Saturday 01st March
A artist cum carpenter, Wen Fuliang is doing designs on fragile egg shells. He began this ancient craft of egg carving simply has a hobby. Today Wen carves detailed forms on egg shells using his electric drill with a fine diamond bit on the end.
A couple in China decided to wear gas masks for their wedding photo session, to highlight their concern and protest against the out of control pollution levels in the city. The couple put on gas masks to underscore the fact that their city is becoming toxic and uninhabitable.
Elephants are always highly social and intelligent. Now researchers have found out that elephants engage themselves by forming a group hug when a fellow elephant is sad or depressed.
A team of surgeons at New Castle Freeman Hospital, had carved out all the skin and muscle from the leg of 59 years old cancer patient Ian McGregor and then attached them on his forearm in order o keep them alive during surgery. The procedure was a giant leap for medical science.
Sunday 02nd March
Natalie Sisson, a native of New Zealand quit her job to travel around the world. Till date Natalie has traveled to 66 countries and visited 15 countries in the year 2013. She has no permanent residence and calls herself The Suitcase Entrepreneur.
Researchers at John Hopkins University at Baltimore have discovered that the areas of the brain related to language showed more signs of response with musical behaviour. This proves that musician’s uses their brain parts associated with spoken language for creativity.
rturo Licata, a 111 year old Italian was given the title of the world’s oldest living man by the Guinness Book of Records. Arturo was awarded the title after officials checked his birth and marriage records.
Two rare copies of books that were signed by Nazi leader Adolf Hitler was sold for 64,8850 US Dollars at an auction in Los Angeles The books were editions of the future German Fuehrers political manifesto dedicated to Josef Bauer.
Monday 03rd March
Environment friendly electric buses may soon hit roads in Mysore, India. The buses would be launched as part of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Renewal Mission. Zero emission battery operated buses are ideal for cities in India which witnesses traffic congestion and pollution hazards.
Researchers at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University have developed a new battery that consumes sugar to generate electricity enough to power a smart phone for about 10 days. The bio-battery has a greater output per weight than typical electronic batteries.
A mechanic in Western Greece has discovered a productive way of reusing unsold and abandoned cars. He is converting and remodeling the cars into agriculture friendly farm machinery. He combines the practical service of a farm vehicle with the comfort of driving a car.
Scientists at New Castle University, England have identified certain seaweeds of being very effective at fat absorption which opens a new possibility for making foods healthier. Scientists stated that seaweed could reduce about 75 percent of fat than most of the medicines used for treatment.
Tuesday 04th March
Alfonso Cuaron’s 3D space movie Gravity got the maximum number of trophies during the Oscar Academy award ceremony held at Los Angeles. The movie won Oscars in technical categories for sound editing, visual effects, cinematography etc.
Khurshid Hussein from Hyderabad, India now holds the Guinness Book of World Records for typing the most number of characters with his nose. He entered 103 characters in only 47.44 seconds.
A 3D advertisement company has installed a film showing a crocodile climbing out of water and into a escalator with its mouth open. The advertisement film used for wildlife promotion campaign has terrified people using the escalator at a mall in Brazil.
A large ancient virus that lied dormant in the Siberian permafrost for at least 30, 000 years has sprung back to life after a French scientist revived it in a laboratory. The virus was found buried 30 meters down in the frozen ground.
Scientists have developed a new synthetic material for optical data storage. The new material is fast and cheap means of data storage since optical data storage does not require expensive magnetic materials.
Wednesday 05th March
Angry people are more prone to heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular problems This was found out in a research conducted at Harvard School of Public Health.
Doctors in London will undertake a path breaking procedure to reconstruct people faces, especially nose and ears from stem cells taken from body fat. A team has successfully grown cartilage in the lab and believes it could be used to reconstruct eyes and nose.
Misao Okawa, the worlds oldest women celebrated her 116th birthday in Japan with a grand celebration. She is in good shape and likes eating her favourite food. Born on 5th March 1898, Misao has 3 children,4 grand children and 6 great grand children.
Boeing Company has unveiled a smart phone which will delete all data if any attempt is made to open or tamper the smart phone. The secure tamper proof mobile phone runs on Google Inc Android operation system is useful for defence and home land security individuals.
A Texas Tech University researcher found out that couples who use the same language similarly stay gather. The study revealed that people who use the same kind of function words are more likely to find a match. So people with matching ones grammar are ideal partners.
Thursday 06th March
A new study by researchers at London University stated that global warming and rise of sea water level will hit numerous world heritage sites listed by UNESCO, like the Statue of Liberty, Tower of London and the Opera House at Sydney, Australia. With rise in temperature, about 136 heritage sights will sink, if no protection measures are taken.
Scientists have developed an innovative new cancer fighting technique that can carry chemotherapy medication safely and release it inside the cancer sells without harming the healthy cells. This process can increase the drugs cancer killing effect.
Two New Yourk artists, Emillie and Caria have developed an ice cream cone fitted with sensors that plays music every time is eaten by a person. The ice cream when eaten causes censors to send electronic signals to an attached arduino board to feed a computer containing melody tunes.
The Bronze Age Indus Valley Civilization had declined due to climate change. This was found by scientist form University of Cambridge, London who got evidence from Meghalaya, Oman and Arabian sea demonstrating an about weakening of the summer monsoon affected North East India 4100 years ago.
Friday 07th March
An asteroid called 2014 DX110 passed between the moon and Earth an estimate of 217,000 miles from Earth which is approximately nine tenths of the distance between the moon and Earth.
A 28 year old Chinese teacher, Xu Fei at a primary school in Wuhan City at Central China has lot of confusion to deal with in her class which as ten sets of identical twins. Nine of the ten set of twins are difficult to be identified because all have uniforms. School says its a coincidence that all twins ended up in one class.
99 years old Dobri Dobrev living in Sofia, Bulgaria is a homeless man and a hero. He walks 25 kilometers every day collecting money. He does not use the money for himself but gives it to orphanages and lives on a minimum pension of 80 Euros he gets every month.
The super fast bullet trains in Japan have become more passengers friendly. Foot baths will be equipped in the bullet trains to help passengers relax their feet as the train zips through the countryside. The train runs on a 148km route between Fukushima and Shinjo City in Yamagata.
Scientists have discovered the worlds oldest cheese on the bodies of 3800 year old mummies buried in China’s Taklamakan Desert. The mummies were buried with cheese as a snack for them to enjoy in the afterlife.