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Curiosity : Something behind TV and Radio

While watching TV or Listening to FM Radio, what we do? We switch between channels/stations which in fact is tuning the frequencies  of  electromagnetic spectrum which are measured in Hertz (Hz). By the way who regulates this? What frequency is used for what purpose? Is there any standards? Know more now… Radio spectrum refers to the part of the electromagnetic spectrum corresponding to radio frequencies –…

Know : Speakers powered by Candle-Fire

LIGHT THE FIRE, PLAY THE MUSIC Pelty represents a technological revolution in the high-quality audio speakers’ market. Pelty is innovative and unique in the world because it is powered exclusively by a wax candle. Thanks to a patented technology based on the Peltier effect, it transforms the thermal energy of the fire of a candle into electric energy able to turn…

Know : List of Percentage of Websites by Languages

Most web pages on the Internet are in English, with varying amounts of information available in many other languages. In April 2013, almost 55% of the most visited websites used English as their content language. Other top languages which are used at least in 2% of websites are Russian, German, Spanish, Chinese, French, Japanese, Arabic and Portuguese. The list below shows the Estimates of the percentages of Web sites using various content languages as…

An Invitation to All Writers, Bloggers and Thinkers

We cordially invite you to be a part of our debut publishing work “Blank Space” – An anthology-styled book series. As the title says a ‘Blank Space’ can be filled with anything. We are hopeful to fill it with positive thoughts on various issues in multiple genres like stories, poems, arts and articles. This ‘Volume 1’ of ‘Blank Space’ will…

Know : About Daylight Saving Time

Daylight saving time (DST) or summer time is the practice of advancing clocks during the summer months that have more sunlight so that people get up later in the morning and go to bed later at night. Typically clocks are adjusted forward one hour near the start of spring and are adjusted backward in the autumn. The modern idea of daylight saving was first proposed…

Amazing Talents : Attraction – Shadow Dancing

Attraction are a Hungarian shadow theatre group from Budapest, Hungary. They rose to fame during a performance at the Hungarian Olympic Oath Ceremony for the London 2012 Olympics, in which they did a rendition of many of the traditional sports within the five rings of the Olympic games logo. Less than a year later, they won the seventh series of Britain’s Got Talent on 8 June 2013, beating joint…

Appreciate Talents : Sarthak Sethi, 15 yr old Entrepreneur and Inventor

What it takes someone to start up an own organization? Not money the first integral part, but the passion towards the ambition makes it possible. Sarthak Sethi a 15 year old from Delhi, India has done that with his start up Applit Microsystems. Wait, this is not just the complete story, there are many feathers to his inspirational journey till date….

Creativity : 2500 Balloons Godzilla

This sculpture probably one of the lightest in the world compared to its giant size. A Baloon Godzilla was made by Joey and Alexandra Evans of Evans Entertainment. They made this 25 feet long, 13 feet high Godzilla with approximately 2500 balloons! During the convention itself, Their project leads got to meet Haruo Nakajima and Akira Takarada, actors in the original Godzilla movies….

Know : List of all Social Networking Sites

List of all Social Networking Sites (Sorted Alphabetically) Name Description/Focus Registered users Global Alexa Page ranking 43 Things Goal setting and achievement 3,000,000 12,914 About.me Social networking site 5,000,000 1,447 Academia.edu Social networking site for academics/researchers 211,000 1,995 Advogato Free and open source software developers 13,575 292,620 aNobii Books 26,939 AsianAvenue A social network for the Asian American community 170,384 aSmallWorld European jet set and social elite world-wide…

Amazing Arts & Artists : Satirical Illustrations by Pawel Kuczynski

Pawel Kuczynski  is an amazing artist, you cannot just glance at his works, instead you will stop and start to think.  Pawel is Polish artist that specializes in satirical illustration. Born in 1976 in Szczecin, Poland, he graduated with a graphics degree from the Fine Arts Academy in Poznan. Pawel has been focusing on satire since 2004 and has garnered nearly a hundred…

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