The Space Shuttle’s last mission marks the end of an era

Space shuttle Landing

TECHOCULAR HAS MOVED: FOR THE MOST RECENT VERSION OF THIS POST PLEASE VISIT In case you were on a deserted island, or were in an area that suffered a complete blackout of electricity, you’ve probably heard that the American Nasa Space Shuttle program has been scrapped. The space shuttle has been in operation since 1981, … Continue reading

How a Tsunami early warning system works

Hokusai's The Great Wave

TechOcular has moved: For the most recent version of this post please visit Tsunamis are probably one of the most powerful and destructive forces of nature. Being by-products of underwater earthquakes, these gigantic waves can decimate an entire coastline, causing untold devastation – not only to buildings and houses but to human life also. They … Continue reading

Sniper ballistics calculator for the military? There’s an App for that!

TECHOCULAR HAS MOVED: FOR THE MOST RECENT VERSION OF THIS POST PLEASE VISIT Apparently now the US military are going mad over deployment of iPod Touch devices with specially developed apps aimed at helping soldiers out in the field. Apps perform a varying range of services and operations from language translation, sharing data among soldiers and divisions, … Continue reading

A post a week to keep the doctor away…

I don’t usually do New Years resolutions, but for TechOcular I’ll make an exception for 2011. WordPress is hosting a challenge for 2011 for bloggers to post more often and in the process creating a richer blogosphere for all of us out here surfing the world wide web. I have decided to join the PostAWeek … Continue reading

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