It’s Not a New Earth, Just a New Perspective: AuthaGraph World Map’s Accurate View

It looks confusing, unusual and wrong, but the AuthaGraph might be the most accurate map of the planet ever.Japanese architect Hajime Narukawa solved a 447-year-old problem of the inaccurate and highly distorted traditional world map. We’ve used these maps since the 16th century. The traditional Mercator map tried to flatten the spherical globe but greatly distorted Greenland and...

Never Get a Flat Tire Again with These New Bike Tires

Few things ruin a good bike ride more than a flat tire during the trip. Even the most seasoned bike riders deal with the problem.One company created two unique tires that will never go flat, according to the website.The guys at Canyon Crawler invented the Nexo tires and the Ever Tires. In addition to being durable and lightweight, both types come...

This New Korean Rolling Barrier System Could Save Millions of Lives

One Korean company developed a product to reduce the harsh impacts of guardrails, and hopefully save lives.Every year, approximately 1.25 million people die as a result of a road traffic crash. To prevent vehicles from driving off the road, strong metal bars, commonly referred to as guardrails, run along a road’s edge.According to Federal Highway Administration, the guardrail can...

Lucid Dreaming Stimulator Lets You Enjoy Your Self-Created Adventures

Would you like to control and enjoy your dreams just by a headband? Meet Aladdin, the lucid dreaming stimulator that let you go through the ‘mystical doors’ of dreams.A lot of people might be familiar with moments when you know you’re having a dream and can control anything you want. That’s lucid dreaming. If you’ve never experienced this world, don’t worry, a...

Exciting Hyperloop One Project Gets Closer to Becoming a Reality

Hyperloop One just moved one step closer to becoming the next huge transportation breakthrough.Yesterday, 500 meters high in the Burj Khalifa tower, Hyperloop One signed an agreement with Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) to explore high-speed routes in the United Arab Emirates. Through Hyperloop One, users can travel from Dubai to Abu Dhabi in 12 minutes. The...

Integrated Flood Barriers Designed to Safeguard Venice From Tides

Venice is sinking. This isn’t new information, as the city has been practically sinking since its establishment.However, it doesn’t stop engineers fighting to save this monumental city. MOSE serves as an experimental electromechanical module system designed to protect the Venice and the Venetian Lagoon from high tide by flood barriers.The city has been experiencing aqua alta or “high water” for the...

Get WiFi Anywhere With GlocalMe U2

Fewer things frustrate travelers more than being unable to find reliable WiFi to communicate with family and friends.The GlocalMe U2 device wants to let you roam free without being tethered to a coffee shop’s free WiFi. The mobile phone-sized device can connected to 5 devices without using a SIM card, and runs at 4G high speed.uCloudlink, the company...

Uncovering the Architectural Mysteries of ‘the Miracle of Divriği’

The Great Mosque of Divrigi goes beyond being a mosque. Its architecture stuns as an enormous hypostyle (or pillar supported) complex. It includes a hospital under a charming tomb, decked out by significant Islamic geometric patterns.The building, known as a “darusshifa,” served as an Islamic hospital. It was built in the Sivas Province in central eastern Turkey in...

This Could be the Greenest Tiny House Yet

Tiny House Hunters, Tiny House, Big Living, Tiny House Builders, Tiny House Nation. The popularity and ubiquity of these shows on DIY networks show that tiny homes and off-the-grid living are here to stay.The tiny house craze in design combines living simply with engineering recycled materials to meet modern needs. It’s no wonder that they became so popular...

See How Humans Changed the World from a Satellite Overview

Mankind is the only species that shapes the world at its own will. And construction is the result of a passion to create.We see how we transformed the world (for better or worse), but rarely do we understand the scale of those changes. Some of the best images for understanding that scale come from satellites.Benjamin Grant has been running an...