The 10 most unpopular OS

December 29th, 2009

An operating system [1] is an interface between the user and the computer. It is basically a program, which has the capability of running multiple numbers of applications on the computer. Right from checking the used up memory to viewing a website, it is all done by the OS. It manages both the hardware and software resources of the computer. An OS like Windows enables multitasking where you can open various programs or play games and listen to music on the computer simultaneously. Linux is another popular OS with greater security. But there are a few not-so-popular OS as well, which are barely used by anybody.

– Amiga OS: It is the default OS of Amiga PC’s. Introduced in the year 1985, its older versions were compatible with 16 and 32-bit microprocessor of Motorola 68 k, whereas the more recent ones such as AmigaOS 4 works well on PowerPC processors. […] Continue Reading…

Top Interview Mistakes

December 28th, 2009

Your conduct during an interview can, to some extent, decide the future course of your career. Certain interview behaviors can kill your job chances in minutes. It is highly recommended that you avoid the following “we are done” interview behaviors to be in the best books of the HR of your potential employer.

Dressing Inappropriately

Inappropriate dressing undoubtedly tops the list of top 10 interview mistakes, and it certainly does help to observe the attire of the employees of your potential employer. Going by the rule of thumb, you should wear a suit if you are attending the interview for a professional position. Conversely, if you are attending the interview for a summer job, a suit can very much ruin your show. In such a case, it is better to stick to smart casuals.

Attending the interview without preparation

Almost every company expects the applying candidates to know the company’s background information. If […] Continue Reading…

Hey Why Do They Do That? How does panting regulate a dogs body temperature?

December 27th, 2009

Have you ever wondered why on the hottest days of the summer your dogs tongue is usually always out of his mouth? Well let me tell you that we have a lot more sweat glands then the dog family. As you know dogs have fur so it makes it a lot harder for them to control their body temperature.

To help dogs keep their body temperatures at a normal level they do something called “panting”. This helps by cooling the mouth and tongue along with blood which circulates in their head. But not only does it cool down their body temperature it also provides air flow to the important blood vessels in the area of their head, which surrounds the nose. This helps your dogs brain from over heating and it also keeps cooler blood flowing through their body.

Your probably wondering “Why do they need to have there tongues out, […] Continue Reading…

Top 10 reasons to go size 0

December 23rd, 2009

What is size 0 [1]? Is it simply an US clothing size standard? Certainly it is not! If you go by the definition it is actually the smallest size. It would fit women with vital stats between 30-22-32 and 33-25-35 inches. It is this idea of fitting into a size 0 dress has consumed every fashion-conscious woman. With the A-list stars crash dieting to secure this alluring size, more and more women are following their footsteps. To be or not to be a size 0 has become a never-ending debate; there are a large number against it as they fear anorexia is a by-product of being size 0. But we will tell you that this 0 size is not all that bad and all the reasons for flaunting it.

More healthy: That beautiful crimson red dress which you bought for a whooping 150 dollars remains in your cupboard untouched for […] Continue Reading…

7 Peculiar Facts About Hitler

December 22nd, 2009

Hitler was undoubtedly one of the most horrifying dictators in the history of world. While it is quite well-known that Hitler was an eccentric individual, there are peculiar facts associated with him that are often ignored. Let us discuss, 7 such peculiar facts about Hitler.

Hitler was exceptionally particular about his physical appearance

While there is no two ways about the fact that every normal individual likes to look his/her best, Hitler was extremely particular about his physical appearance. He was especially particular that no one should see him naked or bathing. He never took his coat off in public, even during extremely hot weather conditions. He had a strong disliking for perfumes and colognes and never used them.

Hitler was once in love with his own niece

Geli, one of Hitler’s lovers, was Hitler’s half sister’s daughter. She was killed when she was 23, however, since all the evidences pointed […] Continue Reading…

5 Amazing Facts About Space

December 20th, 2009

Space is almost often associated with mystery and astounding facts. Scientists work incessantly to find scientific logic behind the mysteries of space. Some of the amazing facts given below are bound to surprise you, but all these facts are true!

A day will be almost 960 hours long in the remote future

About a billion years ago, the Moon used to be much closer to Earth. At that point of time, it used to be in a relatively tighter orbit, and it just took 20 days to go around earth to make a month. A day on Earth, at that time, was only 18 hours long. Presently Moon is moving approximately 4 centimeters away from earth every year. In addition, the rotation of Earth is constantly slowing down, resulting in longer days. Scientists are of the belief that, if living beings are able to survive the swelling sun and other cosmic […] Continue Reading…

Interesting facts about Pesäpallo or Finnish baseball

December 18th, 2009

The national sport of Finland is Pesäpallo. The game, which is broadly based on the baseball game played in the U.S, has the influence of some local games played in the country. The game was first introduced, developed, and refined by Lauri “Tahko” Pihkala between the period 1910 to 1920. The game has retained most of the rules framed in the beginning and is still popular not only in Finland, but also played in Germany, Sweden, Australia, Switzerland, and some parts of Canada.

The game’s popularity was such that it was included as an invitation game in the Summer Olympic Games held in Helsinki during the year 1952.

Though broadly based on the baseball game, it is the variation with the normal baseball game that makes it all the more interesting and popular.

In normal baseball, as most of you know, if a player hits the ball very hard […] Continue Reading…

What are the most Poisonous Animals?

December 18th, 2009

The question of the most poisonous animal in the world is not always easy to answer, as there are different classifications. For example what animal kills the most people per year, or what animal has a higher toxic level in their poison compared to others. In most cases a poisonous animal uses the toxins in their bodies for defense and are normally passive, compared to a venomous animal that are active killers and deliver their toxins by biting, stinging or stabbing. Depending on where you are going for your next trip have an idea what you could be facing as it could save your life! Here are three of the most dangerous creatures known to man!


Number one goes to this killer creature called the Box Jellyfish as it’s been recognized as “The Worlds Most Venomous Animal” with a record of 5,567 reported deaths since 1954. […] Continue Reading…

Interesting facts about Rugby

December 18th, 2009

One of the most challenging field games played as a complete team game and tests the stamina, skill and speed of the players is the game of Rugby.

The game is said to have originated in England in the beginning of the 19th century and is one of the popular games played in more than 100 countries across the world as of date.

The primary requirement, or the essential code of the rugby game, is that the player runs with the ball in hand to the opponent’s area. Some sort of confusion about the game arose in 1823, it seems, when William Webb Ellis allegedly picked up the ball in hand, while playing football, and ran with the ball in hand towards the goal post in the opponent area. Rules were framed and the International Rugby Board came into existence in 1885 to govern and oversee the rules of […] Continue Reading…

Interesting facts about Tennis

December 18th, 2009

One of the many popular sports played across many countries and also as a professional sport at an individual level is none other than Tennis or the Lawn Tennis.

Who can be not aware of Roger Federer, or Rafael Nadal of the recent times, or the famous Martina Navratilova, Boris Becker, John McEnroe, Andre Agassi or Ivan Lendl of the past – the great players in the game of Lawn Tennis?

If I were to say that the synonym for lawn tennis is Wimbledon, then it is not a flattery by any means. Yes, Wimbledon in England is the venue for the major Tennis tournament way back in 1877.

The game of tennis was first played in England in 1870 and subsequently propagated to other countries across the world. Now, almost all the countries have a presence in this interesting game that can be played either indoor or outdoor. […] Continue Reading…