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Annoying Facebook notifications: How to get rid of them

Summary: I don't know about you, but I'm sick and tired of constantly seeing the same app and game notifications over and over and over again. If you're ready to finally get rid of them, here's how.

The more people I talk to, the more it sounds like just about everyone is sick of Facebook. The social aspect of Facebook is great, but then again, so is just, you know... being social, in general. We've all put time and effort into connecting with all the people we have, so we stick around on Facebook and deal with the things we don't like about it -- namely, things like game and app notifications that you couldn't care less about, and receiving them over and over and over and over to boot.
If you're done with the whole rigmarole of trying to figure out how to nix those annoying notifications, you'll be delighted to know there are a couple of ways you can go about it. The first method is something you can exercise as soon as you see a notification from an app/game you want to block. The second method is a way for you to quickly scan through a whole bunch of past notifications and go on an app/game-blocking frenzy. Sound like joyful, delicious fun? Indeed.

Best Baby names


Hottest Baby Names of 2012


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Colorful Cities


Kiev — Residential Complex

In some cities, the bright colors become a feature of the city's architecture.
Most of the city's buildings are painted in gray color, contributing to our already gray days. And as a ray of bright light breaking through their bold colorful designs, diluting monotonous architectural scale bright palette. Moreover, the "revival" sometimes subjected to not a single house, and the entire complex and residential quarters. Over the years, the bright colors in the architecture becomes more and more, including in Russia. One Anadyr is worth something! 

Story Time- Puppies for Sale




A store owner was putting up a sign that read "Puppies for Sale". Soon a little boy came along and asked, " How much are you gonna sell those puppies for ? "  The store owner replied, "Anywhere between $30 to $50." The little boy reached into his pocket and pulled out some change. He said, " I have only $2.37, but can I have a look at them?" The store owner smiled and whistled. 

World Record of Fireworks


Kuwait’s Golden Jubilee Fireworks Enters Guinness World Records


 November 10, 2012 marked the golden jubilee of Kuwait’s constitution and the country celebrated it with a spectacular $15-million fireworks display which earned the wealthy Gulf state a place in the Guinness Book of World Records.  Tens of thousands of Kuwaitis and expatriates filled the seaside Arabian Gulf Road to watch the dazzling display of colors and light that saw a staggering 77,282 fireworks launched over a period of one hour. The visual presentation marked 50 years to the day since the late emir Sheikh Abdullah al-Salem al-Sabah announced that Kuwait had become the first Arab state in the Gulf to issue a constitution and have a parliament. 
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YouTube Facts


Top 10 YouTube Facts You Need to Know

So you think you know YouTube? Well, considering you're probably using it now as you're reading this, that's a fair statement. Still, there's more to learn friend, and Heavy has you covered with the ten things you have to know come the technological apocalypse.

01. 4 Billion Videos are Watched Every Day


That's right, 4 billion. That includes everything the over 800 million different users YouTube enjoys every month, not to mention the astonishing 3 billion hours of video that are added every month. There is literally more video and information available on YouTube every 60 days than was created in 60 years by the three major television networks. 09 more after the break...

Cool pics




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Earth Scraper


Introducing... the earth-scraper: Architects design        65-floor building which plunges 300 meters below ground

Architects have designed an incredible 65-floors 'earth-scraper' which plunges 300 meters below ground.

The stunning upside down pyramid in the middle of Mexico City is designed to get around height limits on new buildings in the capital.

The subterranean building will have 10 floors each for homes, shops and a museum, as well as 35 floors for offices.


 Deep: The 65-floors 'earth-scraper' is set to plunge 300m into the ground beneath Mexico City

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Lamborghini Sesto Elemento


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Lamborghini has already confirmed that the Sesto Elemento will indeed be headed to the production line, albeit in a very limited run. With such a minute number being produced, anyone would be hard-pressed to get know when Lamborghini is even actively selling it, let alone be able to grab hold of one of those units. The task of purchasing an Elemento got even harder as a high-end dealership in La Jolla, just north of San Diego, confirmed that Lamborghini was already accepting orders for the car and that only three units were headed over to the United States.
The Lamborghini Sesto Elemento will be offered at a princely sum and rumors suggest that payment will be taken Reventon-style, which means three equal payments of $300,000 or higher with the remainder being paid at the end of the deal. That kind of price tag will bring its owner a 570 HP V10 engine and a power-to-weight ratio of only 1.75 kilograms per HP. This allows the Sesto Elemento to sprint from 0 to 60 mph in a sensational 2.5 seconds, while top speed will be higher than 186 mph.
Anyone willing and able to pay that incredible price tag better have their phone in hand and their bank account numbers handy.
UPDATE 08/21/2012: The Lamborghini Sesto Elemento was on display at the 2012 Pebble Beach Concours where Lambo representatives have confirmed that the model is priced at a cool $2.2 million. Anyone lucky enough to scrap together enough cash will still be heartbroken when they hear that all 20 units have already been sold. (GT Spirit)

Funny Indian Signs


Funny Indian Signs in English 

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These funny Indian signs in English will make for better memories than postcards or a visit to the Taj Mahal. These funny Indian signs can be spotted across the country, each with their bizarre brand of English. How many of them have you seen?

Why Indians are Vegetarian

Funny Indian Signs


Great Indian Shopping Festival

Funny Indian Signs

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Things you shouldn't say to Your Boss


10 Things you shouldn't say to Your Boss


01. “That's impossible.” When your boss gives an assignment to you or a goal to your team, don't dismiss it as unattainable. Ideally you should find a way to meet your supervisor's expectations, but if something truly is not feasible, suggest an alternative. Example: “I like your plan for moving up the newsletter's schedule, but I'm not sure how we can make that happen this month with the other assignments we have. Is it OK if I postpone the XYZ deadline for a week to make the newsletter a priority?” 09 more after the break...

Samsung Galaxy S4


Samsung Galaxy S IV: 5 Likely Features

As the iPhone 5 buzz comes to an end, all eyes are now on Samsung's next flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S IV. Though it has been just six months since the South Korean manufacturer launched its Galaxy S III, rumor mills are already abuzz with the "what could be" in specifications of its upcoming smartphone.

While there is absolutely no guarantee that these features will necessarily be part of the final product, there is likelihood some of these speculations could surely find way into the package.

We bring you five best rumors about Samsung Galaxy S IV...
Samsung Galaxy S IV:

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How To Clean Touch Screen


How To Safely Clean Your Tablet Or Smartphone’s Touchscreen

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Cleaning a smartphone touchscreen is simple. You don’t need a special cleaning kit or cleaning solution to safely clean your tablet or smartphone’s touchscreen – you can do it with materials you probably have on hand. However, you do need to know what to avoid – many common types of cloths and cleaning solutions can damage a touchscreen.
Once you understand what to do and what not to do, you can safely clean a smartphone or tablet’s touchscreen in just a few seconds, removing the build-up of oil, dust, and other grime that can accumulate on these devices as we rub our fingers over them all day.

Complete solutions after the break

Life saving Driving Tips

6 Little-Known Driving Tips That Could Save Your Life 

Driving a car, or getting run over by one, is still one of the most popular ways to get killed in the modern world. Despite the fact that cars are safer than ever, they are still driven by human beings who, let's face it, often have trouble retaining even the minimal techniques and rules required to operate a vehicle.
But if you're reading this, hopefully it means that you are intent on doing what it takes to survive in a world full of such drivers by being just a little more careful. So for you, here are some advanced tips that everyone should know, even if most people don't ...

#6. Don't Have Your Car Visible Anywhere in Your Mirrors

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This is one of those things that takes next to zero effort to do right, but that almost everyone does wrong.
You hopefully already know that the "blind spot" is the name for the area on either side of a car that is invisible to wing mirrors. It's such a frequent cause of accidents that higher-end car models have adopted fancy radar or camera systems capable of detecting other vehicles in your blind spots and delivering the information to you in furiously urgent beep-screams as you swerve in terror and/or crash anyway.
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Just gritting your teeth and flooring it isn't the answer.
However, the technology isn't the problem -- the necessary equipment to eliminate blind spots was around back when Henry Ford was still producing cars and anti-Semitic newsletters. All you need are your car's wing mirrors -- which most people have adjusted incorrectly.
You see, blind spots can be put into full view of your side mirrors, provided that these mirrors are adjusted to contain no part of your own car. Just angle them away from you until the point where your car is no longer visible in either one, and leave them there. That way, there's no overlap between them and the rearview mirror, and any car that's passing you on either side will remain in at least one of your mirrors until it enters your field of vision.
Admittedly, this seems less like a "tip" and more like "the most obvious piece of instruction of all time," but nobody freaking does it. Manufacturers have to let you adjust the mirrors (due to things like differences in driver height), and most people simply don't know how to do it. That's why those same engineers are spending millions on technology meant to eliminate blind spots -- they have simply failed to teach people not to point their goddamned mirrors at the sides of the vehicle they're attached to.

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Increase Android Battery Life


12 Android battery life tips and tricks

IN DEPTH Make your Android phone's battery last longer


12 Android battery life tips and tricks
Battery life is one of the biggest issues in the Android world today. Take your SIM card out, turn off Wi-Fi and never touch it and it'll sit there happily, lasting for a whole week on one charge. But try to use it for anything "smart" and, well, that's where the problems start.
It's a pretty sorry state of affairs when we count the uptime of today's smartphones in numbers of hours rather than days, with the standard metric of decent battery life being whether a phone can last a whole working day on a single charge.
So are there any realistic things you can do to improve your phone's battery life, other than just switching it off, putting it a sock drawer and hoping no one ever wants to call you?
Yes, yes there are. Of course it's not possible to suddenly double your Android phone's uptime by magically tweaking a few settings, but you should be able to squeeze out a few more hours of life from even the puniest of batteries without compromising on performance too much.

Ajmal Kasab hanged



Mumbai attacker Ajmal Kasab hanged by neck in Pune's Yerwada jail in secret operation

(L) Mohd Ajmal Kasab during the Mumbai attack on November 26, 2008. (R) Tukaram Ombale, the Mumbai Police assistant sub-inspector Tukaram Ombale, who lost his life while capturing Kasab alive.
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In a top-secret operation, Pakistan national Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab was hanged in the high-security Yerwada Jail in Pune early on Wednesday after a four-year-long trial. Kasab, who was being kept at the Arthur Road Jail in Mumbai, was moved to the Yerwada jail earlier on Sunday night.
The lone surviving gunman in the Mumbai attack of November 26, 2008 was shifted to the Yerwada Jail following the rejection of his mercy petition by the President earlier on November 5.

Biggest Helicopter

The Biggest Helicopter - Mi-26


The helicopter flew over the burning reactor of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, and in hot spots around the world as part of UN peacekeeping missions. It can carry loads up to 20 tons, flight range - 2000 km. Screw diameter equal wingspan of the Boeing 737. It has two engines to 11 000 hp capacity each. This Mi-26 - the largest commercial helicopter in the world! The airline "UTair" operates the largest in the world in size and load helicopter fleet. The park of the company has 352 helicopters, 25 of which - it is the Mi-26.

Mi-26 - Soviet multipurpose helicopter. The world's largest serial transport helicopter.
Developer - Mil. First flew on December 14, 1977. Serially produced Rostov Helicopter Plant. Total produced more than 310 cars. Issue proceeds. 
Mi-26 UTair livery UN in Surgut 

Heavy helicopter project was given a new designation of the Mi-26, or "product 90". Having received a positive opinion from the Research Institute of the IAP, the team "MVZ. ML Mile "in August 1971, began to develop a pilot project, which was completed in three months. By this time, the military customer has made changes to the technical requirements for the helicopter - increased maximum payload mass of 15 to 18 tons of project was redesigned. The Mi-26, like its predecessor, the Mi-6, designed for transportation of various types of military equipment, delivering ammunition, food, ammunition and other materiel vnutrifrontovyh rendition units troops with military equipment and armament, medical evacuations, and, in some cases for tactical landings. 

Slow Windows startup


How To Make Windows Boot Faster Than Ever Before

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One… two… three… how many minutes does it take your computer to start up? Hopefully not more than three, but it wouldn't surprise me if you said it surpassed that time. The thing is, our computers have a lot to do when starting up and I think it’s something we often forget about and take for granted. That said, how can we blame our computers when we’re bogging it down with a bunch of junk?
It may not even be junk – it may just be great programs, but just starting up when they don’t need to. Let’s take a look at some useful programs you can use and some things you can do to minimize your start time and get on with your tasks.

Things You Can Do

  • MSConfig: Prevent Programs And Services From Starting Up
  • Delay Services At Startup
  • Device Manager: Disable Unused Drivers
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Famous Cars Logo


Logos of famous automotive companies

A popular corporate logo is a distinctive symbol which stands out and leaves a strong visual impact on its customers. Take a guess at the company names or brands from the list of logos pictured.

Logos of famous automotive companies
BMW
The company’s circular white and blue logo is portrayed as the movement of an aircraft propeller with the white blades cutting through a blue sky. The German automobile company, Bayerische Motoren Werke is popularly known as BMW.
(Photo: Reuters Pictures)


Logos of famous automotive companies
Rolls-Royce
One of the oldest car manufacturers Rolls-Royce is very well known for its mascot on the bonnet of its cars. The silver lady also known as the Spirit of Ecstasy is in the form of a woman leaning forwards with her arms outstretched behind and above her.
It was designed by Charles Robinson Sykes and carries with it a story about a secret passion between John Walter Edward Douglas-Scott-Montagu, a pioneer of the automobile movement and his secret love and the model for the emblem, Eleanor Velasco Thornton.
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BAL THACKERAY PASSES AWAY

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Mumbai: Bal Thackeray is no more. The Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray passed away on Saturday after protracted illness at his home ‘Matoshree’ in suburban Mumbai. 

Thousands of Shiv Sainiks who had converged outside the Thackeray residence in Bandra (East) broke into tears on hearing the news and started chanting ‘Jai Shivaji’ in honour of their leader who championed the cause of ‘Marathi Manoos’ cries. 

The passing away of 86-year-old ‘Balasaheb’, as Thackeray Senior was fondly called, has created a void that will be difficult to fill for the Shiv Sena, which has always revolved around him. To party workers he was more like the family patriarch and not just the founder of the Shiv Sena. 

As much as he was revered and adored, he was prone to controversies that he kicked up with his provocative, at times vitriolic, statements meant to fire up Marathi nationalism and Hindu hard line politics. 

Thackeray had been keeping unwell for some time and had been under the care of a team of doctors from the Leelavati Hospital. 

At the Sena's Dussehra rally in Mumbai last week, he addressed party workers via a recorded video message, asking them to support his son Uddhav and grandson Aditya. “I have collapsed physically... I can't walk... I am tired,” he said. 

Hundreds of policemen and RAF personal have been deployed in the area and elsewhere in the city as a precautionary measure. 

Bal Thackeray, a former cartoonist, had founded the Shiv Sena in 1966 as a "sons of the soil" movement. The Shiv Sena later formed government in the state with the BJP from 1995 to 1999. 

Steps To Get Through A Rough Day


Step 1: Print this picture and hang it over your desk.

Step 1: Print this picture and hang it over your desk.
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Step 2: Be uplifted by this inspiring corgi cross stitch.

Step 2: Be uplifted by this inspiring corgi cross stitch.

Step 3: Feel pretty.

Step 3: Feel pretty.


How to Make 6 packs abs

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very man dreads and awaits the albatross of the elusive 6-pack abdomen. Call it the ills of Pornography or heightened ideals of women,
but every man is being subjected to the prospect of having the perfect body and a ripping 6-pack is the right way to stay ahead of the obese curve. Here’s how you can get your own.

1. Lose Fat

Bulging bellies need to be tucked in before they can be sculpted into form. Here are some ways to lose body fat.
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a. Cardio Workouts
Nothing makes you lose body fat faster than some rigorous cardio-workouts. The elevated heart rate and induced perspiration disintegrates the globules of fat and turns them into usable energy. This results in faster dissipation of cellulite and results in a leaner physique. With so many options to choose from, you can indulge in cycling, running, swimming or even dancing to help shed those kilos.

Aventador Roadster


Lamborghini unveils the Aventador Roadster

It's difficult to fathom how someone can make one of the best looking cars in the world, better. Well, you can trust Lamborghini to do that, and that's exactly what the Italian manufacturer has done

Lamborghini Aventador Roadster




The Aventador had a lot riding on its shoulders, especially since its predecessors like the Countach, Diablo and the recent Murcielago had already established themselves as legends of their era’s. And succeed the Aventador did. With looks from another planet and rocketship like performance, this Raging Bull was indeed the most mental to come out of the gates at Sant'Agata Bolognese. And like with its predecessor, barely a year after the coupes launch, Lamborghini has gone ahead and come out with the Aventador Roadster.  Unveiled at a special preview in Singapore by Stephan Winkelmann, President & CEO of Automobili Lamborghini, ZigWheels got an exclusive look at Lambo’s latest baby. 

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Awesome office gadgets


15 awesome office gadgets and must-haves!

Summary: 2013 is just around the corner, so prepare your office for the new year with a fine selection of 15 excellent office gadgets and must-haves! Sure to induce coworker jealousy.

Recycled Tech Clock

For all of you techies out there, here's a clock that makes stellar use out of old, all-but-useless hardware! Now, you can waste the hours away staring at an HDD platter while thinking to yourself, "Just how is it that these platters are shinier than mirrors!?" The world may never know... but at least you'll know what time it is.


'Speak-er' Speakers

Regardless of if it's instrumental or with vocals, musicians typically write music because they have something to say, right? Give your favorite songs a new catalyst with which to reach your ears with the "Speak-er" speakers! Never have comment bubbles sounded this good... or at all.

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