Category Archives: technology

Satellites map the global flow of oil

Demand for oil has collapsed due to the coronavirus pandemic just as supply is about to strengthen because of a dispute between Russia and Saudi Arabia. As a result, oil prices have sunk to levels not seen since 2002. As … Continue reading

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5 Ancient Inventions That Were WAY Ahead Of Their Time | Answers With Joe

From napalm flamethrowers to an analog computer, the ancient world was far more clever and technologically advanced than we think it was. Here are 5 ancient inventions that were way ahead of their time.

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The story behind that little padlock in your browser

March 24, 2020 by Jon Cartwright Whenever you see a little padlock in the address bar of your internet browser, as well as when you use apps, email and messaging, you’re relying on something called ‘transport layer security’ or TLS. … Continue reading

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How One Man Playing with Human Urine for… Reasons… Led to a Huge Scientific Discovery

Today we’re looking at one of the most significant discoveries in science that came about all as the result of one guy playing with copious amounts of pee… If you’d like the text version of this or references, you can … Continue reading

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A Celebration of Blue

From butterflies to volcanoes to ancient indigo, we’re seeing the world through blue-tinted glasses in this reel.

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History of the Phonebox

BroadcastExchange They are one of the most instantly recognisable symbols of Britain and while the red phone box may not be a feature of every British town and city, they are still just as famous and loved as ever. Our … Continue reading

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Ugandan experts forecast 40-50% adoption of new bioengineered potato Victoria – International Potato Center

Harvest from a confined field trial in Uganda shows a significantly higher yield (right) for the 3R Victoria potato, and without the use of fungicide. Photo: CIP Stakeholders working within the potato sector in Uganda are confident about the wide … Continue reading

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In space no one can hear you chew: The history of Space Food

Astronaut Karen Nyber,Expedition 36 flight engineer,with a snack of peanut butter and chocolate sandwiched between two waffles. Photo taken in the Node 1 module of the International Space Station. Nyber sent this image back to earth as a Twitter message. … Continue reading

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Dutch proposal to dam the North Sea

Scientists from the Netherlands and Germany have proposed to construct two massive dams to protect some 25 million people from rising sea levels. The megaproject stretches between the United Kingdom, France, Norway, and would completely enclose the North Sea. So, … Continue reading

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Why The Netherlands Isn’t Under Water

 

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