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Germany Now Produces More Than Half Of Its Energy Using Solar

The move towards solar energy is encouraged all over the world. Germany seems to have set a world record with as much as 50.6 percent of the electricity in the country being provided using solar energy. This feat was achieved in the middle of the day... 

This 3D-Printed Material Can Carry 160,000 Times Its Own Weight

It is back in news yet again…correct, it is 3D printing. Without any doubt, advances in the 3D printing technology have helped a great deal in a number of fields the world over. However, the kind of potential it packs leaves one with a number of questions... 

Phoenix Towers: World’s Tallest Pair of Towers To Be Built in Wuhan, China

It seems like the latest development plans by China lend credence to the claim that it may have used more cement in the past three years than the United States did in the entire 20th century. Interestingly enough, Middle Kingdom already hosts the world’s... 

“The Machine” From HP Seeks To Reinvent Computers

Hewlett-Packard has been known in the recent past for its failures (HP Touchpad) and its buyouts of companies like 3Com and Palm, Inc. but it’s innovation line up has been inactive for a while. Apparently it was shut down because they were planning... 

MIT Can Now Monitor Your Heart Rate (through a wall) With WiFi

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has been known for innovations throughout the USA and for its unique research programs and it has yet again brought forward one of its innovations; this time for health. Remember those baby monitors you had... 

Surgeons Performed C-section To Save a Turtle

Egg binding is the name given to a condition where animals such as reptiles and birds are unable to deliver eggs. This condition can cause serious infections leading to death. This can be avoided if the egg or eggs are removed surgically. In 2013 a turtle... 

Official World Cup Ball ‘The Brazuca’ Is Almost Perfect, Scientists Say

The 2014 FIFA world cup is scheduled to begin on the 12th of June and the buzz is building up each day. A major chunk of the buzz is about the official football of the World Cup made by Adidas, the Brazuca. The name combines the words Brasil (the host... 

Top 10 Engineering Colleges

While the rising cost of higher education is ballooning, there is no denying its necessity for some professions – engineering being one of them. Here is the top 10 Engineering colleges you can choose from. 10. Imperial College London A public college,... 

12th Class Indian Boy Builds Waterproof Shoe That Charges Phones As You Walk

It is pretty nice to hear news about secondary school kids inventing something spectacular. We heard of the creation of a 3D printer by a 15 year old lad in the recent past. It seems like it has been some sort of a trend setter for young blood. A 12th... 

Facebook To Provide Free Internet Around The World Using Solar-powered Drones

It sucks to be without internet in the modern day and age, right? In times we live in, internet disconnection for mere seconds alone can account for sudden mood swings. Are you one of the unlucky folks who face recurring internet disconnections or, worse,...