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Clouded Thinking? - Qatar's World Cup Soccer Stadia To Have Artificial Clouds

The Mechanical and Industrial Engineering department at Qatar University have worked out how to keep their stadia cool for the World Cup: build a cloud.

The Eyes Have It - Diagnosing Diabetes Through The Eyes

Scientists have found a way to detect diabetes by looking in your eyes.

Take It And Leave It - BMW Announces New Car Sharing Scheme

In Munich, you can find a car on the side of the street, take it, and leave it wherever you like.

Looking Through The Cracks - Using Nanotechnology To Locate Dangerous Cracks

New developments in nanotechnology make detecting potentially dangerous cracks in airplanes much easier.

Relief Yourself - A One-Stop Disaster Relief Center

A new application has been designed to provide as much disaster relief as possible in one place.

Japan Earthquake Keeps Hitting: GM Closes Another Plant

The Japanese earthquake and tsunami of March 11 continue to make their effects felt here in the United States. After closing a Louisiana plant, GM was forced to close another plant.

Have Your Capacitor And Battery Too - A Battery That Charges Fast & Produces More Power

A new development in battery design promises batteries with the power of a capacitor coupled with the energy of a battery.

For He's A Jolly Google Fellow - Google Takes A Stance On Climate Change

Google announces 21 Google Science Communication Fellows, who have been charged to spread the word about climate change.

PepsiCo Announces A Bio-Based, 100% Recyclable Bottle

PepsiCo announced today the first 100 percent recyclable PET bottle made from agricultural byproducts from the company's own foods business.  The company is already a leader in green endeavors, including its 100 percent compostable SunChips bags; 100 percent, post-consumer recycled NAKED juice bottles; and the ultra-lightweight Aquafina bottle, "Eco-Fina."

Positive Enforcement - The Military Wants To Make Friends

The military is being taught how to win friends and influence people.

That Blasted Roof! - Capturing Wind Energy On Your Roof

A cheap, unimposing wind turbine that attaches to the roof of your house could be on many horizons in the not-too-distant future.

We've Got The Power - Memory That Requires 100 Times Less Energy

New technology drastically reduces the energy needed to run mobile devices, allowing you to use them for longer.

Slamming Scamming Spammers - How To Identify Anonymous Email Authors

Spammers are on notice: you can run, but you cannot hide. Although you spend so much time at the computer, you probably can't run far.

Site Announcement - March 7, 2011

InventorSpot.com is happy to announce that another writer will be joining our team. Nicholas Greene is a freelance writer with a Bachelor's degree in English obtained from the university of Calgary. Nick's blog will concern advances and innovations in the computer industry, often with a nod to their possible effect on electronic modes of entertainment.  You can read his computer technology blog here.

Concrete Solution - Concrete That Won't Crack In Cold Climates

New developments in concrete technology could mean that roads last twice as long as they do now.