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From backscrubber sword to scooter toilet, China's 'Useless Edison' goes viral

From backscrubber sword to scooter toilet, China's 'Useless Edison' goes viral

- by Reuters

Dubbed China’s Useless Edison, Geng Shuai, since 2017 has racked up more than 2.7 million followers on the Chinese short video app Kuaishou and nearly a million on its Twitter-like Weibo. “The jobs I used to have were extremely boring and uninspiring. It was more or less a case of doing the same thing every day,” said Geng, who spent more than a dozen years in jobs he didn’t enjoy after dropping out of school at 16.

His Swag Kaiser Shumsher in pictures

His Swag Kaiser Shumsher in pictures

- by Republica

Kaiser Shumsher was the son of Chandra Shumsher. The late 1890s born Rana became the field marshall in the Nepalese Army, with gaining both national and international honors. Aside from the soldier works, Shumsher was an avid book collector. He used to collect his books at his personal library. Now, 'The Kaiser Library' is open to the public.

Insightful quotes to draw inspiration for the day

Insightful quotes to draw inspiration for the day

- by Republica

A little bit of inspiration here and there in life, won’t hurt anyone. It is always good to read stimulating quotation and draw inspiration to get going with the same mundane everyday life, isn’t it? So here are 11 such quotes by  cool personalities around the world that can make your day:

War's terrifying reality made virtual by Red Cross

War's terrifying reality made virtual by Red Cross

- by Reuters

“With VR goggles, we can get very strong reactions,” he told Reuters in Bangkok, the Thai capital, where the programming team is based. Although the mass market for virtual reality has yet to achieve the most dramatic forecasts that surrounded the launch of Facebook Inc.’s Oculus Rift and Sony Corp.’s Playstation VR over two years ago, it is increasingly finding uses for specialist training.

Grandeur lifestyle of Rana families in pictures

Grandeur lifestyle of Rana families in pictures

- by Republica

Rana dynasty ruled Nepal from 1846 AD to 1951 AD. They rose into power by making themselves Prime Minister and other government positions. During their ruling period, they made royal family the figurehead.

Vegetarian's Wurst nightmare? Germany's sausage hotel

Vegetarian's Wurst nightmare? Germany's sausage hotel

- by Reuters

What happens when a German butcher opens a hotel? A vegetarian’s Wurst nightmare. There are pictures of sausages on the wallpaper, sausage-shaped pillows on the beds and bratwurst hanging from the ceiling. The room numbers are printed on butcher’s knives and even the soap looks like sausage.

Collaborating for a cause: Creating school bags out of used jeans

Collaborating for a cause: Creating school bags out of used jeans

If you have a pair of jeans that does not serve you well and you are going to throw it away. Then just don’t throw them away. The reason is, you can sell it to Khaalisis and get paid Rs 10 per kg. Khaalisisi.com is buying used jeans to recycle them into school bags in collaboration with Women for Human Rights (WHR).

Do not tolerate violence against women

Do not tolerate violence against women

- by Aditya Neupane

In past few years sexual women-harassment in public transportation has increased drastically. Though concerned authorities are working to address the issue, harassment cases are not decreasing and still females reluctant on reporting such activities.

Public vehicle chit-chats!

Public vehicle chit-chats!

You need to reach your school, office or for any committed appointment on time. And if you are using public vehicles to reach your destination, then you might get caught in everyday conversations at the vehicle. Here is a list of conversation starters in the public vehicle that can create a bond between commuters and share some good laughs.