Articles (Technology)

Geothermal Energy

As we are encountering the forthcoming crisis of fossil fuels depletion, many regions of the world started to depend on geothermal energy as an affordable, sustainable, reliable, and environmentally friendly solution. 

Household Vampires

Power bills represent a monthly nightmare for every household; they require much money from the monthly budget. 


Compressed air can be used in a variety of ways.


Everyone in the world is concerned about the future of transportation. 

Cooking Oil Can Run Your Car Too!

Have you ever heard of cars running on vegetable oil? 

Fusion Power

One of the most promising, yet difficult to achieve alternatives to current power sources is nuclear fusion.

Steam Power and the Industrial Revolution: 1760-1840

The Industrial Revolution began in England, then spread throughout Europe and then North America during the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

PathChip: the Diagnostic Microchip
(Technology and Us)

We have seen microchips, so many times in sci-fi movies. 

Nobel Prize 2012: Seeing the Light
(Come to Your Senses)

Can We “See” Light? Before you answer this question with a yes, take a minute to ponder what “seeing the light” really means. 

Vertical Farming
(Food and Agriculture)

By the fifties of the current century, the world population would reach over 9.5 billion. 

Energetic Algae
(Technology and Us)

As demands for more sustainability in our lifestyles increases, so do the innovations that cater to those demands. 

(Come to Your Senses)

SONAR is an acronym for SOund Navigation And Ranging.

Fasten Your Seatbelts: Google’s Driverless Car Has Arrived
(Technology and Us)

When Karl Benz invented the first gasoline-powered automobile, it had no gears, no brakes, and could not climb up or down slopes unaided. 

Alternative Energy Sources
(Technology and Us)

Almost everybody is now aware of the fact that it is not too long before we run out of all forms of fossil fuels.

Cloud Storage
(Technology and Us)

Have you ever experienced a hard disk failure? 

Cloud Computing
(Technology and Us)

Have you ever used the cloud storage service “Dropbox”?

Subway Shopping
(Technology and Us)

As the pace of life increases more and more, ways are created to help people use their time as productively as possible. 

In Cairo: Solar Heaters and Biogas Units on Rooftops
(Technology and Us)

Some people talk about clean energy, waste reduction and the impeding energy crisis. Other people choose to take action.

Google Fiber: The Evolution of the Internet
(Technology and Us)

If you are a computer geek like me, you will know exactly what a beta test is.

Technology of Natural Gas
(Technology and Us)

For hundreds of years, natural gas has been known as a very useful substance.

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