May 072016
 
World's Top 10 Richest People

With every passing year, more opportunities arise for the rich and elite in the world to claim a spot as one of the richest people in the world. It’s the ultimate achievement in the world of the rich. While some have held on to their positions, others have been succeeded by new leaders and innovators. Including the top 10 on this list, there are 1,810 billionaires recorded in the world today, their combined net worths totaling a staggering 6.48 trillion dollars. 10. Liliane Bettencourt – […]

Mar 042016
 
Top 5 Richest People in the World 2016

Forbes has released its 30th annual guide to the world’s richest people. According to Forbes, this year there are 1,810 billionaires in the world, down from a record 1,826 a year ago. Put together, all of Forbes’ richest have an aggregate net worth of $6.5 trillion, down $570 billion from last year. Click on to see the five richest people in the world, according to Forbes. 1. Bill Gates – $75 Billion American businessman Bill Gates was born William Henry “Bill” Gates III on October […]

Nov 072015
 
Top 10 Powerful People in the World

Prime Minister Narendra Modi moved up 6 positions to become the ninth most powerful person in the world in the Forbes list of ‘World’s Most Powerful People’ 2015. Here is the list of the top 10 powerful people in the world: 1. Vladimir Putin President of Russia, Vladimir Putin retained his first position as the world’s most powerful person this year as well. According to Forbes, his approval ratings reached an all-time high of 89% in June. He helped rebuild Russian influence abroad when he […]

Mar 212015
 
Top 10 People Who Changed the World

This topic is just like debating that who is greatest — Jesus or Muhammad? Both of them have their respective specifications and they can’t be equated with each other. In an attempt to focus some greatest souls across the world, TopYaps lists top 10 famous people, better known for their unparalleled contribution in changing the course of world, the course of history. 10. Bill Gates: Bill Gates created his first computer program while still at high school, co-founded Microsoft in 1977, and by 1993 was […]

Jan 072015
 
7 Lies that Baba Ramdev told India

Baba Ramdev needs no introduction. He is a face so prominent that the mere mention of yoga makes your mind think of a lean figured man clad in dhoti doing abdominal movements. His start as a yoga guru was much appreciated by people across. But his publicity seems to have given him wings to go around talking about things that make less of sense. 7. Pranayam Yoga is the natural cure for all Physical and Mental ailments Ramdev Baba seems to have gone about blowing […]

Dec 232014
 
People who dream about murder may be more aggressive during waking hours: Study

People who dream about murder may be more aggressive during waking hours, a controversial new study finds. The researchers also found that people who dream of killing others tend to be hostile, introverted and often don’t get along well with others when they are awake. But other experts dispute the findings, saying that dream questionnaires, used by the researchers of the new study, aren’t accurate measures of dream content. Instead, these questionnaires tend to reflect what people believed they dreamt about once they are awake. […]

Sep 242014
 
Body odor may hint at a person's politics: New Study

Your politics may, quite literally, stink — at least to those who don’t share such beliefs. A new study finds that people prefer the scents of those who share their political attitudes, even though they aren’t able to match a particular smell to a particular voting pattern. This small, subconscious preference could explain why people gravitate toward mates whose politics mesh with theirs — perhaps compatibility has a smell. Study finds people prefer the odors of those whose ideology matches their own over people on […]

Let’s look at some crucial problems often faced by a creative mind

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Aug 202014
 
Let's look at some crucial problems often faced by a creative mind

Many people consider creativity to be thinking out of box, whereas, in reality creativity knows that there is no box at all. Creativity goes hand in hand with progress, innovation and improvement. We wouldn’t be where we are today if not for those creative humans who came up with ideas to make things better for them and people around them. Wasn’t a creative mind behind the discovery/invention of fire, wheel, ships or computers to name just a few that triggered the progress of human kind? […]

Thinking About Death Can Make You Value Life More

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Apr 202014
 
Thinking About Death Can Make You Value Life More

Go ahead and contemplate your own mortality. How does it feel? Would you be surprised to learn that it can potentially improve your mental health to think about your death more often? It is also impossible to truly know what it is like to die. So here we are, as humans, in this predicament: we have this desire to live, but we ultimately know we will die, and we don’t even know what it is like to experience what can often cause a high level […]

Top 10 Most Prominent Trains Covering the Entire History

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Feb 082014
 
Top 10 Most Prominent Trains Covering the Entire History

A transport that changed the concept of traveling. In its innovative chronicle, train has created several milestones by its service for the common passenger. Here, 10 most prominent trains covering the entire history. 10. Ghan: The Ghan is the first rail service from Adelaide to Darwin on the north-south route across Australia. It was named after the camel trains that were once the only way to cross the desert. The first train ran in 2004. It had 43 carriages, measured more than 1 km in […]

Heat Wave Deaths May Triple by the 2050s: Study

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Feb 052014
 
Heat Wave Deaths May Triple by the 2050s: Study

The number of people dying because of heat waves could rise three to four times in some regions by the middle of this century. According to the researchers, the relationship between weather fluctuations and death rates in the past, and projected the results for the decades to come. They found that by the 2050s, the number of heat-related deaths in England and Wales could surge by 3.5 times its current number, which is around 2,000 deaths yearly in these regions. Contributed By Sonia Narula

Let’s know about the longest living people ever in the world

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Jan 312014
 
Let's know about the longest living people ever in the world

Humans are the most unpredictable creatures in this world and so is their life. Life expectancy of humans varies from country to country. There are places in the world where people live longer than the average, like Monaco where the overall life expectancy is around 89.8. Although everyone wants to live longer, but the actual secret of a long life is unknown. Some say a healthy diet and a good exercise is the secret of long life where as some say alcoholic and smokers have […]

Older Brains may be slower because they know more: Study

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Jan 222014
 

Older people do not decline mentally with age, it just takes them longer to recall facts because they have more information in their brains. According to the research, Much like a computer struggles as the hard drive gets full up, so to do humans take longer to access information, it has been suggested. “The human brain works slower in old age, but only because we have stored more information over time. The brains of older people do not get weak. On the contrary, they simply […]

Beware! Committing suicide at Delhi Metro stations can land you one year imprisonment

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Jan 102014
 

To deter people from committing suicide in the metro, the Delhi Police have decided to register attempt to suicide cases against those who try to end their lives at stations. According to the report, In the past two years, over 100 people have attempted suicide at different metro stations across Delhi and NCR, of which about 30 died while the rest were saved or survived. Attempt to suicide is punishable by one year imprisonment under the Indian Penal Code. Contributed By Sonia Narula