Category Archives: Technologies

Just don’t add a diving board! The incredible apartments that have swimming pools instead of balconies

Architects have made a splash with a bold design for new towers in Mumbai featuring swimming pools enclosed in glass instead of balconies. Known as Aquaria Grande, the 37-storey skyscrapers were the result of a collaboration between Hong Kong-based architect James Law and Indian real estate company Wadhwa Group. The complex would have 200 apartments,

World’s highest bridge meets the world’s most lax ‘elf and safety rules: Daredevil Chinese workers put finishing touches to amazing new structure

This hard-grafting painter may have climbed the ladder to a career high… but one mistake and it’s a hard fall back to where he started. Labourers put the finishing touches to the Anzhaite Long-span Suspension Bridge in Jishou, Hunan, China, this week, just in time for its opening. And at 1,102ft up and 3,858ft across

Flying car soars closer to reality with successful test flight

Flying cars aren’t just science fiction anymore. Woburn, Massachusetts-based Terrafugia Inc. said Monday that its prototype flying car has completed its first flight, bringing the company closer to its goal of selling the flying car within the next year. The vehicle – dubbed the Transition — has two seats, four wheels and wings that fold

Facebook Wants To Trademark The Word “Book”

Facebook was already getting enough heat over its recent privacy policy revisions, and now a revision regarding the company’s trademark rights is adding a new layer to the controversy. According to Facebook’s revised privacy policy–or data policy, as it’s now called–by using Facebook, users must agree to not use the word “Book.” It sounds like

Driving Into the Future: Autonomous Cars

Self-driving cars are no longer just the stuff of science fiction. Increasingly, they’re becoming a reality. For the last several years, Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) has been testing self-driving, autonomous vehicles in California — and if they ever become mainstream, their promise is better controlled and less deadly roadways. “We want to improve people’s lives by