Repurposing Shipping Containers As Homes: Why This Is Now A “Thing” 

Container Office in Poland. Photo by MOs810. License: CC BY-SA 3.0.

Shipping containers are big metal objects that get used to transport physical objects. Many of the products that we use in our daily lives will no doubt have got transported across many oceans in them. When shipping containers get taken out of service, they often get scrapped. But, one ingenious way to save them from the scrap heap… Continue reading

The Brave New World of Self-driving Cars 

Self-Driving Cars

Technology has made countless advancements of amazing proportions in the past few decades. From smartphones to artificial heart valves, there are plenty of things in existence today that nobody could have imagined 50 years ago. However, there’s a whole other realm of technology, a collection of ideas considered fantastical and out-of-this world, that still seems mystical and unattainable. Continue reading

US Air Force’s Secretive X-37B Space Plane [Infographic] 

The x-37B Orbital Test Vehicle is an unmanned space test vehicle for the USAF.

The X-37B is an unmanned space test vehicle for the United States Air Force, based on NASA’s original X-37 design. It is a lot smaller than the Space Shuttle and is launched via an Atlas V booster. The first test flight was in April 2010, followed by a second test flight in March 2011. Here are the basic facts of the X-37B robotic space plane: Continue reading

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