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2017 Action-adventure Film: Okja Movie Review

2017 Action-adventure Film: Okja Movie Review

Director: Bong Joon-ho Cast: Ahn Seo-hyun, Tilda Swinton, Jake Gyllenhaal, Paul Dano, Steven Yeun, Lily Collins Running Time: 120 minutes If getting booed at the Cannes Film Festival is considered a badge of honour, it is a badge Okja must wear with pride. It joins a list of films – a list that will probably have you performing an almost …

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Largest human blood drop

Largest human blood drop: Philippines breaks Guinness world record

Marikina, Philippines – April 10, 2017 – About 4,817 people gathered in Marikina City to form a giant drop of human blood; the event, which was aimed at persuading people to be blood donors for Marikina Blood Bank, sets the new world record for the Largest human blood drop. Photo: Nearly 5,000 people trooped to the Marikina Sports Center to …

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Ukraine sets World Record: Largest movable metal structure

Ukraine sets World Record: Largest movable metal structure

Chernobyl, Ukraine – November 30, 2016 – Ukraine unveiled the world’s largest moveable metal structure over the Chernobyl nuclear power plant’s doomed fourth reactor to ensure the safety of Europeans for future generations; the gigantic arch soars 108 metres (355 feet) into the sky — making it taller than New York‘s Statue of Liberty — while its weight of 36,000 …

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Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime: Tech Review, Price, Specifications, Features

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime: Tech Review, Price, Specifications, Features

The South Korean giant Samsung, which is recuperating from the aftermath of the premium Galaxy Note 7 failure, recently launched a mid-range device that offers better security and longer battery life to woo new customers in India. The Rs 18,790 Galaxy J7 Prime comes with indigenously developed “S-Secure” and “S-Power Planning” features. We tested the 16GB (expandable up to 256GB) …

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South Korean LG G5: World’s first modular smartphone

South Korean LG G5: World's first modular smartphone

While the world of technology is going ga-ga over the future of modular smartphones, South Korean electronics conglomerate LG has already translated the concept into reality with the G5 — its flagship device that has upped the ante for other vendors in the customised smartphone market. The Rs 52,990 G5 features a “slide-out” battery design and dual rear cameras — …

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South Korea Weird News: Chair Provides Free Hugs

South Korea Weird News: Chair Provides Free Hugs

Strangers will no longer look at you with puzzlement when you ask them for a hug. Your parents will no longer think you’re needy when you keep asking them what they’re doing tonight. Your friends will always be there for you, until someone has kids and then all socializing will cease. So what to do when you’re having an awful …

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Tallest house of cards built in 12 hours: LG breaks Guinness World Records record

Tallest house of cards built in 12 hours: LG breaks Guinness World Records record

Seoul, South Korea – April 11, 2016 – LG Electronics (LG) and professional card stacker Bryan Berg set a new world record for the tallest house of cards built in 12 hours; more incredible is that the record-breaking 3.3 meter tall structure was built atop an LG Centum washing machine while it was spinning at 1,000 RPM. Photo: Bryan Berg, …

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Most Total Knee Replacements performed with Minimal Invasive Surgery: Dr. Jae Hoon Chung sets world record

Most Total Knee Replacements performed with Minimal Invasive Surgery: Dr. Jae Hoon Chung sets world record

Gwangju, South Korea – February 4, 2016 – To help the prompt recovery of patients by reducing their pain and bleeding after the surgery, Dr. Jae Hoon Chung, the director of Segyero Hospital, has performed as many as 3,220 cases of 7-9 cm minimal invasive artificial knee joint surgery (MIS) from May 1, 2005, to January 31, 2016, setting the …

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Avoid Smartphone – If Depressed

Avoid Smartphone - If Depressed

Depressed people who turn to their smartphones for relief could be worsening their psychological condition, say scientists, including one of Indian-origin. A team of researchers, that included Prabu David, the dean of Michigan State University’s College of Communication Arts and Sciences, found that people who substitute electronic interaction for the real-life human kind find little satisfaction. In fact, using a …

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Wi-Power Zone to charge multiple mobile devices

Wi-Power Zone to charge multiple mobile devices

Researchers have developed a new Wi-Fi-style technology that allows multiple mobile devices to be charged from a distance without the need for chargers. With this technology, so long as mobile users stay in a designated area where the charging is available, eg, the Wi-Power zone, the device, without being tethered to a charger, will pick up power automatically, as needed. …

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