Canonical has some pretty ambitious goals for Karmic Koala: faster startup times, tight cloud integration, an improved experience for netbooks, a Ubuntu software store, and much more. Some of these changes in recent alpha builds and yesterday’s 9.10 alpha 6 continues to bring things into focus. … Read More
Welcome to the future – where plants take us by surprise and seal our fates as the dear or dying species on this planet! Our only defense is the “Jaguar Mark XXI.” Designer Christopher Pollard has made this nature defense vehicle. It drives like a mother. Then when parked, the black panels activate. These panels are photovoltaic, lift from the car automatically, and face the sun, like the sunflower. Scary, right?
It’s totally science. Watch the video. You’ll see it.
The “living” panels signify “the synergy between the car’s energy replenishing function and the natural science from which it takes its inspiration.” The photovoltaic panels use solar power – a power you may have heard of – to power the car. Additional details bist written below. It’s like a -oh what to do you call it – Transformer!
Green car / in disguise!
Designer: Christopher Pollard
Originally by Chris Burns from Yanko Design on July 8, 2009, 12:01am
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