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How To Catch Criminals Using Smart Technology

How To Catch Criminals Using Smart Technology

Have you lost any device, money, or anything of value recently? If yes, worry no more. The current technology makes it easy to almost everything. Using smart technology, you can now outsmart that thief if you report or request help early enough. From tracking the devices using apps to social media, below are a few tricks on catching criminals using smart technology. Use of tracking apps If you lose your device, for instance, an iPhone, you can borrow another friend's iPhone and track yours. iPhones have "Find My iPhone Apps that you input your Apple ID and track the thief's...

Remove Super Glue from all surfaces with this easy guide

Remove Super Glue from all surfaces with this easy guide

Life has a way to bring in the most stuck situations at the worst of times. Yes, stuck literally. Whenever we break something, say a beautiful showpiece or something that comes apart, our first reprieve is to glue it up. And it works, too. From quick emergency handling while traveling, to secretly gluing something we broke in friend's house, Super Glue comes in quite handy.  But removing glue can be quite a sticky situation, right? We are all victims of glued hands that we hurriedly pulled apart and got bleeding fingers. Removing Super Glue from surfaces is equally hard. However,...

How to Study the Night Before a Test

How to Study the Night Before a Test

So you've procrastinated the whole week and it's the night before your big test. Don't worry. Despite not having all the time in the world to memorize the content, you can still ace the test. Here's how to go about studying for a test the night before. With these simple techniques, you'll be able to perform much better than you expected. Taking Care of the Mind and Body Your mind and your body are closely linked, so it's important that you take care of your body before your mind gets to work. First things first, you need to eliminate all...

Venus has active volcanoes the size of Italy

Venus has active volcanoes the size of Italy

For anyone who was hoping to live on Venus in the near future, a new study makes it more unlikely than ever before. It has been known for some time that Venus is a country with temperatures averaging almost 500 degrees Celsius (900 F) and with clouds of pure sulphuric acid meaning that it was unlikely anyone would have ever chosen to live there. Yet now a new study has revealed that the volcanoes that are spread across the planet are not as dormant as once believed. A new study suggests that at least 37 of them are still active....

She Met Her Clone In A Random Mall, And Then Found Out She Had Even More!

She Met Her Clone In A Random Mall, And Then Found Out She Had Even More!

When we think of exact lookalike, we often think of strange sci-fi movies about clones, robots, laboratory evils, and more. In reality, it happens. In a world of over 7 billion people, likely, you are not so unique. Someone out there looks just like you. These people are called doppelgangers or your living double. Of course, with over 7 billion people out there, it is equally unlikely that you will ever meet them. Unless you are Santana Gutierrez, who met her living double in the mall recently. Santana was having a day like any other, meeting friends in the mall,...

According to science this happens to your brain when you are in love

According to science this happens to your brain when you are in love

When you’re in love, you’re like to slip into a state of euphoria. You feel happy, obsessed, and relaxed. Well, researchers have discovered that love causes immense changes in brain's functionality. Here is how love affects your brain leading to passionate liking towards each other as you spend  more time together: Source: Department of Neurobiology- Harvard University Love Leads to a Hormone Rush in Your Body Whenever you fall in love, your body responds by producing a cocktail of hormones. Some of the chemicals produced include oxytocin, dopamine, testosterone, adrenaline, and estrogen. Source: Redbubble When these hormones get to the...

Will shooting plastic explosives set them off?

Will shooting plastic explosives set them off?

As their name says, the only primary purpose of plastic explosives is to explode violently, and you might be shocked to know that most explosives used by the military are more stable. Plastic explosives such as C-4 won’t explode if you set them on fire or shoot them. It won’t explode even if you shoot it while it’s on fire. Well, the reason why C-4 explosives are used so extensively by the military forces around the world is that we can shape these explosives in a variety of ways to accomplish a specific goal. Another reason for their usage is...

Why Do The British Say “Autumn” Instead of “Fall”?

Why Do The British Say “Autumn” Instead of “Fall”?

While both British and Americans speak English as their native language, it is fair to say that often the languages are worlds apart. Soccer vs football, chips vs fries, jelly vs jello, trainers vs sneakers, etc, etc, etc. The list goes on and on. Sometimes the differences make sense and other times it just leaves us scratching our heads. Football makes a lot of sense as you kick a ball with your foot but the word soccer doesn’t really mean anything. What about autumn and fall?  Fall again clearly makes sense, the leaves fall during this time of year so...

How unconventional is the story of Saddam Hussein’s failed ‘Supergun’?

How unconventional is the story of Saddam Hussein’s failed ‘Supergun’?

Supergun, also known as ‘Big Babylon,” was officially constructed to fire satellites into the space orbit. Saddam Hussein, an Iraqi president, initially commissioned project Babylon. The project of firing satellites initiated in the year 1988, later terminated after the assassination of Bull in the year 1990. This termination led to the confiscation of the parts of the supergun in the transit around Europe. After the Persian Gulf War in 1991, the United Nations destroyed the remaining parts of the gun that were present in Iraq. What is supposedly the leading cause of Bull’s death? The Big Babylon project sounded like...

Where did the phrase ‘booby trap’ come from?

Where did the phrase ‘booby trap’ come from?

The term "booby trap" has been a mystery to those unfamiliar with its etymology for many years. Though the word "booby" is considered to be a crude term for a woman's chest area, it began as a word serving as an insult for someone that was considered a fool. Thus, the full phrase "booby trap" was coined to describe a type of trap or prank that somebody would have to be a fool to fall victim to. The word "booby" originates from the Spanish term "bobo," meaning "one who is easily cheated, stupid, fool," and other synonyms describing a person...

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