Rahmi Koc Museum: a Daily Journey Into Industrial Legacy For Engineers

Defined as the mirror of the industrial legacy, Rahmi Koc Museum offers a huge collection of mechanical, industrial, scientific and engineering monuments all in one.For anyone traveling to Istanbul, Turkey, Rahmi Koc Museum serves as one of the must-see places. You could spend an entire day there. The museum is surrounded by historical vehicles like trains, planes, submarines,...

Air New Zealand Ranked the World’s Best Airline

For the fourth year in a row, Air New Zealand got recognized as the world’s best airline.AirlineRatings announced its Annual Airline Excellence awards and gave out winners in several categories as well as an overall Top 10 list.AirlineRatings.com editor-in-chief Geoffrey Thomas said: “In our objective analysis Air New Zealand came out number one in virtually all of our...

Your Feet Will Thank You for These Ultrathin, Bluetooth-Connected Heated Insoles

Every day, there is a continuous exchange of data between billions of devices. With the advancement of Internet of Things (IoT), Bluetooth technology connects more devices each day. But the company ‘+t’ takes the concept of connected devices to next level.The company developed heated insoles which can warm up your feet using an app. Thats right. +t’s +Winter...

Algorithms Meet Humanity in this Incredible New Art Exhibit

One Turkish artist utilizes algorithms and new technology to speak life into his art in a stunning new exhibit. New media artist Ozan Turkkan’s latest exhibition Fractum Regnum allows visitors to be a part of his art.Based on an idea to play with the perceptions of his spectators, Turkkan’s work uses touchscreens, projectors, 3D imaging and computer-generated holograms...

Connecting Continents with the Eurasia Tunnel

The Eurasia Tunnel, a highly anticipated civil engineering project for Turkey, opened yesterday Tuesday 20th December 2016. To ensure that the opening day wasn’t missed, toll booths had already been completed. Feverish work to asphalt the Samatya district (one of the tunnel mouths) was also underway throughout the night.It’s construction marks a watermark for Turkish infrastructure that will...

This Smart Turbine can Power Your Home

Among all the sources of renewable energies, water appears the consistent and predictable source.A Quebec-based company, Idénergie, uses a river turbine to convert this natural energy into electricity. It provides constant energy 24 hours a day to meet electrical needs, producing 4 to 12 kWh/day depending on the water velocity.How does it work?The turbine must be installed in a shallow river...

Book and Bed Hostel Lets You Sleep in the Bookshelves

If reading is a passion for you, then this hostel might be your heaven. Book and Bed allows you to stay in bunks built inside the bookshelves surrounded by five thousands of books.Book and Bed became a hostel chain by opening their second branch in Kyoto, Japan after Tokyo. Both spots offer the same dream fulfillment for bookworms: sleeping...

This First Grader’s Homework is Confusing Most Adults

For parents, math can be confusing especially when they’ve been out of the school system for decades. But even we think this is a bit much for the typical first grader.The logic puzzle, seen below, uses a key of letters to replace numbers in no discernible pattern.So, we decided to give this a shot and “show your work”...

Sharkman: A Soft Wearable Furniture You Can Work And Sleep In

Designed by Yang Zhao, Sharkman is a fancy wearable furniture that allows you to use it in many different ways. For those who like to have a safe zone, Sharkman offers a comfortable and cool solution. Awarded with the Excellence Prize at London’s International Student Innovation 2016 Awards, Sharkman is a new generation wearable furniture. Photographer: James Barnett Model: Tom...

‘Plant Your Mac’: Giving New Life to Antiquated iMacs

We all have those redundant electronics lying around, the ones that just couldn’t keep up with the introduction of the latest version. They lie there in the ‘tech drawer’ or tucked away at the top of a cupboard never expecting to see the light of day. Now, your old electronics can sprout new life.This comes courtesy of Christophe Guinet, a French...