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Google’s Roadmap to World Domination

Jan 4, 2018 · 3 MIN READ
Google closed 2017 as the second most valuable company in the world. In 2013, Google acquired Waze for more than $1.1 billion. In 2010, Google acquired online photo editing app Piknik only to kill it a year later. Over years, Google has bought many other small competitors and then let them die, which is why Google is undoubted king of the internet.

The New Age of Corporate Monopolies

Jan 04, 2018 · 4 MIN READ
The Walt Disney Co. has recently announced that it had reached a $52.4 billion deal to acquire the bulk of 21st Century Fox assets. The Disney-Fox deal will also give Disney a majority control of the video streaming service Hulu. Some of the classics 20th Century Fox movie studio has produced include Titanic, the original Star Wars film, and Alien. After this deal goes through, Disney will own the rights to every Star Wars.

How Powerful Is Your Brain?

Jan 03, 2018 · 3 MIN READ
The human brain is so efficient that it consumes less juice than a dim light bulb and fits incredibly well inside our skull. Biology does a lot with a little—the human genome, which grows our body and directs us through years of complex life, requires less data than a mobile operating system. The human brain contains more than 80 billion neurons.

First Hemophiliac to Summit Mt. Everest

Dec 03, 2017 · 3 MIN READ
Climbing Mt. Everest is not just physically challenging but mentally as well. With oxygen levels very low, temperature below freezing point, climbing gear almost as heavy as the man who carries them and drastic weather changes, summiting Everest is extremely difficult and dangerous.

And You Thought You Knew Nepal? Fun Facts

Nov 28, 2017 · 2 MIN READ
Nepal is a small country nestled in the heart of the Himalayan mountains where the famous Mt. Everest is located. To put the numbers in perspective, Nepal is about five times smaller than Texas. For such a small country, Nepal is home to the 8 out of 10 highest mountains in the world.