This Train Station Doesn’t Access a Railway

The Turkish city of Dalaman serves as the perfect holiday spot. It offers a turquoise coastline, luxurious beaches, and incredible historical sights. Despite its natural beauty, Dalaman has one ridiculous-seeming error. Its train station doesn’t access any sort of railway.The building resulted from the order of Abbas Hilmi Pasha, an Ottoman Viceroy in Alexandria, Egypt at the turn...

This Can Opener Bridge is a Nightmare for Truck Drivers

This bridge could be the worst one ever for any semi truck driver. The North Carolina bridge falls just a bit short of the US regulation of a 14 foot bridge height. At 11 feet, 8 inches, it’s certainly earned its name as the “can opener,” removing the lids off unsuspecting semi trailers.The Norfolk Southern-Gregson Street Overpass gets...

Almost Everything You Need to Know About Google’s History

Google’s history is a story of classic entrepreneurialism, hard work and a little luck. From humble beginnings, the company has blossomed into online advertising, cloud computing, software and hardware solutions. Alexa, a company that monitors commercial web traffic, lists Google.com as the most visited website in the world.Google’s mission statement is “to organize the world’s information and make...

A Group of Scientists Explained What’s Wrong with Science

A team of international researchers decided they’re done with poor research and the “publish or perish” crisis plaguing science and engineering.The eight-page manifesto for reproducible science details ways the scientific community can fix its flaws. Within the last year, studies detailed how “low effort” research thrived in a community, finding a road to publication much faster than their...

Moqui Marbles of Utah and Martian Blueberries Are Strangely Similar

Moqui marbles formed about 25 million years ago. They are also known as shaman stones used to get in touch with other dimensions, souls, and God.Some of you might be familiar with the strange sphere formed stones discovered on Mars, which were then called ‘blueberries‘. Spread across the US for at least 25 million years; Mysterious Moqui marbles...

Not Your Average CEO: Shop Talk with Autodesk’s Carl Bass

It’s not often that you get to sit face to face with the CEO of a multi-billion dollar company – but Autodesk’s Carl Bass isn’t your average CEO.On January 20th of next week, the CEO of Autodesk is hosting a webinar to discuss his projects and engage in a little “shop talk” with anyone that wants to join....

Covão do Conchos Spillway Looks Like A Portal To A Parallel Universe

One can’t help but be mesmerized by the Covão do Conchos, a spillway in the middle of a tranquil Portuguese lake.A spillway is a drainage channel within a dam that is used to provide a safe release of floodwater to a downstream area. It prevents water from spilling out of the dam and causing damage.Covão do Conchos is an example of a...

Doctors Discovered A New Way to Heal Wounds Without Leaving Any Scars

Doctors have discovered a breakthrough in healing wounds. They are now able to manipulate scar tissue to regenerate skin which enables a wound to heal naturally.Doctors began their research at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. An intense study took place over a number of years along with the Plikus Laboratory for Developmental and Regenerative Biology at...

A Brief History of Calculators

We underestimate the computing power of a device that can fit in the palms of our hands. Nowadays, for many people, calculator is an application that open on their smart phones. But before it got that luxurious, calculators went through a series of evolutionary steps that brought us to this point.The history of the calculator, or what we know of...

Get Rid of Public Speaking Anxiety By Doing This 1 Thing

As a an engineer, there is a good chance that you are an introvert. There is nothing wrong with being soft spoken unless part of your job includes public speakingYou are great at communicating complex ideas, but just not to large groups of people. You get speech anxiety. In the privacy of your dim lit office, your fingers...