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Know : Triangle, Square, Pentagon… How long it goes?

Triangle Δ (3), Square (4), Pentagon (5), Hexagon (6), Heptagon(7), Octagon(8)… How long it can go? A Megagon is a shape with 1,000,000 equal sides.  Even if drawn at the size of the Earth, a regular megagon would be very difficult to distinguish from a circle. A regular polygon is a polygon that is equiangular (all angles are equal in measure) and equilateral (all sides have the same length).  How many…

Know : Bicycle Sharing System and Available Countries

A bicycle sharing system, or bike share scheme, is a service in which bicycles are made available for shared use to individuals on a very short term basis. The main purpose is transportation: bike share allows people to depart from point “A” and arrive at point “B” free from the worries of ownership. Bike-share has seen explosive, global growth over recent years. As of…

Video : You will say Wow, World's fastest…

A few fastest in the World… ( If you are unable to see the video, click here ) Haven’t you said “Wow” ? 🙂 

Stay Tuned #1 : Brain Games

Brain Games is an incredible TV show will blow your mind and puzzle out your brain. You will say Wow! to know how our brain works. Especially the games we can play with the brain, ho ho.. in turn, its the brain which plays the game with us.  Tune up your TV for ‘Brain Games’ 🙂 

Amazing Arts and Artists : Water Droplets Photography by Ronny Tertnes

These stunning ultra-high speed photos of water droplets were captured by photographer, Ronny Tertnes, 48, from Bergen, Norway. They show the water’s displacement as various liquids are being dropped in. Ronny, who works full time as an IT administrator, set up his camera and flash rigs to capture the exact moment a droplet hit the surface, sometimes causing several drops…

Know : Thorium – 8gm could power a car for 100yrs

Thorium is a naturally occurring radioactive chemical element with the symbol Th and atomic number 90. It was discovered in 1828 by the Norwegian mineralogist Morten Thrane Esmark and identified by the Swedish chemist Jöns Jakob Berzelius and named after Thor, the Norse god of thunder. Thorium, a slightly radioactive metal that occurs in rocks and soils, may hold significant promise as a replacement for uranium in the nuclear energy sector. As global energy consumption increases,…

Inspire : Anything for love

What you do when you come to know that your friend is diagnosed with Breast Cancer? On February 2014, one of Gerdi McKenna’s friends wrote an email requesting a photoshoot for all her friends as she was diagnosed with breast cancer a few months before. When She Was Diagnosed With Breast Cancer, Her Friends Decided To Do A Photo Shoot. Here’s…

Inspire to Learn : Morphing : Fanta Morph

You must have seen the classic Black or White song by Michael Jackson? Especially for that Face changing (morphing) effect. Well, that is not at all a difficult trick to learn. Now a days advanced morphing softwares made it even more, easier. FantaMorph is one of the leading software for doing image morphing animations. By the way, what is Morphing? …

Wow : View of our Earth from the Mars

  The Earth was about 99 million miles away at that point, according to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Curiosity traveled a much longer distance to get to Mars because both planets are constantly in motion. Any Martian or Earthling who happened to be visiting wouldn’t need such a special camera to see the same thing. According to NASA, “A human…

Wow ! Explore entire Universe in picture size : Must See

What does the universe look like on small scales? On large scales? Humanity is discovering that the universe is a very different place on every proportion that has been explored. For example, so far as we know, every tiny proton is exactly the same, but every huge galaxy is different. On a more familiar scales, a small glass table top to a human is a vast plane of strange smoothness to…

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