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How the Rapid Growth of eCommerce Sites Have Changed the Retail Sector

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If you’ve seen the crossover of the new millennium, chances are, you have also seen the growth of ecommerce websites. Earlier there used to be brick and mortar stores, where we could get special discounts because the retailers had known us from a long time. Nowadays we have online shopping portals – eCommerce stores which give us stuff at competitive ...

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How the US Presidential Election System Works

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The US Presidential election is undoubtedly the biggest political event that the whole world watches with bated breath. What we have to realize is that the person who comes to power and becomes the President of the United States has a BIG say in most if not all of the world’s affairs. This single fact makes every citizen of the ...

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Welcome to Cities of the Future

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The world has been going through a downtrodden path of inefficient energy usage. In fact, if we look past into our own history, we would notice that even ancient cities like the Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro in the Indus Valley civilization and ancient Rome had better drainage systems and energy usage than many countries at present have. All these point towards ...

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Bursting the Prepper Myths

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Many people wonder what a “prepper” actually is. Prepper is nothing but a term coined for people who store up food and other supplies to protect themselves against a possible apocalyptic event. In fact, some are of the belief that being a prepper is not about a group of people but is actually a way of life – a way ...

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What We’ve Learned About Our Brain in the Last 10 Years

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The human brain has for long been the center of attention, right from scientists, researchers to philosophers– its mystique and immense capability has shocked as well as fascinated man since ages. All our lives are governed by our brains and the state of the brain determines how healthy or otherwise our lives shall be. This is why getting to know ...

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Is Nuclear War Possible Anytime Soon?

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A nuclear war is probably the biggest threat our world is facing at present. Indeed it doesn’t seem to be on the outside; but had there been no reason for them to occur, why would the countries want to accumulate as many nuclear weapons as they can? The world was in a state of Cold War for a very long ...

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What is Big Data and How Does it Affect You

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Everything in this world today is data. With more and more people spending their time online, the chunk of life spent in exchanging data is becoming huge. Imagine you’re searching for a personal query on Google. Now this data of yours is collected and stored to keep a track of what you are doing and how you are spending time ...

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Signs Left Over by Ancient Astronauts

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“Heaven and earth are large, yet in the whole of space they are but as a small grain of rice. How unreasonable it would be to suppose that, besides the heaven and earth which we can see, there are no other heavens and no other earths.” – Teng Mu, Chinese philosopher of the thirteenth century A.D. The existence of Un-Identified ...

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8 Most Intriguing Conspiracy Theories of the Past 15 Years

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Lots of hidden messages and secret alien codes have been discovered in the recent past. From the reports of faked moon landings to the story of Gary McKinnon who hacked into the secret database of NASA and a few companies and said that he had come across evidences of alien aircrafts, we are ever left wondering if there is more ...

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10 Most Unexpected Jobs People Do

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“What are you going to do after school?” This is the question you might have heard people asking several times. Truth is that sometimes life takes us towards uncharted directions and we land up where we might not have even expected to. Owing to today’s recession, many people have chosen a profession which they otherwise might have not. But the ...

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