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December 13, 2017
A captivating story about Sweden is now trending in media outlets around the world this week. There’s a “recycling revolution” happening in Sweden, the Swedes are so good at reusing their garbage for energy that they now import trash from other European countries to keep their (state-of-the art) recycling plants functioning. Why are we sending waste to Sweden? The Scandinavian...
The development process in India has just begun, and for development to happen, it will have to decrease the use of coal and adopt the more efficient solar energy. Some of the climate advocates are concerned over Donald Trump's win in the Presidential elections in the USA. They fear that Trump will withdraw U.S. from Paris climate deal but whatever...
Robots are no more some alien dream, or to be seen in sci-fi movies only. This dream has now come true. Exoskeletons are wearable robots designed to move or strengthen limbs. Already, lower-body models help paralysis patients in clinics around the world. As long as the devices can continue to shed weight and cost, they should become common replacements for...
Robotic intelligence and assistance has become part and parcel of our daily life. But one expert believes and many scientists have predicted the next couple of decades will see humans entering relationships with, and even marrying robots by 2050. Are sex robots a great development or a dangerous sign of the times? And how about those new gadgets, like an...
The internet must wear its heart on its sleeve! After crushing hard on the blue eyed Pakistani chailwalla, netizens seem to have lost their heart to a Nepali vegetable seller (tarkariwali). The photos have reportedly been taken by a Nepalese photographer, Rupchandra Maharjan. They were put up on Facebook by a user “Routine of Nepal Banda.” Taken at the Fishling...
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Central Italy was hit by an earthquake of 6.6 magnitude, the strongest in three decades, early Sunday morning. Twenty people were injured with no deaths reported so far. The epicentre of the quake was close to the region where another earthquake killed 300 people in August. The quake has turned to rubble many old and heritage buildings. Constant aftershocks in the...
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“MAKE LOVE NOT SCARS”(MLNS) is a non-government organization (NGO) in Delhi dedicated to helping acid attack survivors rehabilitate. The NGO launched a job portal, #Skills Not Scars, on Nov. 28 to help the victims find job opportunities and re-enter mainstream life . Within two days nearly 30 people have enrolled on the site.  Anyone can log in to the site...
Director of Google’s Engineering Department, Ray Kurzweil has said the artificial intelligence (AI) singularity will take place in the year 2029, and just a few years later human beings will merge with machines. Artificial Intelligence drives the human’s future, and human beings may take a position of the backseat. However, Ray Kurzweil is a prominent futurist, who has made a...
SeaWorld San Diego starts a new program, which will entertain as well as educate its visitors. The park's killer whales will no longer be in Shamu-style shows. This new show serves the purpose of educating the younger generation about the orcas. With, Granny, the oldest female orca's death last year, and the death of another orca earlier this week, it is...
In a televised address, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his new year eve speech thanked the people of country for their cooperation in demonetisation which was launched on November 8. In his address, he announced several schemes for farmers, senior citizens, pregnant women, the poor, home buyers and MSMe sector. Here are the 10 key takeaways from his speech :- ...