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7th April 2020

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Student of BIT Sindri made a band to track corona patients in India:

"The Vicinity Band" is an innovation by ABHINEET MISHRA, student of BIT Sindri and a Lemonoper with his team Rovoquad which he claims to be a perfect solution to end covid 19 pandemic in India. He says "The only way to contain its spread is to know the social history of the person diagnosed with the virus and quarantining those who have met with the patient in the recent past." They have designed a very economical wrist band (cost< Rs 500) which generates history of all the persons that came in the vicinity of the Covid 19 positive person within no time. This will help the local authorities to quarantine these persons immediately and prevent the spread of the disease. The idea is to target the districts that have been affected by coronavirus by at least a single case.

The idea works in the following steps:

-The Wrist bands are mass produced
-It is made mandatory to wear the bands
-Data collection starts
-If a person gets diagnosed with corona virus the Authorities will be informed

At present, local investors have approached them and they are also talking to local govt. officials.

data transfer about band in vicinity


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The computer used to guide the Apollo 11 moon mission was less powerful than a modern calculator.

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Australia has over 10,000 beaches. You could visit a new beach everyday for over 27 years!

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Monowi is a town with a population of only 1

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This 84-year-old Mayor, Bartender, and Librarian Is Her Town's Only Resident:

Monowi is a town with a population of only 1 & the lone resident, Elsie Eiler, is also the mayor, librarian and bartender! So she has to grant herself a liquor license and pay taxes to herself. She is also required to produce a municipal road plan every year in order to secure state funding for the four street lights in Monowi.
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the Apollo astronaut's footprints

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The Apollo astronaut's footprints will stay on the moon for 100 million years:

The Apollo astronaut's footprints, roverprints and spaceship prints will stay preserved on the moon for at least the next 10 to 100 million years. They won’t stay on there forever, though. The Moon is exposed to bombardment by meteorites that could easily wipe out a footprint on the moon. The Moon is also exposed to solar wind and over time this acts almost like weather on Earth to scour surfaces on the moon, but the process is very, very slow. Slowly over time, first the tracks will disappear — they will all be ground into and mixed into the soil. From past studies of moon rocks collected by astronauts during the Apollo missions, researchers have learned that the rocks erode at a rate of about 0.04 inches every 1 million years.
On a parting note...

“Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.” ~ Lou Holtz

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