7 Research Hacks That Will Make You Speak With Authority

There is an old saying about knowledge: “The master of all trades is the jack of none.” This is true in life, especially in speaking.You don’t want to identify yourself as someone who can speak on every topic.One of the best ways to become a better public speaker is to narrow down a topic to speak on. You...

Fingerprints Can Be Stolen From Photos, Research Suggests

Japanese scientists succeed to extract reliable fingerprints from pictures taken from up to three meters away. Next time you pose for a photo, you should remember that there is a tiny possibility of your personal data getting copied and used by scammers.The disturbing news came from researchers at Japan’s National Institute of Informatics (NII) recently. Scientists reported that they...

Apple’s New iPhone Could Have Facial Recognition, Rumors Swirl

The rumor mills have been buzzing since Business Insider reported that future iPhones could have an external facial recognition system.A research note given to clients by Cowen and Company said the iPhone 8 (or “iPhone 10” according to the document) could come with a “form of facial/gesture recognition.”The note continues to describe other possible features, the note written...

Meet the Guppy and the Largest Aircraft in the World

It is the ugliest, yet most useful plane in NASA’s fleet. Though it looks more like a massive fish than an aircraft, the Guppy is used to ship immensely large parts all across the world.The reason why NASA requires such a large planeBefore any satellite id launched into space, it has already flown many times- likely inside the Super...

The 20 Greatest Engineers of All Time

The need for man to invent new technologies is as old as humanity itself. The labors and achievements of the following engineers have made enormous impacts on society and the world we live in today. We thank you. Join us as we explore the some of the 20 greatest engineers.1. ArchimedesFirst and foremost the great Archimedes. Universally recognized...

Disposable Drones May be the Answer to Autonomous Delivery

Limited access to laboratories and clinics in underdeveloped regions have left a large portion of the population with no access to medical care. In rural environments, it is not always possible to transport specimens or medication within the necessary time frame for patients to be treated. Therefore, the use of drones for delivery of medication or vaccines have been...

New 2018 Ford Mustang Gets an Interesting Facelift

One of the world’s most iconic cars, the Ford Mustang, got a fresh look, and not everyone is happy with the end result.Ford debuted its new 2018 Mustang coupe model at events in Los Angeles, Detroit and New York. The announcement was only partially spoiled by a press leak, but nearly all of the details are out regarding...

Meet the Guppy and 4 Largest Aircraft in the World

It is the ugliest, yet most useful plane in NASA’s fleet. Though it looks more like a massive fish than an aircraft, the Guppy is used to ship immensely large parts all across the world.The reason why NASA requires such a large planeBefore any satellite id launched into space, it has already flown many times- likely inside the Super...

How Does Nuclear Waste Get Shipped ?

Vessels used for keeping the used nuclear waste Radioactive MaterialRadioactive materials are some of the most volatile compounds on the face of the planet. Yet with the right technology, even a train cannot penetrate the impressive shields that safeguard them from any danger on the road, track, or sea. Through decades of refined engineering, scientists developed mechanically robust nuclear transportation flasks. These...

Colorful New Maps Capture the Veins of America

A beautiful new map surfaced online detailing the interwoven rivers and streams throughout the United States.Imgur user Fejentlenfej, who also serves as a geographer and DIS analyst, crafted the maps. Its creator said they used Strahler Stream Order Classification, making higher stream orders bolder with thicker lines. The maps were created via QGIS software. The prints are available...