Do you know about the Google ‘project sunroof’?

Since its inception in 1998, Google has created several products to make life easier for its users and humanity at large. Larry Page (Founder of Google) is fond of saying if you choose a more difficult problem to tackle, you will have less competition. With a lot of hardware investment going into alternative energy, Google…

Power basics: breaking it down

The electric power we use every day can seem complicated to understand. Thousands of users get their electricity bill from the utility companies and many just sit back and complain about how the bills are so high and never really understand the basics of the billing or the metering system. It’s okay if you don’t,…

Here is how you can do something about Deforestation.

Have you ever felt like you hear so much about deforestation, climate change and its dangers and you are unsure of what you can do to help? Oh no, you do not have to be a scientist or have ample spare time in your hands to go about planting in the deforested areas of the world….

Green buildings explained.

My first thought about green buildings was green houses. Now these are two different expressions that mean very different things and may be mistaken in their use. Let’s clarify both. Green house is a building not intended for human habitation but for growing certain plants that require regulated climatic conditions such as controlled temperature, moisture…

Whao! A team is making wood out of newspaper and it is amazing.

I believe we all know the process of making paper. As a child, I understood conveniently how pencils could have been made from trees but understanding how papers were made from trees was the one idea I baffled with. If you are still baffled and would like to understand better, you can watch a short…