Military plane crash kills 141 in Indonesia

A major rescue operation is under way after military transport C-130 Hercules plane, which took off from Polonia airport with 12 crew members and 101 passengers on board crashed in a residential area of Medan in Indonesia.  141 people were killed instantly.  The crash site is still engulfed in flames and thick black plumes of smoke…

ON SORROW AND FIGHTING NEGATIVITY

I dipped into The Prophet by Kahil Gibran to try and find some words of comfort following the tragic mass shooting of holidaymakers in Sousse Tunisia to post on the site and nothing was soothing and deep enough to merit their repetition. So here are some words of my own. There is a popular “word”…

Internet of Things valued at £ 3 Trillion by 2020

  The future is here, with the advent of Internet of Things, a new era of scientific and technological apps that will change life and transform our civilisation. These, includes artificial intelligence, genetic engineering and regeneration of body parts, nano-technologies, robotics, ultra-high speed trains and self-driving cars, Printing, digital security, and slim flexible personal computers.…

The Ancient Greek miracle

The Ancient Greeks invented philosophy, democracy, rational science, theatre and build the library of Alexandria and the Parthenon. Most Greeks does not live in what is now known as Greece, but in settlements in Syria, Turkey, Egypt, Libya, France , Italy, Bulgaria, Ukraine and Russia. Edith Hall’s in depth introduction of Ancient Greeks, take you…

Two pilots sacked after letting a passenger into cockpit

Two pilots from Austral airlines let a passenger model Victoria Xipolitakis 29, during flight 2708 from Buenos Aires to Rosario in central Argentina,  into cockpit for the entire journey and was allegedly even allowed to fly the plane. The model posted selfies in Twitter, which was viewed by 397,000 followers. Austral Airlines admitted there was…

local train hit the buffers and derails in Mumbai!

A fast local passenger train of Western Railway  from Bhayander to Churchgate, in Mumbai, India, overshot the platform  three at Churchgate station on Sunday 28th June 2015 at 11:20am 15:50 GMT, and crashed in to the buffers before coming to a stop. The train was speeding 30kmph when it entered the platform when the driver…

Think, Act and be a Leader!

Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader by Herminia Ibarra Harvard Business Review Press £20 /$30 This is a book not for faint hearted people with tunnel vision, but ideal for thinking big and outside the box. It is myth that you need to learn to act like a leader and think like a…

900 million Gmail users can now recall a email within 30 seconds!

900 million Gmail users can now cancel the delivery of an email within 30seconds of hitting the send button. Google has announced that a new feature on Gmail will delay delivering emails, thereby allowing the sender to think first, or cool down, and stop the message from being sent should they change their mind. “Previously…