TECHNOLOGY

The Most Valuable Brands in the World in 2015

A common story that routinely gets play on technology blogs is that younger individuals are losing interest in Facebook at what could be considered to be alarming rates. You would not know it by the worth of the company as of the spring of 2015. Facebook continues to be one of the top brands in all of the social media ... Read More »

10 most shockingly expensive iphone apps

If you have a small animal like a cat or dog, you’ve been to the veterinarian’s office. You may have also had your animal diagnosed with a disease or injury that requires advanced treatment. Chances are, as the veterinarian was explaining your animal’s ailment, you were nodding your head but not really understanding what the veterinarian was saying. This app ... Read More »

San Francisco’s $6 hipster buses ‘more like a living room’

Last week, private transportation company Leap launched a new shuttle-bus service in San Francisco, designed to feel “more like a living room than a bus”. With free WiFi, USB ports and laptop stations for use – and not to mention the freshly-pressed organic juices and local snacks for sale – a trip aboard the Leap bus will set riders back ... Read More »

A father and son team have created replicas of the Transformers

Peasant farmer Yu Zhilin and his son Yu Lingyun use pieces of scrap metal they have collected from disused cars in Hengyang in China to construct huge robots, similar to the characters of Optimus Prime and Bumblebee who appeared in the multi-million pound films. They have just sold an army of the metal robots for almost one million RMB (£110,0000) ... Read More »

CT scan shoking images of lucky peoples survive!

The pictures are taken in a laboratory and then wonder why they are broadcast on the Internet. It seems to be the only chance of survival for people who survived to explain. Read More »

Produce a turnip with 5 kilograms weight

The turnip or white turnip is a root vegetable commonly grown in temperate climates worldwide for its white, bulbous taproot. Small, tender varieties are grown for human consumption, while larger varieties are grown as feed for livestock. The most common type of turnip is mostly white-skinned apart from the upper 1–6 centimeters, which protrude above the ground and are purple, ... Read More »

World’s Top Trains

Luxury trains are special trains designed specifically to offer an elegant train ride, and evoke a strong sense of association as in history, heritage and decadence of a leisurely ride. Luxury trains operate in several countries and offer a luxurious and comfortable traveling option to luxury travelers. Whereas some luxury trains like the Orient Express promote tourism in major destinations ... Read More »

A robot human, insane televisions and cameras everywhere

The Japanese technology giant offered the only human-like android on the CES floor this year. Her name is ChihiraAico, and she’s here to serve you. ChihiraAico can move her hands and communicate in Japanese sign language. The company hopes one day she’ll function as a service robot in the health care industry, helping elderly people with dementia. ChirhiraAico looks like ... Read More »

Beyond the ‘poo bus’: the many uses of human waste

A British “poo bus” went into service last week, powered by biomethane energy derived from human waste at a sewage plant. For those of us who follow these matters – and my academic works include Geographies of S**t: Spatial and temporal variations in attitudes towards human waste – this was an exciting moment, a rare piece of good PR for ... Read More »

Ambio lamp glows with bioluminescent bacteria instead of electricity

The lamp is meant to sway slowly back and forth, emulating the motion of the sea, and exposing the bacteria within to the oxygen needed to help it glow. A Dutch designer has created a lamp that needs no electricity: it consists of a glass tube filled with bioluminescent bacteria taken from octopuses and suspended in a saltwater solution. All ... Read More »