The Curiosity rover, which is designed to explore Mars, has found an ancient oasis on Mars. Researchers working with the Curiosity rover have found salt-enriched…
The ancient Greeks created a list of the Seven Wonders of the World. They chose these creations for their size and beauty. Now, let’s take an ancient tour.
The Great Pyramid of Khufu at Giza
Built: 2560 B.C.
Almost 100,000 people worked for twenty years to build this tomb. It is made of over two million stones. Each weighs over 900 kilos. It is the structure itself with its perfect symmetry and impressive height which impressed ancient. It is the only ancient wonder that still exists.
The Hanging Gardens at Babylon
Built: around 600 B.C.
They are described by the ancient writer Diodorus Siculus as being self-watering planes of exotic flora and fauna reaching a height of over 75 feet through a series of climbing terraces. A king built these gardens on an artificial mountain for his queen. He planted beautiful trees and flowers on it.
The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus
Built: around 600 B.C.
The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, a Greek colony in Asia Minor, took over 120 years to build and only one night to destroy.
Our home planet Earth is a rocky, terrestrial planet. It has a solid and active surface with mountains, valleys, canyons, plains and so much more.…View More Top 10 Facts about Earth
Google runs Japan post-destruction reconstruction in the Google Maps application.View More Google Maps Allow to See Tsunami Affected Japanese Streets
On December 12, NASA has announced about the first internet space radio launch dedicated to the space exploration spreading to the American public.View More Space Radio Station by NASA is Launched
Amazon has informed that new software update for its Kindle Fire e-book reader is coming up soon. As the reviewers and users have been complaining, the best promoted Amazon Fire tablet left some blunders in its design and functionality that made many Kindle users to pack the device and send it back to the manufacturer or throw it in some place and wait for a software update.
The main complains were the following:
Lack of privacy. There was no screen lock or authorization feature available on the Amazon Kindle Fire tablet, which was making your taken actions completely transparent to your family members and people that access your Kindle device. With the new software update, the browsing history will be available for cleaning.View More Amazon is Planning to Update the Kindle Fire E-book Reader
While making observations over African lungfishes (also known as Protopterus annectens), scientists have found that they are using their pelvic spines to move in the water.View More Fish May Also Be Walking
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has launched a new radar spy satellite that has reached the orbit on H-2A rocket from Tanegashima Space Center. The satellite reached Earth’s orbit 20 minutes after the rocket launch. It is dedicated for observing and picturing military and civil objects from the space. However Japanese professionals do not open up all capabilities of the satellite. This was the 20th flight of the H-2A launcher rocket; 19 past missions passed successfully.View More Japan Launches Radar Spy Satellite
Samsung has presented two new ultra laptops of Series 5. New laptops got the name “ultrabook” due to their upgraded hardware characteristics.View More Samsung Introduces New Series 5 Ultrathin Laptops
Geminid meteor shower peak will be in the nights of December 13 and 14 observed.View More Tips for Watching Geminid Meteor Shower