App Store Developers have earned over $120 billion Since it’s Launch

Reading Time: 1 minute The Cupertino Giant launched the App Storein July 10, 2008. Initially there were only 500 apps available in the app store. Between its launch more than a decade ago and today, it has helped Apple’s developers earning a whooping $120 billion in revenue (Apple revealed in a press release earlier this year). More than a …

Japan Begins Trial Run For The World’s Fastest Bullet Train

Reading Time: 1 minute Japan is a pioneer in high speed trains, punctuality, safety measures including the emergency stop system, which can automatically slow down trains before a major earthquake strikes. Last week Japan started testing of the world fastest train that finished production in the first week of May at the cost of 10 billion Yen ($91 million). …

Norway’s Ambitious Plan to Build the World’s First Floating Tunnel

Reading Time: 2 minutes Norway is planning to build a submerged, floating tunnel to allow road traffic to cross one of its deepest fjords. Currently, the drive from the southern city of Kristiansand to Trondheim is over 1100 kms and takes about 20 hours drive and requires seven ferry crossings. The Public Roads Administration (NPRA) of Norway has an ambitious …

5 Awesome Concept Car Designs

Reading Time: 3 minutes   Concept car is a prototype design made to showcase new styling & technology and to gauge customer reaction. Concept cars give automotive designers the opportunity to visualize the future of car design, or to design something that is just plain cool despite being a bit impractical at the time.   While most concept cars …

The Mysterious Case Of Uranium Cube

Reading Time: 2 minutes   It was summer 2013, when Physicist Timothy Koeth found a mysterious package laying in his parking lot. It came with a note that read, “Taken from the reactor that Hitler tried to build. Gift of Ninninger.” To his surprise, it was a cube of uranium from the 190s apparently used for the construction of …

What is Holochain and How it is Different from BlockChain

Reading Time: 2 minutes   Blockchain is an open, distributed, decentralized, public ledger that records transactions between parties efficiently. It is resistant to modification of the data.   The bitcoin currently has a capacity to process about 7 (TPS) transactions per second, that is not even close to the worldwide payment processors such as Visa, that processes about 1700 …

Six Exquisite Online Cakes That Are Worth Giving a Try

Reading Time: 3 minutes The subject of cakes, like politics, is a contentious one. You may have a favorite local bakery, and we encourage you to support the patisserie in your neighborhood. But the places below are worthy of your consideration and have developed national reputations for their exceptional cakes. The StunnerUltimate Coconut Cake, Peninsula Grill, Charleston, S.C Price: …

Can Someone Photoshop the Eiffel Tower Under My Finger?

Reading Time: 2 minutes This guy took a photo near the Eiffel Tower like every tourist. His attempt to place his finger atop the iconic structure fell short, so he requested on the Internet asking, if someone could Photoshop it! And the response was hilarious. Here are 20 of the best photo-shopped images.

Five Beautiful Private Islands for Sale

Reading Time: 3 minutes Owning a private island is the ultimate escape. No one buys a private island looking for a faster pace. The key is creating a place that functions as an actual refuge one where you can live for weeks, if not months, without interruption. Find solitude and relaxation in these beautiful islands quiet, safe havens with …

Sleeping all the way to space: Is Human Hibernation Really Possible?

Reading Time: 4 minutes It’s 21st century and we’re yet to travel to other stars. For example, the nearest star is Proxima Centauri, located over 4 light years away. FYI, the Voyager spacecraft, the most distant human objects ever built by humans, would need about 50,000 years to make that journey. Nobody is going to live that long. We’re …