Who would have thought 10 years ago that Amritsar would have greater mall penetration (per thousand population) than Delhi;that Vittorio De Sica’s arthouse classic ‘Bicycle Thieves’ would be shown at an international film festival in Yamunanagar;that the Indian cricket team would be captained with such distinction by a Ranchi boy? Indeed, who would have thought… More Small towns, big achievements
1. Kim Ung-Yong: Attended University at age 4, Ph.D at age 15; world’s highest IQ This Korean super-genius was born in 1962 and might just be the smartest guy alive today (he’s recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as having the highest IQ of anyone on the planet). By the age of four… More 10 Top Extraordinary People in the World
10 Truly Inspirational Quotes – Which Will Motivate You To Greatness By Alan Watson Every man dies. Not every man really lives – William Wallace (Guardian of Scotland) You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face – Eleanor Roosevelt We are all inventors, each… More 10 Truly Inspirational Quotes – Which Will Motivate You To Greatness
TWO little Afghan girls horrifically injured by a Taliban bomb have been saved by the determination and skill of a group of caring British soldiers and medics. Three-year-old Kamila and pal Wasila, six, nearly died after accidentally triggering an improvised explosive device (IED) as they played outside their home in Musa Qala, Helmand Province.Kamila took… More Two girls blown up by callous Taliban saved by hero !
A golden retriever fended off a potentially deadly cougar attack when the animal began approaching a boy in a small town in British Columbia.On Sunday, as the dog recovered from a vicious fight with the cougar, Austin Forman, 11, recounted his dog’s bravery.Forman said that he was collecting firewood in his family’s backyard in the… More Dog saves 11-year-old B.C. boy from cougar attack!
He was an impassioned and articulate man, a respected teacher, beloved father and grandfather — but none of these explain the unique distinction of Tsutomu Yamaguchi (left), who has died in Nagasaki aged 93.He was the victim of a fate so callous that it almost raises a smile: he was one of a small number… More Man who survived two atomic bombs dies aged 93!
(Pic on the left) Hakani, who lived in the forest for three years after being abandoned, aged two, by her tribe. She was adopted by Marcia and Edson Suzuki Babies born into some Indian tribes in the Amazon are being buried alive, a practice that is being covered up by the Brazilian authorities out of… More Girl survived tribe’s custom of live baby burial!