Girl who saved 100 lives

Girl who saved 100 lives

Meet Tilly Smith. At age 10, she saved nearly a hundred foreign tourists at Maikhao Beach in Thailand by warning beach goers minutes before the arrival of the tsunami caused by the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake. Smith learned about tsunamis in a geography lesson two weeks before the tsunami from her teacher. She recognized the warning signs of receding water from the shoreline and frothing bubbles on the surface of the sea. She alerted her parents, who warned others on the…

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Funny love story

Funny love story

Son: “Daddy, I fell in love & want to date this awesome girl!” Father: “That’s great son. Who is she?” Son: “It’s Sandra, the neighbor’s daughter”. Father: “Oh hoo, I wish you hadn’t said that. I have to tell you something son, but you must promise not to tell your mother. Sandra is actually your sister.” The boy is naturally bummed out, but a couple of months later Son: “Daddy, I fell in love again and she is even hotter!”…

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How to check timestamp of a file using Perl

How to check timestamp of a file using Perl

You can use the built-in module File::stat (included as of Perl 5.004). Say the file handle is $fh. Calling stat($fh) returns an array with the following information about the file handle passed in (from the perlfunc man page for stat): 0 dev device number of filesystem 1 ino inode number 2 mode file mode (type and permissions) 3 nlink number of (hard) links to the file 4 uid numeric user ID of file’s owner 5 gid numeric group ID of…

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How the new 500, 2000 notes will travel to common man in India

How the new 500, 2000 notes will travel to common man in India

The new rupee notes are being printed at four mints. Together, they can print about three billion notes per month. The mints have to replace about 14 trillion taken out of circulation. If half that value is printed in 500 rupee notes and the other half is printed in 2,000 rupee notes, the mints will have to print around 17.5 billion total notes to replace the value of the notes taken out of circulation. To replace all of the money…

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How to get cash from ATM

How to get cash from ATM

After demonetization of 500  and 1000 rupees notes by the government, every one is running short of cash. Many ATMs are without cash. The ATMs that have cash have long queue. How to get cash ??   People are suffering as they now have no money to transact. Moreover, many have stormed the banks to exchange their money but that’s not an easy task. The banks have been overcrowded with a huge number of people further making the task even…

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How to prepare for Programming Interviews . . .

How to prepare for Programming Interviews . . .

Mostly 3 things interviewers expect from a candidate Can you visualize a large system and build its components. Can you logically optimize the system or its modules. Can you implement your logic within small time. Most companies will hire you if you do well in 1 and 2, but do average in 3.   If you are a C++ programmer, learn the language fundamentals and how to effectively use the standard template library. Language Fundamentals: Learn in detail about pointers, classes,…

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