Now here’s the invention that we’ve all been waiting for: A device that instantly charges our cell phones.
A gadget like this might soon be on its way thanks to a bright 18-year-old from Saratoga, Calif., who was recently honored at an international science fair.
Eesha Khare is the mind behind a super-powerful and tiny gizmo that packs more energy into a small space, delivers a charge more quickly, and holds that charge longer than the typical battery. Khare showed off her so-called super-capacitor last week at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Phoenix, Ariz. In her demonstration, she showed it powering a light-emitting diode, or LED light, but the itty-bitty device could fit inside cell phone batteries, delivering a full charge in 20-30 seconds. It takes several hours for the average cell phone to fully charge.
-- A Kevin Durant jersey hanging from some wreckage in Oklahoma.
-- This school memo, banning superhero play, cannot be real. I mean there's a freakin' typo!
The document states that children’s “imaginations” have become “dangerously overactive causing injuries”. Couldn’t that happen with any kind of make-believe play among children? Isn’t monitoring the level of danger part of a school’s responsibility, rather than unilaterally banning superhero themes in play?