Galileo Galilei proved the constraints of scale more than 400 years ago. How large animals, trees, buildings or other things can get is fundamentally limited: When an object is scaled up in size, its volumes increase at a much faster rate than its areas. Let me give you an example: if you double the dimensions of every length in your house keeping its shape the same, then its volume increases by a a factor of 23=8 while its floor area increases by only a factor of 22=4 Therefore our fantasies of mega buildings, giant beetles, ants, spiders, or for that matter, Godzillas, so graphically displayedRead More →

With smartphones becoming ever so popular, there is a need for having more Mobile Towers (Antennas) to serve high speed data to the users. These antennas often stand out and make the aesthetics of an area (rural or urban) look bad. As a result, disguising and camouflaging of these antennas have become a big business and in some areas, required for planning purposes. Here are some examplesRead More →

1. 7 People control the whole internet. Yes, you heard it right. There are seven people assigned to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) who hold seven different keys. There are seven copies of the original key, in case if one of them gets misplaced or if something goes wrong. As of October 14th, 2018, at least 4.46 billion pages exist on the internet. That’s huge! 2. As of October 2018, There are more than 1.9 billion websites on the Internet. — To add more numbers to the data, as of 14th October 2018, there are around 441 million Tumblr blogs onRead More →