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Upside Down World Map

It is completely artificial that we have North at the top of a map. The convention came a few centuries ago when Northern hemisphere, European navigators started using the North star and the magnetic...

Slot Machines – Then and Now

Slot machines are always fun to play on however are we really aware of the roots of this exciting game? Back in the days that is in the 20th century, the term slot machines was firstly used for all automatic vending machines. It was only in 1985 that the first ever slot machine was designed, known as Liberty Bell, a mechanical machine with 3 spinning reels. The land-based game was quite standard thus the introduction of symbols; diamond, spade and hearts. The creator behind this slot machine was Charles Fey.

Saturn’s Hyperion: a Moon with odd craters

What lies at the bottom of Hyperion’s strange craters? Nobody’s sure. To help find out, the robot Cassini spacecraft now orbiting Saturn swooped past the sponge-textured moon in 2005 and2010 and took images of unprecedented detail. An image from the 2005 pass, shown above in false color, shows a remarkable world strewn with strange craters and a generally odd surface.