If under 16 you cannot use Facebook without consent

If under 16 you cannot use Facebook without consent

Everyone knows Facebook, social media giant and part of our daily lives. A new law has been drafted where opening any account on facebook or any other social media need consent of parents or guardians if you under the age 16. Yes, this is true. This law has been drafted in France legislation to improve access to information that companies gather to use it for different purposes including disseminating information to other firms about people’s online activity. This will help companies alter or delete some of the information based on…

Duck like Dinosaurs Species found

Duck like Dinosaurs Species found

Dinosaurs have always been a mystery for human being and have always been a subject of experiment and finding something new about them. Recently a new species of Dinosaurs has been found and is named Halszkaraptor esuilliei after Polish palaeontologist Halszka Osmolska. This species has a bill like a duck, teeth like a croc’s, a swanlike neck and killer claws, flippers like a penguin but walked like an ostrich. This meat eating Dino can also swim making it the first of its kind having swimming ability. Though the creature could…

Women vs champion rowers-Women are stronger

Women vs champion rowers-Women are stronger

Prehistoric women were stronger than modern rowers. Tiling soil and grinding grain for hours gave women more strength and gave them super power arm muscles. Repeated exercise of lack of it can affect bone density, curvature and shape. Unlike rowers who perform repeated tasks, prehistoric women performed multiple tasks that may not be repetitive like fetching water and food for livestock, processing meat and milk and converting hides and wool into textiles. As per Alison Macintosh researcher at Cambridge University, this is the first study to compare prehistoric women to…

If Rohingyas are illegal migrants so are Desi people settling abroad

If Rohingyas are illegal migrants so are Desi people settling abroad

India had taken stand on Rohingyas to deport them from India and send them back to their native place Rakhine, Myanmar as they were illegal migrants. But what about its own citizens who illegally emigrated to various countries across the globe. It was ridiculous to hear Union home minister Rajnath Singh taking a technical stand that Rohingyas did not follow the proper protocol to enter India as refugees. Since India has not signed any specific UN convention, it will not break any international law by sending them back. Thousands of…

Man jumping through window-train catches speed

Man jumping through window-train catches speed

My wife and I were planning for a holiday. It had been a long time, almost a year when we had gone on holidays last time. We took auto from our home to Sarai Rohilla railway station. The traffic was not much. The train was scheduled for 9.10 PM and we reached at around 8 in the evening. It was difficult passing time on the platform. My wife wanted something to munch preferably popcorn and Jabson peanuts. Whenever she eats popcorn and peanuts smile comes on her face and this…

You have multiple bosses while you are on holiday

You have multiple bosses while you are on holiday

Have you ever thought what happens when you are on holiday? You have multiple bosses when you are not in the office or you are out of office. You are going on holiday and have told everyone in the office not to call or email you. You have left the laptop at home. But you will definitely carry smart phone with you and you will be tempted to use social media. And obviously you will post photos of every move that you make. Then you will expect likes and comments…

Indian villagers making money in foreign currency

Indian villagers making money in foreign currency

  There are many people living in Meghalaya, a north eastern state in India who cross borders and trek to Bangladesh as village Huroi in Meghalaya does not have a motorable road to access infrastructure. Trekking into Meghalaya is quite tough due to long distance of basic amenities from Meghalaya-Bangladesh border village of Hunoi. Majority of income (approx 70-90%) of the village is in Takas. People falling sick, women suffering from labour pain and for other daily needs trek into Bangladesh and trade in Bangladeshi currency Takas. These people regret…

Faster than sound car-Bloodhound SSC launching

Faster than sound car-Bloodhound SSC launching

First road test of Bloodhound SSC (supersonic car) is being launched at Newquay airfield in Cornwall, UK. This will be launched after intensive experiment of about 9 years. Experiment started on Oct 28, 2007. The Bloodhound will be launched on Thursday (26th Oct 2017). This pencil shaped amazing car will reach a maximum speed of 320 Kmph over 2.7 Km runway. The speed is expected to skyrocket to somewhere 1609 Kmph which will be @4X than the speed of some of the reputed present day racing cars like Porsche, Lamborghini,…

Resume rejected before interview-very high expectations shattered

Resume rejected before interview-very high expectations shattered

I got a call from my friend on Wednesday evening and asked if I could go for walk in interview. It was scheduled next day (Thursday) in Gurgaon. My friend told me to prepare technical questions which were expected in the interview.The time to brush my knowledge was very short. But it’s all about time management and stress management. My stars are generally not good. Whatever task I start, it is either not started or if it starts it is hung and task is not completed. Anyways I prepared for…

Now you can scatter ashes of loved ones in space

Now you can scatter ashes of loved ones in space

Believe it or not but now you will be able to scatter ashes of your beloved ones in the space. A British company Ascension Flights is planning to launch its first Ascension aircraft into the space that will cost UK pound 795(INR 68,000) onwards. The company was set up by two graduates from University of Sheffield, UK and spent last few years in experimenting by sending hundreds of items into the space. The remains will go up 36km (22 miles) and will be scattered on the outer atmosphere of Earth….