The ultramodern Villa Kogelhof Wins ARC13 Architecture Award

The ultramodern Villa Kogelhof in Kamperland, the Netherlands has just been awarded one of the prestigious Dutch ARC13 Architecture Prize. The building’s designers, Amsterdam-based Paul de Ruiter Architects, were honored with the prize — alongside three other award winners — at a festive award ceremony in Rotterdam. Villa Kogelhof is a privately owned, energy efficient […]

Interesante Facts About The Ladybug

The main question that comes up, when speaking about the Ladybugs, is how they got their name……In the middle ages, farmers were having great difficulty controlling the pests that kept plaguing their crops, mainly aphids and other such plant chewing critters. In an attempt to fix this problem, the resorted to praying to the virgin […]

British Scientists Invent Hydrogen Based and Cheaper Artificial Gasoline

British scientists are refining the recipe for a hydrogen-based fuel that will run in existing cars and engines which could cost just around $1.50 a gallon and is more energy effiicient than the nowadays petrol. The hydrogen-based fuel instead of carbon-based (as it is heavily used in nowadays petrol) doesn’t emit any harmful greenhouse gases […]

Monaco International Circus Festival in Monte Carlo

The Festival International du Cirque de Monte-Carlo (International Circus Festival de Monte-Carlo) was created in 1974 by S.A.S. Prince Rainier III of Monaco (1923-2005) to promote circus arts—for which he had a lifelong passion. The first Festival was held from December 26 to 30, 1974 under the big top of the French circus Bouglione, installed […]

How Do 3D Glasses Work?

You may have wondered to yourself, “How do 3D glasses work?” With the current interest and development of 3D televisions and programs, many people are beginning to grow more curious about the technology behind it. This article will explain how the glasses allow you to see in 3D. And, with one exception, you won’t encounter […]

Top 10 World’s Fattest Countries

The World Health Organization has recently released the results of health surveys taken between 2000 and 2008 on world obesity, and the news isn’t pretty. The common fat-o-meter among nations is body mass index (BMI), a calculation based on a person’s height and weight. The World Health Organization defines “overweight” as an individual with a […]

The Largest Cave in the World Discovered in Vietnam

The world’s largest cave passage was discovered deep within a remote Vietnamese jungle. The Son Doong cave measures 262 feet by 262 feet (80 meters by 80 meters) and at least 2.8 miles (4.5 kilometers) deep, making it the largest single cave passage ever discovered, according to National Geographic News, where the discovery was announced. […]

Top 15 Amazing Facts About The Human Body

1. The stomach’s digestive acids are strong enough to dissolve zinc. Fortunately for us, the cells in the stomach lining renew so quickly that the acids don’t have time to dissolve it. 2. The lungs contain over 300,000 million capillaries (tiny blood vessels). If they were laid end to end, they would stretch 2400km (1500 […]