Category Archives: Centran

Cool and Hidden Features on The Roads of The World |


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We live in a world were secrecy is rife. The home you moved into may have secret basement the landlord doesn’t even know about. Your local shop keeper may have a secret stash of cigarettes he keeps for special customers while he tells others that they are out of stock. Heck, even McDonalds has a secret menu and hacks. Go and order your fries without salt and you’ll get a fresh batch of fries made just for you. It might […]

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Different Types of Roads |


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Modes of transport have greatly evolved ever since the first paved roads to be on earth. Nowadays you can even specialize in the study of roads and infrastructure and study infrastructural engineering. Now roads have many varieties and forms in order to ensure that the roads are a safe place for civilians. Specific measurements need to be taken in all situations to ensure that safety is maintained. Such structures were never a paramount factor in the past but with the […]

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Are Cars and Urbanization the Cause of Obesity in Our World |


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In the days of old, or to be specific in the stone age your main mode of transport where your two legs. If anything had to happen to your legs that was it. You were basically bed bound or maybe we should say ground bound due to the lack of beds. This means of life didn’t continue for much longer until one smart individual decided that they can be carried around and that they wealthy enough to avail of such […]

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Dust roads to concrete connectors |


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In the beginning there were no paths. Just patches of grass flatted down after being walked on repeatedly. Urbanization was not as rife as it is now. People just walked wherever and whenever amount the prickly bushes and shrubs nature sprouted up. All of that ended when one individual decided that their pain when walking had to end. They probably began to uproot the plants along the path or route they took often. From there others may have followed suit, […]

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The World’s Self-Driving Cars |


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Has the world become techno-crazy or pure lazy? From house controlling systems such as the Alexa, a virtual personal assistant developed by e-commerce giant Amazon, to Siri the Apple iPhone assistant you can command to phone your relatives or play a specific song. The world is on the cusp of total technologisation. The notion of self-driven cars has been ingrained into the subconscious mindsets of the 20th and 21st century masses through cinematic films. Films such as Knight rider starring […]

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Horse Drawn Carriages: How it all began |


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When someone thinks of horse drawn carriages they think of Cinderella or Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom being drawn around in her golden carriage and high majesty. Horse drawn carriages came to their peak usage during the 14th century but where birthed to the world in around 3,500 BC. The word carriage is derived from the Old Northern French word carriage which means to carry in a vehicle.  The very first carriage where introduced to us during 3,000 BC […]

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History of transport |


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The means of taking one thing or oneself to a location of interest. A location of value or a location of purpose. Transport is the way the greatest innovations of the world are based on. Look at the Coliseum, a great and ancient architectural structure standing firm since its construction in 70 AD. The Coliseum has been constructed of many materials that are a contributing factor to its ability to stand strong year in year out. The principle material being […]

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