Design by a housefly: Mahmood Hajim @ TEDxBaghdad

How does the common housefly beat its wings two-hundred times a second without burning out? Ingenious design. Engineer Mahmood Hajim demos his fly-inspired perforated propeller that could revolutionize everything from wind farms to submarines.

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  1. freedomofwhat reblogged this from tedx and added:
    this is pretty freakin cool.
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