[13 Sep 2012 | No Comment | ]
India got its first MPV only when the Maruti brought in the Omni in the mid-1980s. The success of the Innova in the past few years has been closely watched by the competitors and has inspired many to try their luck in Indian market. If you have a joint family or big circle of friends, buying an MPV is worth a try. Here is a list of the latest fuel-efficient MPVs you could find in India soon.
[30 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
The time has come for everyone to stand together and take steps to care about our withering environment. As global warming looms, it is time for us to take necessary action. Celebrities can do a lot about this. Many of them have appeared in the media now and then to show their eco-friendly gesture. Though their attempts are to be appreciated, some are mind-blaringly bizarre.
[25 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
If you want to add more fun to your vacation, this is a must read. Here we unearth some of the weird and wonderful hotels that offer eye-popping design.
The card keys is a card castle made out of 200,000 card keys. Everything in this hotel is made of card keys, including rooms, walls and toilets. It was designed by Bryan Berg, who has a world record in building a house of cards.
Next in the list is a five star Xiang Xiang Xiang Pray House hotel made entirely out of …
[4 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
If the harmful greenhouse gases really worry you and are determined to save the planet, then you can very well opt for a green car. Even if you are not bothered about these life threatening issues, buying a green car can have other benefits also. In an economy where fuel prices are touching the sky limit, going for a green car will definitively help you save money.
Earlier, these hybrid cars shared one thing in common, outrageous prices. But when saving our planet became the prime motto, the price of the …
[5 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]
Mother Earth. The essence of our life. The core of our very existence. She stretches her hands wide enough to hold our dreams, our needs. She feeds us, she nurtures us, and embraces us closely under her wings. Instead, we tear her heart apart and build roads and buildings. We destroy her greenery and misuse her cherished natural gifts of love. We rape her inhumanly, rip off her green attire with lust and selfishness. On the verge of her suffering, she had no other way but to slowly react …
[22 Sep 2011 | One Comment | ]
In the present day, coal, oil, gas and nuclear energy are the main sources of power in the world. But it is time we took all the renewable “green” energy resources that we see around a bit more seriously. These renewable sources not only have the potential to bring power to some of the poorest regions in the world and boost energy security for nations dependent on imports, but also reduce CO2 emissions that are creating more and more problems around the world by fuelling global warming. Let’s look …
[20 Jan 2010 | One Comment | ]
Technology.am(Jan 20, 2010) — Washington, Jan 20: A latest Canadian research suggests that locomotor deficits can still continue in people who have suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) even if they appear to have improved completely.
To come up with their conclusion, a team led by Professor Bradford McFadyen from Université Laval compared mobility in 11 people who had suffered a moderate or severe TBI to 7 subjects of similar age and physical condition with no neurological problems.
It looked like the subjects in the “TBI” group can walk …
[20 Jan 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Technology.am (Jan 20, 2010) — Washington: Scientists have developed a latest technique to quantify carbon dioxide (CO2) over the ocean in a much enhanced manner than existing methods.
The system has been developed by researchers at the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton (NOCS), working in partnership with colleagues at the Bjerknes Center for Climate Research in Bergen, Norway.
Infrared gas sensors measure carbon dioxide (CO2) based on its typical absorption spectra and is used to assess the air-sea flux of the gas.
So-called closed-path sensors precondition air prior to measurements is made, while open-path …
[7 Jan 2010 | One Comment | ]
Technology.am (Jan 07, 2010) — It seems that when Panasonic President Fumio Ohtsubo said in December that his company would devote $1 billion in green technologies for the home, he might already have had an agreement in the works for the garage.
Panasonic will be teaming up with Tesla Motors to expand next-generation nickel-based lithium ion battery cells for electric vehicles, together companies announced Thursday.
“Combining Tesla’s meticulous cell testing and understanding of EV requirements with Panasonic’s cutting-edge battery technology will result in custom cells optimized for use in EVs,” JB Straubel, …