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India Science News: Is India ready for foldable technology?

India Science News: Is India ready for foldable technology?

“Technology is anything that wasn’t around when you were born,” said Alan Kay, a US-based computer science pioneer credited with designing the Dynabook – the basis for all modern-day tablets and laptops – in the early 1970s. Try remembering the time when you held your first mobile phone. Did you realise what the device was going to offer you in …

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India Weird News: Guinness Rishi – have set 20 Guinness World Records

India Weird News: Guinness Rishi - have set 20 Guinness World Records

A man obsessed with setting Guinness world records got 366 flags tattooed on his body and had all his teeth removed so he could put nearly 500 drinking straws and more than 50 burning candles in his mouth. Har Parkash Rishi, who claims to have set more than 20 records, now calls himself Guinness Rishi. Born in 1942 in a …

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Largest Taffy: Annabelle Candy breaks Guinness World Records record

Largest Taffy: Annabelle Candy breaks Guinness World Records record

Hayward, California, USA – April 20, 2016 – Annabelle Candy Co. Inc, makers of Rocky Road, Big Hunk, Abba Zaba, Look!, and U-no candy bars, celebrates 65 years in the candy business by obtaining a World Record title; Annabelle Candy’s Abba Zaba Taffy came in at 237.68 kg (524lbs), setting the new world record for the Largest Taffy. Photo: Annabelle …

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Biggest cat video: Catquarium sets world record

Biggest cat video: Catquarium sets world record

San Francisco, California, USA – March 17, 2016 – A cat cafe in San Francisco called KitTea has released an immersive 360-degree video on YouTube called Catquarium; on top of being extremely unique in that the video has 360-degree and interactive capabilities and an amazing 1 trillion pixels, thus setting the new world record for the Biggest cat video. Photo: …

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Longest blindfolded field goal: Pat McAfee breaks Guinness World Records record

Longest blindfolded field goal: Pat McAfee breaks Guinness World Records record

San Francisco, California, USA – February 8, 2016 – Indianapolis Colts punter Pat McAfee hit a 40-yard field goal while blindfolded, during a NFL’s Fan Experience in San Francisco, thus setting the new world record for longest blindfolded field goal (non-competition). Photo: McAfee broke the Guinness World Record for “farthest blindfolded American field goal.” McAfee made the kick from 40 yards …

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Couples Who Post About Their Relationships On Facebook Happier

The soppy details about their relationship that some couples post on Facebook may actually be strengthening their marital bond, a new study has found. Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) found that people who post about their relationship on Facebook are more satisfied and secure in their marriages than those who do not. It may seem obvious …

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World Famous Landmarks Quiz

World Famous Landmarks Quiz

The World Famous Landmarks Quiz tests how much you know about some of the world’s most famous destinations. See what you know in the famous landmarks quiz.

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Famous Cities Quiz

Famous Cities Quiz

Famous Cities Quiz – Different cities are famous for different things. The famous landmarks quiz tests how much you know about some of the world’s most famous destinations.

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The Flickr Founders

The Flickr Founders — Tom Sawyer got it right. Why paint a fence when you can get your friends to do it for you for free? He would have been the perfect new-media mogul. Spending time and money creating content on the Internet is so hopelessly dated, so dotcom, so very, very 1.0. The secret of today’s successful Web 2.0 …

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Steve Wynn

Steve Wynn — Stephen Alan “Steve” Wynn (born January 27, 1942) is an American casino resort/real-estate developer who has been credited with spearheading the dramatic resurgence and expansion of the Las Vegas Strip in the 1990s. His companies refurbished or built some of the most currently widely recognized resorts in Las Vegas such as the Golden Nugget, The Mirage, Treasure …

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