Articles (Technology)

InSight Lands on Mars
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

If you have looked up at the sky on 31 July 2018, you could have probably seen Mars shining brightly without resorting to any special equipment.

The Science behind Scenography
(Science in Arts and Culture)

We live within worlds of stories, and we use stories to shape these worlds. 

Architectural Acoustics
(Science in Arts and Culture)

Good architectural acoustics is not a luxury; it is a necessity. It impacts everything; from employee productivity in the office settings, to the market value of real estate.

Inventions that Make Our Day: Razors, Coffee, and Zippers
(Inventions and Innovations)

From the moment you wake up till you go to bed at night; do you ever stop to think about all the inventions you used during the day, and will continue to use every day? (Razors, Coffee, and the Zipper)

The Elusive Genius: Mr. Satoshi Nakamoto
(Inventions and Innovations)

For years, the genius mathematician responsible for the creation of Bitcoin—the first ever digital cryptocurrency—remained unknown. 

The Invention of Printing: Spread the Word!
(Inventions and Innovations)

Throughout history, people have invented many machines that forever changed the world; the Gutenberg Printing Press is one of them.

Smart Techniques for Smarter Education
(Education, Business, and Society)

Teachers use different tools to facilitate their hard profession; one of which is the writing board, which is the oldest and best known tool.

Outside the Box
(Education, Business, and Society)

Outsourcing can be a smart business decision if done correctly, but it can also be detrimental to business.

Chemistry and the Environment
(Physical and Chemical Sciences)

Chemistry helps scientists discover alternatives to substances harmful to the environment and health; thus, “green chemistry” has been developed.

The Worldwide Work Web
(Education, Business, and Society)

Each wave of technology overturns its predecessor but the development of computing technologies is more than a chain of innovation.

Generating Electricity from the Human Body
(Human Body)

With the technological advances of this age, you can expect what we once thought of as science fiction to be reflected in real life.

Blue Gold
(Earth Sciences)

Can you imagine your life without water? Of course not, life without water is impossible; we need water to survive.

(Education, Business, and Society)

In 21st-century economy, higher levels of educational attainment correlate to higher earnings; skills and fields of training are an important currency in job markets.

The Science Behind Up!
(Science in Arts and Culture)

Look up in the sky! It is not a bird! It is not a plane! It is not even a superhero! It is a flying house!

The Internet and Mind Control
(Computers and Information Technology)

Does Facebook really connect people or provide an unrealistic version of reality? 

The Golden Touch
(Education, Business, and Society)

In Greek mythology, King Midas had asked the god Dionysus for the ability to turn everything he touched into gold; when he was granted his wish, he thought he had good fortune. Yet, he soon came to regret making that wish!

Capturing Life: The Camera
(Inventions and Innovations)

As early as the 11th century, the idea of the camera was already being developed.

The Compass: Heading North
(Inventions and Innovations)

To this day, no one knows exactly when the compass was first used, or who invented it; what we know is that it dates back to the 11th century.

Recording and Emitting Sound
(Inventions and Innovations)

The first electrical speaker device was constructed and patented by Alexander Graham Bell in 1876.

Ring Ring! Wake Up!
(Inventions and Innovations)

The earliest alarm clock dates back to around 250 BCE, and was invented by the Greeks.

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