WigL At Sea

WigL At Sea

There was a time when travel by sea was the fastest way to travel from continent to continent. Those voyages by boat were often fraught with difficulties caused by the limitations of only being able to access whatever resources crews loaded with them in advance....
WigL in the Wilderness

WigL in the Wilderness

From the literary days of Jack London’s Call of the Wild to more recent movie releases like Adrift or The Mountain Between Us, the reality is that human beings seem fascinated with the idea of pushing our limits — and seeing if we can survive the stretch. This...
WigL Flying Cars into the Sky

WigL Flying Cars into the Sky

People have been waiting for flying cars for a long time. Since the Space Age, motorists have been dreaming of the time when their four wheels would lift off the ground and commutes would be shorter, faster and in the sky....
How WigL Could Help in Natural Disasters

How WigL Could Help in Natural Disasters

Nearly a year ago, Hurricanes Harvey and Maria devastated Houston and Puerto Rico, respectively. While there was plenty of damage done to private property and public infrastructure, one of the most widespread effects of the storms was loss of power. In Texas, more...
Four of Tesla’s Ideas Whose Time Has Come

Four of Tesla’s Ideas Whose Time Has Come

Serbian-American scientist and inventor Nikola Tesla has long been the source of controversy, intrigue and folk legends. The namesake for today’s high-end electric car personally registered around 300 patents during his career, many of them having nothing to do...
The Problem with Batteries

The Problem with Batteries

We’ve already talked about how the military has an unfortunate need for bigger, better, heavier and more efficient batteries to keep our troops’ equipment running, but what about the rest of us? If you’ve been around on Christmas morning in any...