Category Archives: Interesting News

Tesla solar roofing will be cheaper than normal roofing?

When Tesla, the Silicon Valley automaker and energy storage firm founded by billionaire Mars colonization enthusiast Elon Musk, unveiled its gorgeous solar roofing system back in October, it was assumed that said shingles would be significantly spendier than conventional roofing — you know, roofing that isn’t capable of transforming free and abundant sunshine into a…
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Most Innovative Bridges Being Built Right Now

These bridges all have something in common: bold and forward-thinking design! In a century that is seeing skyscrapers pushing vertical limits and 3-D printing transforming both design and engineering, it’s easy to look past the innovative bridges being built across the globe. Although their function—getting passengers from one point to another—may be mundane, the structures…
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The Full Moon Madness – Lunar Effect

Have you ever heard that people go crazy during a full Moon? What’s going on to cause all this lunacy? Or maybe, just maybe, it’s all a myth and nothing special ever happens during full moons. If I went crazy, like real actual cluster-cuss crazy, you might call me a lunatic. Or you might say…
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Inside the Large Hadron Collider

Take a 360-Degree Tour Inside the Large Hadron Collider Some 300 feet below the France–Switzerland border is the largest machine in the world, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). There, particles are sent careening at each other in a 17-mile loop at speeds that approach the speed of light. It's there that the Higgs boson (sometimes…
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Boiling River In The Amazon Rainforest

A legendary boiling river discovered deep in the heart of the Amazon The boiling river has long been a legend in Peru, but when geophysicist Andrés Ruzo's heard about it, he thought such a phenomenon couldn't possibly exist. Shrouded in legend and mystery, the Amazon rainforest is a place where the line between fact and…
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Scariest Roller Coasters In The World

Scariest Roller Coasters Some people would rather do literally anything else than go to an amusement park, preferring to plant their feet firmly on the ground. Others seek out the fastest and most fear-inducing coasters out there, traveling far and wide for a chance to catch some speed. But no matter where you fall on…
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Toyota’s Setsuna Concept Is Made of Wood

Toyota presented an unusual study car as part of Fuorisalone, away from the main trade show in the vibrant Tortona design district. The Setsuna concept is made of wood, and at first glance it could easily be mistaken for a toy car. Yet this is a fully functioning roadster replete with an engine conceptualized to…
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5 Jewels of Nature Threatened by Global Warming

Nature-Victim of Global Warming From the glimmering coral of the Great Barrier Reef to Mount Fuji and the Lungs of the Planet-Amazon Rainforest, global warming may spell the final ruin of some of the most precious jewels of nature and civilization. These are five sites at risk: Great Barrier Reef A warming climate is one of the…
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Top 10 World’s Most Dangerous Volcanoes

On the morning of August 27th 1883 the small Indonesian island of Krakatoa virtually destroyed itself in a series of cataclysmic explosions the likes of which have never been witnessed in human history before or since. Not only was the explosion the loudest sound ever recorded, it released 4 times more energy than the most…
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Man Built Custom Kayak So He Can Take His Dogs On Adventures

67 year old David Bahnson, a retired surgeon, realized that he could modify his kayak to accommodate a pooch after knowing how easily his golden dog, Susie, could fit inside the baggage compartment. He wanted to gather his love for kayaking and his dog. After Bahnson and his wife got another golden dog, Ginger, they…
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Driverless Cars Are Closer Than They Appear

If you don’t live near an eerily utopian internet company headquarters — or in Detroit — chances are you haven’t seen a self-driving car in the wild. But everyone from the CEO of Ford to Elon Musk insists autonomous vehicles will be in regular use by 2020, a mere three and a half years from now. The technology to…
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Interesting Facts About Sushi

Wonderfully addictive, cultural, and artistic -- sushi remains a mystery to the uninitiated. Why would anyone want to pay so much for a few tidbits of raw fish? Unlike the supermarket sushi slopped out by chains in the West, a true sushi experience is unforgettable. Masters in Japan make each bite a ride of color,…
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Rescue Pit Bull Gets His Own Kitty

Bubba, the 6-year-old rescue pit bull, has always been obsessed with cats. It started when his human mom Rebecca Pizzello got him from a shelter in Phoenix, Arizona when he was just 3 months old. Her roommate was caring for a litter of kittens and Bubba just clicked with them. Finally, after 6 years of…
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The 6 Most Expensive Perfume Ingredients

Wondering why some perfumes cost so much? You know, the ones worn by Saudia Arabian princesses and the Kardashian clan? The secret lies in the main perfume ingredients and in this article, I unveil the 6 most expensive fragrance ingredients in the world. But first, a look at what makes perfume so expensive. The Ingredients The…
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Top 10 Strangest Sports in the World

Most of us love sports or at least watching professional athletes compete against each others because in all fairness, what’s not to like? We all recognize the tennis player on the billboard or that football player from the shampoo commercial on TV, because we as a culture appreciate those who push their condition to the limit.…
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