Category Archives: Random

What Published Paper Has the Largest Number of Co-Authors?

Probably, this one: Why am I saying it has the largest number of co-authors?  Because it is not often that we can see a paper with 5,154 authors representing 344 different organizations! I guess, this is what it takes to … Continue reading

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Stranger Things in Colorado – Part 2

Previously, I have posted a summary of strange, interesting, and beautiful natural phenomena occurring in Colorado (link).   Here is another one from May 27, 2017. Thanks to Colorado resident Aidan Peairs, we now have this image of the Aurora … Continue reading

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The Future of Fast Helicopters

Lockheed Martin gives us a glimpse of future combat helicopters with the release of a new video of its Sikorsky-Boeing Future Vertical Lift concept. The Future Vertical Lift concept is based on a contra-rotating, co-axial rotor system combined with an aft push … Continue reading

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Computer Apocalypse

I found this random image on the internet…  Not sure what this is.  Victims of the future cyber-war? A friend of mine is a computer geek and he is concerned about the day when a massive EMP will happen and … Continue reading

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The Amazing Rideable Hoverbike

This is the world’s first truly rideable hoverbike Scorpion-3, from Russia. It clearly looks cool, yet dangerous for the driver: make the wrong move, and you can lose your leg. I feel like they left the spinning blades exposed and … Continue reading

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Statistics on the Earthquakes in Japan

Japan is known for its big earthquakes, like the most recent one in Fukushima, or the previous one in Kobe.  But, in order to understand the true scale of the effect on this island nation, we should look at all … Continue reading

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Tesla Just Got Some Competition

In the video below, Toyota Motor Corporation President Akio Toyoda talks about the company’s mission to prove that the Mirai, an all-new hydrogen-powered fuel cell sedan, can offer the convenience and performance of a conventional gasoline-powered vehicle. And this is … Continue reading

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