Why and how China demolished 19 buildings in 10 seconds

China managed to safely demolish 19 buildings in 10 seconds, almost simultaneously, on Saturday the 21st January 2017. The 19 buildings standing next to one another in the Chinese city of Wuhan were brought down in just 10 seconds, using five tons of explosives. The … Continue ReadingWhy and how China demolished 19 buildings in 10 seconds

Hewlett-Packard Multi Jet Fusion Printers enters the 3D printing Race

HP entered the 3D printing scene with its Multi Jet Fusion technology capable of printing 10 times faster, and which is 50% less expensive than current printing systems. The entry into the 3D scene with its Multi Jet Fusion technology is likely to change the … Continue ReadingHewlett-Packard Multi Jet Fusion Printers enters the 3D printing Race

Sand Based Lithium ion Batteries Lasts Three Times Longer

Sand is an environmentally friendly, non toxic and low-cost material that makes higher energy density electrodes for the sand based lithium ion batteries as compared to those made from graphite. Sand contains quartz (silicon dioxide), which has superior electrical properties suitable for the production of … Continue ReadingSand Based Lithium ion Batteries Lasts Three Times Longer

Smart Clothes to be Powered Using Elastic Batteries

Batteries based on lithium ion technology can be made into threads that stretches to almost 600 percent, a property that will be useful in the manufacture of flexible and elastic fabrics. Wearable technology, and by extension the smart clothes, stand to gain from this discovery. … Continue ReadingSmart Clothes to be Powered Using Elastic Batteries

Gold worth $1.3 Million recovered from the 1857 SS Central America Ship Wreck off South Carolina

TheĀ  SS Central America ship wreck in the South Carolina waters, was recently discovered to have been left with 1000 ounces of gold after an earlier recovery way back in 1988 was put off. The recovery that was abandoned in 1991 had recovered gold worth … Continue ReadingGold worth $1.3 Million recovered from the 1857 SS Central America Ship Wreck off South Carolina