What will 4°C average global temperature mean for Planet Earth?

What will 4°C average global temperature mean for Planet Earth?

00   If no realistic agreement is made at the COP21 climate change conference in Paris, the world risks shooting past the safe 2ºC limit on its way to a 4ºC increase in average global temperature or more, but what will that mean for the planet?   A report produced by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) and Climate Analytics for the World Bank in 2012 warned that such a temperature level would…

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Dubai’s Burj Khalifa may no longer be the tallest building in the world

Dubai’s Burj Khalifa may no longer be the tallest building in the world

00 The building would have a total of 59 elevators including double deck elevators and 12 escalators, it would also boast the world’s highest observation deck to which high speed elevator’s would travel up to 33 feet per second in both directions (slightly over 35km/hr). Jeddah tower would have 3 sky lobbies where elevator transfers can be made. This implies that no elevator would go from the bottom to highest floor which in some way…

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Phone Review: The Infinix Hot 2 Review

Phone Review: The Infinix Hot 2 Review

00 The Infinix Hot 2 X510 is a sequel to last year’s Infinix’s entry-level smartphone, the Infinix Hot X507. The Infinix Hot 2 is the first mobile phone in Africa fitted with Google’s new Android One OS framework, which enables it to upgrade to the latest Android OS version as soon as it becomes available. Read our Infinix Hot 2 review below. Body & Display The Infinix Hot 2 has the same 5-inch display as…

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BlackBerry PRIV Review

BlackBerry PRIV Review

+10 Typical Price: £559.00 Pros: Excellent Display; Great Design; AWESOME Specs; Decent Camera; No More App GAP! Cons: Battery Performance Is Sketchy At Best; There Are Some Performance Gremlins; Keyboard Isn’t As Good As Passport’s Setup; No BlackBerry Blend Verdict: The PRIV isn’t perfect, as noted throughout this review, but I have tried to be as diplomatic as possible, highlighting why certain things might not work quite as well as they should, commending its positives, and attempting to…

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Minecraft and Snapchat creators join billionaires list

Minecraft and Snapchat creators join billionaires list

+10 Out of media player. Press enter to return or tab to continue. Jenny finds out what makes the world’s richest people A new list of the world’s richest people is out and it shows there are more A new list of the world’s richest people is out and it shows there are more billionaires than ever before. How much is £1billion? You could buy over 3 million PS4 or X Box One consoles with it!…

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Google launches wi-fi network in Kampala, Uganda

Google launches wi-fi network in Kampala, Uganda

00 Google has launched its first wi-fi network in Uganda’s capital Kampala, as part of a project to broaden access to affordable high-speed internet. The company is making the broadband wireless network available to local internet providers, who will then charge customers for access. The web giant says the network is now live in 120 key locations in Kampala. Official statistics show Uganda has about 8.5 million internet users, making up 23% of the population….

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Bill Gates joins with Mark Zuckerberg and other top investors for urgent global action on climate change

Bill Gates joins with Mark Zuckerberg and other top investors for urgent global action on climate change

00   On the opening day of the COP21 global climate change meeting in Paris, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg have announced they have joined together with other private investors to help fight climate change by investing in renewable energy. The Breakthrough Energy Coalition will provide financial support to companies that take clean energy innovations out of the laboratory and commercialize them, the main idea being to accelerate progress on clean energy development.   “The…

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Amazon unveils their new drone delivery system

Amazon unveils their new drone delivery system

+10 Amazon revealed how they will deliver their online purchased products in the future. In a video, they showed their new delivery drone – Amazon Prime Air.   The video shows the unmanned aerial vehicle on a delivery mission – narrated by Top Gear’s very own Jeremy Clarkson. Amazon points out that despite being a publicity stunt, the drone’s flight is not simulated. The company also highlights that the automated logistics system from the video is also real:…

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Canadian architects turn bus into Mobile Fresh Food Market

Canadian architects turn bus into Mobile Fresh Food Market

00 For residents of some remote regions of Toronto, shopping is a difficult and expensive task. Sometimes, the nearest supermarket is more than a kilometer away. But a project carried out in the city changed this reality using an adapted bus as a traveling market. The Mobile Good Food Market bus is a project created to take healthy and cheap produce to residents on the outskirts of the city. The bus, which is completely accessible…

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These pre-fab Hobbit homes are built in only 3 days

These pre-fab Hobbit homes are built in only 3 days

+10 Ever dreamed of living in a Hobbit house? Yes, you most definitely have. Well, you don’t need to teleport yourself to the Middle-Earth in order to make that happen. American company Green Magic Homes has the power to fulfill the utter dream of any Lord of the Rings fan with their prefabricated houses that look just like hobbit holes and are built in only 3 days. Developed to be covered by grass, resembling the ones from the…

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