing on the market, so him and some of his friends build one theirselves.
The group has been working on it for five years, and have built three prototypes- two concept models of several sizes and lately a full size working model. It's made of aviation plywood and covered with shrink wrap plastic. It is being tested and they hope it works, so they can build the real wings. The skyflash iwll be made of glass-fiber and have powerful engines to make it fly longer and faster.
It will be worn as a backpack, that will be made of three units and will come apart at take off and come back together as soon as the flyer is airborne. This will allow greater surface area lift off and help increase speed and stability.
THere will be two micro-tubine jet engines that are fueled by tow gas tanks. The wing can be steered by a single hand throttle and shifting of body weight is 25 kg. contraption can lift about 130kg.
Not much but a good start. They still are working on landing smooth.
Could you just see us flying to school instead of driving. Instead of parking your car, just take off your backpack and put it in your locker. Time to go home just put on a backpack and fly home in just minutes. No waiting in line to pull out of the parking lot. Just wait and make sure you are clear for take off.

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Maddie Archer
03/10/2013 7:15pm

A Smart Trash Can? Now Why Didn’t Someone Think of That Earlier?
We have so many “smart” objects today, there are too many to count. We have smart phones, cars, and many other things so why wouldn’t someone think of making smart trashcans? Minoru Kurata is an engineer at a Japanese auto company, and has thought of the idea of a smart trashcan and is hoping to get this invention into stores soon. This article is by Meera Dolasia.

Unfortunately, this device cannot do major cleaning up, such as picking up trash and cleaning a room for you, but what it can do is pretty neat. This smart trashcan could make you look like a pro at basketball by moving across the floor in the direction a piece of trash is thrown. The piece of trash will land perfectly inside the trashcan, no matter where the trash is thrown, as long as it’s thrown in the general area of the trashcan. This smart trashcan ensures you won’t miss the next time you decide to throw a piece of trash into the trashcan.

The way this trashcan works is by a motion-sensing camera placed around the area that can detect where the trash is thrown. After that, it sends that information to a computer which can rapidly tell where the trash is at, and then sends that information to the can. Then, the can activates and moves in whichever direction it needs to on its wheels that are on the bottom of the can along with the motor controller. You may not want a trashcan that requires so much work to set up, but Minoru seems to think many people will want to buy his product. He has run into many obstacles while trying to get his invention licensed, and is just hoping things will work out!

I chose this article because I thought it looked neat that a trashcan could actually do this. I think I learned that it takes a lot of work trying to invent something and I also learned a little bit about how things like this are made. I think knowing this information will help us in the future if we would ever want to invent something like this.

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Riley Earls & Gunnar Berger
03/10/2013 7:18pm

We chose this article because who doesn’t want a “ smart” trash can! This article was written by Meera Dolasia. This trash can move to retrieve trash? Hopefully this article can help to explain more about this new device.
This trash can is one of the new smart things ( smart phones, smart cars, etc…) that make life a little easier. The trash can catch trash thrown near it. If junk is thrown near it, it moves to make sure that the trash makes it into the can. But don’t think it will clean your room for you.
One might ask how does this smart trash can work? Well this trash can has a camera placed so it senses the trash thrown at it. The position of the trash is quickly sent to a computer via a wireless connection. The trash can also has motorized wheels so the garbage can, can actually move.
We chose this article because even if you’re a really bad shot this can, can make you look like an all-star basketball player! We learned that our world is getting smarter every day. Or we could just have to much time on our hands to come up with a smart trash can! This little can, can maybe the new now!

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Cole Howerton
03/10/2013 9:31pm

Skyflash Gives You Wings!
By: Meera Dolasia

Ever had a dream of flying? Well now you can, with Skyflash wings!
Now, you can even be launched from the ground instead of the air.

This gas powered machine helps people launch themselves up high into the air, soaring with the birds. Skyflash has an 11.15 ft. wingspan, which is highly compact for a flying machine. It is also designed to put on like a backpack, which would make it more comfortable than complex designs.

I think this is a great idea, because I have always dreamed of flying. Even though it is gas-powered, I'm sure it doesn't cause that much pollution. In fact, if these were available for the general public, I would get one myself.

I chose this article because flying is a unique and amazing concept. It would be amazing to soar through the air gracefully. Though it was a laughing matter seven hundred years ago when Leonardo da Vinci attempted the flying machine, modern technology has made his, and many others dream come true.

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