Well, it’s China. Due to extreme internet censorship in China (dubbed as “The Great Firewall of China”), more than 6 million websites & apps are blocked there. Most important blocks include some of your (& ours too!) favourite Social Media; sharing & messaging services like WhatsApp, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Google+, BlogSpot, Tumblr, XING, Vimeo, Dropbox… Continue reading Country where WhatsApp, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube (& lots more) are banned!
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!)
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!
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”!
Dubai, the skyscrapers’ city which already have Burj Khalifa to its credit, which is the tallest building in the world has got one more credit to its favor: The Gevora Hotel – world’s new Tallest Hotel with a record height of 357.8 metres! The Hotel has 528 rooms spread over 75 floors. Gosh part is that Gevora Hotel is just 2.8 metre taller than its predecessor JW Marriott Marquis Dubai Hotel which is now the World’s second tallest hotel with height of 355 metres!
Do you Know that the average millennial picks up their smartphone 150 times a day! Reason is “FOMO” (Don’t worry we got this acronym: “Fear of Missing Out”). In a tech world, we want to stay connected 24/7. For people in age group of 18-24, the most important thing just after waking up is to check their smartphone (Really important!). Well, if you want to stay productive & be different, start controlling this bad habit of yours right away!
Jason Colon, a man from Tampa, Florida reported to his local news channel “8 On Your Side” that his Apple AirPods began smoking while he was listening to a dance mix at the LA Fitness. Reportedly, he left the AirPods on a piece of workout equipment & got help and when he got back, one of the AirPods was partially burned and destroyed! An Apple spokeswoman told “8 On Your Side” – “the company is investigating and and will reach out to Colon”. Well, on this news, Apple must be “Oh My Gosh!”
In 1983, Apple Founder Steve Jobs hired the then Pepsi executive John Sculley to join Apple as CEO convincing him by his famous statement “Do you want to spend the rest of your life selling sugared water, or do you want a chance to change the world?”. Later on, while Sculley was working as CEO, he & Steve got some issues over Mac Pricing. So, Steve was thrown out of Apple after which he founded NeXT that was later acquired by Apple which opened the door for Steve coming back to Apple and transforming Apple to a great company which we all know today. Well done Steve!
Do You know which is the most spoken language in the world? We guessed ….. English! But to our surprise, we were wrong! Then we got the second opportunity to guess the correct one. We guessed ….. Hindi. This time too, our answer was not correct and then we got to know from ‘babbel magazine’ that the most spoken language in world is “Chinese”! Yes, you heard us right! “Chinese” language has around 1.2 billion native speakers leaving languages like Spanish (about 400 million speakers), English (about 360 million speakers) and Hindi much behind! Oh My Gosh!
Did you know that India has announced the World’s biggest health care program completely funded by Government of India. The Indian Government has funded INR 1200 crore for this flagship health program that will provide insurance cover of INR 5 lac per family per year and will benefit around 50 crore beneficiaries spread over 10 crore Indian Families. Indian Inc has dubbed the scheme as “Modi-care”. Well, whatever is the nomenclature, the scheme is a commendable move. Isn’t it?
Did you know that Foster City in California of United States of America (USA) is probably the most safest city in the world with the lowest crime rate. The city has earned the tag of safest city with an average of one murder in ten years. Foster City has also been recognized as one of the Best Places to Live multiple times by Money Magazine.