• Celestial Navigation Stars Ship
    Astronomy

    What is Celestial Navigation?

    We've been dreaming of the stars for longer than we can remember, staring up at the twinkling lights that fill the night sky and wondering what they are. We've even written songs about them. Centuries ago, before the advent of GPS, explorers and adventurers relied on celestial navigation to help them map a path to their destination. What is celestial navigation, how does it work and when was it relied upon?

  • Satellite Space Exploration Earth
    Space Exploration

    How Will the Internet of Things Change Space Exploration?

    The Internet of Things has the potential to change our world immensely. It will present new opportunities, as well as new challenges. IoT refers to the idea of connecting virtually any electronic device to the Internet and connecting them through the Internet to each other. Astronomers have also jumped in on the IoT conversation, and it turns out they have some issues with the up-and-coming network of connected devices.

  • Road Trip Volkswagen
    Travel

    Hints on Planning the Flawless Road Trip

    If you have ever planned a road trip before, you definitely know how exhausting and annoying it can be. However, it helps you concentrate on the most important things you need to do before you hit the road. You should make notes of everything that might make this entire venture more interesting and flawless. Taking into consideration all the possible problems, obstacles and expenses, you won't find yourself in an unexpected or hopeless situation.

  • Wi Fi
    Internet

    Future Trends in Wi-Fi Access

    New Wi-Fi milestones and developments are blossoming within the new year. Compared to most consumer technology, Wi-Fi has undergone fast evolution and opportunity driven by the internet of things, new standards, cloud-managed Wi-Fi, and other trends.

  • Google self driving car at the Computer History Museum. Photo by Don DeBold. License: CC BY 2.0.
    Engineering

    The Cutting-Edge Tech Behind Driverless Cars

    Driverless cars are appearing in headlines more and more frequently. The technology is certainly attractive, because it promises to deliver a much safer driving experience. Automatic systems can scan the environment and react to obstacles much faster than a human driver. Self driving cars would also be far more convenient, because the driver is no longer required to manage the vehicle.

  • Fishing Sonar GPS
    Gadget

    A Guide On Fish Finders With GPS Technology

    Fishing in a lake or pond is incredibly relaxing. But it is also surprisingly time consuming. Experts always suggest that first timer fishing enthusiasts need to work on their patience if they want to get it right. Finding the fish is often the most exhausting process of the expedition. Regular fishing experts know which spots are best and keep returning to them time and again to catch some fish. But even they get it wrong sometimes. Finding where the fish are doesn’t need to be such a painstakingly long process. With modern technology, fishing could be made a lot easier. Specifically, fish finders and GPS trackers help fishermen find the…

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    Travel

    Preparing for a Long Distance Drive – Stay Safe

    Car rides are usually, fun, exciting and relaxing, however this is not always the case, especially when long distance car drives are in question. A long car drive can be extremely challenging and sometimes quite dangerous, but still people love a good challenge. This demands a great degree of endurance, concentration and orientation, which is why being over-confident is likely to get you into trouble. In order to minimize any potential risks that may occur, follow the tips listed in the article.

  • SpaceX Falcon 9 launch photo by U.S. Air Force.
    News,  Space Exploration

    Go Away, Gravity! – The Ventures of Elon Musk’s SpaceX and Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic

    Elon Musk has a net worth of $11.9 billion while Richard Branson has a net worth of $4.8 billion. If they stacked their respective fortunes in $1 bills atop each other, the tower would reach six million miles, almost 25 times the distance between the earth and the moon. And that is, in a metaphorical way, exactly what the two plan to do.