Facts about Hangovers

A hangover is the result of drinking too much alcohol over the past 24 hours. A hangover is the body’s reaction to being poisoned with too much alcohol. The more you drink, the worse your hangover will be. Hangovers set in when your blood-alcohol levels start to fall, and the worst symptoms begin when the … Read more

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Top Facts About Hurricanes

The term ‘hurricane’ is derived from ‘Taino’, a Native American word which means evil spirit of the wind. A hurricane is an intense tropical storm with powerful winds and heavy rain. Other names for a hurricane include cyclone, typhoon and tropical storm. The man who first gave names to hurricanes was an Australian weather forecaster … Read more

Interesting Facts About Facebook

The reason Facebook is blue: Zuckerberg is colorblind. In 2006, a guy named Chris Putnam hacked into Facebook and made thousands of profiles look like MySpace profiles. Facebook hired him. 600,000 hacking attempts are made to Facebook accounts every day. You can change your language on Facebook to “Pirate.” The average Facebook U S. user spends 40 minutes a … Read more

Australian Financial Tech Company Tyro Payments Raises $72M

  Australian financial tech company Tyro Payments plans to challenge the country’s leading retail banks after scoring AUD $100 million (about $72 million) in funding from Tiger Global, TDM Asset Management, and Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes. Founded in 2003 to enable point-of-sale debit and credit card payments, Tyro Payments currently works with 14,000 Australian businesses and processes … Read more

Li-Fi Probably Won’t Be The New Wi-Fi

Long restricted to the academic domain, Li-Fi, a light-based data delivery method is suddenly getting all sorts of attention. Velmenni’s technology, called Jungru, uses an LED bulb and transmits data at gigabit speed. It has a theoretical speed of 224 gigabytes per second. Technology is still not a commercial contender. The technology uses protocols similar … Read more

Interesting Facts about Newspapers

More than 24 billion newspapers are published every year !!!! In China, early government-produced news sheets, called TIPAO, circulated among court officials during the late Han dynasty (second and third centuries AD). The first modern newspapers were products of western European countries like Germany (publishing Relation in 1605), France (Gazette in 1631), Belgium (Nieuwe Tijdingen … Read more