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 http://www.techocular.co.uk/space-shuttle-last-mission/ 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 http://www.techocular.co.uk/tsunami-warning-system/ 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 http://www.techocular.co.uk/ballistics-calculator-app/ 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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