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Internet of Things (IoT) and the Challenges Ahead

What is the Internet of Things (IoT)? The Internet of Things (IoT) is the technology that allows controlling and interconnecting of multiple physical devices through a network by employing powers of internet.  The term was first coined  by Kevin Ashton of Procter & Gamble in 1999. Things in IOT refer to a wide variety of

YouBionic 3D Printed Hand

YouBionic is an Italian start-up in ‘augmented human’ field.  It has launched a double-hand prosthetic to give human beings two extra hands.  The device is named as ‘Hand’. The 3D printed Hand can be strapped onto your own hand. According to the company, they have introduced a product that the world has not seen so

Green Building and LEED Certification

Green Building means application of environmentally responsible process throughout the life cycle of a building. LEED is the most widely used rating system for such processes.  What is Green Building?  Green building is a concept that brings together various best practices, processes, skills and talents to reduce and eliminate the impacts of structures on environment

Pepper – The Most Influential Spice

Pepper is considered the most influential spice for the key roles played both in trade and world politics. Black pepper is one of the oldest and most popular spices of the world. It is a native of the ancient Malabar Coast of India (the Western Ghats in Kerala).   What is a spice? The word

Invention of Dynamite and Nobel Prize

Nobel Prize was instituted by Alfred Nobel (1833-1896), inventor of dynamite. Through the will, he donated his fortune to establish the Nobel prizes.  Childhood of Alfred Nobel  Alfred Nobel was born on 21 October 1833 in Stockholm, Sweden to Immanuel Nobel, a producer and dealer of armaments. Alfred Nobel had a weak spine and was