This Temple Still Astounds Archaeologists 12,000 Years Later

When it comes to the history of engineering, Gobeklitepe is one of the oldest miracles of humankind with its construction dating back to 12,000 years ago. Even now, archeologists are still trying to solve the mystery behind who designed, built and erected Gobeklitepe in a world of chaos, as well as how and why they did it.Located about...

Check Out These Insanely Cool Upgrades to VW’s Classic Microbus

Volkswagen, like most other automakers, feels the allure and promise of electric vehicles. Rather than churning out new concepts, however, VW reimagined one of their iconic classics.This doesn’t mark the first time the VW minibus got an EV upgrade. However, VW’s I.D. Buzz became the first model to have a fully-autonomous driving option.World Premiere of an icon with...

Best Water Treatment Systems for Your Home

Water treatment systems are designed to solve differing issues with domestic water supplies. As hydrology and water quality vary widely across countries consumers need to determine their specific treatment needs before shopping for a suitable system. Issues can range from water hardness, chemical filtration, biological filtration, UV treatment, well water quality and other water contaminants or pollutants.Professional and...

Which Universities can Claim the Most Famous Scientists?

Universities are melting pots for peoples and ideas and provide fertile ground for world-changing research and scientific breakthroughs. Certain universities have become renowned for their contributions to political discourse. Others specialize in law or business or the arts. But which universities did most famous scientists study at? As you might expect, most are located in US and Europe....

9 Ways to Become A Better Public Speaker

I hear people complain all the time about not having the opportunity to speak. That’s bollocks. In fact, I ask people all the time if they are public speakers and most of them sheepishly say no. This is also bollocks. Every time you open your mouth and utter your words in public, you are technically a public speaker.An...

Uncovering the History of the North European Gas Pipeline

The North European Gas Pipeline (NSGP), more commonly known as Nord Stream, is an offshore natural gas pipeline connecting Vyborg, Russia with Greifswald in Germany. Running for 1,224 km, Nord Stream is the longest sub-sea pipeline in the world. The pipelines can deliver an annual capacity of 55 Billion M3 but plans exist to double this output to 110...

This Bacteria-Powered Battery Could Revolutionize Bio-Batteries

People around the world go through countless packs of disposable batteries each year. However, a new device could not only simplify that process; it could save lives for people with limited resources. Researchers at Binghamton University in New York State developed a battery sheet powered by bacteria.The device uses chromatography paper as a base. The team then placed a silver...

IDDP Drills Into a New Era of Steam Energy Potential

Iceland Deep Drilling Project (IDDP) recently announced they almost reached into 5km down into the heart of a volcano where temperatures about 500C. The project aims to ‘drill’ a new era of the geothermal energy industry.According to the IDDP, the project almost reached 5 km down into one of the most volcanically active places in the world, Reykjanes...

This Surgeon Livestreamed Operations by Using Snapchat’s Spectacles

Why tell people about your surgery when they can follow the process via your doctor’s Snapchat story?As a tech-savvy surgeon and cancer specialist, Dr. Shafi Ahmed found a new way to combine a new generation gadget into his daily life. By wearing Snapchat’s Spectacles – the company’s camera-equipped sunglasses – Ahmed live streamed a hernia repair surgery. He...

The Universal History of Numbers: a Book Inspired by a Kid’s Question

The road of science is paved with questions, and the most interesting ones mostly come from children. A Universal History of Numbers by Georges Ifrah became a pioneering book resulting from the curiosity of children. Ifrah wanted his students to feel at ease and never embarrassed by asking questions. Hence, he compiled a list of some of his most frequently...