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What the entire Mind can do?

TimeTravelBrainSteven Spielberg, in his film `Minority Report’, showed us about how our mind can contain volumes of information and about people needing to know how to get at that information. It is human nature to learn to know what people think, dream or see inside their minds. It has been more than ten years since the release of Minority Report and the way it showed how connected ESP (Extra Sensory Perception) allowed humans with computers that could read minds, replay thoughts and predict the future. In some small ways, this may become a realization.


Ways to Invest in Silver

how-to-invest-in-silverAs silver has rallied up, should you be investing in it? The downward pressure on the Dollar and the Euro is making silver into a valuable hedge option. Silver has been leading all the commodities this past year. It has gone up by close to twenty five per cent since the last year. In comparison, gold has only gained only twelve per cent.


Window Seats on Long Hauls can be Risky in Planes

window-seatWindow seats on airplanes can boost up the risk of deep vein thromboses. Long distance flights and a window seat can raise your chances of risk factors for blood clots as per the American College of Chest Physicians. This risk goes higher if you are taking some preventative medicines. Other risk factors include old age, pregnancy or taking oral contraceptives.


Pigeons can do the Maths

sn-pigeons-thumb-autox600-11868It is a recent finding that pigeons can handle maths.  Until now, it was believed that only primates will be able to count but this finding has made scientists to ponder over the evolution of mathematical skills.  A pigeon is considered to be a pedestrian creature that you can find on the sidewalks. But the reputation of a pigeon took a boost when psychologists at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand informed that pigeons can count. This was published in the journal, `Science’,


The New Photo Viewer of Facebook

facebook_new_photo_viewer_1024_large_verge_medium_landscapeFacebook rolls out its new photo viewer inspired by Google +. This has come as a fresh variation to its user interface. The latest change in the Facebook photo viewer has got its inspiration from Google +. The interaction panel is to the right compared to its previous position below the image. This variation to the photo viewer has come a year after the last major change when Facebook introduced a light-box like effect to its photo viewer and also made sharing easier.


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