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Outpouring of love and nostalgia stop Microsoft from killing MS Paint

They decided to kill it off at the ripe old age of 32. However, the love and support on social media, helped revive it. Requests to Microsoft to save Paint were heeded, and the tech giant announced that anybody could download the program in the form of a free app from Windows Store. Last week,…
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July 25, 2017 0

Mayor marries crocodile to bring good harvest in Mexican town

The mayor of a Mexican town got married to a crocodile with the belief that the act will bring good luck to local fishermen. This is a part of a 200-year-old tradition of  Chontal Indians in Oaxaca state who think this act will bring peace and prosperity to its fishfolk. Victor Aguilarand married “Princess” in a…
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July 6, 2017 0

Dr Seuss helps Bank of England staffers brush up their communication skills

Bank of England staffers have a very unusual language coach – Dr Seuss. They realized that the children’s author could be adopted to make their communication easily understood by the general public. The bank’s former deputy governor for markets Dame Nemat ‘Minouche’ Shafik revealed this during the at the annual literature festival Hay Festival on…
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May 31, 2017 0

Want to own an Italian castle? Just enter this competition and win it!

The Italian government is giving away more than a 100 historic buildings in the country virtually free. These include castles, monasteries, farmhouses, towers, inns and more. All one needs to do to own one of these magnificent properties is enter a contest. This contest involves the participants presenting their plans of restoring the building  and turning…
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May 19, 2017 0

sheeple, noun: easily influenced people, example Apple users

You read that right. Its a condensation of an actual dictionary entry. An entry in no less a dictionary than that of Merriam-Webster. And, they used their Twitter account to bring attention towards this new entry in their lexicon.   People who clicked the link were taken to the definition of the word on Merriam-Webster’s…
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April 28, 2017 0

Adult men in Australia view denial of entry into Legoland playground as a human rights violation

All of us have some very fond memories of our very first constructions as children made by joining Lego blocks. Some of us refuse to outgrow our fondness colorful blocks even as we grow up. But Australian men just beat the whole world in their fondness of all things Lego. Recently, the first Legoland Discovery Center of…
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April 21, 2017 0

The Obama Foundation’s focus is on developing the next generation of citizens

  The Obama Foundation’s focus is on developing the next generation of citizens — and what it means to be a good citizen in the 21st century. via The Obama Foundation — Discover America’s Ex-Commander-in-Chief won’t be withdrawing from politics, Obama’s new foundation, called the Obama Foundation, unveiled a blueprint on Friday, and it outlines some…
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February 19, 2017 0