Salman Khan of Khan Academy with Bill Gates: The Future of Education

Salman Khan, an analyst from Hedge Fund, is the founder of Khan Academy, world's greatest online university on Youtube.  Bill Gates says of this effort - “You just got a glimpse at the future of education.” Gates organized a TED session this year and brought Salman Khan, an educator that left his job as a hedge fund analyst to pursue online video education, now reaching 1 million students per month.“The first feedback came from my cousins. They told me that they preferred me on YouTube than … [Read more...]

TED Talk: 10 things you didn’t know about orgasm

This is certainly one of the most hilarious talk I have heard on TED.  It is by Mary Roach, the author of Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex. She shares a lot of interesting information on the myths and research done on Orgasm in both women and men.  The studies and works range from biazarre to absolutely hilarious.  This material is for adults.  … [Read more...]

Why are UFOs haunting the International Space Station – sightings on the rise?

Are UFOs haunting the International Space Station (ISS)?  If the UFO enthusiasts are to be believed, it seems that ISS has seen an increasing activities of the UFO flying around. Videos have cropped up on YouTube showing images taken by NASA cameras of objects of different shapes, some moving very slowly, others rapidly hurtling through space.  What, exactly, are we looking at here? Alien spacecraft dropping by for a visit with the ISS? Reflections from ISS windows? Meteors? Or various types of … [Read more...]

Google hiring Developers for iOS apps, upping the ante for Google Apps on Apple’s platform

As the battle between Apple and Google rages, Google is engaged in a strategy that is strange, effective and very profitable (Now, why the heck did Google make iPhone the Best Smartphone on Planet by releasing the Maps??).  It is trying to own the iOS (Apple OS) space by creating apps for the Apple platform. Google’s iOS apps are not just driving iPhone and iPad users to use Google services instead of Apple’s; they are increasingly an important aspect of the iOS experience for a large amount of … [Read more...]

Google Maps on iPhone: A Hit, savior of Aussies stuck in sand or just “directionless”?

Finally, iPhone gets Google Maps as native app and not a web wrap-around.  These maps now have all the necessary features like  traffic, turn-by-turn navigation, transit directions, walking directions, satellite view, street view, indoor photos, Zagat restaurant reviews and even some integration with your Google Profile.  Obviously, the Apple maps app wasn't up to the snuff.GigaOm says that Google Maps has very quickly become the top app downloaded on iPhones. Exactly how many iPhone users dow … [Read more...]

Is the “5 second” rule of picking food off of the ground really true? (Video)

A lot of us often talk of the "5 second rule" to pick up food stuff from the ground and eat it.  But is it true?  Here is an interesting video of the details.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYXdsOEWBj0Here are some links that the author of the video provides in his link:5-second rule facts:http://www.snopes.com/food/tainted/dropped.asp http://science.howstuffworks.com/science-vs-myth/everyday-myths/five-second-r... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Five-second_ruleApplied M … [Read more...]

40 Amazing and Insightful Marketing Infographic Charts

Eloqua has created an Infographic series - Modern Marketing Insights - which looks closely at the Social media impact on marketing using Big Data Analysis. You can also download a free e-book from here.Some of the interesting insights: Dynamic content can improve conversions by 50%? Emails sent on a Saturday get the highest number of click-throughs When influencers share your content on social it can result in a dramatic increase in traffic and conversions? Average Eloqua client traffic … [Read more...]


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