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  • The real superhero - Stan Lee

    Stan Lee, the legendary writer, editor, and publisher of Marvel Comics whose fantabulous but flawed creations made him a real-life superhero to comic book lovers everywhere. He has died! He was 95. On Monday, Lee's daughter J.C. Lee confirmed that he passed away. A lawyer for Ms. Lee, Kirk Schenck, confirmed Mr. Lee’s death, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. The feisty writer, editor, and publisher was responsible for such iconic characters...

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  • Known-unknown facts about Kargil War

    Photograph by Rudra Narayan Mitra Kargil was a military, political and diplomatic victory for India which observes the Kargil Vijay Diwas in honor of the men who lost their lives in the war. The Kargil War was started on 3 May 1999 and ended on 26 July 1999 in which the Indian army got the victory. We all know that India and Pakistan fought three wars since they were granted independence in 1947 but no doubt out of all these wars, there is one such war that always r...

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  • Types of Biofuel and how it helps to reduce carbon emissions

    Photograph by A Aleksii and Corona Borealis Studio A biofuel is a fuel that is produced through contemporary biological processes, such as agriculture and anaerobic digestion. Biofuels can be derived directly from plants (Energy crops), or indirectly from agricultural, commercial, domestic, and/or industrial wastes. Gasoline and diesel are actually ancient biofuels. But they are known as fossil fuels because they are made from decomposed plants and animals that have...

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  • Future of foldable smartphones

    Photograph by Iaremenko Sergii Day by day, the technology is just getting better and better. The announcement of the first smartphone nearly a decade ago was a seminal moment in the evolution of mobile technology. Since then, mobile has seen growth and innovation like no other. The advancements in wireless technologies like 3G/4G and NFC, the rise of the mobile web, the increasing popularity of an app-based ecosystem, larger batteries, more computing power, better and ...

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  • Known unknown facts about Sachin Tendulkar

    Sachin Tendulkar, the name rules the hearts of cricket lovers. The name can bring a smile on any cricket fan’s face; an institution that inspires millions around the globe to attain greatness. One of the best batsmen in the history of cricket, Sachin Tendulkar, reigns supreme amongst his peers for his glorious play, accomplishments and the records he holds are staggering and benchmark for others. Sachin isn't just a cricketer. He is considered the god of cricket...

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  • The journey of Voyager 1

    Voyager 1's extended mission is expected to continue until around 2025 when its radioisotope thermoelectric generators will no longer supply enough electric power to operate its scientific instruments. Voyager 1 is the first spacecraft to reach interstellar space. It originally was launched in 1977 to explore the outer planets in our solar system. However, it has remained operational long past expectations and continues to send information about its journeys back t...

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  • Effect of Demonetization in Indian life

    Demonetisation, a landmark in the history of the Indian economy, was an experience which might create fear in the minds of the people who indulge in illegal activities like tax evasion or money laundering of any kind. When a currency note of a particular denomination ceases to be a legal tender, it is termed as demonetization. Legal tender refers to money which can be legally used to make payments of debts or other obligations. A creditor is obliged by law to receive s...

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  • Interesting facts about Diwali

    Photograph by Allies Interactive When it comes to winter holidays, most of the people think of Christmas and Halloween; however, for Hindus, there is another winter holiday that cannot be missed that is - Diwali. The Hindu holiday of Diwali is India’s biggest and brightest national holiday. But Indians around the world come together to celebrate the festival of lights. Diwali or Deepavali is the Hindu festival of lights celebrated every year in autumn in the nort...

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  • Known unknown facts about Dhanteras

    Photograph by Vectomart Dhanteras is a Hindu festival observed in India. Dhanteras, an auspicious day for prosperity and wealth. Dhanteras is a very popular festival and is celebrated just 2 days before Diwali. This day marks the beginning of Diwali and prosperity. This day holds special significance for businessmen who purchase gold on Dhanteras. People usually invest in gold bars or jewelry on Dhanteras. New clothes for Diwali are also bought on this auspicious day. ...

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  • Safest place on earth

    Security is a critical component of risk management. Some locations take protection to the extreme, however. Humans live all over this marvelous piece of rock we call Earth from the freezing cold Arctic to the humid and hot jungles along the equator humans have set up homes pretty much everywhere of course not all locations across our globe are created equal. Every nation was issued a peace score out of 5 (the lower the score, the higher the level of peace), determined...

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