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Top fitness apps this season

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Are you all about fitness? Do you drink diet coke instead of a regular soda? Did you have a cake along with lunch? How much should you workout to burn the calories? Here’s a list of apps that help you in achieving your fitness goals. The 7 Minute Workout iOS/Android: Most fitness apps are motivating, but this one acts like ... Read More »

International Space Station Now Open For The World To See

International Space Station now open for the world to see

The European Space Agency has recently uploaded on its YouTube channel, a video of the International Space Station (ISS). The best part about the video? It is also avilable in 3D. A narrative about the modules of ISS, the video is available in English, Dutch, German, Italian, Spanish and French languages. For all you space fans dreaming about orbiting the ... Read More »

Bug Declared World’s Longest Insect Is Two Foot-Long

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A bug, measuring over half-a-metre long, discovered in southern China has been declared the world’s longest insect. A stick insect measuring 62.4 centimetres found two years ago in the southern province of Guangxi has broken the record for length amongst the world’s 807,625 known insects, the official Xinhua agency said, citing the Insect Museum of West China. The previous record-holder ... Read More »

Microsoft, Facebook to jointly build subsea cable for faster internet

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Microsoft and Facebook have joined hands to build a new, state-of-the-art subsea cable across the Atlantic Ocean that will help meet the growing customer demand for high speed, reliable connections for cloud and online services for Microsoft, Facebook and their customers. The 6,600 km MAREA cable will be the highest-capacity subsea cable to ever cross the Atlantic – eight fibre ... Read More »

Coming Soon to Twitter: More Room to Tweet

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Twitter is making some big changes, at least in the context of 140 characters or fewer. The social media service said that in coming months, photos, videos and other media won’t count toward Twitter’s 140-character limit. Now, for example, when a user posts a photo, it counts for about 24 characters. That means slightly more wordy tweets are on the ... Read More »

Taj Mahal turns green, Akhilesh orders probe

Taj Mahal turns green, Akhilesh orders probe

Reports says that the Taj Mahal in Agra was “turning green” due to an attack of insects, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav ordered a probe into the dis-colouring of the World Heritage monument. He vowed to preserve the “natural beauty” of the monument. Mr. Yadav instructed senior officials, including those of the State Public Works Department, U.P. Pollution Control ... Read More »

Indian Climber third to Die on Mount Everest in Recent Days

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An expedition organiser says an Indian climber, who had fallen sick and was being helped down Mount Everest, has died, becoming the third to die in recent days while attempting to scale the world’s tallest peak. Wangchu Sherpa of the Trekking Camp Nepal agency in Kathmandu said that Subhash Paul died overnight as he was being helped down the mountain ... Read More »

Google wants you to name Android N

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Google wants your help naming Android N. It’s launched a website that’ll let anyone suggest names for N, and Google says it’ll search through them to pick out a final name. Does that mean it could choose something aside from a dessert? Who knows. Google didn’t really go into detail about what the selection process will be like, aside to ... Read More »

ISRO’s Reusable Launch Vehicle to take off next week

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The first technology demonstrator (TD) launch of the Indian Space Research Organisation’s Reusable Launch Vehicle (RLV), or the spaceplane in popular parlance, will take place on May 23 at 9.30 a.m. from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC), Sriharikota, according to ISRO officials. Visually, the RLV-TD is a rocket-aircraft combination measuring about 17 m, whose first stage is a solid ... Read More »

The Mriya Dwarfs Everything

The Mriya Dwarfs

As the world’s largest cargo aircraft, Antonov An-225 Mriya, hit the tarmac at Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Reliance Defence found it a perfect opportunity to announce its tie-up with the Ukranian aircraft manufacturer. The aircraft is carrying a cargo of 117-tonne Czech manufactured turbo-generator to Perth in Australia. ‘Make in India’ push Speaking on the sidelines of the event, ... Read More »