Mobile phones containing Congolese blood!

Mobile phones, once a luxury, are nowadays a basic need. Since the very first ‘prototype’ of Graham Bell, this superb communication tool has known multiple evolutions and we do not know still how many jaw-dropping versions are about to come. Yet, none shows interest to understand what it takes to be manufactured. What lies in the belly of a mobile phone? Many materials are used in the structure of this gadget including plastic, metal, gold, Read more…

Sophia: The social humanoid robot

About Sophia Name: Sophia (should the surname be Hanson?) Parents: David Hanson (Manufactured by Hanson Robotics) Audrey Hepburn (Sophia was designed after the actress – so she becomes her mother?) Siblings: Alice, Albert Einstein Hubo, BINA48, Han, Jules, Professor Einstein, Philip K. Dick Android, Zeno, and Joey Chaos. Little Sophia In 2019, Little Sophia, the sister of Sophia will make its appearance. This Artificial Intelligence (AI) product will be available to use in home and Read more…

Vardavar Festival

Vardavar Vardavar water festival is celebrated on the 14th Sunday after Easter. It was on July 8th this year and some shots from Armenia show the pomp and grandeur with which Vardavar is celebrated. Other than just a merry making and fun day, Vardavar is linked to the Transfiguration of Jesus – where he appeared shining from head to toe and his clothes became as white as snow. Pigeons and dove are released in some Read more…

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Khizr Festival

Khizr Al Khizr, The Green One is associated with the Water of Life. Al Khizr is also known as the King of the Sea and believed to safeguard travellers. Famous in Sri Lanka, Sindh, Iran and Turkey, this mystical figure is revered by different names having performed miracles, appearing at several waterbody locations. Some celebrate Hıdırellez, which is the meeting of Khizr and Elias on the 5, 6 May annually while the Sindhi community celebrate Read more…

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Ganga Mahotsav Festival

Ganga Mahotsav Similar to Loy Krathong, the Ganga Mahotsav Festival is celebrated mostly across India on ‘Dev Deepawali‘/’Kartik Poornima the full moon in the Hindu month of Kartik; thus today 22nd November 2018. It is another event where there is the veneration of the river – Ganges. The sight is the same as Loy Krathong with an offering of flower, incense and ‘Diyas’ or earthen lamps which are lit up humbly across lines of stairs. Read more…

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Loy Krathong Festival

Loy Krathong Loy Krathong – Floating Loy Krathong or Lai Ka Tong is celebrated today, 22nd November 2018 across Thailand and nearby countries like Malaysia – Tazaungdaing festival, Myanmar, China and Sri Lanka (Poya). Loy means floating and Krathong is equivalent to a container, hence the “floating container”. This container is made of banana leaves, lily flowers, incense and candles, which are light up at the time it is placed in a waterbody; sea, river Read more…

Survive in the Wild

SURVIVE IN THE WILD Getting bitten, stung, or even wholly swallowed by wild animals are things we see way often on the headlines. Watch the video on Bright Side Average number of people killed every year by the following animals: snakes = 100, 000 crocodiles = 1000 hippos & elephants = 500 lions = 22 wolves = 10 sharks = only 6 We cannot stop venturing into the wild, nor can we make a deal Read more…

Language Learning Tips

Roughly fifteen years ago … “Please return to the text dear.” … “Please go back to the passage.” … “Enough now! Return to the questions, you can go through this one during your break time!” … It was my French teacher constantly telling me to return back to the passage we were studying in class that day, while I was busy checking out the last chapter in green, entitled, Why Learn Latin? Today, I can Read more…

Hair what are you? Know its importance

Hair, what are you?Straight, Wavy, Curly, Kinky….!Have you ever searched for the definition of hair? It’s quite a lol right! So let’s do it together. Dear Oxford, what’s a hair? It is the mass of thin thread-like structures on the head of a person, or any of these structures that grow out of the skin of a person or animal Wiki, What’s the scientific definition of hair? A protein filament that grows from follicles found Read more…

Being Bilingual

Confidence is not the only way that language learning becomes easier as you learn more languages. While learning a first foreign language, people develop skills and techniques that they did not have before. These, in turn, transfer to any other language one chooses to learn! After constant forecast about “Brain activity reveals that bilingual children find it easier to learn another language in the future”, a research was carried out whereby a new language (Brocanto2) was Read more…

Virtual Supermodels : Online admiration, Offline disappointment

Wake up … Squeeze some lemon in hot water … Work out … And throughout the day watch your diet and your step … Countless auditions, shoots and travel … Selfies, filters, and tons of likes … What would happen to the lives of Supermodels if the Virtual Models took over? You read it right! Virtual Models have been in existence for a while now, and not in any sort of a random temporary one! Read more…

A Beginner’s Guide To Crypto Trading!

When I first started taking an interest in cryptocurrency I thought I was so lost in this huge sea of unknowns. Where do I start? What are the useful keywords to look up and keep in mind? What are the available helpful resources? This cryptocurrency investing guide is written so that in just minutes, you would have a sense of what to expect of your upcoming crypto journey, and how to best go about starting Read more…

Water

Water | Happy World Water Day

What is World Water Day? World Water Day, on 22 March every year, is about focusing attention on the importance of water. The theme for World Water Day 2018 is ‘Nature for Water’ – exploring nature-based solutions to the water challenges we face in the 21st century. Damaged ecosystems affect the quantity and quality of water available for human consumption. Today, 2.1 billion people live without safe drinking water at home; affecting their health, education Read more…

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#8 points: You are an annoying boss!

#1 Cannot understand Priority Despite having a schedule and prioritized goals worked out several times around a table for the benefit of the company, nothing is applicable when the boss decides that his work is most important. There is no waiting and no way negotiating some time and making him understand the situation and the real priority of the moment. The boss decides that his work should be done first whatever the consequence; his work Read more…

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