And the problem is way more severe than the problem of a world without petroleum. We have multiple alternatives for petroleum, ethanol-based fuel, for example. But for many practical applications, helium is non-renewable with no alternatives, whatsoever. At present, helium is available in the market at a cheap price – I will explain the reason … Continue reading The Earth is running out of Helium and we can’t do anything about it
Elon Musk is an authority whose words mean a great deal for techie out there. That’s why a lot of companies have changed the horses in midstream after the recent statement by Elon Musk on flying car. “Obviously, I like flying things,” Musk told Bloomberg. “But it’s difficult to imagine the flying car becoming a … Continue reading This Taxi Drone is New Competitor of Uber Flying Car
After the cell tower maintenance, construction jobs are the next most hazardous jobs out there. In 2014, more than 100 construction workers died from onsite accidents. Also, this number is not accurate as most of the construction related injuries go unreported. Two of the top causes of these deaths are a) colliding with something or … Continue reading This simple solution by Sumitomo will save lives of a lot of construction workers
Managing noise inside aircraft or within any enclosed space for that matter has been a challenge for engineers for a long time. At present, drywall, foam sheets, end-grain balsa like materials are used as sound dampeners. The problems with these solutions are that they don’t absorb sound on the basis of their shape but on … Continue reading Boeing will use 3D printed thermoplastic to kill a long standing problem in aircraft
Last week, a news article caught me off guard. It disclosed some researchers, from Himachal Pradesh, India, that are in a run to patent a recipe for Mandyali Dham – a traditional community feast. Mulayam Gulgule Kumar, the owner of Krishna Sweets, left me in total surprise this morning again when I found a design … Continue reading An Indian Halwai filed a design patent for Jalebi, wait… what?
This week, USPTO published a patent application by Apple which suggests that Siri will be interconnected to all their devices via a same user profile. Connecting all the devices will help Apple give its user real IoT experience. Apple will be able to control his TV via his Apple Watch, for example. Last year 9to5 … Continue reading This patent will make Siri smarter
No, we are not talking about those water propelled suits. A british startup, Gravity, has just unveiled a jet engine propelled suit that can actually fly. The suit uses 6 miniaturized propulsion engines affixed on hands and legs of a wearer (yes, just like the iron man suit). The inspiration behind the suit is obviously … Continue reading A company just built, patented, and showcased an iron man suit and then disappeared like it was nothing
Even after several years of Gulf of Mexico disaster, marine life there is still suffering. Thousands of aquatic animals and millions of fishes have died because of oil covering the surface of water. Even though the situation is much less worse than it was earlier, but oil spills are yet to be solved and it will … Continue reading A new biodegradable sponge can free oceans from oils
If Bitcoin is so good, why isn’t everyone using it? Bitcoin, the currency of Internet has become the most interesting currency of our decade. Even though Bitcoin is still a newbie in the world market and doesn’t have much authority yet, it has the potential to dominate the digital exchange worldwide. People like me and … Continue reading Will Bitcoin ever touch the $10k mark?
An Earthquake is the most destructive disaster as it can affect the entire planet with its wrath. And it not giving clues of arrival easily adds to its horror than rest of the disasters. We have seen its several aftermaths. Even I felt the horror once!! And trust me; it’s far more heart-wrenching than I … Continue reading How this once mass criticized method could be next breakthrough in earthquake prediction?