Your brain can store information as much as the entire Internet!

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Our brain may have a memory capacity 10 times larger than previously thought and can store a petabyte of information – as much as the entire Web, a new study has found. The finding answers a longstanding question as to how the brain is so energy efficient and could help engineers build computers that are incredibly powerful but also conserve energy. “Our More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, January 3rd, 2016
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Habbakuk: The warship ship made of ice and wood pulp

Habbakuk: The warship designed to withstand torpedoes  Although the two world wars would be largely remembered for the atrocities and casualties to mankind, the period also witnessed some unique innovations. One More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Friday, December 25th, 2015
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Naco: where the international border also serves as a volleyball net

Think of international borders and the first image that comes to mind is that of heavily armed personnel on both sides of the fence. While that image is true for almost all international borders  across the globe, More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, November 14th, 2015
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When the Japanese celebrated “Tom Cruise Day”

Tom Cruise has fans all over the world lining up for his attention – especially in Japan. Because of his love, time and devotion to the country, the poster boy of the Mission Impossible series has October 10 named More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, October 10th, 2015
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The day Beijing’s traffic stood still

Think your commute from work to home is bad, spare a thought for motorists in China who were stuck despite the road having 50 lanes (yup you read it correct 50 lanes!). In Beijing, thousands of commuters were trapped More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, September 27th, 2015
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When Indian currency was used in the gulf countries

Gulf Rupee….Once Upon a time As hard as to believe it may seem there was a time when gulf countries like Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Muscat and Oman used the Indian Rupee issued by the government of India and More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
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17 years on Atlanta International Airport still the world’s busiest

For the 17th year in a row, Atlanta operated the busiest passenger airport in the world in 2014, according to the Airports Council International’s World Airport Traffic Report, released Monday, August 31. More More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Friday, August 21st, 2015
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This guy makes Rupees 6.5 lakh a month selling potatoes

24 year old Alex Craig founded potatoparcel.com  in May Yup you read it right, a 24 year entrepreneur from Texas makes $10K a month selling potatoes inscribed with personalized messages. Last May, University of More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, August 4th, 2015
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With a wingspan of 385 ft “Roc” to be the world’s largest plane

The aircraft is currently being constructed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen backed Stratolaunch. Once complete the aircraft is said to have a wingspan of 385 feet, to put that into perspective if you were able More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
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Catatumbo lightning: The light and sound show by mother nature

Catatumbo lightning: The Perpetual Thunderstorm If you are a fan of light and sound shows then you must visit Venezuela where there is a place which witnesses lightning storms for between 200 to 300 days a year. More...