Nat Geo’s new series – MARS, combines sci-fi drama & documentary

Some of the crew exploring Mars. The global event series MARS premieres on the National Geographic Channel in November 2016. (photo credit: National Geographic Channels/Robert Viglasky)

When the first humans set foot on Mars, the moment will be more significant in terms of technology, philosophy, history and exploration than any that have come before it, all because we will no longer be a one-planet species !  – Stephen Petranek, author of “How We’ll Live on Mars”…

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How to control LEDs with TV remote – Arduino

Control LED with IR remote

Today I’m going to show you how to control any device with an Infrared remote(TV,DVD,AC etc.) and with the help of Arduino board. So lets get started. Things you’ll need :- Infrared receiver (I’m using one from the TSOP 17** series) Arduino board. Breadboard. Couple of jumpers/single stranded wires. A…

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Why do some roads have Yellow markings while others have White ?

In India, nobody gives a damn about traffic rules ! I mean our knowledge is limited to road signboards(few 😛 ) & those traffic lights & this is the reason why there is a growth in number of road accidents. So lets just know more about traffic & road rules…

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Autopilots | How do they work ?

8 out of 10 people still think that Autopilots are a computer system which are capable of driving the vehicles on their own ! Well that is completely wrong ! Rather than just correcting them, let us all know what is actually are autopilot system & everything else related to it…

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How do helicopters work, fly & turn ?

Very few are lucky enough to take a ride in a Chopper & I am happy to be one of them ! Anyway, helicopters are indeed one of the most interesting machines from which I know so far. Subjects like flight mechanics & helicopter dynamics are not for weak hearted ones;…

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What are Flight Recorders/Black boxes ?

One of the most frequently used tech-word we hear from the media after a  flight crash is “Black box”. Well, many of the people don’t even know that Black boxes aren’t“black”.  Do you really know about them enough ? If not, here’s everything you need to know about Black boxes/Flight recorders . What…

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MotoArt – Company which makes furniture from retired airplanes !

Just leave everything aside & have a look at these sophisticated & elegant furniture made by a Calfornian company named – MotoArt, which takes furniture to a whole new level of innovation. MotoArt is a company which makes furniture by recycling old parts of military & commercial airplanes. All our…

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How do missiles work ? | Targeting, Guidance & Propulsion

working of missiles

Missiles – pretty cool uhh.. but what makes them so cool ? Well, the best thing is you could launch a weapon thousands of miles away. This leaves no reason why the military of every nation won’t keenly research on it. Missiles :- The word missile comes from the Latin…

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How do Rotary engines(Gnome engines) work ?

Rotary Gnome engines were widely used in aviation before & during WW I ! Besides aviation, Gnome engines were also used in some early motorcycles & aircrafts. So lets see what are & how do rotary engines(gnome engines) work ? If you are looking for pistonless rotary engine, click this…

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Top 5 Websites for Mobile Recharge in India !

Online recharge is a blessing for people who are tired of waiting in queues and wish for instant solutions. This service also becomes vital in emergencies like finishing up your balance at odd hours such as midnight. If you are new to the world of online transfers yet then here’s…

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