Mohammed Akram

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The 10 Tallest Skyscrapers Of The Future

The first megatall tower — a building that soars over 2,000 feet into the air — opened ten years ago, according to Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). It was the Burj Khalifa, and it set astounding records at 2,722 feet tall or over half a mile high.<p>But come 2018, a new building …

Skyscrapers

Diamond Nights

Project info<p>Diamond Nights<br>As night falls over the Makgadigadi Pans, large trees stand starkly against the horizon, leafless branches reach for the light. As the sun sinks lower, the sky drains of all color until just red remains. On the opposite side of the sky, Earth's shadow is rising, bringing a …

20 Dos and Don'ts for Shooting the Moon

The moon is a very popular subject for photographers of all skill levels to shoot. But if you’ve ever tried to photograph the moon, you’ve probably …

Phillip Hughes: forever young, forever unconquered on 63

The former Australia bowlers Glenn McGrath and Brett Lee and the wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist, the nation’s prime minister Tony Abbott as well as India’s captain Virat Kohli and their team manager, Ravi Shastri, were among those who attended Phillip Hughes’s funeral in his home town of Macksville, …

Psychology: A simple trick to improve your memory

Want to enhance your memory for facts? Tom Stafford explains a counterintuitive method for retaining information.<p>If I asked you to sit down and remember a list of phone numbers or a series of facts, how would you go about it? There’s a fair chance that you’d be doing it wrong.<p>One of the interesting …

The Brain

Asteroid strike warnings build towards campaigners’ big day of rock

Rock stars, astronauts and scientists from around the world have joined forces to combat the existential threat posed by an asteroid strike with plans for a live concert and an awareness day.<p>Preparations for Asteroid Awareness Day will be unveiled alongside a declaration signed by leading figures …