Articles (Engineering)

A World Without Internet
(Technology and Us)

Those born in the 20th century know well the life with and without the internet, but younger generations depend on it on a daily basis.

Around the World in Five Houses (4)
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

In China, several forms of vernacular architecture flourished across the centuries; many remain to this day. 


Around the World in Five Houses (3)
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

Although vernacular architecture is a universal concept, Africa in particular is rich with numerous examples.


Around the World in Five Houses (2)
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

Although the building blocks of igloos are made of ice, their interiors can reach up to 40 degrees warmer than the outside temperature. 

Mining the Sky II
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

What if the greatest discovery of natural resources did not take place here on Earth, but in the sky?


Architecture: The Ultimate Union of Science and Art
(Science and Art)

Architecture has always been a reflection of the evolution of not only mankind and human nature, but also of science and technology.


Pascal: A Literary Scientist
(Brilliant Young Minds)

We have to pause in deep thought and awe when it comes to an exceptional genius who successfully combined science, literature, and religious thinking.

Biomechanics: Work Out Smarter, Not Harder
(Science and Sports)

Biomechanics is the science that studies the body’s motion; it is an extensive interaction between biology and mechanics.

The Science behind Up!
(Science at Home)

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!


Humanoid Robots
(Technology and Us)

Are humanoid robots invading our houses any time soon and how far can they go?



The Sihwa Lake Tidal Power Plant: The World’s Largest Tidal Power Station
(Power)

South Korea is considered the world’s fourth largest oil importer, taking in 2.5 million barrels of oil daily.

Zafarana Wind Farm: Egypt’s Largest Wind Power Plant
(Power)

In early 1980s, the Egyptian Ministry of Electricity and Energy formulated its national strategy in the field of New and Renewable Sources of Energy (NRSE) as an integral part of its global energy strategy. 

Cooking Oil Can Run Your Car Too!
(Power)

Have you ever heard of cars running on vegetable oil? 

Human Electricity
(Power)

Without electricity, you would not be reading this article right now.

The 1-Liter Car
(Power)

We all know that fossil fuels are depleting, simultaneously the world consumes a large amount of petrol per year.

Energetic Algae
(Technology and Us)

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

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”?

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.

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