• MDF | 10 Astounding Facts You Didn’t Know About Skyscrapers

    Skyscrapers are icons of architectural engineering. Also known as “supertall buildings” or “vertical cities,”[1] skyscrapers represent a great example of human audacity by challenging the...

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    Skyscrapers are icons of architectural engineering. Also known as “supertall buildings” or “vertical cities,”[1] skyscrapers represent a great example of human audacity by challenging the limits of nature. As the world population grows, humans have developed the need to start living among the clouds. And with this idea, there are great problems to be solved...
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  • MDF | 10 Things You Won’t Believe People Have Made Out Of Wood

    Wood is used in the creation of lots of objects that we see around us, whether it’s the chairs that we sit on, the tables...

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    Wood is used in the creation of lots of objects that we see around us, whether it’s the chairs that we sit on, the tables we eat at, or the shelves that we put things on. Then again, there are also plenty of objects that don’t contain any wood—at least, not usually. It turns out...
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  • MDF | 10 Futuristic Technologies Of ‘Avatar’ That We Already Have

    After almost a decade, James Cameron’s Avatar has become a must-see film for any movie lover. Being the highest-grossing movie of all time and winner...

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    After almost a decade, James Cameron’s Avatar has become a must-see film for any movie lover. Being the highest-grossing movie of all time and winner of three Oscars, the success of Avatar allowed it to have four more sequels coming over the next few years. Beyond its revolutionary technical aspects, the film generated a popular...
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  • MDF | 10 Times GPS Failed With Terrible Consequences

    Since the introduction of GPS satellite navigation systems, drivers have become increasingly reliant on the devices to get from A to B. The days of...

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    Since the introduction of GPS satellite navigation systems, drivers have become increasingly reliant on the devices to get from A to B. The days of executing a meticulously planned road trip from map reading and navigational skills alone have become a thing of the past. Okay, maybe we weren’t all great navigators like Christopher Columbus....
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  • MDF | 10 Curious Cases Of Malfunction In Recent Times

    When it comes to most things in life, anything and everything can go wrong at any given time. Sometimes, it can be something minor, a...

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    When it comes to most things in life, anything and everything can go wrong at any given time. Sometimes, it can be something minor, a case where you’ll panic about it now and laugh about it tomorrow. At other times, it can be devastating, leaving severe injuries or even causing the deaths of hundreds of...
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  • MDF | 10 Times Artificial Intelligence Shocked Us

    The world of science fiction is almost never missing artificial intelligence (AI). However, the rate at which it is being developed and is learning things...

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    The world of science fiction is almost never missing artificial intelligence (AI). However, the rate at which it is being developed and is learning things by itself sometimes raises the question of whether AI is science fiction or something that has already entered our society (and we haven’t even realized it yet). AI has the...
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  • MDF | 10 Early Hackers From Before The Invention Of The Home Computer

    Hackers have been around for a lot longer than you might think. It didn’t start with the Internet—people have been breaking codes and hacking into...

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    Hackers have been around for a lot longer than you might think. It didn’t start with the Internet—people have been breaking codes and hacking into networks for as long as it’s been possible. Long before computers, hackers were already around, breaking into phone networks, punch-card machines, and even into telegraphs. Some hackers plied their skills...
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  • MDF | 10 Bizarre Failed Energy Sources

    Energy winds up the world of work and makes money move. New concepts, renewable projects, and heavy investment are promising a bright future to power...

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    Energy winds up the world of work and makes money move. New concepts, renewable projects, and heavy investment are promising a bright future to power the world’s electrical and transport needs. But not everything works as promised or hoped. Let’s look at some of the not-so-successful ideas of the past that might make us thankful...
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  • MDF | Top 10 Top-Level Domains That Caused Controversies

    Years ago, we were limited to visiting websites with just 22 top-level domains (TLDs) like .com, .net, and .org and country code TLDs like .co.uk...

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    Years ago, we were limited to visiting websites with just 22 top-level domains (TLDs) like .com, .net, and .org and country code TLDs like .co.uk and .us. This changed a few years ago when the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), which is in charge of creating TLDs, allowed businesses and organizations to...
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  • MDF | 10 Pieces Of Technology That Won’t Exist In 20 Years

    Technology is always changing without us even realizing it half the time. In fact, it evolves at such a rapid pace that by the time...

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    Technology is always changing without us even realizing it half the time. In fact, it evolves at such a rapid pace that by the time you buy the newest phone or laptop, it’s already old. However, things like that are expected to change. But 20 years from now, some technologies—the ones that you might not...
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