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World’s largest air purifier takes on air pollution The unchecked and reckless human activities give birth to pollution, which has taken massive toll on the environment, and it is getting worst. Such is the magnitude of the problem that the air we breathe is not clean, and there is no one else to blame for it but us.Fortunately, technologies are being developed and newer ways being enforced to either curb or eliminate this very major existential threat.One of such technology is the ‘Smog Free Tower’. As the name suggests this massive 23-foot tall air purifier is made for one purpose only, i.e. to help clean up the air and make it breathable again. The purifiers are to be deployed in Beijing, which has been ranked among world’s most polluted cities.Designed by Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde, the tower-like purifiers sucks up smog similar to a vacuum cleaner from the top and in return releases filtered air, through its six-sided ...

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'Game of Thrones' blames delayed episodes on winter SAN DIEGO: "Game of Thrones" showrunner David Benioff told fans at Comic-Con International on Friday a delay in screening the new series had been unavoidable, because "winter is here."The hit fantasy epic has been teasing winter's arrival since its pilot episode, and with the season six finale entitled "The Winds of Winter," the camera crew has been forced to wait for colder weather. "Winter is here, and we've got to shoot in places with trees ...

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Want to make $500,000 just by tweeting random facts? Who says that social media is all fun and games; one could make a career out of it, if used properly.Meet Kris Sanchez, the founder of UberFacts, is the man earning about $500,000 a year simply by posting random facts on social media websites. As per a recently given interview on CNBC, the 25-year-old founder has amassed over 18 million followers across social media platforms i.e. Twitter, Facebook and Instagram."It's actually an interesting business model. ...

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Pokemon Go becomes the voice of Syria children The Pokemon Go craze has gripped the world, and it seems that there are some upsides to it, as a campaign has gripped the social media in which children in war-torn Syria have been pictured holding up photos of Pokémon, asking people to help them. According to The Guardian, the photos of the children are being shared by the Revolutionary Forces of Syria Media Office, and it has been widely circulated on social media.More than ...

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Improve your AC’s for the long term Air conditioning is fast becoming a necessity, particularly in the warmer regions of the world i.e. Pakistan, and the situation is becoming much worse with the rise of global warming, meaning weather is turning much hotter.The Air Conditions (AC’s) however, are prone to frequent repairing which is costly and not in the budget of most, fortunately there are some tricks one can do to increase the AC efficiency and last it for much longer period.Replace ...

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Who else is using your Facebook, Twitter account? Privacy on the internet has become one of the major issues facing the online world, we hear stories about massive data breaches carried out by professional hackers all the time.Our social media accounts i.e. Facebook, Twitter etc are also most susceptible to it, and getting hacked is all too normal in this day and age. But as they say it is better to prevent than to cure, if one got a suspicion that someone else ...

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Google in hot water for listing PM Modi as top criminal The world’s largest search engine, Google has had its fair share of controversies and troubles. This time an Indian court has issued notice to the search engine giant, its CEO and India head for listing Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi among top 10 criminals in the world.According to Mashable, the court was hearing a complaint filed by Sushil Kumar Mishra, an advocate who has argued that a Google search for the ‘top ten criminals of ...