The Once-ler devised the Super Axe Hacker to chop Truffula trees four times faster. It used four times as much energy too! He also created a new hybrid tree called "Xanthophyllum" that produced Avocados on purpose just for himself. Although he loved creating things, the Once-ler had no children to pass his love of invention on to.
In addition to the Super Axe Hacker, the Once-ler invented other machinery including a giant milling machine that ate everything it touched - people, animals, trees - and a huge vacuum cleaner called a Sweeper That Could. The Once-ler took these inventions to Kringlaxzburg City, hoping they would make him rich. But no one wanted his products because they needed natural resources to fuel their devices. So the Once-ler started cutting down all the trees on Lorax Island with his hacking axe. When there weren't any more trees, he went home, which was now only accessible by boat or air plane due to all the deforestation. This is why we say that technology can be dangerous when used irresponsibly.
Nowadays most of Lorax Island has been destroyed and only the Sea Lamprey River remains.
The Once-ler is only visible with glowing eyes and green hands at the opening and finish of the performance. At the end of Act 1, we witness the Super Axe Hacker, a contraption built by The Once-ler to speedily chop down trees. The Super Axe Hacker resembles a massive motorbike. It has two headlights, one in front and one behind, a large cutting blade on a swivel arm attached to its headstock, and three legs that fold up when not in use.
In Act 2, after Dr. Seuss' death, the remaining assets from his company are transferred to The Lorax Corporation. This includes the copyright to the Dr. Seuss books that have since been published starring Ted Lewis as The Lorax.
In Act 3, it is revealed that this new corporation is run by someone who wants to make money fast so they are not concerned about what they do to get there as long as they can make money. This someone is named B.U.SE (Beyond Useful Standard Engagement) and they hire people like the Hatters to go around chopping down trees. When you point out that this will destroy the environment they say that they don't care as long as they make money.
At the end of Act 3, The Lorax tells us that something bad will happen if we let the Once-ler keep destroying more trees.
Archimedes used these machines to construct inventions such as the Archimedes' Claw, a catapult, and the Archimedes' Screw. Look around your house, school, and town for more machinery and gadgets that are variations on the six fundamental machines.
The list below shows what machines were invented by Archimedes. Some historians believe he may have improved on some of his ideas before others were copied by other engineers. Others claim that some of his designs were never actually built.
Machines invented or improved upon by Archimedes include: pulleys (used in water pumps); screws (for moving objects); levers (for exerting force on large objects); arms (for balancing forces); wheels (for mobility).
He is considered one of the most important scientists in history for his work on hydrostatics and mechanics. His methods and ideas have been influential in many other fields including engineering, physics, and mathematics.
Boehm's invention was not the first machine gun. But it was the first fully automatic machine gun, which means that it fired continuously without any help from its operator. The Vetterli mortar used a series of interlocking parts designed by Boehm to fire high-velocity shells at the rate of up to four per second.
The early machine tool manufacturers worked by hand. The earliest machine tools were created about 1200 B.C.E. They were used by metalworkers in Egypt and other parts of the Middle East to make tools.
The first true machine tools were built around 1450. They were used to create instruments for astronomers, mathematicians, and navigators. These tools are called astrolabes, magnetrons, and sextants.
In 1712, Joseph-Marie Jacquard invented a carding machine that was an important step forward in computer technology. Before this invention, cards were used to control looms; now they could be used to control other machines. This is an example of applied science: using research to create a new product or process.
Jacquard's carding machine was an improvement on previous inventions because it could vary the pattern of its motions automatically based on data from a punchcard. It allowed for more complex weaving patterns than ever before.
Around 1820, John Whitney invented the first self-acting mowing machine. It used horses to pull a blade that cut the grass. The end result was a clean lawn without any need for human intervention.
The invention of machine tools: The first machine tools were invented. The screw cutting lathe, cylinder boring machine, and milling machine were among them. Although it took several decades to establish successful processes, machine tools enabled the cost-effective manufacturing of precise metal components. The most important application of machine tools was in the field of weaponry where they allowed gunmakers to produce large quantities of firearms from a single block of steel.
Screw cutting lathes are mechanical devices used for cutting profiles into wood, bamboo, or other materials. They include a rotating head with one or more sharp screws that cut the material. The screw cutting lathe was invented by Joseph Dixon in 1834. It was an improvement on earlier lathes that used knives instead of screws for cutting threads in wood.
Cylinder boring machines are mechanical devices used for making holes in metals. They include a rotary table with a number of pins that fit into corresponding holes in a cylinder. As the table rotates, it causes the pins to move inside the hole, creating gaps between them. These gaps allow water to flow through, which removes metal dust created during the process. In 1832, John Wyatt introduced this technology into Britain. It became known as the "Wyatt Cylinder Machine" because it was used to make cylinders for guns.
Cutting presses, often known as "clicker cutting machines," are used in the manufacturing. The clicker press is a common element used in every shoe manufacturer, and it necessitates the creation of cutting dies for each shoe design portion. The computer-controlled drag knife cutter is a novel cutting technique. It produces very consistent cuts with no breakage or waste material.
Shoes are made by first placing an order for parts from which hundreds or even thousands of pairs can be produced. These parts include uppers (the sole and upper part of the foot), lasts (molds into which the uppers are placed for shaping), pins (for attaching the laces to the shoe), nails (for attaching the pin to the last), etc. Next, several different types of machines are used to combine these parts into finished shoes. For example, glueing machines apply glue to the bottom of the last, then place it inside the mold cavity where it dries forming a strong bond with the surrounding material. Next, the glued last is removed from the machine and the next one inserted. Punching machines use steel plates as templates against which a last is punched to remove the excess material around the edge of the last. This leaves a pattern on the plate that can be used again to create the next pair of shoes. Nailing machines drive wooden pegs through the sole and up into the heel or toe area of the upper to provide support and increase the longevity of the shoe.