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WHO : Limit Headphone Time To 1 Hour A Day

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The World Health Organization recently said that over 1.1 Billion people around 18 - 25 ages are at risk of hear loss due to overuse of personalaudiodevices such as Headphones and Earphones. And also because of High-Volume music at Bars, Clubs, And Concerts. Hearing loss has potentially devastating results for physical and mental health, education and employment.


How to Prevent this ?

WHO recommends that the highest level of noise should be 85dB only up to 8 hours a day. People should wear ear plugs whenever they visit any concert, night club or bars or anywhere there is loud noise.
WHO also recommends teenagers to limit their listening time to less than one hour a day. You can also use smartphone applications, to monitor safe listening levels.

Some Smartphone Apps :-
  For Android :-  deciBel  , Sound Decibel Meter
  For iOS :- TooLoud Pro , dB Volume Meter
  For Windows Phone :- Audio Meter , Decibel Meter



Source :- http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/releases/2015/ear-care/en/

Indian Inventors Who Shaped Today's Computers

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When we come to computers and technology, the first things comes in our mind are Microsoft's Bill Gates and Apple .Inc 's Steve Jobs.
But behind their success there were some INDIAN inventors who also contributed to shape today's Personal Computers.



VA Shiva Ayyadurai

Shiva Ayyadurai, an Indian origin boy, invented this technology in 1978. When he was just 14 years old then he developed a full-scale emulation of the interoffice mail system. He named it an " E-mail " system. His E-mail system has every functions of the interoffice mail system such as Inbox, Folders, Outbox, and etc etc. 

Ajay Bhatt

First of all, watch the video.
Portrayed Ad. of Ajay Bhatt
After watching the video, probably you've been sure of what was he co-invented, USB. But that's not the complete fact, he also co-invented few more things such as AGP(Accelerated Graphic Port), PCI Express.  Some words by Ajay Batt, "My dream come true with getting the opportunity to shape the future of the…

YouTube Facts That Blow Your Mind !!

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YouTube is the world's biggest and most popular video sharing website. It is owned by Google, and Google's user can use  this website like Uploading video, commenting on videos and likes or dislikes.
Actually It was created by Chad Hurley, Steve Chen and Jawed Karim.
Let's us see, some amazing facts that you can't digest about YouTube.



 As you read above, YouTube was created by Chad Hurley, Steve Chen and Jawed Karim. The facts is that they were the employees of PayPal when they created Youtube. The First YouTube video was uploaded on April 23, 2005, feat. it's co founder Jawed Karim at a Zoo. Every minute, more than 100 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube. It is estimated that it would take 1,700 years to watch every video of YouTube. YouTube has over a Billion users, almost one third of the all people on the Internet. In 2011, YouTube surpassed 1 Trillion views.  The longest video on YouTube is 571 hours, 1 Minute and 41 seconds long.  YouTube is the second la…

Useful Things You Can Do On Google Search

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Our favourite and most popular search engine is Google search. It can do some useful things that will really help you. From calculation to translation. Google Search is becoming an essential tool for everyone from a student to a businessman.
Let us see what useful things you can do on Google Search :-
Pronounce Big Numbers :-   Google search can teach you to pronounce Big Numbers Up to 13-Digits. All  you need to do is type your number, then type equals button (=) and English.
Handwriting Translation :- Go to Google Translator website, select your languages and then click on the on the PENCIL icon beside Mic. Then input handwriting.
Use It Like A Calculator :- You can direct search for any calculation is the search bar eg - 5*7, 9/3, sin (pi/2) etc. Or just type 'Calculator' in the search bar, a useful virtual calculator will be appear.
Google Tip Calculator :- Yes, tip calculator. You can calculate how much percent tip do you wanna give  to the waiter. Type 'Tip Calculator…

Fascinating Facts About GooGle You Didn't Know Before

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Google is become a part of our lifestyle. When we need to search anything, the first thing come in our mind is Google. Let us read out some exciting facts of the Google, I bet you didn't know most the facts below.


Google was originally named as "Backrub!".Google is the incorrect form of 'Googol' which mean number 1 with 100 zeroes behind it. Every minute, 2 million (20 lakhs) searches are performed on Google.Since 2010, Google is acquiring 2 companies every month. See the full list of companies acquired by Google, click here.   In 2004, Gmail was introduced with 2GB of cloud storage while Hotmail offered only 2MB. (Unbelievable!!! )Google consists of 9 Million of servers.On August 16 2013, Google went down for 5 minutes and during this. the global internet traffic dropped by 40%.Type "I want to suicide " in Google search. It will display a suicide helpline number of your country above all the results.Every minute, average 270,000 words are written in Blo…

Why the return trip home feels shorter ?

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We have all felt this unique and peculiar phenomena.

A new study has revealed that people reflecting on a roundtrip walk estimated that the return trip took less time than the outward trip.

Many have experienced the "return trip effect," where the return trip seems shorter than the outward trip, even when the trips actually
took the same amount of time.


Ryosuke Ozawa from Kyoto University and colleagues compared a group of 20 men watching two of three pre-recorded walking movies, of either
 an outbound trip and a return trip or two outbound trips.
The participants estimated the length of the two movies both while watching and then again after the two trips.
Only the participants from the group watching an outbound trip and a return trip-a roundtrip-estimated that the second trip took less time than the first trip.

Furthermore, the participants felt the return trip effect only when reflecting on length after the trips.

By comparing the round-trip condition and the non-round-…

Magnetotactic Bacteria

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Blakemore (1975) first documented magnetotactic bacteria and found that the microorganisms synthesize chains of nano-sized magnetic particles that function as a compass needle. This "nano-compass" allows the microbe to passively orient itself in Earth's geomagnetic field . These magnetic nanoparticles are synthesized by a specific set of proteins that are contained within membrane-bound organelles called magnetosomes. Each bacterium contains 10–20 magnetosomes, each of which contains a magnetic nanoparticle. The magnetosomes are aligned in a chain-like fashion, which impart a magnetic dipole to the bacterial cell and allows the cells to "sense" Earth's geomagnetic field . 
These prokaryotic Microoganisms are found in freshwater and marine habitats. They are all anaerobes and prefer environments that contains little of oxygen . Magneto taxis is the process by which magnetotactic bacteria orientate themselves within Earth's geomagnetic field and then use t…