Check Out the Future: Life in 2116

Check Out the Future: Life in 2116

00 According to a news report, the future may be here sooner than you think. Commissioned by Samsung and carried out by SmartThings, academics and researchers predict underwater cities, personal drones and mega-skyscrapers allby the year 2116. The team even predicted that we would be vacationing to the moon or even mars in just the next 100 years. Concept drawing for an underwater city [Image Source: Independent] The team of academics include architects, futurists and other speakers from…

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10 most incredible three-wheeler vehicles

10 most incredible three-wheeler vehicles

00 There is a very interesting writing principle called “Rule of three” which says things that come in three are more effective, funnier and inherently more satisfying than things that come in any other number. So why shouldn’t this also apply to three-wheeler vehicles as well? I mean, they are definitely far from the usual four, and they stray from minimalistic two-wheeled bicycles, scooters or motor bikes. We listed some of the coolest most interesting three-wheeler vehicles…

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Brazilian researchers turn fruit into edible plastic

Brazilian researchers turn fruit into edible plastic

00 Most of us use tons of plastic in the kitchen from food packaging and wraps. And that creates a lot of plastic waste, which is extremely polluting, taking around 400 years to decompose. With this in mind and looking to preserve natural resources, Brazilian researchers have developed an edible plastic film which can be produced from several types of food, like fruit, vegetables, and spices. The research was conducted in the nanotechnology laboratory of…

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10 Craziest Travel Adventures in the World

10 Craziest Travel Adventures in the World

00 If you are an adrenaline junkie, take a look at what’s in store for you. We’ve listed the craziest travel adventures around the world every adventurer needs to know. 1. Diving with great white sharks in Isla Guadalupe, Mexico [Image source: sharkdiver.com] If your idea of fun is to jump in the water and swim with one of the world’s deadliest animals, then Isla Guadalupe off the coast of Baja California, Mexico is the place…

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Building Covered in Smog Eating Concrete

Building Covered in Smog Eating Concrete

00 Pollution is one of the biggest concerns of the world right now, forcing engineers to come up with creative solutions to fight it. The Palazzo Italia is covered in a special smog eating concrete that will clean the air around it. Architecturally beautiful, the building was also featured in the 2015 Milan expo in Italy. Covered in nearly 9000 square meters of concrete facade, made up of 900 panels, the building was realized with the…

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LG Shows Off Ultra-Thin G6 TV, Measures The Same As 4 Stacked Credit Cards

LG Shows Off Ultra-Thin G6 TV, Measures The Same As 4 Stacked Credit Cards

00 Play Video LAS VEGAS — It wasn’t a smartphone, wearable or drone but an outrageously thin TV that stole the show at LG’s 2016 Consumer Electronics Show announcement Tuesday. The new Ultra HD TV has a frame that’s just 0.11-inches thick — about the width of four stacked credit cards. The G6, as the device is formally known, is part of the new “LG Signature” line of upscale, elegant appliances. To achieve the TV’s slim fit,…

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Climate change: The false hope of Geoengineering

Climate change: The false hope of Geoengineering

00 In February 2015, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) announced that man-made climate change has now advanced so rapidly that options for planetary-scale intervention, in other words ‘geoengineering’, must be considered. The problem of how to solve man-made climate change has now become so serious that numerous voices around the world are starting to mention geoengineering as a possible solution. However, geoengineering approaches remain largely untested and are therefore potentially very risky, with a…

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Good news to e-readers as Amazon Slashes Prices on Kindles & Fire Tablets this week

Good news to e-readers as Amazon Slashes Prices on Kindles & Fire Tablets this week

00 If you love reading and had plans on investing on a kindle tablet , then this is your lucky week as up until February 13, you can get one for as low as $39.99. The low-end 7-inch Fire tablet, which is cheap even at full price ($49.99), is being sold for a limited time for $39.99. Other Amazon tablets and Kindles are being discounted by $20 to $50 off the usual prices. Share This!

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Samsung starts testing their “see-through” Safety Truck in Argentina

Samsung starts testing their “see-through” Safety Truck in Argentina

00 Last year, Samsung introduced the innovative concept of a truck with screens on the back that allows drivers to see the road ahead, reducing accidents on the roads. Now, the company announced that they have begun testing the vehicle in Argentina, and the outcome of this experience will be used to take the project to other countries.  [Image source: Samsung] Dubbed Safety Truck, the project consists on the installation of four weatherproof video monitors at the…

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Incredible Bridge Transforms Into a Tunnel

Incredible Bridge Transforms Into a Tunnel

00 Connecting Denmark and Sweden, the Øresund Bridge is incredibly unique and well engineered. The  combined roadway and rail line bridge runs nearly 8 km where it then transitions into an underwater tunnel for the remaining 4 km. Open since July 2000, the motorway also carries a large data cable essential to internet connectivity throughout Europe. In fact, the bridge is the longest road and rail bridge in the European continent winning severaldesign and engineering awards. At first,…

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