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  • How Free is the Internet Around the World

    How Free is the Internet Around the World

      The internet can be described as one of the most spectacular achievements of the modern age. It is of immense benefit as it helps disseminate knowledge and information, and also can be used as a medium to air one’s opinions in the form of blogs or news websites, etc. But on the flip side
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  • A Glimpse Into How Much the World Smokes Cigarettes

    A Glimpse Into How Much the World Smokes Cigarettes

      Everyone knows that cigarette smoking is addictive and harmful for health. Thousands of lives are lost every year due to the ill-effects of smoking. Despite this, a significant percentage of the world’s population is addicted to cigarettes. In the year 2014, an estimated 5.8 trillion cigarettes were smoked around the world. Of the estimated
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  • Death Rate for People With Asthma Rising Around the World

    Death Rate for People With Asthma Rising Around the World

    Asthma is a disease which affects the airways of the lungs. The disease leads to the narrowing and swelling of the airways, which are responsible for transporting air to and from the lungs. People suffering from asthma may experience breathing problems, chest tightness, coughing, and wheezing. Millions of people across the globe are suffering from
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  • USA Has The Most Scuba Diving Centers In The World

    USA Has The Most Scuba Diving Centers In The World

      Have you ever wondered how it feels to be at the bottom of the ocean? If yes, then you should try your hands at scuba diving. It is basically underwater diving where the diver has a self-contained underwater breathing apparatus. It is this apparatus which is known as scuba. It is used in military,
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  • World Education Rankings: Which Country Does Best at Math, Science?

    World Education Rankings: Which Country Does Best at Math, Science?

      How many times have you feigned a headache or abdominal pain so that you do not have to attend the terribly boring Algebra class? Well, the question is not for the wizards residing in Singapore or Finland, because as per a recent data released by the World Economic Forum, the former has the best
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  • A Glimpse into How the Internet Grew in 2016 Over 2015

    A Glimpse into How the Internet Grew in 2016 Over 2015

      The percentage of internet users is growing with each passing year. It has been estimated that around 48 percent of the world’s population today uses the internet. During the past year, India has witnessed the highest percentage of internet penetration in the world. According to a Internet Live Stats data, India, which has one
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  • How Many Of World’s Top 20 Museums Have You Been To?

    How Many Of World’s Top 20 Museums Have You Been To?

      From San Francisco to Tokyo, the world is dotted with incredible museums. Exquisite interiors and exteriors, fabulous artifacts and centuries of history on display, these unique structures are meccas of knowledge and information. Just visit one of these museums around the world and you would get a fascinating glimpse into the history, culture, societies,
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  • How Secure is Your Country’s Internet Server?

    How Secure is Your Country’s Internet Server?

    Have you ever had a nightmare where you see all your data or money being stolen just because you had unfortunately logged into an insecure server? Well, if you are living in North Korea, Somalia, Sudan or Ethiopia, that bad dream of yours might just come true. For in these countries, there is a strong
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  • Global Immunization – Worldwide Measles Incidence and Prevention

    Global Immunization – Worldwide Measles Incidence and Prevention

    Measles can be a deadly disease if not treated on time. Very young children are susceptible to the disease which is contagious and is caused by virus. Some of the symptoms of the disease are red eyes, runny nose, sore throat, cough and fever. A few days after the showing of the symptoms, the victim
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  • Want to Get an Electricity Connection for Your Home? Wait for 465 days!

    Want to Get an Electricity Connection for Your Home? Wait for 465 days!

    Electricity is a basic necessity of mankind and life without it can get really tough. If you are applying for an electricity connection, the number of days in which you would get it really depends on the country where you are living. The number of days in which you can get an electricity connection varies
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