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Autostadt – Volkswagen Car Tower in Germany

autostadt

The Autostadt, situated next to Volkswagen’s headquarter in Wolfsburg, Germany. The Autostadt is a visitor attraction, the company’s theme park, and distribution centre where daily 5,500 visitors view Volkswagen Group’s major brands (like VW owns Audi, Lamborghini, Bentley and Bugatti) and two incredible Car Towers. Photo by Bernd It features a museum, feature pavilions for the principal automobile brands in ... Read More »

Yuri Gagarin – the first human in space

Yuri Gagarin the first human in space

April 12 was already a huge day in space history twenty years before the launch of the first shuttle mission. On that day in 1961, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human in space, making a 108-minute orbital flight in his Vostok 1 spacecraft. Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin (9 March 1934 – 27 March 1968) was a Soviet pilot and ... Read More »

Sachin Tendulkar interesting facts

sachin tendulkar

Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar is a former Indian cricketer and captain. He took up cricket at the age of eleven. Sachin widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time. Here are some interesting facts about Sachin Tendulkar. Sachin Tendulkar interesting facts The first school Sachin attended as a child was Indian Education Society‘s New English School in Bandra ... Read More »

Interacts with Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

Interacts with Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam, former President of India and a renowned aerospace engineer, is credited with the development of ballistic missiles in India, thus earning the title “Missile Man of India”. He worked for DRDO and ISRO and was conferred the Bharat Ratna. In this special session at the IIT Delhi campus, he shares his views on the ... Read More »

Biography Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin (AQ)

Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin

Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin (AQ) was 52nd Dai al-Mutlaq of Dawoodi Bohras. Here is a brief biography of Ambassador of Peace Dr. Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin. Biography Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin (AQ) Born on Saturday the 20th Rabiul Akhar 1333h, 06th March 1915 in Surat, Gujarat, India in the house of 51st Dai-el-Mutlaq, Syedna Taher Saifuddin AQ through Husaina Aaisaheba and named as ... Read More »

Old vs new logos of famous companies

Apple logo old vs new

A COMPANY LOGO is often considered the most critical element of a corporate brand. Here is a list of old vs new logos for 20 of the biggest brands. Check out how these famous brands have altered their logos – for better or for worse – since they originally opened their doors. AT&T logo old vs new Bell Telephone Company ... Read More »

CV Raman – the great Indian physicist

CV Raman

Sir CV Raman, (7 November 1888 – 21 November 1970) was an Indian physicist. He was the recipient of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1930 for the discovery that when light traverses a transparent material, some of the light that is deflected changes in wavelength. This phenomenon is now called Raman scattering and is the result of the Raman ... Read More »

Elaina Smith – Britain’s youngest 7 years old agony aunt

Elaina Smith

Elaina Smith has a straight-talking schoolgirl and a wise head on her seven year old shoulders – which is why she is Britain’s youngest agony aunt. Her local radio station gave her the job after she rang and offered advice to a woman caller who had been dumped. Elainas tip go bowling with pals and drink a mug of milk ... Read More »

Willie Mosconi – Professional Billiards at age 6

Willie Mosconi

William Joseph Mosconi (June 27, 1913 – September 17, 1993), generally known as Willie Mosconi, was an American professional pool (pocket billiards) player from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Willie’s father Joseph Mosconi owned a pool hall that the family lived above. Joseph Mosconi was strongly opposed to Willie playing pocket billiards, preferring he become a Vaudeville performer. He tried to keep his ... Read More »

Fabiano Caruana – youngest grandmaster of US

Fabiano Caruana

Fabiano Caruana (born 30 July 1992) is an American-born Italian chess youngest grandmaster, former chess prodigy and the No. 2 ranked player in the world. On 15 July 2007 Caruana became a grandmaster (GM) at the age of 14 years, 11 months, 20 days. The youngest grandmaster in the history of both Italy and the United States (later his record ... Read More »

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