Monthly archives: January 2015

 
 
 

Cuteness overload: Watch these pets ruin their owners' yoga routine

A recent video that went viral tells the story that every health conscious pet owners know way too well. The video shows adorable pets ruining their owners yoga routines. Yes, if this video is any indication, pets, especially dogs and cats, think that every time their owners tries a headstand, it is time to show them some love. That’s why, in this video, we see a dog rush to lick […]

 
 
 

Adventurer Couldn't Let Go of the Opportunity of Climbing the Frozen Niagara Falls, Creates History

Will Gadd, named the Adventurer of the Year in 2015 by the National Geographic, has created history by climbing by the wall of ice and snow that was the frozen Niagara Falls on January 27th. The climb up Niagara – the collective name of the three waterfalls on the border of Canada and the United States of America – was done under the supervision of the New York State Park […]

 
 
 

The Man Who Single Handedly Converted A Washed Out Land Into A 1,360 Acre Forest

Almost three decades ago, a teenager, after noticing the deaths of a large number of reptiles due to a lack of a tree cover, started planting Bamboo in an area that had been washed away by floods. Today, that same land hosts 1,360 acres of Jungle called Molai Forest, named after Jadav “Molai” Payeng, the man who made this possible single handedly! That forest is now home to Bengal tigers, […]

What This Guy Was Trying To Smuggle In His Pants Is Basically Animal Cruelt

Have you ever sat next to a fidgety person on a plane? Yeah, me too. It’s pretty annoying. But most of the time you can’t blame them. They’re just a fidgety person. But maybe, just maybe, they’re trying to secretly smuggle a dozen hummingbirds in their underpants. I know how crazy it sounds, but that’s exactly what one Dutch traveler attempted to do on a flight from Cayenne, in French […]

 
 
 

Google’s Eric Schmidt has a 10-year prediction of how tech will disrupt whole industries

  In conversation with Khan Academy founder and amateur baritone, Sal Khan, Google chairman Eric Schmidt predicted how technology will change whole industries over the next 10 years. The path to tech riches, he predicts, will be startups that use existing online tools to unseat incumbents. For example, Uber (which Google invests in) utilized Google maps to pinpoint car drivers. Khan Academy, another Google-funded organization, got its start putting up […]

 
 
 

How Michael Dell Became a Billionaire

  Michael Dell was part of the growth of personal computing in the eighties by creating the Dell computer Corporation which now goes by the name Dell Inc. Dell has progressed to be an investor, an author, a philanthropist and one of the richest people in the world. Michael Dell’s estimated net worth is $22.4 billion. Dell has always had the type of mind that likes to pick things apart […]

 
 
 

What Happens When A Couple’s Phone Goes Missing? They Get It Back, Intact, With BlackBerry Protect.

How many times have you misplaced your phone or had it go missing? The mere thought of having your photos, memos, contacts and other personal information gone forever (or in someone else’s hands) is enough to make the average person sick with anxiety. For one man and his wife, BlackBerry Protect recently proved invaluable in reuniting them with their missing phone. Just Like Anyone Else Andrew and Teresa Schito are […]

These Common Pharmaceutical Meds Destroy Your Brain

You wouldn’t think that taking a little pain pill would cause long term cognitive impairment, but that’s just one of the commonly prescribed (or even OTC) pharmaceutical medications which were studied in a six-year test to see what kind of neurological damage was caused. Unfortunately, the research found that these pharmaceuticals, commonly taken for a variety of common medical conditions including insomnia, allergies, or incontinence, cause long-term damage to the […]

This beautiful language tree shows how India is as linguistically diverse as Europe

An intricate chart drawn by Finnish-Swedish graphic artist Minna Sundberg traces the common roots of the tongues spoken by a vast swath of humanity. The myriad “Indo-European” languages all share a common ancestor, though historians debate who that is. Some say the language group emerged from the steppes north of the Black Sea 4,000 years ago with the migrations of chariot-driving nomads; others argue it dates further back — some […]

Did someone leave open the gates from hell? As body modification fans show off some of their devilish designs

They look like they may be taking a break from the latest low-budget horror movie featuring either aliens or the un-dead. But for these people, who are exhibiting at the Venezuela Tattoo International Expo in Caracas, all of the modifications and colourings are real. These people have had implants, extreme dental work and even dye injected into their eyeballs to make them look as menacing as possible. The four-day event […]