Science in every day life
By: Adrien Wilkins
It is surprising sometimes to think; in this robust and fast moving world, how much of our modern lives we owe to science. Certainly in the moments from when you booted your computer to when you pulled up this article to read it hundreds of...
Biography: Elisha Otis
By: Kevin Grieves
Mankind has used hoisted platforms to move materials since ancient times, but the ever present danger of the rope or cable snapping prevented the widespread use of such devices to transport people. This was the case until the nineteenth century when the serial inventor Elisha...
Are Ufos Real
By: James W. McKinley
There are two different meanings for the term U.F.O. In one, which is what it really stands for, Unidentified Flying Object, of course this is real. You see something you cannot identity that is, by definition, a U.F.O. What this question...
Exploring the possibility of extraterrestrial races ever assuming control of the earth
By: Marlin Bressi
Humans are a species which likes to be in control of things. However, there is very little mankind can do in order to control the possibility of extraterrestrial races assuming control over Earth. Chances are, any alien race advanced and sophisticated enough to travel to...
Can miracles be explained scientifically?
By: Cody Hodge
Can miracles be explained scientifically? Interesting, and I think the short answer is yes. I believe that in some cases that miracles are just things that happened that we didn't understand. I was watching a show on the History Channel recently called Battles B.C...
The history of air conditioning
By: Joe Brooks
Air conditioning is not new. Home cooling efforts date back at least to the Romans in their prime. The Persians made some fairly advanced efforts toward enhancing indoor comfort as well. When out-of-doors, and before air-conditioned vehicles became available, humans adapted their clothing to reduce...
By: Excelsior
The importance of weight and balance control, from an aviation standpoint, leads to the safe and efficient operation of an aircraft. During the design phase of an aircraft, the manufacturer tries to make the airframe, the structure of the aircraft, as light, yet as...
Can miracles be explained scientifically?
By: Saleem Rustom
Miracle - that's a word to define something - an event or occurrence - extraordinary that our mind cannot readily associate with our every day perceptions. Miracles usually awe and amaze us and happen with seemingly no rational or logical explanation. Religious teachings have taught...
Has technology outstripped humanities philosopy?
By: Charles Loveless
A Philosophy of Hope The purpose of technology at one time was to aid in survival, comfort and protection for a species. From the first time that a human picked up a stone to crack open a nut or throw it at an enemy...
Technology for the future
By: Bryan Uber
The benefits of having computers encompassed in every day life is clearly benefical. However, with this transition a greater demand will be placed on the computers ability to process the data. The cost to increase a computer's processing power is expensive because the physical...

 

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