Category Archives: Sci-Tech

Are Apple’s Days Numbered?

From disrupter to disrupted: Apple could be next Tech giant Apple’s share price, that peaked above US$132 a year ago, is now around US$94. This is despite the news that Warren Buffett’s investment conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway had recently acquired more than 9.8 million Apple shares.

The Fastest Supersonic Passenger Airplane Ever – Boom

Meet Boom: The company building The Fastest Supersonic Passenger Airplane Ever The supersonic aircraft is 30% more efficient and 10% faster than Concorde. A 1/3 scale prototype is set to fly late next year (2017). The smart thing about Boom is that it makes use

Science Says the First Born Child Is the Most Intelligent

First-borns may have higher IQ but sibling bonds are what really shape our future First-borns are responsible, middle children are people pleasers and the youngest are attention seekers, we often hear. But scientists have failed to find any real evidence for a link between birth

How dogs find their way home, without a GPS!

How dogs find their way home (without a GPS) Animals’ ability to navigate long distances has long been shrouded in mystery. From the skill of racing pigeons to find their way home, to the seasonal breeding migration of the humpback whale, a huge range of

What is love? Here’s the science!

What is love? Here’s the science … We’ve all felt it at some time in our lives. Poets write about it, singers sing about it – and a whole industry has grown up around finding it, expressing it and maintaining it. But what is love?

Could Shakespeare have been high when he penned his plays?

Could Shakespeare have been high when he penned his plays? State-of-the-art forensic technology from South Africa has been used to try and unravel the mystery of what was smoked in tobacco pipes found in the Stratford-upon-Avon garden of British playwright William Shakespeare. Residue from clay