Founded on April 4, 1975 Microsoft has an undisputed dominance over the computer industry for over a decade. With such a vast presence, much has already been written about Microsoft’s history, products, even its former CEO Bill Gates. For those itching to know even more, we have dug up 10 snippets of info that you might not have heard before. What experimental musician created the Windows start-up sound? How do they celebrate anniversaries? Does Microsoft have a “pest” problem? Read the following to know the answers and much more...
Friday, September 14, 2012
Thursday, September 13, 2012
This is a Citroen DS, after going through heavy modifications to be able to test tires. It is made by Michelin in 1972 and weighs more than ten metric tons. PLR comes from Poids Lourd Rapide or Fast Semi Truck. Inside this vehicle there is enough space for a mid-mounted tire-testing machine along with the crew. This is quite a freaky car (or whatever it is) which holds two small-block Chevy V-8 engines (350 cubic inches), one to power the rear six wheels and another to spin the tire testing machine mentioned above. PLR is steered by all four front wheels and can reach nearly 180 km/h. It absolutely deserves its nickname - “mille-pates”, or millipede.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Many people have bad breath without even realizing it. This can cripple your likelihood of enjoying a healthy social life, finding a significant other, and even advancement in your career. Halitosis or bad breath is mostly a result of poor hygiene and is completely treatable. It is quite easy to prevent and fix bad breath with the following guidelines.
Monday, September 10, 2012
Malawi made the headlines recently when senior officials debated whether breaking wind in public should be made a criminal offence. However, Malawi is not the only destination kicking up a stink. Skyscanner‘s team of intrepid odour experts have braved the worldwide whiff to reveal the world’s top five smellications.Here are the top five world’s stinkiest destination:
Written by Eric Pittman
Here are few strange and dangerous patents from years ago when man’s brain was still evolving. When you have a look at these you’ll wonder how we’ve made it as far as we have. Many of these involve taking one perfectly good item, combining it with another perfectly good item and turning them into one perfectly happy item. Have a look at these prize-winners…
Sunday, September 9, 2012
Written by Ben Dennison