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The International Day of Mathematics March 14



Pi Day 3/14

Value of Pi made the day 3/14 as International Day of Mathematics

The International Day of Mathematics (IDM) is a worldwide celebration. Each year on March 14 all countries will be invited to participate through activities for both students and the general public in schools, museums, libraries and other spaces.

Each year the worldwide event focuses on a particular theme. The aim of the themes is to connect mathematics to all sorts of subjects, fields and ideas, spark creativity and provide focus to the event.

This year the theme is Mathematics Unites.

The theme for the first year was ‘Mathematics is Everywhere.’ The focus was to explore how mathematics is found in science, technology, art, games, and many other activities and subjects.

Previously, the theme of the event has also been ‘Mathematics for a Better World’. The idea was similar – it showcased how mathematics is used all around us, but the focus was more on how mathematics improves our lives. From artificial intelligence to designing rockets and satellites, mathematical codes help make those inventions a reality.

The value of Pi was first calculated by a mathematician who was called Archimedes of Syracuse. However, the value was officially accepted by the scientific community only after Leonhard Euler came up with the symbol of Pi in 1737.

The major goals of the International Day of Mathematics is to improve understanding among the general public of the importance of mathematics in education, raise awareness of the role of maths in modern society, science, and disaster management; increase access to information about mathematics, increase international networking, and collaborations in public awareness of mathematics and more.

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Interesting Facts About Sloths




Some Interesting Facts About Sloths

  • World most slowest animal.

Three-toed sloths are some of the slowest and seemingly laziest creatures in the world.

  • It takes sloths 30 days to digest a leaf.

Sloths have the lowest metabolic rate of any mammal, which means that it takes them a long time to digest anything.

  • Sloths are blind in bright daylight.

They have a very rare condition called rod monochromacy which means that they completely lack cone cells in their eyes. As a result all sloths are colour-blind, can only see poorly in dim light and are completely blind in bright daylight.

  • They are faster in water than on land.

They spend most of their time in the trees, sloths are surprisingly good swimmers. They can swim through water three times faster than they can move on the ground.

  • Sloths can fall 100 feet without injury.

Sloths are anatomically designed to fall out of trees. On average, a sloth will fall out of a tree once a week for its entire life. All sloths are anatomically designed to fall and survive. They can plummet from over 100 feet without injury (that’s the height of twelve double-decker buses) .


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Netflix price cuts in India, comparison with other streaming services




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Netflix started offering its services in India in 2016. Netflix recently decreased the prices in India for the plans and all users can now save some money on their existing plan or upgrade to a higher plan with less amount. You can check out the new prices below.  Meanwhile the competitor streaming platform Amazon Prime had just increased its prices in India.


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Netflix reduced the price of its mobile-only plan to Rs 149 from Rs 199 now. And the basic plan (for mobile/laptop/TV/tablet) will be available at Rs 199 per month instead of the higher price of Rs 499 and the standard plan with 1080px will cost Rs 499 instead of Rs 649. And the price of the premium plan was also reduced to Rs 649 per month from Rs 749.


And recently Amazon Prime lightly changed their price for the plans, users will need to pay Rs 1,499, for the annual Prime membership plan. The plan which is available at Rs 999 currently, will be available with Rs 1499. The monthly plan on Amazon Prime which currently costs Rs 129, will be available at a price of Rs 179.


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The Malayalam Movie ‘Home’ Take Aways




Home Malayalam Movie

Take aways from the Malayalam Movie “Home”

The recent malayalam movie release “Home” generate a great interest over all type of audience all around the world. The movie discuss about the current scenario in social and home space


The story of the movie ‘home’ is based on the simple things in the day to day life. Writer given special attention to avoid exaggerating a charactor in the plot. Story points out some of the negative sides of over usage of Smartphones. Also describes the importance of caring older people in the family.


Casting is another important factor for the positive review of the film. Indrans was a type casted comedian in older movies. He has given entry to malayalam film industry as a costumer. However never got an opportunity to prove his acting skills as we seen in this movie.  All other actors in this movie is perfecting contributing their role. Johny Antony and Nalsen K Gafoor filled enough fun to fullfill the movie.


Simple narration of the story gives perfect feel for the audience. Camera and art are perfectly handled in this movie. Director Rojin Thomas crafted the movie in such a way that liked by all type of people.


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