Saturday 11th October
Country singer Johnny Cash has been honoured with a bridge in Folsom, California named after him’ The first section of the Johnny Cash pedestrian and cycle overpass has been unveiled.
A NASA spacecraft has provided evidence that the volcanic activity in the moon surface has slowed down instead of stopping abruptly a billion years ago.
Scientists at Duke University Medical Center have found out that stress mentally causes heart ailments for both men and women. Moreover stress leads to changes in blood pressure and heart rate of response.
University researchers in India have developed a computer programme that recognizes the emotion of people based on their typing style.
Sunday 12th October
The Pacific nation of Niue has released coins with Disney characters on one side and Queen Elizabeth II on the other side. The colourful attractive coins are produced by the New Zealand Mint are legal tenders.
Walking and texting with is cell phone is a risk and problem for road users. In order to stress safety among pedestrians China has created sidewalks lanes for the mobile users at Chongoing City.
Bridges have always been architecturally challenging. An architectural marvel is the Fredrich Bayer Bridge in Sao Paulo in Brazil. The bridge is turned by two giant wheels to give way for ship movement.
Climate change is the most talked topic by scientists and researchers across the world. To make it interesting about 97 scientists had a debate to express their views.
Monday 13th October
Inspector Shakti Devi of the Jammu and Kashmir Police has been named recipient of a prestigious international female peacekeeper award by the UN’s police division for her “exceptional achievements”
Toronto based researchers have developed a topical solution containing nanoparticles that will combat dry eye syndrome with only one application a week.
A team of UN military observers has visited the villages along the International Border with India to get first-hand information on the situation.
DJ Mustard emerged as the biggest winner, bagging four nods including DJ of the Year, Producer of the Year, MVP of the Year and Track of the Year at the 2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards.
Tuesday 14th October
The world’s largest bus is the Auto Tram Extra Grand at Germany. The bus is over 100 feet long, with the capacity to transport 256 passengers.
Vestas claimed the crown of the largest wind turbine on the planet generating electricity, with the installation of its V164-8.0-MW prototype at the Danish National Test Center for Large Wind Turbines.
A new research study has found out that a pill size pacemaker that s smaller than conventional ones could be a game changer mainly due to its size and latest technology facilities.
Researchers have created a robot that can climb sand and hills better than any search and rescue operation. The technique used by sidewinders were tested using a modular snake robot.
Wednesday 15th October
American researchers have stated that a new generation of electronic gadgets that completely dissolves in water may soon be a reality.
A lunch menu from the Titanic ship which sank in April 1912 is expected to fetch 70,000 pounds at an auction in England. The menu card was owned by Elise Lurette who survived the disaster.
Health researchers have found that a chemical found in cauliflower and cabbage can greatly improve symptoms of autism.
Austria’s interior ministry is appealing to the other governments to take over the house where Adolf Hitler was born in Braunau.
Thursday 16th October
A Dallas bound American Airlines plane no-2293 that departed from San Francisco International Airport turned around and made an emergency landing after some parts of the cabins wall got shaky.
Scientists have found that children born to older mothers have greater risk of getting diseases. Scientists state that concept as maternal age effect.
Drinking tea reduces the risk of dying from cardiac woes, say researchers while investigating the effects of tea and coffee in people.
A primary school in Tiantai country in China Zhejiang province has created a 200 meters running and sports track of top of the four story school building due to in sufficient space on the school campus premises.
Friday 17th October
Darjeeling is home to the highest number of species of springtails, a wingless insect that helps in soil formation in the country. It is home to 32 species of springtails.
Scientists have now found that strapping ice packs around the body fat could burn calories and reduce a person’s body weight. Cold ice converts fat into burning tissues.
NASA has ordered the US multinational Boeing company and the California based Space Exploration Technologies Corporation to develop space taxis for transporting astronauts.
A mechanical installation Long Ma and The Spider were operated by French art team at a stadium in Beijing. These installations are to be showcased during the function which marks 50 years of diplomatic ties between the countries.