US GDP growth figures falls short of predictions, raises tensions for economic recovery


  Economic growth in US got back into some speed lately in the first quarter, but it was not as expected. This elevated tensions as an already weakening economy is showing positive signals to cope-up with deep government spending cuts and higher taxes. The Gross domestic product figures expanded at a 2.5 percent annual rate,Continue reading “US GDP growth figures falls short of predictions, raises tensions for economic recovery”

Body found in river recognized as Brown University student


The Rhode Island medical examiner’s office has recognized the body found in a river as that of the missing Brown University student Sunil Tripathi. It all came to light with the help of forensic dental examination, according to, spokesperson for the Rhode Island Department of Health Dara Chadwick. “At this time, the cause of deathContinue reading “Body found in river recognized as Brown University student”

Rare photos of the last known Tasmanian Tiger (Thylacine) and causes behind its extinction


Towards the end of the 19th Century, a bounty was offered for killing thylacine. (The photograph was taken more than half-a-century ago in 1933.) The marsupial carnivore became extinct in 1936, over the belief that it kills sheep. Sheep farming which was the backbone of the Australian economy during that era prompted the government toContinue reading “Rare photos of the last known Tasmanian Tiger (Thylacine) and causes behind its extinction”

Reese Witherspoon issues public apology after seeking to take advantage of celebrity status with law enforcement


Hollywood actress REESE WITHERSPOON  was ARRESTED with her husband for DUI. She also tried to take advantage of her celebrity status by saying to the officer ‘You’re About to Find Out Who I Am!’ She has just issued a statement on 9:40PM PT apologizing for her spat with police. It said, “Out of respect forContinue reading “Reese Witherspoon issues public apology after seeking to take advantage of celebrity status with law enforcement”

Next Generation Broadcast Imaging is going to hit screens with the ARRI Ikegami HDK-97ARRI debut


The HDK-97ARRI is based on an ARRI Super 35mm CMOS sensor and is developed with an intention to establish large format sensors in a broadcast environment. This is a dream project for two giants in the industry, Ikegami and ARRI. This imaging machine is like none other device available in the market. You can takeContinue reading “Next Generation Broadcast Imaging is going to hit screens with the ARRI Ikegami HDK-97ARRI debut”

Original “Eleanor” Mustang from Gone in 60 Seconds to be sold


Here is one of the original “Eleanor” Mustangs created for the movie Gone in 60 Seconds. The car is said to be sold at the Dana Mecum 26th Original Spring Classic Auction in Indianapolis this May according to Discovery Turbo’s Facebook page. Source: Discovery Turbo, Discovery Turbo FB Page

Dubai Police get its hands-on Ferrari after adding Lamborghini to its fleet


The ultra-rich Dubai police disclosed its latest acquisition which happens to be none other than a Ferrari luxury sports car. This has been provided to the police so as to enhance their patrolling abilities. The acquisition came after a week the Lamborghini sports car was added to its fleet of vehicles. The announcement was madeContinue reading “Dubai Police get its hands-on Ferrari after adding Lamborghini to its fleet”

Takata airbag flaw prompts Japanese Automakers to recall 3.4Mn vehicles


Four Japanese auto manufacturers which include Toyota and Nissan have recalled 3.4 million vehicles from around the world. The recall is because of Takata Corp supplied airbags as they pose the risk of catching fire or injuring passengers. The decision was announced on Thursday and is known to be the largest recall ever by autoContinue reading “Takata airbag flaw prompts Japanese Automakers to recall 3.4Mn vehicles”

WWII bomb found in Berlin, trains and flights diverted


As soon as an unexploded World War II bomb was found near the Berlin’s main railway station, trains in Berlin were either stopped or diverted. This affected thousands of commuters. The bomb was found on a building site late on Tuesday. The area around the 100kg (220-pound) Soviet made bomb was cordoned off to ensureContinue reading “WWII bomb found in Berlin, trains and flights diverted”

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 Ultrabook review, laptop & tablet hybrid


Microsoft’s new operating system Windows 8 is optimised for a touch screen. In case you’ve already upgraded to Windows 8, you must have noticed the new Start screen, the Charms, the task switcher, the hot corners. These features are provided especially for touch screens, and make no sense for regular laptops and monitors. The latestContinue reading “Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 Ultrabook review, laptop & tablet hybrid”