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14 Amusing Geography Fails

Fox News’ Egypt Graphic Fail

There is a popular saying that the World is small. But, it’s actually big, really big. With roughly 196 countries (UN recognized), countless cities, and their constantly shifting borders, keeping up on your geography can be difficult. But, sometimes it just crosses the line from an honest mistake to hilarious ignorance. Here is a list comprising silly ...

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18 Most Expensive Tech Acquisition Of All Time

Microsoft Buys Minecraft

There are numerous reasons why these kinds of deals happens To increase growth in future To acquire patents/technologies To shut down a rising competitor in the market. Big fish must eat small fishes to survive. These deals usually involve astonishingly high price tags. Recently, Amazon bought Whole Foods for over $13 billion in cash. Yep, ...

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18 Fascinating Facts About Sleep Paralysis

bad dream - Facts About Sleep Paralysis

In humans, most mammals and even birds, sleep occur in repetitive cycles, in which the body fluctuates between two different phases; REM sleep and non-REM sleep. REM sleep or Rapid eye movement sleep, as indicated, is a distinctive sleep phase which is characterized by rapid movement of the eyes, minimum muscle tone (residual muscle tension) and tendency ...

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15 Most Valuable Brands In The World | 2018 Edition

Apple Store

In this age of consumerism, brand value plays a crucial role to push any company ahead. A better brand value, not only plays an important part in determining the firm’s future growth potential, but also dictates basic things like sales and gives an upper hand against a rival company. Want to know an interesting fact about ...

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15 Mind-boggling Facts About The Nervous System

Growing Nerve Cells

The nervous system is simply the part of an organism that brings together and coordinates its actions by transmitting signals to-and-fro from every single part of its body. It detects environmental changes in the immediate surroundings and affects the body and then work as a unit with other body system to respond to such events. The nervous ...

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28 Fascinating Facts About Eye | Including Some Myths

Human eye resolution

Just like any other organ in our body, the human eye is also a complex system that provides us with a vision. Eye works on a simple principle; they detect light and then change it to electro-chemical impulses and send it to the brain. The transmission of these signals also has their own tales. The signals are ...

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Researchers Made Aluminum Alloy As Strong As Stainless Steel

Aluminum Alloy As Strong As Stainless Steel

Scientists have created super-strong aluminum alloy by introducing faults into its crystalline structure. It would have a wide range of applications including corrosion resistant coating for vehicles and electronic instruments.  The study helps us better understand the deformation mechanism in metals with high stacking fault energies.  Most of the aluminum alloys are soft, lightweight and ...

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15 Best Science And Technology Research Labs In The World

ZGS preaccelerator

Do you think research laboratories are boring? Well, we are here to change your opinion on that. Research labs are often commissioned by keeping one thing in mind – solving complex problems. Now that problem could be anything from nation’s energy crisis to ensure its security or solving ever-growing environmental problems (oh yes that’s a problem). Now ...

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Coldest Liquid Water Ever Recorded | Below -43°C

Coldest Liquid Water

Scientists developed a technique that cools down water to minimum 228 Kelvin without making it freeze.  The tinier the drop, the colder it could get while being in liquid phase.  They used laser pulses to monitor the size of drops and to measure the positions of resonance peaks in scattered light. We all know the freezing ...

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