October 23, 2017

How Safe is Your Smartphone from Hackers?

Your smartphone may be at risk of being hacked even while you are charging it at the airport or replacing its broken screen. Read More »

Your Devices Can Spy on Your Every Move

Bad guys or law enforcement could hack into our networked gadgets to spy on everything we do – and it's not clear how a laptop's video camera or an Amazon Echo fits within wiretapping laws. Read More »

Resilient Midwestern Cities Improving Equity in a Changing Climate

Faced with growing risks of flooding, heat-related deaths, and poor air and water quality; skyrocketing energy bills; and costly damage to homes and infrastructure, some Midwestern city officials and community advocates are taking steps to improve their cities’ resilience to the effects of climate change. Read More »

Race on to Preserve Cultural Monuments with 3D Images

Researchers are making 3D scans, architectural plans and detailed photographic records of cultural heritage sites around the world, knowing they could be destroyed at any time. Read More »

Elon Musk’s Hyperloop Takes a Step Forward

The Hyperloop has created extreme controversy with skeptics citing everything from the cost of land in California to the substantial g-forces that would impact passengers being accelerated from 0 to 700+ miles per hour in a short span of time. Read More »

The Mercury Level in Your Tuna is Getting Higher

An analysis of mercury levels in fish shows that mercury levels in yellowfin, or ahi, tuna are rising and the likely cause is air pollution. Read More »

The Power of Stones Used in Ottoman Jewelry

Could the Ottomans have known something that we didn’t about the stones and gems they used in their jewelry? Here is a look at the significance of the stones used in the making of these flamboyant pieces Read More »

12 Foods That Can Help You Lose Weight

You can lose weight in absolutely natural way, if you become more imaginative about your eating habits and start exercising. Here are 12 foods that can help you shed those unwanted pounds faster. Read More »

FoodLense: The İstanbul-Berlin Döner Wars

Turkish dish the döner has carved out a place for itself in modern German cuisine. It has surpassed the hamburger in Germany's fast food sector. Despite its Turkish roots, some people think the döner made in Germany is better than those made in Turkey. Read More »

FoodLense: The Story of Harisa to Haleem

Haleem, nihari and biryani are robustly rustic, and before they were refined to lavishly lay on the table of royalty in the subcontinent they were cantonment foods; fit to feed the Army battalions. Read More »