Rhino-horse first traces found in Ancient India?

November 24, 2014 / No Comments

Have you always been curious about issues pertaining to evolution and continental drift? Well, this news may interest you. According to Los Angeles Times, a mammal, which is likely to be weigh 45-75 pounds, has radiated into the modern rhinoceros, hippopotamus and horse. This new story was published last week in the journal called Nature Communications. Described nine years ago as Cambaytherium thewissi ...

Left-Out Torpedo Station in Baltic Sea to be Vamped as an Ideal Spot for Water Sports

November 21, 2014 / No Comments

Torpedo stations and look-out stations are unused structures now. Come to the European region and you could see them scattered across the sea. One such structure in the Baltic Sea, however, will soon be bustling with activity as it has been marked for renovation. A torpedo lookout station located at Puck Bay has been identified by MFRMGR, Polish architects, to be ...

Biggest Parrot-Beak Dinosaur Fossil Excavated From Siberia

November 17, 2014 / No Comments

‘Psittacosaurus sibiricus’ also known as Parrot beaked dinosaur is widely considered as the most species-rich dinosaur genus which ruled the earth millions of years ago. The recent excavations which happened near the village of Shestakovo in Kemerovo region in western Siberia unearthed the fragments of the biggest known parrot beaked dinosaur. Large scale excavations are going on in and around Shestakovo for ...

Asia’s first Science Gallery to be set up in Bengaluru

November 14, 2014 / No Comments

Bengaluru, the IT hub of the nation will be soon known as the first place in Asia to house a science gallery. If everything goes well, the first Science Gallery in Asia will be set up at the Indian Institute of Science Campus by 2018. The news has been confirmed when the Karnataka Government officially signed an agreement with the Science ...

The Three R(s) Apply to Foundations, Too

November 5, 2014 / No Comments

It seems a bit odd to think of a building foundation as helping the planet – or at least not doing as much harm as traditional foundations. How different can they be, one foundation to another. Well, certainly there are several very different foundation styles that include different materials used, whether or not you have a basement and what the final ...

Green Homes Sell Better

October 1, 2014 / No Comments

Picture this: you’re trying to sell your home. You’ve had tour after tour and while your potential buyers are all quite charmed by the layout and the neighborhood, you’ve yet to receive an offer. Why? One woman declined to buy because your home doesn’t have solar panels and she will only live in solar powered houses. Another couple said that ...

ISRO 440 Newton turned out to be a successful dry run for the final propulsion

September 22, 2014 / No Comments

The test firing of Newton 440 was done on September 22, 2014 which came out to be successful, which boosted up the confidence and hopes of the Indian Space and Research Organisation engineers about the engines performance on the final day of run, Wednesday, September 24, 2014. The final firing of the spacecraft will be done day after which will be fired for 24 minutes from7:17 ...

A Solar Storm is heading towards Earth

September 15, 2014 / No Comments

As per some reports from US, a strong solar flare was launched off the sun on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 afternoon and is making its speedy movement towards the Earth. These emissions might disturb the Earth’s power grid mechanism causing some fluctuations in satellites and radio transmissions on September 12 and 13, 2014. Even though the flare is detected to be of Class ...

Ganga River restoration Plans: Supreme Court says centre needs 200 years

September 5, 2014 / 1 Comment

Taking a sharp call at the Centre, the Supreme Court of India, on September 3, 2014, said that the current plan for cleaning river Ranga may take 200 years. Despite all the allocation of funds and other details that have been revealed by the Centre, SC was quick to point on the flaws and has asked the government to present a ...

Going Green for a Professional Clean

September 3, 2014 / No Comments

By now most people know how to “green up” their household cleaning supplies. They know, for example, that adding some baking soda, dish soap and vinegar to a spray bottle filled with water makes a pretty great all-purpose cleanser. They know that the easiest way to clean a bathtub is with a grapefruit and kosher salt. When it comes to industrial ...