Kamen Demos Water Purifier on the Colbert Show

April 10 2008 / by Accel Rose / In association with Future Blogger.net
Category: Environment   Year: 2008   Rating: 7 Hot

Check out Dean Kamen’s latest water-purifying device in action on the Colbert Show:

Unlike the Segway, this seems like an invention with a large demand for it. Let’s hope it can be deployed quickly to the regions that need clean water most urgently.

Dean Kamen Unveils Stirling Engine Powered Hybrid Car, Stuns Us All

November 10 2008 / by John Heylin / In association with Future Blogger.net
Category: Environment   Year: 2012   Rating: 3 Hot

Dean Kamen has jolted the world yet again with his latest contraption — A Stirling engine hybrid car.

The Stirling engine, for those in the dark, is an engine which derives its power from an external heat source. The amazing thing about it is that the heat source can be just about anything, even your own body. Kamen’s car, dubbed “REVOLT,” can run on any conventional fuel, from biodiesel to natural gas.

Despite the practicality of such an engine, development of the Stirling engine in the world has been trying at best. Weird to think that an engine, which runs on heat and was invented in 1816, could fall to the side all these years. But we’re starting to see the Stirling engine pop up more and more these days, especially in large solar arrays.

So when are we going to see this in production?

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