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Symbol of Conservation: The Giant Panda isn't endangered any more The Giant Panda, one of the most iconic animals on the planet is finally not an endangered species. Thanks to all the conservation planning the animal is officially not an endangered species.The announcement come by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF ) that the animal has been downgraded from "Endangered" to "Vulnerable", after a 17 percent increase in its population over the past 10 years.“For over fifty years, the giant panda has been the globe’s most beloved conservation icon as well as the symbol of WWF. Knowing that the panda is now a step further from extinction is an exciting moment for everyone committed to conserving the world’s wildlife and their habitats,” said Marco Lambertini, WWF Director General.Seen as an incredible change of fate, the Giant Panda was facing existential threat, as late as in 2009 experts were predicting it could become extinct within three generations. But thanks to fierce conservation ...

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What does your smartphone reveal about you? Smartphones are not just a must have necessity in today’s day and age, they could leak out a lot of information about its user, says a recent study.For example if you’re an Android user, you tend to be more modest and truthful in comparison to iPhone users. The study by researchers from the University of Lincoln UK also found out that women are twice to purchase an iPhone than an Android smartphone."This study provides new ...

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Antibacterial soaps banned; they do more harm than good: US Antibacterial soaps are quickly gaining popularity among masses, as they are marketed to be effective against fighting germs. However, health experts say otherwise as they do more harm than good.This has led the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) USA, to ban the antibacterial soaps from the US market on Friday, reported The Guardian. “Consumers may think antibacterial washes are more effective at preventing the spread of germs, but we have no scientific evidence that they ...

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Dubai debuts driverless minibus DUBAI: Dubai has unveiled its first driverless bus service, launching a month-long trial period for the electric vehicle with a view to expanding it across the futuristic Gulf city state. The 10-seat vehicle made its first trip on Thursday along a 700-metre (2,300-foot) stretch of road in downtown Dubai, near to the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest tower. Developed jointly by French group Easy Mile and Dubai-based Omnix, the minibus is powered by an electric ...

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Question on Deepika draws shocking response from Katrina Gorgeous Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif has made the headlines yet again after she gave an unexpected reaction to Deepika Padukone being the highest paid actress in the industry. Deepika has recently been named the tenth highest paid actress in the world. According to Bollywood Life, when Katrina Kaif was quizzed about Deepika Padukone making it to the list of highest paid actresses, she seemed surprised and said, "Is it? I wasn't aware of it". (Really ...

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Want to do cleaning with a 1000-watt Laser? Cleaning stuff is boring but an essential task, which has to be carried out one way or another. However, we can make this activity a lot cooler thanks to technology, off course.Meet the house-cleaning lasers that do all the cleaning added with the mesmerizing visual effects one can get only in a laser light show!This sci-fi fantasy creation is called P-Laser, a product of a Belgian company, the 100-watt laser cleaner can be used as ...

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Microsoft causes uproar after search engine translates Daesh as Saudi Arabia Software giant Microsoft has enraged Saudi Arabia after its search engine automatically translated “Daesh”, the Arabic acronym for terrorist organization ISIS, as “Saudi Arabia”.The incident has led representatives of Saudi Arabia’s monarchy, as well as Saudi public, to demand for a complete national boycott of the search engine. The social media community soon became active, with hashtag '#Microsoft_Insults_Saudi' appeared on Twitter as users expressed their outrage on the mistranslation with some calling it as an ...