Know : Top 60 Green Economy Countries

This 4th edition of the GGEI is an in-depth look at how 60 countries perform in the global green economy, as well as how expert practitioners rank this performance and ranks based on perception. Performance Rank SCORE 1 Sweden 68.1 2 Norway 65.9 3 Costa Rica 64.2 4 Germany 63.6 5 Denmark 63.2 6 Switzerland…

Know : List of Countries using Nuclear Energy

Nuclear power stations operate in 31 countries. Of the thirty countries in which nuclear power plants operate, only France, Belgium, Hungary and Slovakia use them as the primary source of electricity, although many other countries have a significant nuclear power generation capacity. According to the World Nuclear Association, a nuclear power advocacy group, over 45 countries are…

Alert! : Time Lapse of All Nuclear Explosions on Earth from 1945 – 1998

It starts really slow — if you want to see real action, skip ahead to 1962 or so — but the buildup becomes overwhelming. Japanese artist Isao Hashimoto has created a beautiful, undeniably scary time-lapse map of the 2053 nuclear explosions which have taken place between 1945 and 1998, beginning with the Manhattan Project’s “Trinity”…

Know : List of saying “Thanks” in Many Languages

Thanks is  one of the most Beautiful Words in any Language! Here is the big list of Thanks in many languages along with the regions / countries where it is spoken. Help : Press ‘Ctrl’ + ‘F’ on your keyboard, and type to jump to the language / region you want. or SCROLL 🙂 Regions…

Know : List of Volcanoes in the World

List of Volcanoes in the Countries / Region (Click on the Link, to see the list on Wikipedia) Afghanistan Antarctica Argentina Armenia Ascension Island Australia Azerbaijan Bolivia Brazil Burma Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros The Democratic Republic of The Congo Costa Rica Djibouti Dominica Ecuador El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea…

Know : About Daylight Saving Time

Daylight saving time (DST) or summer time is the practice of advancing clocks during the summer months that have more sunlight so that people get up later in the morning and go to bed later at night. Typically clocks are adjusted forward one hour near the start of spring and are adjusted backward in the autumn. The modern idea of…

Know : FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Facts

Totally 204 Countries across the world aimed for a spot to play the FIFA World Cup 2014, played 820 matches and scored 2350 Goals! Finally 32 countries made it to the Group Stages! No Wonder why Football has more fans around the globe.  Group A Brazil Croatia Mexico Cameroon  Group B Spain Netherlands Chile Australia…

Know : March Against Monsanto

On May 24, millions of activists from around the world will once again March Against Monsanto, calling for the permanent boycott of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and other harmful agro-chemicals. Currently, marches will occur on six continents, in 52 countries,with events in over 400 cities. In the US, solidarity marches are slated to occur in…

Know : World Population List and Facts

  What is the Total Population of the World? Check out the list below, but here are some interesting facts about Population World population refers to the total number of humans living in the world. The world population has been on a constant rise since the Great Famine and Black Death ended in 1350. With…

Know : List of International Airlines Ratings

Do you know how many airlines have 5 star ratings in the world? Just 7 airlines from China, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Qatar, Singapore, South Korea holds 5 Star Rated Airlines! The only one airline to hold a single star rating is North Korean Airline. How many Indian Airlines are there?  Find the complete list…

Know : List of Top 50 Countries : E-Government Readiness

E-government (short for electronic government, also known as e-gov, Internet government, digital government, online government, or connected government) consists of the digital interactions between a government and citizens (G2C), government and businesses/commerce (G2B), government and employees (G2E), between government and employees /agencies (G2G), as well as citizen interaction with their government (C2G). The following is the…

Know : Ranking of Countries : Where to be Born?

The index was calculated for 2013 and includes data from 80 countries and territories. The survey used ten quality of life factors along with forecasts of future GDP per capita to determine a nation’s score. A Comparison from 1988 to 2013 Rank Country or territory Score (out of 10) 1   Switzerland 8.22 2  Australia 8.12 3  Norway 8.09…

Know : Rankings of Countries : Global Innovation Index

The core of the Global Innovation Index Report consists of a ranking of world economies’ innovation capabilities and results. Recognizing the key role of innovation as a driver of economic growth and prosperity, and the need for a broad horizontal vision of innovation applicable to developed and emerging economies, the GII includes indicators that go…

Documentary : Know France

France officially the French Republic is a sovereign country in Western Europe that includes overseas regions and territories. Metropolitan France extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine to the Atlantic Ocean. It is one of only three countries (with Morocco and Spain) to have both Atlantic and Mediterranean coastlines. Due to its shape, it is often referred to in French as l’Hexagone (“The Hexagon“). France is the…

Know : Bicycle Sharing System and Available Countries

A bicycle sharing system, or bike share scheme, is a service in which bicycles are made available for shared use to individuals on a very short term basis. The main purpose is transportation: bike share allows people to depart from point “A” and arrive at point “B” free from the worries of ownership. Bike-share has seen explosive, global growth…

Know : Country wise % of Agricultural Land Area

Country name 2009 2010 2011 Afghanistan 58.1 58.1 58.1 Albania 43.8 43.8 43.8 Algeria 17.4 17.4 17.4 American Samoa 24.5 24.5 24.5 Andorra 42.3 42.8 43.2 Angola 46.8 46.8 46.8 Antigua and Barbuda 20.5 20.5 20.5 Argentina 52.4 53.6 53.9 Armenia 61.3 60.9 60.1 Aruba 11.1 11.1 11.1 Australia 53.2 51.9 53.3 Austria 38.4 38.4…

Know : List of All Presidents and Prime Ministers (As on Dec 2013)

Member states and observers of the United Nations State Head of state Head of government  Afghanistan President – Hamid Karzai  Albania President – Bujar Nishani Prime Minister – Edi Rama  Algeria President – Abdelaziz Bouteflika Prime Minister – Abdelmalek Sellal  Andorra Episcopal Co-Prince – Joan Enric Vives Sicília Representative – Josep Maria Mauri French Co-Prince – François Hollande Representative – Sylvie Hubac Head of Government – Antoni Martí  Angola President – José Eduardo dos Santos  Antigua and…

Know : World Trade Organization (WTO)

Brief Overview: The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only international organization dealing with the global rules of trade between nations. Its main function is to ensure that trade flows as smoothly, predictably and freely as possible. The result is assurance. Consumers and producers know that they can enjoy secure supplies and greater choice of…