The Lotus Building grows from lake in Wujin, China
Growing from the artificial lake at the center of Wujin, China is a fantastic new structure – “The Lotus Building” from Australian architecture firm Studio 505, according to Visual News. The exquisitely beautiful building takes its form from the blooming lotus flower, and throwing the formality ...
Roscosmos will be engaged in search for extra-terrestrial life

Roscosmos will be engaged in search for extra-terrestrial life

23.04.2015 [20:58]
The draft Federal space program (BFC) for 2015-2025 Roscosmos has included plans to search for traces of extra-terrestrial life. About this report RIA Novosti with reference to the text of the document. In addition to extra-terrestrial life, the Federal space Agency wants to study the evolution of Earth's climate, as well as other issues of ...
Japan’s Maglev train hits world record 590 kilometers per hour

Japan’s Maglev train hits world record 590 kilometers per hour

17.04.2015 [20:46]
Central Japan Railway Co. said its magnetic levitation bullet train hit 590 kilometers per hour on Thursday and broke the previous speed record set 12 years ago by the company, according to the World Street Journal. ...
AHR designs world’s largest dynamic building façade

AHR designs world’s largest dynamic building façade

14.04.2015 [11:51]
British architectural practice, AHR, has pioneered a new technique that could revolutionize the approach to building in extreme climates. Al Bahr Towers in Abu Dhabi is the first large-scale commercial project in the world to feature a dynamic, intelligent façade that cools or ...
irtaki a Turkish dance, top Greek expert says

irtaki a Turkish dance, top Greek expert says

10.04.2015 [13:42]
Sirtaki, a popular dance of supposed Greek origin choreographed by Giorgos Provias for the 1964 film “Zorba the Greek,” is actually a Turkish dance, a top Greek dance expert told Anadolu Agency on April 9. “Sirtaki is not a Greek dance. Authentic Greek dances are not widely known ...
Three new dragon-like wood lizards are found in Peru and Ecuador

Three new dragon-like wood lizards are found in Peru and Ecuador

08.04.2015 [20:22]
Three new species of dragon-like lizard have been discovered by scientists in the forests of Peru and Ecuador, in South America. Known as wood lizards, the reptiles live in cloud forests covering the Andean mountain range ...
Scientists restore the good name of Brontosaurus

Scientists restore the good name of Brontosaurus

08.04.2015 [09:47]
Paleontologists are restoring the good name of Brontosaurus more than a century after it was deemed scientifically invalid and the famous dinosaur was reclassified as another genus called Apatosaurus. Paleontologists are restoring the good name of Brontosaurus more than a century after ...
'World's biggest Easter egg' unveiled in Argentina

'World's biggest Easter egg' unveiled in Argentina

06.04.2015 [19:18]
Tens of thousands of people have gathered in Bariloche, Argentina, to taste what is being described as the world's biggest handmade Easter egg. The local tourism office says 8,000kg of chocolate were ...
Watch Blood Moon Eclipse April 4th

Watch Blood Moon Eclipse April 4th

02.04.2015 [17:10]
On Saturday, April 4, much of the world will witness the third in a tightly packed series of four total lunar eclipses. The week's event is the shortest of the four, with totality lasting less than five minutes, perfect for anyone with a limited attention span. Lunar eclipses occur quite frequently ...
Frenchman smuggles Russian wife into EU in suitcase

Frenchman smuggles Russian wife into EU in suitcase

16.03.2015 [20:32]
A 60-year-old Frenchman, apparently desperate to bring his young Russian wife to the European Union, was caught smuggling the woman into Poland in a suitcase, media reports said. The woman lacked the proper documents to enter the Schengen zone, so the couple decided she should hide in a large suitcase during a ...

New Japanese hotel to be staffed by robots

06.02.2015 [17:50]
Guests checking into a new hotel close to the Japanese city of Nagasaki this summer may find themselves complaining that the service is just a little .... robotic. With due cause. In a paradigm-shifting development, the hotel in question, the Henn-na Hotel, will be partially staffed by what are termed ...

Underwater Villas, Priced at Dhs5m, Go on Sale at Dubai’s World Islands

05.02.2015 [18:06]
Underwater villas priced at Dhs5 million are being launched for sale at the Heart of Europe project on Dubai’s World Islands, it was reported on Thursday. Project developer Kleindienst Group has sent out invites for an exclusive pre-launch, which is taking place on February 7, local media ...

Closing your eyes can help you remember, scientists say

16.01.2015 [20:37]
If you can’t remember your PIN number, try closing your eyes. Experiments show that recall is boosted when we shut out the outside world. It is thought that blocking out distractions frees up the necessary brainpower to remember things. ...
Machu Picchu Peru’s Inca citadel threatened by climate change

Machu Picchu Peru’s Inca citadel threatened by climate change

07.01.2015 [20:00]
Conservationists are growing increasingly concerned about the damaging effects of climate change on Machu Picchu in Peru. The site is an Inca estate built for Inca Emperor Pacacuti around 1450. In recent times the weather pattens in the area have lurched from drought to heavy rains threatening the unique citadel. ...
National Kanto’s first hydrogen filling station opens in Tokyo

National Kanto’s first hydrogen filling station opens in Tokyo

19.12.2014 [20:22]
The first filling station in the Kanto area for fuel cell cars that run on compressed hydrogen gas opened in Tokyo’s Nerima Ward on Thursday. The station, operated by Tokyo Gas, can handle six vehicles per hour or 50 per day, officials said ...

Died last male Northern white Rhino

17.12.2014 [12:57]
Died in USA male Northern white Rhino named Angelita. In the world there are only five members of this subspecies, but they are ...

Hypnosis 'helps breast cancer patients': Patients put in trance before operations 'spend less time in hospital'

15.12.2014 [12:08]
Hypnosis helps women recover more quickly from debilitating breast cancer surgery, researchers claim. Patients who are put in a trance just before the operation spend less time in hospital and also have fewer side effects if they need ...

400 asteroid impacts may destroy 'life on earth' between 2017-2113

06.12.2014 [20:20]
NASA has recently revealed new data, which has made scientists believe that around 400 asteroid impacts with the earth between 2017 and 2113, which could destroy the planet. It was mentioned that previously unknown asteroid belt that has been located in deep space could hit the Earth by 2017 and it would ...
Google invest in new anti-shake spoon aimed to help Parkinson's sufferers

Google invest in new anti-shake spoon aimed to help Parkinson's sufferers

26.11.2014 [20:20]
Google has decided to fund a new spoon designed to aid those who suffer from Parkinson’s and other conditions that cause body tremors. Lift Lab was bought by Google in September and the tech giant has invested heavily in the development of their anti-shake Liftware Spoon ...