Friday, September 20, 2013

What Are the Most Expensive Car Repairs?

When the dreaded check engine light comes on, you get that sinking feeling in your stomach. You're probably about to drop a lot of money on an expensive car repair. If you're lucky, it could be something simple, but you had better hope it's not one of these expensive repairs!

Five Reasons Your Smartphone Battery Runs Out Quickly

by Nematoda

Over the past decade, mobile phone capability has improved at an incredible rate. We can do things with those little devices in our hands that twenty, ten or even five years ago we would have thought impossible. Yet there is one area of smartphones that hasn’t improved. In fact, if anything, it seems to have got worse over recent years. The general battery life of a smartphone is as short now as it was when mobile phones came with shoulder straps. So what’s the deal? Why does the battery run out so quickly and can you do anything about it?

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Skylift - A New System For Embarking On Airplanes

By Seven

There is a lot to be done concerning about ergonomics in airplane trips - even if it seems that it is not necessary yet. The passengers' arrival and departure continues to be a complicated and slow process, submitting the human beings to not so developed mechanical systems. Adults, children and people of reduced or none mobility who carries several baggages have to face with conveyor belts, stairs and rude automobiles of various sizes and shapes from place to place. Then, the designer Hannes Seeberg, because of this lack of uniformization and adjustments, conceived a multifunctional vehicle named Skylift.

Retro Car Crashes

Car crashes happen everyday and are horrific, sometimes with deadly consequences. What about car crashes decades ago - are they equally horrific, considering the technology available then? Take a look at these photos and judge yourself...

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

10 Amazing Facts About Human Brain

1. Weight:
Human brain weighs 3 pounds.

10 Deadliest Wars In Human History

Every body should have one simple right the right to live but sometimes people will deny innocent people these rights and murder them(genocides,ruthless dictators,civil wars,mass executions etc) and usually when thes type of things take place a Superior power will invade and stop the dictator or regime that’s committing atrocities. One thing that the human kind was doing from the beginning of time is fighting with each other. Many times the fighting got out of hand and consumed the innocent people. Here we compiled a list of wars and anthropogenic disasters by death toll. It covers the lowest estimate of death as well as the highest estimate, the name of the event, the location, and the start and end of each event. Some events overlap categories.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

5 Failed Inventions That Could Have Changed The World

Failed Iron Ore Extraction
People know Thomas Alva Edison as a successful inventor but history book tells us that he has some failed inventions on his credit. In the 1890’s he put in a huge sum of money in iron ore mining as he was planning to supply iron to different companies, but all his money went down the drain as he failed to extract iron from its ores.

Top 15 Scream Queens of Horror

The term "scream queen" once carried a stigma and was associated with typecasting and ‘B-list’ status. In recent years, the title of scream queen has taken on a different connotation and is a designation that is more readily embraced. Many consider it to be an elite status only bestowed on a select few. A scream queen is more than just an actor who stars in a couple of horror films. A scream queen is someone who embraces the horror film genre and their work within it.
See our top fifteen picks listed inside!

Monday, September 16, 2013

24 Genius Ideas

"Now, why didn't I think of that?" - that's what you might have in your mind after going through these inventions, ideas, gadgets and innovations...

Abandoned Star Wars Film Set

By Lizzy Layne

In the Tunisian desert lies a hidden gem: The ruins of what once was the set for Star Wars. When visual artist and filmmaker Rä di Martino discovered that the set was never broken down and instead left to deteriorate over time like ancient ruins, he jumped at the opportunity to rediscover it. With a bit of luck and the help of a local police station, Martino was able to find what remains of Luke Skywalker’s childhood home and capture the amazing images below.

Sunday, September 15, 2013

20 Quotes For Getting Through Tough Times

1. Tough times never last, but tough people do.  - Robert H Schuller

2. The difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is how you use them. – Unknown

3. Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. And don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines.  - Leroy Satchel Paige

10 Biggest Time-Wasters

You only have 24 hours in your day and when you let go of trying to be superman and just be content with being who God has made you to be, you’ll find your life is so much more peaceful and calm. Time wasters will keep you away from focusing on what’s really important. To free up your schedule, identify time wasters and take action to deal with them. If you want to be a successful person, you’ve got to have a laser-like focus, something that’s harder to do now than ever before. If you want to be a successful entrepreneur, you have to do one thing: Invent, develop, and market a product or service that customers really need or want. If you have big plans later on in life such as starting your own business, you need to do two things: stop wasting your time and focus on your goals.
Following are the 10 most common ways of wasting time.

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