WordPress.com Plans will no Longer Offer Free Domain Credits

I was informed this morning that WordPress.com will no longer offer one-year free domain credit upon renewal of its subscription plans (Personal, Premium, and Business) starting on December 19, 2018. Those of you who are subscribed to WordPress.com’s plans may already be aware of this. I received the following email from WordPress.com which said: We […]

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Some Blog-Related Updates

I’m in the process of cleaning up my blog and I just realized the amount of work waiting to be done. Previously, I have been using a “first letter” format for my titles, that is, every first letter of every word in the title is capitalized. However, I now find this format atrocious to look […]

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10 Things Students Should Keep in Mind for Performing Well in Any Exam

This is a guest post by Shreya Singh. “Stay focused, chase your dreams, be motivated and keep moving forward” and nothing else can be a better approach to attain satisfaction in life. We all know and follow it too but what happens when the clock ticks a few days before the exam (be it regular […]

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A Dismal Epitaph

While browsing findagrave.com earlier, I came across one of the gloomiest epitaphs I have ever seen. The headstone belongs to Henry Beck (1842-1899). Beck was born in Germany and died in the United States. He was buried in Mayville Cemetery (originally called the IOOF Cemetery) located in Mayville, Oregon. Here is the epitaph: Poorly born,Poorly lived;Poorly […]

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An Ingenious Hiding Technique

  A friend emailed me this amusing video earlier: It’s a “tutorial” on how to escape police using a duct tube. The premise may sound silly, but the execution of the trick is clever.

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Top 5 Habits of Highly Effective Students

This is a guest post by Bhawani Singh. If you want to be an effective student you need to learn how to study smarter, instead of harder. It becomes more true and practical when you enroll in higher education programs or appearing for entrance examinations like SRMJEEE, or other competitive exams. For high school students […]

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I Finally Found Out Where Those Spams Are Coming From

Spams are annoying, and unfortunately, I have no choice but to deal with them. My blog has been bombarded by spams since the day I gained some readers. As time goes by, it became worse. For instance, I just cleared my spam folder last Sunday and now, it has more than 200 blocked comments. So, […]

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Some More Tech-Related Headaches

The day before yesterday, I talked about a few troublesome tech problems that happened to me last week. I thought that my ordeal with technological annoyances is over, at least for a while. However, my optimism proved me wrong. Earlier, when I was using my computer, I encountered a BSOD (Blue Screen of Death). Once […]

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Learn Fun Facts’ Monthly Miscellany, July 2018

Random Ramblings Some Tech-Related Headaches Last Friday, while I was checking my external hard drives, I noticed one of them was acting strangely. I figured out that it’s on the brink of failing. This isn’t surprising as hard drives fail more times than we like to think. So, it’s not that big of a deal. […]

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Gleanings From The Past #60

Diplomacy Lord Wentworth gave some very cavalier advice to one going upon a diplomatic mission : he was up to the system of courts, or he would not have committed himself by such a satire. ” To secure yourself, and serve your country, you must at all times, and upon all occasions, speak the truth; […]

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