Fall of Berlin Wall, 25 years later

It has been 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall reuniting East and West Germany. Berlin Wall that physically, politically and economically divided East and West and existed for more than three decades fell in November 1989. The unification of two Germanys completed in 1990. West German politicians vowed to help East Germany […]

Nobel Peace Prize for Malala Yousafzai

The school girl that Taliban shot in the head at close range and got seriously injured while going home in a school bus after school shocked the world in October 2012. She was a fearless fighter for educating women in Taliban dominated northwest Pakistan. After the assassination attempt, the Pakistani government sent her to Birmingham, […]

Nobel Prize winner Robert J Shiller

The Yale University Professor of Economics Robert J. Shiller, one of three winners collected his 2013 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science on December 8, 2013 in Stockholm, Norway. The Nobel Committee described him as a founder of the field of behavioral finance, an innovator in incorporating psychology into economics and pioneering analyst of speculative […]

Sasha Bakhru: Scientist and Medical Researcher

Author bio: Guest post is provided by Sasha Bakhru who works in the fields of science and medicine.  Check out his website for more information. Sasha Bakhru is a revolutionary scientist and medical researcher.  His work is extremely imperative for the future of science and biomedicine.  Sasha Bakhru works as an adjunct assistant professor of […]

Dwindling funding cause trouble for WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks came to the attention of the whole world after several U.S. secret documents were released by the online Web site. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange holed up in Ecuadorian embassy in London his anti-secrecy Internet site is facing financial trouble according to some reports on the Internet. When Assange revealed classified U.S. secret documents obtained […]

The Berlin Air Show

The 2012 Berlin Air Show by the ILA will be held in September 11 – 16, 2012. Airbus is expected to complete its target of 600 planes for the year at the show according to news sources. At orders for 798 planes Boing is the world’s largest maker of planes. The Berlin show will showcase […]

Mad cow disease again?

Last week of April 2012, the Internet was bussing about a break of mad cow disease again in a facility in nation’s number one diary producing Tulare County, California. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) officials have confirmed that they found a cow infected with the disease and the cow in question has been euthanized. […]

The print version of the Encyclopaedia Britannica stops

After 244 years, the print version of the Encyclopaedia Britannica will be discontinued. The 2010 print set which will be the last 32 volume print packed with 44 million words is in store bookshelves now and according to the publisher selling like hot cakes. Encyclopaedia Britannica’s first volume was published in 1768 to 1771 in […]

Jim Marshall and the amplifier

Jim Marshall, the creator of the loud amplifier died at age 88 after suffering from several strokes and cancer. Marshall introduced the amplifier to the rock music arena in 1960s. The stack of amplifiers dominated the industry during the following years. In 1960s The Who, Eric Clapton, and Jimi Hendrix and several decades later AC/DC, […]

Celebrating President’s Day

Almost all Americans will have a day off on “President’s Day”. The 90th Congress of the United States were trying to streamline a holiday for its forefathers specially for George Washington and Abraham Lincoln passed a new law, The Uniform Monday Holiday Act, declaring third Monday of each February as President’s Day which went into […]