Hello Everyone,

Here's your (not so) totally useless fact of the day:

RECORD NUMBER OF WORKABLE INVENTION IDEAS HELD BY THIS SCIENTIST


American inventor Thomas Edison held over 1,500 patents,
including those for the phonograph, kinetoscope, dictaphone,
radio, lightbulb, autographic printer,
and tattoo gun.
Sourced and published by Henry Sapiecha 15th Jan 2010

Street legal aeroplane

A US company Terrafugia is taking orders for a flying car that it expects to deliver in 2011. Many previous aero car designs have failed to reach production,but Terrafugia claims the its model had carried out all its flight testing.

The company is seeking affordable insurance options from its underwriters.

In the US the driver needs to posses a sports pilot’s license to fly it.

The 2 seater can take off and land at local airports and drive on any road. It is firther claimed that it takes only 30 seconds to convert the car to a plane.In flying mode it cruises at 780km/h and drives up to 180km/h on the road.

Can easily fit into a standard home garage, uses unleaded petrol and has front wheel drive and a proplellor for flight.

For more info and or videos go to www.terrafugia.com

or email to:-

press@terrafugia.com