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Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Time To Buzz

It sounds weird, doesn't it ?
Some fear BEES, some find them irritating!
So, what is there to think about this little creature, that buzzes around ?
Well, if such thoughts pop up in your mind, there is a very simple answer. In this sophisticated modern world, time to think about 'something' simply means 'something' is in danger and if that 'something' is a species, it is nearing extinction due to human activity!
Yes, the sad fact is bees are rapidly disappearing and the prime reason is humans love to speak on the move!
Evidence is fast emerging to support the previously known theory that the use of mobile phones are destroying bees. To be more specific, radiation from mobile phones interferes with bees' navigation systems, preventing the famously homeloving species from finding their way back to their hives.
Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) occurs when a hive's inhabitants suddenly disappear, leaving only queens, eggs and a few immature workers, like so many apian Mary Celestes. The vanished bees are never found, but thought to die singly far from home. The parasites, wildlife and other bees that normally raid the honey and pollen left behind when a colony dies, refuse to go anywhere near the abandoned hives. CCD is found to have a phenomenal spread throughout the world.
The implications of the spread are alarming. Most of the world's crops depend on pollination by bees. Albert Einstein once said that if the bees disappeared, "man would have only four years of life left".

Now, it is for humans to buzz!


Wednesday, July 2, 2008

'Tech Seekers' on Top !!

Goal Scored!! :)
"Tech Seekers" now appears as the prime result in Google Search!!
[as on 2-7-2008] I feel great to thank all my visitors on this proud occasion.
As we know, this isn't permanent, it keeps fluctuating.
Am sure we can make it sustain its place in the future too!!
..:Venkat:..

Monday, June 23, 2008

The Picture Planet - Think Picture!

It is always a pleasure to view creative pictures, pictures which make you think and smile!
An apple made Newton think and certain pictures made way to this "Picture Planet"!
The pictures will be switched frequently, you can share your views and ideas about the picture and "Picture Planet" in the comments page. :)
Here goes the first one!
The picture says it all, isn't it ??
Oops, am I in for another argument ?

Saturday, June 21, 2008

It is time to say "YAHOO!" again !

This post comes in with a happy note, can you guess the reason behind it ?
It isn't only due to the content of this post. I've already written about Google and Microsoft, but there was always something missing in my blog, yes, there was no YAHOO!
This is the post which is going to fill that hole in the blog!

The Sunnyvale, California -based company has been under great pressure these days, with Microsoft's bid for yahoo and its leading investors asking it to make the deal. However, Google having a close watch on this scenario, has succeeded to join hands with Yahoo! and in the process relieving it from this tremendous pressure.
The web pioneer agreed to let Google put search ads on its site in what it called an $800 million annual revenue opprtunity that would boost cash flow.



Microsoft had hoped a Yahoo deal would accelerate its ability to capitalize on Web advertising growth and compete with Google, which is increasingly fighting for the same Internet audience.
When asked, if there would be a second round of negotiations between Microsoft and Yahoo!, this seemed to be the end.
After a satisfactory deal with Google, Yahoo! has started progressing again with the launch of its two new e-mail domians, Ymail and Rocketmail.
Yahoo! undoubtedly has been the leader of e-mail services, with 260 million users worldwide. If you are a new user trying to create a Yahoo! account, you hardly get the desired username. This is pretty obvious due to the terrific number of users as mentioned above.
In order to solve this issue and help users get their desired usernames, the two new e-mail domains have been launched.
So what are you waiting for ??
Hurry up! No time to delay.. Get your username activated, right away!

Thursday, June 12, 2008

Does Money matter more than Awards ? - "NO"

When it comes to Honda, especially Accord, I don't think there will be a considerable number of voices against it!
Many of us would have already seen this award winning Honda Accord advertisement, for those who haven't, you just have one amazing video below! Go on and watch it!!
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This is the world's costliest commercial, the total cost of which was estimated to $6.9 million.
The fabulous 90 seconds commercial took around 606 takes and re-takes to attain completion.
"HARD WORK PAYS" isn't it ?? After watching the advertisement, I wanted to modify this statement slightly. "PAID HARD WORK PAYS EVEN MORE" :)
Being in a 'money-threatened' world, I guess you guys will agree with me.
Apart from the tremendous hard work, it also required a strong investment, which altogether was paid back as awards. Awarded as the Best advertisement of the year - 2007, this commercial also fetched the team many other awards.
Those instruments or gadgets seen in the advertisement are exactly the components of Honda Accord and it was pretty obvious.

Monday, June 9, 2008

Fast and Furious - THRUST

Are you guessing this post to be related with the Rob Cohen movie of 2001 ??
Then, I must say, you are absolutely wrong! I've got one simple question for you, "which is the world's fastest land vehicle ?" Still thinking ?? Never mind.. just go ahead reading.

The picture above looks weird, isn't it ? Named as THRUST SSC (super sonic car), currently holds the World Land Speed record (1,228 km/h). This British designed 'supremacy' emerged as the first land vehicle to break the sound barrier. The car was driven by a Royal Air Force fighter pilot, Andy Green. It was powered by two engines, similar to that of F-4 Phantom jet fighters.Earlier, Richard Noble, one of the developers of this super sonic model held the world land speed record (1,018 km/h) with his car Thrust2.


To your left, is the proud Thrust SSC team.The Thrust SSC is being displayed in the coventry transport museum, England.





The North American Eagle is one of the many teams competing to break the existing record, which aims to achieve 1300 km/h.
While we fear 200 km/h (or even less), these guys are just rocking!

Great People Think Alike - TRUE

Do " great people think alike " ?? Yeah! I've got a perfect example to justify this.
Many of us would have definitely come across these logos, but have we ever realised the striking similarity ?? YouTube the video giant and Airtel the most successful mobile service provider! So.. yes.. great people think alike.. isn't it ?? Well, this was one post out of the way.... :)