Sunday, December 26, 2010

Amazing Photos

Beautiful Earth (Photos)

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Incredible China!

Well, we heard about the Longest Traffic Jam in the World, and we know that China is the most populous nation on this planet. Here's a glimpse into what the implications could be!

Saturday, October 30, 2010

Amazing Art of David Miller

Sunday, September 5, 2010

The Longest Traffic Jam in the World...

...whichever way you look at it!! It's broken all records - the longest (by distance) and duration (time) - this record breaking traffic jam in China in August stretched 100 km, and lasted an incredible 13 days! (Yes, that's right - these are not typos)

(Source and full story here)

Engineering Marvel: Solar City Tower, Rio de Janeiro

Here's one more amazing engineering feat - and if it is realized, those who will be able to witness the 2016 Summer Olympics at Rio de Janeiro, are bound to be in for an amazing experience.

Sunday, June 27, 2010

40 Amazing Pictures: A Different View

Check these stunning pictures - all with a view from a different angle!

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Football World Cup 2010 - South Africa - Calendar

The Football World Cup 2010 kicks off in South Africa on Jun 11, 2010.

The best football teams on the planet are pitted against each other, in this spectacle that takes place once every four years.

The countdown has begun, and if you are a fan of one of the 32 nations in the 8 groups, you want to be on top of the match schedule.

Click the thumbnail above to see one cool World Cup Calendar.

May the best team win!

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Skype's Growth Strategy

- the popular internet communications service provider, may have finally devised a growth strategy, since it's "split" from eBay, back in 2009.

According to,
The company plans to roll out corporate subscription packages ... that will include new tools... Skype equipped consumer televisions, paired with high-definition cameras to create videoconferencing systems thousands of dollars cheaper than the setups Cisco or Polycom sell.
Read the full story at:
Skype's Growth Strategy

IBM to buy AT&T's Sterling Commerce

24 May, 2010
IBM today announced that it would be buying AT&T's Sterling Commerce unit in a deal worth $1.4 billion, it's largest acquisition since the deal for Cognos in 2008.

Read the story at:

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Steve Jobs - Apple iPad Launch

Apple launched the much awaited Apple iPad on 27th January, 2010.

Here is Steve Jobs announcing the launch of the iPad:

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Airbus A380 - The Super Jumbo

The Airbus A380 is the super jumbo of this era and will change the world of airtravel in the future.

The Airbus A380 -

  • Is the largest passenger airliner in the world
  • Is much larger than the Boeing 747 of yesteryears
  • Has a full double deck
  • Is ultra wide bodied
  • Has a seating capacity: 525 - 800+ depending on configuration
  • Has a range of 8000 mi/15000km - enough to fly from New York to HongKong!
  • Has a cruising speed of 900km/h or 560 mi/h (Mach 0.85)
  • Has a wing span of 79.8m/261 ft - wider than a football field!
  • Weighs in at a massive 276.8 tonnes/75000+ lbs (empty), but is made of new, lighter and stronger composite material and
  • Can carry 310,000 litres of fuel

The A380 is engineered to be -

  • Bigger
  • Cleaner & Greener
  • Faster
  • Roomier (or comfortable)
  • Lighter, and
  • Smarter

And, if you're wondering, if you could buy one for yourself? All this comes at a price tag of $300+ million.

Saturday, February 27, 2010

Future Cars - Amazing Concepts Turning Into Reality

The car has changed the lives of many of us, especially in today's urban locales, the world over. Auto engineers are however, continuously researching and innovating to build the cars of the future. Speed, reliability, efficiency and creativity are the top most considerations for many.
Discovery Channel's NextWorld: Future Cars episode recently provided an amazing sneak preview on the future of cars to come.

In this 5-part video on YouTube, experience the future of cars. As Koenigsegg says:
"If you haven't seen the future, you haven't driven fast enough!"

Part 1: Get an insight into some of the new "cloth" cars, that can change and adapt to your needs!

Part 2: Get a feel for the World's Fastest Legal Street Car.

Part 3: Get a sense of Volvo's new technology that's using grasshoppers for inspiration, Pivo's artificial Intelligence, or the use of Augmented Reality for safer driving.

Part 4: Cars out of Wood? See this to believe it!

Part 5: Green Vehicles and vehicles for the moon.

Saturday, January 2, 2010

Joke: The Cat is indeed superior

A dog thinks: Hey, these people I live with, feed me, love me, provide me with a nice warm dry house, pet me and take good care of me ... They must be Gods.
A cat thinks: Hey, these people I live with, feed me, love me, provide me with a nice warm dry house, pet me and take good care of me ... I must be God.
(Source: Internet)

Joke: Truthfully fishing

Jackie: I caught a twenty pound salmon last week!
Georgie: Were there any witnesses?
Jackie: Sure, there were. If there hadn't been, it would've been forty pounds.

Welcoming 2010 around the world with a BANG!

2009 was a year of upheavals in many ways, all over the world. The events that took place 12-15 months ago have no doubt left an indelible impression on everyone's mind. Gladly, most believe that the worst may be behind us now and New Year's 2009/10 was therefore an opportune way to bid farewell to 2009 and welcome 2010, also the start of another decade in this 21st century, with a BANG!

The world over, celebrations were happening, and as is customary, partied, celebrated and enjoyed themselves. Here's a nice compilation of the fireworks ceremonies from places around the world.

Here's wishing you all a VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR - 2010 - and hope you enjoy these pics, as much as we did!