1,700-year-old Ancient Tombstones found in Silk Road

November 27, 2014 / No Comments

Silk Road is widely considered as the most ancient trade route which connected China to the Roman Empire. [caption id="attachment_17059" align="aligncenter" width="467"] 1,700-year-old cemetery discovered[/caption] The historical significance of Silk Road is unquestionable even in the 21st century, and this is compelling archeologists to conduct excavations in the path. The recent news from this corner is regarding the discovery of an ancient cemetery ...

Weather or Not Helps You Plan Your Calendar According to the Weather Forecast

November 27, 2014 / No Comments

Setting up reminders for your schedules helps you prepare for an event. But unexpected changes in weather can spoil your plans. Now, with a new app installed in your iOS device, you could always switch to Plan B. Weather or Not  is the app that helps you plan your calendar events in accordance with weather.  It is indeed a weather forecast ...

Bio-Bus that Runs on Human Waste Starts Ride Along UK Streets

November 26, 2014 / No Comments

Aren’t we relying much on non-renewable sources of energy for fueling up our automotives? This thought has been prevailing for decades but we are yet to find an effective stand-in. But UK is now setting an example to the modern world. And what they rely on is something which will never fall under the non-renewable tag -- human waste! Hitting British ...

IIT Madras to be a part of SERN Experiment

November 26, 2014 / 2 Comments

Indian brains always have demand in all corners of the world, and the latest evidence of this trend came from the most anticipated experimental corner, The CERN. As per reports, IIT Madras, the premier educational institute in the nation is all set to be a part of the World known CERN Experiment. With this achievement, IIT madras became the first IIT and ...

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 ...