Offices now in Forest

Offices now in Forest

Have you ever dreamt of working in the forest? Now companies like Amazon, Samsung and Alibaba are building structures in such a way that you can walk from the office and reach forest in few minutes and work in the lap of nature. Companies are resorting to state of the art designs at work place so that employees are more happy, give better productivity and can stay for longer hours to meet deadlines. This trend is called Biophilia where the people tend to connect with the nature. We feel more…

Electric flights coming soon

Electric flights coming soon

Possibility of operating all flights on electricity is being explored and Norway will become the first county in the world to have all electric flights operating in domestic zone including other Scandinavian countries. Norway has set Year 2040 as the deadline for all electric flights at least the domestic ones. Chief executive Dag Falk-Peterson of Avinor, the public operator of Norwegian airports said “we think and wish to make all flights lasting up to 1.5 hours electric so that it becomes a solution and not a problem for the environment”….

Now travel by sea just like you travel by bus and metro

Now travel by sea just like you travel by bus and metro

Have you travelled by sea just like you travel by bus or metro? It is now possible with the launch of seaplane in India that will take its maiden flight from Varanasi, the constituency of Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi. Varanasi is a town in Uttar Pradesh where river Ganga flows along its shores. Amphibious aircraft can take off and land on both short strips and water bodies. Amphibious aircrafts are slower and heavier but are more versatile than the usual land planes. They could be slightly tricky to manoeuvre…

Faster than sound car-Bloodhound SSC launching

Faster than sound car-Bloodhound SSC launching

First road test of Bloodhound SSC (supersonic car) is being launched at Newquay airfield in Cornwall, UK. This will be launched after intensive experiment of about 9 years. Experiment started on Oct 28, 2007. The Bloodhound will be launched on Thursday (26th Oct 2017). This pencil shaped amazing car will reach a maximum speed of 320 Kmph over 2.7 Km runway. The speed is expected to skyrocket to somewhere 1609 Kmph which will be @4X than the speed of some of the reputed present day racing cars like Porsche, Lamborghini,…

Now you can scatter ashes of loved ones in space

Now you can scatter ashes of loved ones in space

Believe it or not but now you will be able to scatter ashes of your beloved ones in the space. A British company Ascension Flights is planning to launch its first Ascension aircraft into the space that will cost UK pound 795(INR 68,000) onwards. The company was set up by two graduates from University of Sheffield, UK and spent last few years in experimenting by sending hundreds of items into the space. The remains will go up 36km (22 miles) and will be scattered on the outer atmosphere of Earth….

Norway-1st country to become 100% electric powered

Norway-1st country to become 100% electric powered

Norway will become the first country in the world to be run on electricity and will be known as the first fully electric powered nation. Electricity outage is very common in India and many other developing countries across the world. It causes difficulties for a common man. Everything is being automated now a days and electricity is the core foundation or base of this. But there are some countries where government puts primary focus on energy sector and designs, formulates and implements policies and laws that give priority to electricity….

Formula 1 cars more safe with Halo device

Formula 1 cars more safe with Halo device

Formula 1 race going racy on race circuit and everyone is eagerly waiting as to who will race faster to finish first. Suddenly 2 cars come closer about to touch. In next 2 seconds the cars collide and are turned upside down and the driver of one car dies. This has been the case in many races across the world every year. Motor federation has come with a new device “Halo” which is extra protection on the helmets worn by car racers. The device was tested for the first time…

What happens inside quietest place on Earth

What happens inside quietest place on Earth

Do you know which the quietiest place on Earth is? It is Microsoft office in Redmond headquarters in USA. To be precise Anechoic chamber is the exact place at -20.6 dB. There are six concrete rooms within rooms that enclose the chamber and can reduce the noise of a jet taking off to a whisper. Literal meaning of Anechoic is echo free. Year 2015 saw the world record of -9.4dB in Orfield Laboratories in Minneapolis.   Let’s walk through sounds heard at different decibels (dB) which is a measurement unit…

Plane-longer than a football field

Plane-longer than a football field

Microsoft has developed an airplane longer than a football field and has a wingspan of 385 ft. It is named as Stratolaunch. Yes, this is the world’s largest plane weighing about 1.3 million pounds. It weighs 500,000 pounds without fuel and it can carry fuel weighing 250,000 pounds. It has 28 wheels and has six 747 jet engines. The aircraft is 238 feet from nose to its end and is 50 feet from the ground to the tip of its vertical tail, its highest point. This plane developed by Microsoft…

Vending Machine dispensing Ferraris

Vending Machine dispensing Ferraris

Now forget about vending machines dispensing eatables and soft drinks. Vending machine in Singapore is dispensing world’s largest luxury car Ferrari. The vending machine is a multi building where luxurious cars including Ferrari, Bentley and Lamborghini among others are on display. The customer wishing to see the car has to use touch screen installed on the ground floor. The moment touch screen is pressed, the selected car comes on the ground floor in 1-2 minutes.