Thursday, May 5, 2016

Drone Fishing

Fishing is a loving pastime and a widely adopted hobby around the world. On weekends and holidays, one find avid fishing enthusiasts sitting by lake sides or even on river banks and seashores in a quest to catch a fish or two.

I too once caught a fish with a crude fishing rod and was to jubilant to have my catch in my hand. One cannot explain the joy when the fishing rod moves and gives an indication of something being hooked on. 

while the conventional fishing goes on, the modern technology is making a difference, specially with the availability of drones and quad copters. Just today I saw this video on Facebook and could not resist sharing with my fishing hobbyists - may be some take a cue from this video and incorporate the technology in their traditional pastime.

Now watch this amazing fishing video of Tuna with the help of drone:

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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Halley’s comet to shower its flashy lights this Wednesday-Thursday

Here comes the day the sky watchers and sky gazers await eagerly: The Halley’s comet with all its flashes and one of the world’s most incredible meteor showers.

People in the Southern Hemisphere will have the best of the show while those in the Northern Hemisphere may get a lesser show in the early mornings. However for all, the best time to see the shower is between 3 am and 5 am your local time.

Tips on how to view the best of the show: NASA suggests finding an area well away from city or street lights, prepared with a sleeping bag, blanket or chair to view the Eta Aquarids,.

Read details at Daily Mail

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Thursday, April 28, 2016

You wont believe it - these F-16s are RC

Flying remotely controlled aircraft is one of the most liked and adopted hobbies of people around the world. Although flying small model aircraft  is the fun of the most hobbyists, but flying huge model aircraft is exclusive to some as these big birds cost more and more expertise as a crash may result in dooming a large sum of money.

Yet, despite the exorbitant cost, some lovers of aircraft do fly big model aircraft which when in air or shot from close quarters look as if an actual aircraft is flying. Earlier I have shared videos of the world's smallest RC helicopter, size of your computer mouse, as well as big or should I say world's largest RC aircraft such as C-17 and the SuperFortress. But today I am sharing almost real F-16!!

I came across this video shared on Facebook and thought my RC aircraft loving friends would enjoy watching a sortie of F-16s, the Fighting Falcons, taking to the sky just like real F-16s we seee in war documentaries and movies. So brace yourself and watch the video below:

I hope it was worth watching it!!!

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Sunday, March 27, 2016

Homemade solutions are the Easy Solutions !!

There are many problems around us, specially in our homes that have easy solutions but somehow we do not ponder over solutions and try find ready made answers to our problems. May be we are too tired after heavy loads of work in the office due to which we select for custom made solutions rather than home remedies.

Charging mobile phones has always been a problem. We too frequently stumble into the wires while walking about as we ignore the sockets where we have inserted the mobile chargers. But some people, who despite been busy in their daily chores, also find time to find homemade solutions to cater for our smaller problems.

Don't believe it? Well you just need to watch the video below, I came across on Facebook, and see how an empty bottle of shampoo can turn into a colourful mobile charger by someone who has a mind full of ideas and innovation.

OHBOY! That's Awesome!
Posted by Luxury Life on Wednesday, March 23, 2016

See how by applying a little common sense and innovation, we can turn useless throwaway things into something useful - and also looking elegant and beautiful.

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Friday, March 4, 2016

Camera Drone - right on your wrist

Recently, spy drones have become small enough to be taken along to excursions and outdoors to record one's adventures or family gatherings and sent across to social media networks live.

But how would you like to 'WEAR' one camera drone right on your wrist just like your wrist watch and use it like any other bigger spy drones? Well if you have been thinking someone to develop a gadget like that, it is here and now you dont have to carry a bigger box - just wear it on your wrist and zoom it upward while you rock climb or cycle on a scenic road with sea splashing down below.

I came across this invention through a video shared on the Facebook and am sharing it for the love of my readers interested in such gadgets and inventions.

Watch the video eblow:

The World's First Wrist Watch Drone
Now you can carry your drone literally anywhere... Video via GineersNow
Posted by Mpora on Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Did you like it? Well I am thinking to order one already!!

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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

The Beatles: (Would They) Get Back

Those who were in their teens or should I say early teens in the first half of the 60s would be familiar with an emerging band, The Beatles, comprising of four young men hailing from the Liverpool. Within years, this band rose to the heights of glory and dominated all previous charts on major listings and  gave a new meaning to music - a cue to emulate by many groups following.

I and my siblings bought many of the LPs, an area of vinyl records and turntables, and enjoyed listening to their songs. Unfortunately there were no videos at that time and we have to wait many years later in the 80s when the VCR technology came to our country and we saw for the first time these four young men performing. The last LP that I bought was that of the Sgt Pepper and Lonely Hearts Club Band, a double jacketed album with entire songs written on its back and a huge centre page photo of the Beatles in their military uniforms.

It was a sad day in a cold winter December, when while listening to the BBC, I came to the dreadful news of murder of John Lennon. This left the three Beatles, but before murder of Lennon, the gorup had already dissolved with all singing solo.

The advent of internet and YouTube made it even better to listen to their songs - something that I still do when relaxing. One of the famous videos of the Beatles, which some say was the last appearance of the four Beatles, will remain a memorable video of Beatles times. I recently came across this video and would like to share it with my friend who love music and the Beatles.

Watch this full blown video of the Beatles on the Apple Recording Company's rooftop - something that became a history for Beatles were seen performing live for the last time:

May I add here that since the performance was live from a rooftop, the traffic below almost came to a  halt and police had to interfere to stop this last Beatles performance to allow the traffic to resume.

Beatles have become a living history in the field of music for they moved hearts of millions of the time and thereafter. I too am one of their fans for my childhood coincided with their early days till their tragic demise as a band. I wish someday Paul and Ringo, the remaining Beatles, get together and play Get Back in memory of their two deceased Beatles John and Harrison.

Read my many previous posts on Beatles Here
Video courtesy Joe Graves
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Thursday, February 11, 2016

Pansy braving the February Cold

Spring is about a month a away but already beautiful pansy is braving the February cold and sprouting its beautiful colours in the flower beds of my house.
My wife, who is an avid gardener, takes pride in her hard work when springs blooms as flowers of many kind and hue blossom all around our house. I am sharing here some of the phot6os of pansy I took a couple of days ago and these are really pleasing to look at.

Here are some more.


This is the photo of the flower beds that I will again share next month when these will be filled with flowers of many colours, hues and kind:

How is your spring plantation going?

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Sunday, February 7, 2016

See what wonders you can do with paper binder clips

Everything in the household does not have readymade or custom made solutions. Sometimes one has to use one's ingenuity to make use of small things lying uselessly and make one's life comfortable and easy.

Take for example the black tailed paper binders clips that we usually use to put together a bumpf of papers when compiling printing jobs. But one can use these for chores other than binding papers and come up with easy solutions without any extra cost.

For example you can use these for arranging and holding computer cables otherwise lying in jumbles or use as a cell phone holder while you are chatting on Skype or messenger or even use in the hangers for additional hooks.

Watch this video below I came across on Facebook and see how people with ingenuity come up with solutions to do things at home and make their lives simpler:

Wow, This Is Amazing!!!Source:
Posted by Mr Healthy Life on Monday, January 25, 2016

Well, don't wait, use these and many other such small things to your ease. 

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Thursday, February 4, 2016

Watch out!! Dutch police training eagles to catch RC drones

Lately RC drones have become an emerging hobby for many across the world. Adventurists take these drone while on a outdoor excursion while mountain climbers use these to show their climbing progress to colleagues at the base camp.

But use of these drones is increasing in cities too, where even some surveil the privacy of people in homes. The free use of these drones have also caused accidents, specially entangling these with power lines or even threatening the aerial activity around airports.

The Dutch police has thus come upon a novel idea of training eagles to catch these drones mid air to arrest their excessive and dangerous use.

Watch the video below, as shared by Mashable, and see how the eagles will be able to snatch a flying drone and bring it back to the police for confiscation:

Dutch police are training eagles to grab drones from the sky
Posted by Mashable News on Monday, February 1, 2016

This may warn the hobbyists from flying their toy drones in the open - lest these are devoured upon by the eagles!! 

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Saturday, January 30, 2016

Bake the car and eat

Making a car is not an easy thing to do. Car making involves numerous stages right from its conception on a drawing board till the finish line at the assembly line.

But how would you 'bake' a car, and then eat it instead of driving? Confusing - isn't it!! Well people who love baking can sometimes bake a car and then present it to their customers to eat - and not to drive it. I came across such an adventure on Facebook and thought of sharing with my readers that yess: it is possible to bake and eat a car.

Watch how this Skoda Car is being baked and made:

araba ... car
Posted by ‎CHEF OSMAN شيف عثمان‎ on Friday, April 8, 2011

Impressive - isn't it?

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