Isn’t it just the worst riding up a hill on your bike? If Maxwell von Stein’s invention catches on, riding up a hill or gaining speed after stopping at a red light will never exert much energy again.
Carnegie Mellon University industrial design students Jonathan Ota and Ethan Frier developed the Aura system that brings attention to bicyclists by lighting up their bike. The students incorporated six groups of three tri-colored LEDs attached to the rims of a bike. The lights are powered by a generator built into the front hub.
Katy Beveridge, a student of media, illustration and graphic design, created short animations using bicycle wheels. Part of her final year dissertation, Beveridge created the project as an attempt to understand how animation gets created.
Petit filet mignon with pomme puree and asparagus; hamchi crudo with bone marrow, trout roe, laproaig and sweet lime; foie en brioche with port wine and raisin; and a chocolate and gold leaf panna cotta with raspberry. Salivating, yet?