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Tribute : Helen Keller (1880-1968)

Helen Adams Keller (June 27, 1880 – June 1, 1968) was an American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deafblind person to earn a bachelor of arts degree. The story of how Keller’s teacher, Anne Sullivan, broke through the isolation imposed by a near complete lack of language, allowing the girl to blossom as she learned to communicate, has become widely known through the…

Know : A list of the oldest rivers on Earth

The age of a river is difficult to determine. Generally, the age is estimated based upon which mountains are the source of the river, the age of any mountains it dissects, the sea or ocean to which it eventually outflows, and where it forms its delta. For instance, if a river dissects a mountain range, then this often means the river existed before the mountain range rose….

Know : FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Facts

Totally 204 Countries across the world aimed for a spot to play the FIFA World Cup 2014, played 820 matches and scored 2350 Goals! Finally 32 countries made it to the Group Stages! No Wonder why Football has more fans around the globe.  Group A Brazil Croatia Mexico Cameroon  Group B Spain Netherlands Chile Australia  Group C Colombia Greece Côte…

Documentary : Know : Brunei

Brunei (officially the Nation of Brunei, the Abode of Peace) (Malay: Negara Brunei Darussalam, Jawi: نڬارا بروني دارالسلام), is a sovereign state located on the north coast of the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia. Apart from its coastline with the South China Sea, it is completely surrounded by the state of Sarawak, Malaysia; and it is separated into two parts by the Sarawak district of Limbang. It is the only sovereign state completely on the…

Know : World Population List and Facts

  What is the Total Population of the World? Check out the list below, but here are some interesting facts about Population World population refers to the total number of humans living in the world. The world population has been on a constant rise since the Great Famine and Black Death ended in 1350. With more humans born every year…

Selfishness is Good : The Hidden Secret !

When our country wins a world cup match, be it Cricket or Soccer or any game, we all cherish when our respective nations win. We call ourselves patriots. 🙂 Well, we are! Of course. When our state wins a league or our IPL team wins, we cherish their victory too! Then we call ourselves as Fans! We are dedicated to…

Know : List of Hairstyles :) What's yours?

Here is the list of various hairstyles 🙂 Which one is yours?  Name Image Description Afro Big hair hairstyle, featured heavily in Afro-American culture, popular through the 1970s in the United States of America. Afro-textured hair A typical texture of Black African hair that has not been altered by hot combs, flat irons, or chemicals (by perming,relaxing, or straightening). Each strand of this hair type grows in a tiny spring-like,…

Know : The World's First Animated Image Sequences

This was the world’s first animated image sequences photographed in real-time captured by Muybridge who used High-speed photography  (1878-1887) Eadweard James Muybridge (9 April 1830 – 8 May 1904) was an English photographer important for his pioneering work in photographic studies of motion, and early work in motion-picture projection.  He emigrated to the United States as a young man and became a bookseller. He returned to England in 1861…

Know : National Anthem | Argentina

The Argentine National Anthem (Spanish: Himno Nacional Argentino) is the national anthem of Argentina. The name of the song originally was Marcha Patriótica (Patriotic March), and was later renamed Canción Patriótica Nacional(National Patriotic Song) and finally Canción Patriótica (Patriotic Song). A copy published in 1847 called it Himno Nacional Argentino and the name has remained ever since. Its lyrics were written by the Buenos Aires-born politician Vicente López y Planes and the music was composed…

Documentary: Did We Land on the Moon?

The Moon landing conspiracy theories claim that some or all elements of the Apollo program and the associated Moon landings were hoaxes staged by NASA with the aid of other organizations. The most notable claim is that the six manned landings (1969–1972) were faked and that twelve Apollo astronauts did not actually walk on the Moon. Various groups and individuals have made such conspiracy claims since the mid-1970s. Conspiracy theorists (henceforth conspiracists) claim that NASA and…

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