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WhatsApp Android update with new emojis coming soon in India

WhatsApp users on Android can finally rejoice with a whole new bunch of emojis, available via an update on Google Play.

WhatsApp users on Android can finally rejoice with a whole new bunch of emojis, available via an update on Google Play.

WhatsApp users on Android can finally rejoice with a whole new bunch of emojis, available via an update on Google Play.

WhatsApp users on Android can finally rejoice with a whole new bunch of emojis, available via an update on Google Play. The new update will now bring eight tabs of emojis to WhatsApp instead of five. These include a tab with sports emojis, one with flags, bulbs and beverages.

According to Android Police, the new emojis include an upside down face, popcorn box, robot faces, a nerd face, an urn, turkey and even a middle finger emoji...

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After You Read This, You’ll Never Throw Away These Little Silica Gel Bags Again!

We find them everywhere, popping out of all sorts of packaging, lurking like an ugly bug in vitamin bottles and new shoes. Working freight at my store, I touch dozens of silica packets each day and have often wondered what I can do to recycle them. Couldn’t we collect them and send them off to a manufacturer for reuse?

Silica gel is a desiccant, a substance that absorbs moisture. Despite its misleading name, the silicate is actually a very porous mineral with a natural attraction to water molecules. Manufacturers utilize the gel to keep goods from spoiling, molding or degrading due to humidity...

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Dos and don’ts for during, and after, an earthquake

In the spirit of better safe than sorry, here are some basic pointers to keep in mind if you’re caught in an earthquake.
When an earthquake strikes, keep calm and do not panic. (Source: India.com)

When an earthquake strikes, keep calm and do not panic. (Source: India.com)

An earthquake shook buildings in the Indian capital of New Delhi on Monday, witnesses said. The magnitude of the quake or its epicentre was not immediately known.

As people return to their work and homes, it’s always good to brush up on some basic dos and don’ts for during and after an earthquake.

During an earthquake:

** First and foremost, stay calm. Do not panic.

** For today’s generation, move to a safe location first — tweet about it later.

** If you’re indoors, then either stay there and move to a safe location such ...

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Inspirational Quotes from Steve Jobs

It has been four years since Steve Jobs passed away. But the Apple co-founder has been far from forgotten and here are some of his most memorable quotes

Steve Jobs passed away four years ago today. The tech visionary, who created both Apple and reimagined Pixar, shaped much of the world we find ourselves in now, certainly as far as the technology we use.

Jobs’ genius came from a deep understanding of human nature, and this is reflected in his quotes, many of which capture the essence of what it is to be successful, to fail, and to live.

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One of the most famous Jobs quotes is “Stay hungry, stay foolish,” a motto that followed him through life.

However, Jobs also had many other sayings that are equal parts inspirational and pro...

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For National Coffee Day, where to get freebies

In honor of National Coffee Day on Sept. 29, chains are offering deals to help you celebrate your java jolt.  Here is a list of deals and freebies to help you get your fix:

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Dunkin’ Donuts: Free medium cup of Dunkin’ Donuts hot or iced dark roast coffee. The limit is one per guest, and is available at participating locations.

Peet’s Coffee & Tea:  Free small cup of Peet’s Major Dickason Blend with any purchase of a baked good, oatmeal or fresh food item.

WaWa: Free coffee in the size of your choice.

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Krispy Kreme: Free small coffee and original glaze...

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