TILTING THREE WHEELER HIGH PERFORMANCE BEAST FOR THE ROADS

Out of all the bike firms, Yamaha is definitely one of the more daring, in terms of technology. Over the decades, it’s brought us two-stroke power valves, aluminium beam frames, five-valve cylinder heads, monoshock rear suspension, ride-by-wire throttles, crossplane crank engines, and much more. And here it is again, shaking things up with a wacky-looking […]

GOOGLE TO INVEST $550 MILLION IN CHINA E – COMMERCE GIANT JD.COM

Google will invest $550 million in JD.com, one of China’s largest e-commence companies, as part of a strategic partnership to jointly develop markets outside of the country, the two said in a statement. “Google and JD plan to collaborate on a range of strategic initiatives, including joint development of retail solutions in a range of […]

CARD PAYMENTS OVERTAKES CASH FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER IN UK

Debit card payments overtook the number of those made by cash last year for the first time ever, a trade association has said. There were 13.2 billion debit card payments in 2017 – eclipsing the 13.1 billion payments made in cash, according to UK Finance. The body said the tipping point occurred in the final […]

CHINA STOCKS SUFFER THE DARKEST HOUR AFTER TRUMP TARIFF THREAT

Chinese stocks tumbled overnight after Donald Trump added to trade war concerns with a threat to impose a further $200bn (£152bn) of tariffs against China. Zhang Yidong, strategist at Industrial Securities, said it was the “darkest hour… the most agonizing moment in the first half” as the Shanghai Composite Index fell to finish the Tuesday […]

A TRAIT THAT THE MOST INCOMPETENT BOSSES SHARE

If you told us you’ve never vented about an insufferable boss, we’d call you a liar. Even if you love your current boss, chances are there’s at least one leader in your employment history whose memory fills you with frustration. According to research, the most incompetent of bosses all share one common, perhaps unexpected trait. […]

THE HOUSE ON THE ROCK : THE SPECIAL HOUSE THAT CLINGS TO THE ROCK

Perched on top of a small, rocky island in Narragansett Bay, near Jamestown, Rhode Island, the United States, is a three-story, cedar shingle mansion built by Philadelphia socialite Joseph Lovering Wharton in 1905. Wharton had built the house as an act of defiance after the government seized his land and summer home that he had […]

BANANAS HAVE DIED OUT ONCE BEFORE , DON’T LET IT HAPPEN AGAIN

You probably take bananas for granted. In the United Kingdom, one in four pieces of fruit consumed is a banana and, on average, each Briton eats 10 kg of bananas per year; in the United States, that’s 12 kg, or up to 100 bananas. They’re in danger of extinction. Bananas are one of the oldest […]

TOP 7 LESSONS EVERY MILLIONAIRES TEACH YOU

A sudden surge of wealth has lifted many Americans into the category of millionaire status. Fidelity Investments says that as of the end of the first quarter of this year, 157,000 people who are enrolled in Fidelity workplace savings accounts had $1 million or more. What are these folks doing right that has allowed them […]

THE VILLAGE OF ILLEGAL GUN MANUFACTURERS

DARRA ADAN KHEL : THE VILLAGE OF ILLEGAL GUNS   Darra Adam Khel is a small village in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, located between the city of Peshawar and Kohat. An unkempt village of two storey wood and adobe buildings among the sand stone hills, Darra Adam Khel’s economy is driven by only […]