Fastest data speed has been recorded at 1.125 Tb/sec


The current fastest optical transmission technology allows us to reach data speeds of 100 Gb/sec. That is fast, very fast…but is no longer the fastest. The Electrical Engineering department of the University College of London (UCL) has recently reported that it has successfully achieved data speeds of 1.125 Tb/sec.

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Elon Musk says, within 2 to 3 years a Tesla can travel cross-country without any driver


In a recent phone call, Elon Musk said that a Tesla would be able to automatically drive from LA to NYC, if the owner “summons” the car to do so. All is needed is a smartphone. There is however, a wait time of 24 to 36 months before this technology can be made practical.

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The Test Tube Chandelier

Maria S. C. Test Tube Chandelier

The colorful structure [above] is actually a chandelier and quite uniquely, has been created using laboratory test tubes. Named the Maria S.C. chandelier, the gorgeous piece is said to be inspired by Nobel Laureate Maria Sklodowska-Curie [Nobel Prize in Physics and Chemistry] .

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Dangerous Popsicles: an experiment with undesirable shapes and forms

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Popsicles are fun summery treats. With many exciting colors and flavors to choose from, popsicles can be seen to provide enjoyment and relief even before they get tasted. You might have noticed a sort of mental gratification at the mere sight of a popsicle. Dangerous Popsicles analyzes this particular human behavior and seeks how our senses respond to oddly shaped frozen treats.

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