Every one minute i.e every 60 seconds, some amazing things (which are really shocking!) happen on Facebook. Every singly minute on Facebook, about 300 new profiles are created (5 new profiles per second), about 208,333 photos are uploaded (300 million photo uploads per day), about 510,000 comments are posted, about 293,000 users update their status,… Continue reading What happens on Facebook in one Minute? (It’s Alarming!)
Aetna Inc, an American Health Care company has come up with a very innovative & good scheme for its employees. This company has introduced a sleep scheme for its employees in which employees will be paid cash to get proper sleep (7 hours per night)! Idea behind scheme is simple: “You can’t be prepared (for… Continue reading This Company is Paying its Staff to Get Proper Sleep!
Well, this is the question inspiring motorola’s phone-life balance survey. Survey results are out now and they are (not surprisingly!) shocking! 33% of the people prefer their smartphone over spending time with their loved ones! 53% confessed that their smartphone is their best friend (Now you need to think twice before relying on the person… Continue reading Do You own Your Phone or Does Your Phone Own You?
On knowing about his popularity and Fan following, you may feel jealous! He has followers perhaps more than your favourite celebrity. He has status of more than just a dog. He is an Internet Celebrity. We are talking about most famous dog called “Jiffpom” who is the most famous animal in the world. He is 3… Continue reading Meet the Most Famous Dog in the World of Social Media!
Do you know Just 15 minutes of exercise per day can increase your life by 3 years. Bonus part is that it will also reduce the chances of cancer by 1% and chances of death by 14%. Want more life? Exercice for 30 minutes a day which can add about 4 extra years to your… Continue reading This little (absolutely free!) thing can add 3 years to Your Life!
Do you know smoking makes you look older than you really are. Smokers get more wrinkles than non-smokers and makes their skin looks dark & older due to reduction in oxygen to the skin. Smoking also impact your teeth and hair in negative ways. Smoking can accelerate hair loss as well. Therefore, if you are… Continue reading This is what Smoking does to your looks & Your Age!
Most people (perhaps you too!) like to read books at night to help them fall asleep. But if you are using e-Books at night instead of print books, Beware! Light emitting from e-Books you are reading before your bedtime makes it tougher for you to fall asleep and reduces the next morning alertness letting you feel sleepier and adversely impact your health & performance. So, we recommend you to use only print books at night to enjoy deep sleep. (Pro Tip: If you are a fan of e-Books, You can use e-Ink device like Amazon Kindle which will give you a paper like feel while giving the comfort of e-Books!)
You might know that Taj Mahal is one of the seven wonders of the World built by emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. But here are some little popular facts about Taj Mahal: About 20,000 people were involved in its construction & it took 22 years to complete, more than 1000 elephants were used for transportation of contruction meterials (sorry elephants! cars/ trucks were not existed at that time!), Taj’s shimmering White Marbel color changes depending on sunlight/ moonlight, Taj artists & architects’ hands were cut-off so that no one could make anything beautiful like Taj ever again (it’s a long-standing myth!), 7-8 million people visit Taj each year, many precious stones of Taj were cut out from its walls by the British solders & officials during 1857 Indian rebellion to spoil Taj’s beauty, UNESCO designated Taj as “the jewel of Muslim art in India”!
Bal Thackeray, the Founder Leader of “Shiv Sena” (translation: “Army of Shivaji”) Political Party believed that “Bombay” was a corrupted English version of “Mumbai” and an unwanted legacy of British colonial rule. He wanted to change the city’s name to “Mumbai” to pay tribute to Hindu goddess “Mumbadevi” meaning “mother” in Marathi language to strengthen Marathi identity in the Maharashtra region. In 1995, when Shiv Sena won the elections in Maharashtra, his party anounced that the city’s name has been changed to “Mumbai” and now a resident of Mumbai is called “Mumbaikar”!
Do You Know that initially Twitter logo was simply a blue sign spelling out the company name on a white background? In 2010, Twitter decided to go for a new logo that can symbolize the objectives of the company. Douglas Bowman, the designer of Twitter logo came up with a “Mountain Bluebird” logo because ‘tweets’ sounds just like a bird as these are short, speedy, quick and simple. So, Twitter Bird logo represents “tweets” – the most beloved business of Twitter! The Twitter logo was initially called “Larry Bird” in honour of a former basketball player Larry Bird. In 2012, the Twitter changed the name of its logo to just “Twitter Bird”.
Do You know that using Smartphone before sleep leads to poor sleep quality. If you use smartphone just before going to bed, it may take you longer to fall asleep. Reason is Smartphone screen light has similar effect like sunlight which makes it hard to get to sleep as well as stay asleep. Even teens & children are losing sleep time & quality due to excessive use of Smartphones and tablets. It is recommended not to use smartphone & other electronic devices at least one hour before going to sleep for better sleep and an ‘alert & productive day ahead’!
Almost all of us find it impossible to ignore the bloody Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and other push notifications! Do You ever wonder why these “push” notifications are so compulsive? Well we got it (it’s something technical related to medical science!)! When some notification hit your phone, it triggers one neuro-chemical in your brain called ‘Dopamine’ which compel you to check the notification. After, checking notification, ‘Dopamine’ releases which makes You feel happy! All Social Media Companies are using this trick to destroy your time and mind as well! We suggest one solution: Go to your Smartphone settings and turn-off the push notifications!