Did you know that the word 'meme' was coined in 1976 by biologist Richard Dawkins who wanted a monosyllabic word that sounded like 'gene' to explain cultural transmission? Here are the top 10 memes of all time.
New to managing your finances? Have no idea what an overdraft or a DIR fee means? We're here with 20 insider tips to help you make an informed decision.
People have started questioning the ridiculous fees charged by banks. If you carefully look at your statement, your direct deposits come with an Automated Clearing House fees, and we bet your bank didn't inform you about this fee that's debited from your account. There are quite a few tricks that banks employ to make more money off of you. Learn all about the details of overdrafts, savings rate, checking fees, and credit card clauses that banks don't always divulge.
Ever wondered how you can make use of the newly emerging 3D printing technology to the benefit of your industry? Here are 20 ways you can incorporate it.
3D printing is the process of converting a digital file into a solid, three-dimensional object. This is done with the help of additive processes, wherein strips or layers of material are placed one on top of the other. Until recently, it was not financially efficient to use 3D printing in the business of mass-manufacturing anything. However, the situation has gradually changed, and 3D printing is now expeditiously transforming into a production technology. Let's look at the global impact and applications of 3D printing in a wide range of industries.
Not sure if you are using eBay the right way? Here are some buying and selling pointers that will help turn you into a seasoned eBay-er who knows no fear.
Buying and selling on eBay can feel like a thrilling adventure. You have a goal, there is a timeline involved, and you get to make bids that may or may not make you the winner. A whole lot of us have heard one too many horror stories about eBay scamming. However, that does not mean you switch off your computer and set out in the real world to shop. Especially not now, when quarantining and staying indoors is of paramount importance. The good news is that you can still shop safely on eBay with these tips for buyers and sellers. We are here to save the day and help you save a few dollars.
If online shopping has proved to be a boon for millennials, it's no different for seniors. Especially when you learn about the massive discounts and incentives available on everything from groceries, prescription medications, to travel and hotel bookings. Check out these amazing discounts for senior care, shopping, leisure, and more trending now. Here’s a handy tip, deal number 5 will get you a nice weekend getaway, while number 10 can reserve an evening of sheer food bliss. Keep reading to discover more.
Transformative bits of technology are all set to revolutionize present-day reality and make the future unpredictable. Here are what the future beholds.
For the curious minds, the upcoming future holds incomparable apparitions of evolvement and intrigue. It is cent percent true that technology, when combined with the best human minds, has the power to change the world. We should consider ourselves privileged when it comes to witnessing a time where science and its innovations make our lives easier. Future technology will be much more than flying cars and robots. Even complex matters like life after death will become much clearer to understand with technology. For better or worse, these mind-boggling future inventions will only bring an unprecedented march of change.
The coronavirus disease that originated in Wuhan, China, at the end of 2019 has quickly become a pandemic, testing the capacity of healthcare systems the world over. With millions now in quarantine, self-isolation, and lockdown, responsible governance and public cooperation are the need of the hour. Social media also has its part to play, the caveat being that people use it responsibly. Misconceptions around the disease abound, adding to the panic and disinformation. Here are some rampant myths and why they are false. Stay informed, stay safe, stay healthy.
A snappy tagline is the key to attract customers towards a brand. And if done right, these taglines become synonymous with its brand, adding to the fame.
Did you ever come across a tagline that instantly reminded you of that particular brand? Well, this is exactly why taglines play an important role in brand promotions. It can be difficult to be succinct and creative at the same time to express a complex emotional concept with just a few words. Taglines should be such that they should evoke an image in the minds of the customer, thereby making it synonymous with the brand name. Here are 25 most memorable taglines of all time which added fame to their respective brands.
Can you believe that something as cool as an underwater waterfall even exists? Discover the most amazing natural phenomena on the planet in this article.
Mother Nature surprises us in extraordinary ways we can not even imagine. Have you ever heard of the stones that can move on their own? Or ever seen something as terrifying as volcanic lightning or something as captivating as fire rainbows? We’re sure that some of the natural phenomena that take place on the Earth will feel like they’re too good to be true, while just the sight of others will terrify you. Take a look at some of nature's most dream-like occurrences and who knows, maybe you'll be motivated to take a trip to the places where they occur.
Weather phenomenon can be hauntingly beautiful. From lightning that leaves streaks on a golf course to snow that covers everything in sight, the beauty of nature never ceases to amaze. Here are 25 weather pictures that will take your breath away.
Who hasn't spent at least a few minutes a day looking at pictures of puppies and kittens? These small balls of fur have the ability to melt the coldest hearts. Check out these 30 pics of the cutest baby animals ever!
The United States has been a pinnacle of rapid change. Throughout history, several incidents have managed to nudge the country in the direction of progress. Some timeless photographs that captured everything from ecstatic celebrations and amazing accomplishments to melancholic times have allowed us to witness these path-changing incidents even after centuries. These 33 images are among the many that helped redefine the course of American history.
Money makes the world go round. Yes, it does! Whether you like to call it doubloons, bucks or greenbacks, a bit of that never hurt. But how many currencies around the world do you actually know - apart from the almighty dollar of course. Check out this list of 34 currencies from around the world!
The oldest universities in the world are places of historical importance. These timeless institutions have managed to captivate students across the world even today. So, take a look at some of the oldest universities in the world and be prepared to be awestruck.
The Fourth of July is synonymous with parades and splendid fireworks. But there is more to the day than just that, as seen in these 20 historic snapshots.
The American Independence Day is celebrated on the day that all the thirteen colonies proclaimed themselves independent of Great Britain. The events leading to this date have witnessed the best and worst of humanity, and this day commemorates it all. Over time, it has become a major holiday wherein family and friends get together and focus on leisure activities and vibrant displays of patriotism. People in the past too celebrated Independence Day with lots of vigour and excitement. Below are 20 such snapshots stuck in time of a simpler, yet equally patriotic celebration.
The world is currently held captive by the novel COVID-19 and world leaders and citizens are hugely dependent on healthcare professionals to bring some respite. Though the death toll keeps increasing every minute, there remains some hope that humankind will get through this ordeal as well since there are reports of people recovering from the disease. This isn’t the first time that a pandemic has bought everything to a standstill or wreaked havoc on a country’s flourishing economy. The world has witnessed several pandemics, which claimed billions of lives and reminded the world of Darwin’s “survival of the fittest” theory.
History is proof that we have seen the worst pandemics, lost millions of people, but eventually, bounced back. In bleak times like these, let’s revisit the pandemics that ravaged the world, but set the world straight about the frailty and strength of human life.
Jean Rosseau had said, "We should not teach children the sciences but give them a taste for them." How do we do that? With these 20 fun experiments!
Oh, the joys—and the trials and tribulations—of being a parent! Other than being adorable, snuggly, and wild, kids are observant and curious. Although their curiosity makes them jam their fingers in electric sockets, their active imagination pushes them to think about things and figure them out. Since we've been spending more time indoors these days, teaching our kiddos various things through experiments can be a fun way to bond with them. Here are 20 science activities that kids can do at home and discover the Albert Einstein in them.
Social media is full of interesting things to look at ranging from food, fashion, home décor to memes. So much so that we don’t know how time whooshes by. All we know is that we’re not getting back the last three hours of our lives that we spent on IG. Be that as it may, who said you can’t put social media to good use? Your feed is one of the hottest places to fuel and channel your creativity. If you’re stuck indoors for the long haul, leverage your platform to make the best use of your time.
Bryant played his entire 20-year NBA career with one team, but the athlete did a lot more than play shooting guard for the LA Lakers. He was a father, a coach, a creator, and an inspirational figure who stood for what he believed in. His strong mentality and personality combined with his generous heart touched the lives of many who now mourn his inopportune and premature demise. With this intimate look at his life, his infectious personality, and his immaculate generosity, we pay our respects to the legacy left behind.
Jealous of your favorite Instagram influencer’s social media feed? We are here to let you see how all that glitters isn’t always gold, at first, at least!
Social media is a maze of perfect faces and perfect lives. People stuff their feeds with artisanal dishes, illustrations, sceneries, and whatnot. Looking at the splendid lives of these social media influencers can give you the biggest dose of FOMO, and yet, you find yourself unable to stop checking in on what they are up to. However, instead of only feeding into the fantasy, some influencers try to keep it real by offering us a peek into the not-so-perfect behind the scenes. Here are some hilarious instances when the social media stars let us know what really went on.
Certain perks and privileges make your life a lot easier and enjoyable. If you don’t know what they are, check out the list we have curated just for you.
There is more to your job than just punching in at nine and out at five and leading a monotonous lifestyle. To motivate employees and in an effort to build a healthy workspace, employers offer a few additional perks. Some are standard practices, others might be exclusive, and then there are some that are pleasantly surprising. These perks are your rights, and most importantly, it’s the employer’s way of telling you that you are more than just another paid associate in the organization.
Check out some of these perks that you should advantage of:
Symbolism is a powerful tool countries use to build a sense of nationhood. These 25 national birds represent the land’s values and inspire pride and unity.
National birds are recognized for being a part of both, the country's fauna and their association to deeply symbolic values. These birds are selected on the basis of multiple factors, the most important of that being whether the common citizen is familiar with them or not. They become emblems of not just oneness, but also serve as an inspiration to the country’s writers, artists, and musicians. Think you know the national bird of every country? This gallery sheds light on some of the most famous national birds from around the globe, their symbolic importance, and interesting trivia on them.
Beginning somewhere around in December 2019, the novel Corona virus took only 30 days to spread from Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province, in China to the entire country. Declared as a pandemic by WHO, the virus has rapidly infected people across the globe. Also known as COVID-19, the virus’s rate of growth has put countries in lockdown, halted the world economy, and messed up the healthcare systems all over the world.
COVID-19 is a new strain of the coronavirus. The CDC, WHO, medical experts, researchers, and everyone, in general, are still learning about the impact of the virus. The worrisome part is that there is currently no treatment or vaccine to protect against COVID-19 infection. All we know is that social distancing is the only way to prevent further spreading of the virus. This is why all the advisories from the CDC, WHO, and governments across the world are recommending everyone to stay at home and practice social isolation. The only way right now to prevent the rise of COVID-19 cases is by flattening the curve.
Not too keen about socially isolating yourself? Here’s what you need to know. Even if you do not experience COVID-19 symptoms, you might be a carrier of the virus. Or worse, you could be a super-spreader. No, this does not mean you’re like Superman, and you most definitely should not be proud of this label. You know why? Coz you would be putting a lot of vulnerable people at risk.
Who are these people that are more susceptible to this virus if we refuse to practice social isolation you ask? Based on the information available to medical experts right now, here are those who might be most affected by the virus.
Phobias are not regular fears or short bouts of anxiety one feels in a stressful situation. They are a type of anxiety disorder that cause acute distress.
There are 5 broad categories of phobias - Natural Environment, Animals, Medical, Situations, and Other. While the first four are fairly common, like a fear of thunderstorms, spiders, blood and crowds, the last category is the fear of something as mundane as dirt or even technology! There is even a phobia of phobias! Phobias can be the result of a negative experience or even genetics and learned behavior, and it can even affect one's ability to function. Here are a few common and some not-so-common phobias.
The "selfie" began as a photographic humblebrag. It started with "Look! I’m at the uber-cool party, and you are not." Now, it has gone further to people risking it all to take the most bizarre selfies. Do you know that over 250 people have died due to selfies between 2011 and 2017? But this fact has not deterred a few from climbing high above a tower to take the most epic selfie. Here are some of the most dangerous selfies we wouldn’t ever dare to think of!
You might think that it's a brave thing to post a selfie of yourself wearing unflattering pajamas. But sorry to disappoint you. Some selfie-obsessed folks all over the world have gone to the next level to take the most outrageous selfies; they have posed in front of angsty camels, raging bulls, and atop sky-high towers. We like to call them the world’s most dangerous selfies. Here are a few insane selfies that have become viral all over the Internet.
As if 2020 isn’t tumultuous enough already, another set of wildfires in several different areas in the state of California has added fuel to the fire.
The entire region of Northern California has been engulfed in tragic wildfires since the beginning of September. Through the first week of September, the fire had spread across several regions and covered over 2.2 million acres of land. With this sudden onset of fires across the state, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection has declared 2020 as the year of the largest conflagration recorded in the state’s history so far.