Monday, January 14, 2013
It might not win any beauty contests, but this electric vehicle developed by students at Hiroshima University would be my pick if I had the choice of which car I was going to be involved in an accident with. Instead of relying on interior airbags to cushion the driver during a collision, the iSAVE-SC1 is essentially a drivable cushion that should soften the blow for driver and pedestrian alike.
A woman in hot air balloon realised that she is lost. She reduced altitude and shouted to a man below:
Excuse me! Can you help me? I promised a friend to meet him an hour ago but I do not know where I am.
Man below replied:
You are in a hot air balloon 30 ft. above the ground. You are 41 deg North latitude and 59 deg West longitude.
A man in search of truth ended up at the monastery of a sage. He prostrated before the master and requested refuge. The sage told him he was happy to initiate him but there were certain rules the disciple would have to obey.
"I want you to practice silence," the master said, "Therefore, you are only allowed to speak once every twelve years, only one sentence of no more than five words."