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10 Incredible Facts About India's Mars Mission That Will Make You Super Proud

Early in the morning, while most of us were probably in our beds, history was created as India's Mars Orbiter Mission (M.O.M.) successfully entered the orbit of the red planet. The I.S.R.O. pulled off an incredible feat of frugal engineering and helped us join an elite club of space-faring nations ...

  • Scoopwhoop | 5 days, 23 hours ago

 


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10 Extraordinary Child Prodigies (famous child prodigies) - ODDEE

4/6/2009 757,784 views Tags: famous child prodigies This Korean super-genius was born in 1962 and might just be the smartest guy alive today (he's recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as having the highest IQ of anyone on the planet).

  • Oddee | 5 days, 23 hours ago

 


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What Modi can accomplish in the US and why he is unlikely to succeed

Thanks to the efforts and adulation of his fan club in the United States, Narendra Modi looks all set to stage a spectacular public event at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Sunday. Already, BJP leaders are saying the Prime Minister will attract a larger crowd than any ...

  • Quartz | 6 days ago

 


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8 Safaris Gone Wrong - ODDEE

Safaris are all about having close encounters with wild animals, but for these people the encounter was a little too close. In September 2014, a young Zimbabwean couple survived being gored and trampled by elephants - and they say it was all down to the power of one word: Sorry.

  • Oddee | 6 days ago

 


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The Evolution of Potty Training

Priceonomics' CEO in one of his finest moments At some point between the terrible twos and terrifying threes, most of us embarked on a pilgrimage to the great ceramic bowl in the sky. It was a long journey, which left in its wake frustrated parents, soiled sheets, and tiny mounds ...

  • Priceonomics | 6 days ago

 


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How is the Indian army regarded by other countries' militaries? - Quora

Answer 1 of 17: I served briefly in the United Kingdom's Royal Naval Reserve, and before that as a Civil Servant in the UK's Ministry of Defence, and have a ...

  • Quora | 5 days, 23 hours ago

 


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10 Unbelievable WhatsApp Stories - ODDEE

In August 2014, two men were convicted for having "truly disgusting" pornographic images on their mobile phones, sent to them through the WhatsApp messaging service, though they claimed they didn't watch what they was sent.

  • Oddee | 6 days ago

 


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Mangalyaan: Why Western criticism to our Mars mission is blatant racism - Tech2

Editor's Note: This article was originally published in November 2013, when the Mangalyaan was launched from Earth. It has been republished in light of the success of the India Mars mission. Balaji Viswanathan India has now successfully launched its mission to Mars.

  • Firstpost | 3 days ago

 


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Project Disavowed: The myth of universal order

The theory that is put to consideration herein might spark off a lot of rage and that's why I kept the idea of proposing it at bay for very long. I was waiting for just another piece of news to support it, so that I could assure myself of not ...

  • Disavowed | 6 days, 1 hour ago

 


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Project Disavowed: An open letter to the iPhone 6 fanatic next door!

Dear not so dear random iPhone 6 rumor monger/fan, It is with utmost lack of respect, humility and consideration that I write this. I was thrilled to witness celebrity iCloud account hacks and people doing all kinds of weird things with buckets containing ice.

  • Disavowed | 6 days ago

 


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Nobody Expected A Flight Attendant Could Do THIS. And It Was Caught On Video!

I am officially jealous of this flight. When the passengers of a Southwest Airlines flight were getting ready for takeoff, they definitely weren't ready for what was to come. Meet Martha Cobb, flight attendant extraordinaire. Martha gave passengers a safety speech that they would never forget.

  • Metaspoon | 5 days, 20 hours ago

 


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What it is like to be in a class of HC Verma? - Quora

Answer 1 of 10: I did two courses in Physics during my first year PHY 102 (Mechanics) and PHY 103 (Electromagnetic Theory) both of which were taught by Prof....

  • Quora | 3 days, 2 hours ago

 


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As China eats into its market, India's toy industry pins hope on e-commerce

Last year, only 20% of India's Rs 8,000 crore ($1.3 billion) toy market was served by Indian toy makers. The rest came from China and Italy, two countries which have come to dominate India's toy marketplace. Imports from both expanded at a compound annual growth rate of over 30% between ...

  • Quartz | 5 days, 23 hours ago

 


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How Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Went From A Startup Failure To One Of The Hottest Names In Silicon Valley - Business Insider

Paul Sakluma/AP Uber cofounder and CEO Travis Kalanick, 38, is prone to trash-talking and tantrums, but his unhinged confidence and competitiveness are part of what makes him such a brilliant entrepreneur. His car service company was valued at $18 billion in June and today operates in 128 cities across 45 ...

  • Businessinsider | 2 days, 23 hours ago

 


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The Paparazzi Business

Paris Hilton surrounded by paparazzi. Photo credit: Jon Rawlinson Before John F. Kennedy's assassination in 1963, the handsome, young president had a public image as a doting father and as the man who called Americans to public service. In his private life, he was a serial adulterer.

  • Priceonomics | 6 days ago

 


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4 acquisitions in a year! Zomato founder on a shopping spree

Image: Deepinder Goyal, founder of Zomato. Photograph: Courtesy, Zomato September 23-Hello Poland. Country#16 for Zomato! August 22-Country#14 & #15, Zomato now in CzechRepublic and Slovakia These are not headlines in Indian newspapers, but updates on Zomato Founder & CEO Deepinder Goyal's Facebook page.

  • Rediff | 5 days, 23 hours ago

 


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After 12th grade, should you send your child to study abroad or is it better for them to do their undergraduate in India? - Quora

Answer 1 of 14: Here is my answer to should I send my kids abroad? Here is the logical process you should follow while doing this: no kidding I am currently ...

  • Quora | 3 days, 2 hours ago