• IOS 8

    The iOS 8 is the eighth major release of the iOS mobile operating system designed by Apple Inc. as the successor to iOS 7. It was announced at the company's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) on June 2, 2014. A new app named Health, and a framework named HealthKit, will be available. Siri ...

    Mobile communications; Mobile phones
  • Friday the 13th

    Friday the 13th is considered an unlucky day in Western superstition. It occurs when the 13th day of the month in the Gregorian calendar falls on a Friday. According to folklorists, there is no written evidence for a "Friday the 13th" superstition before the 19th century. The earliest ...

    Chronometry; Calendar
  • God Particle

    The ever-elusive Higgs Boson, the search for which, according to CERN, carries a 1 in 50,000,000 of creating a mini Black Hole that just might swallow the Earth.

    Mining; Space mining
  • Meme

    Internet Memes can best be conceived as thoughts or ideas rather than words, since they can and often do encompass sounds, photos, and text. Memes are propagated through every imaginable form of electronic communications, eventually surfacing in the traditional print and electronic media.

    Internet; Internet memes
  • Apocalypse

    The word Apocalypse has been in ascendance in the English for more than 500 years. However,recent years has witnessed an unprecedented resurgence of the word.

    Natural environment; Climate change
  • Tesla Motors

    Tesla Motors, Inc. is an American company that designs, manufactures, and sells electric cars and electric vehicle powertrain components. Tesla Motors is a public company that trades on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the symbol TSLA. In the first quarter of 2013, Tesla posted profits for the first ...

    Manufacturing; Engineering
  • Randi Altschul

    In November of 1999 Randice-Lisa "Randi" Altschul was issued a series of patents for the world's first disposable cell phone. Trademarked the Phone-Card-Phone®, the device is the thickness of three credit cards and made from recycled paper products. This is a real cell phone (outgoing ...

    People; Scientists
  • Andrew Alford

    In 1965, the first Master FM Antenna system in the world designed to allow individual FM stations to broadcast simultaneously from one source was erected on the Empire State Building in NYC. The original system was co-invented by Dr. Frank Kear of Kear & Kennedy and Andrew Alford of Alford ...

    People; Scientists
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