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Mukil Elango
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Volcano Eruption in Calbuco, Chile

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Ashes are falling on my home,OMG !!!!
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Scientists grow electric wires/components inside plants which could harvest energy from photosynthesis and other applications.

#science #plants 
The wired rose leaf can be darkened or lightened with a zap of electricity.
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Ewwww...I don't like that at all.

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Australian scientists have written quantum version of computer code in silicon chip.
Scientists just showed that a quantum version of computer code can be written and manipulated using two quantum bits in a silicon microchip.
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A good resource for Cub Scouting.
A website all about Cub Scouting! 
This is the official website of the Cub Scouts, a part of the Boy Scouts of America. The Cub Scouts promote leadership, activity, and citizenship in boys first grade to fifth grade. The Cub Scouts leaders, parents, and kids participate in earning merit badges (in the form of belt loops and Cub Scout uniform pins) and progressing through the ranks of Tiger Cub, Wolf Cub, Bear Cub, and WeBeLos, which stands for "We Be Loyal Scouts." The Cub Scout M...
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The Pillars of Creation

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Date Taken: April 1, 1995 (April Fool's Day)
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#pillarsofcreation   #hubble25   #space  
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Space Shuttle Endeavour rising above the clouds

About this Photo: The image was taken from a shuttle training aircraft. Though, a woman named Stefanie Gordon also snapped another photograph from her Delta airlines seat using her iPhone.(
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Date: 2011, May 25 

#spaceshuttle   #endeavour   #space  
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Entanglement is one of the strangest phenomena predicted by quantum mechanics, the theory that underlies most of modern physics. It says that two particles can be so inextricably connected that the state of one particle can instantly influence the state of the other, no matter how far apart they are.
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The Towers of Greenland

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+AJ Lim  The photographer deserves his credit.
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Now you can stream the android apps from the Google Search app.

#android #google 
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Earth - This Monday

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A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away... The unusual spiral galaxy, Messier 66, is located at a distance of about 35 million light-years in the constellation of Leo. Together with Messier 65 and NGC 3628, Messier 66 is the member of the Leo Triplet, a trio of interacting spiral galaxies, part of the larger Messier 66 group. Messier 66 wins in size over its fellow triplets - it is about 100 000 light-years across.

Credit: NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration. Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin and Robert Gendler

#nasa #hubble #space #astronomy #maythe4thbewithyou #happystarwarsday #science #hst #galaxy
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Developer, Geek, Freelancer & Philomath
Landed in Earth at Chennai,IND on 84th Day of 1997 (25th March), I am still studying (Just 1 year left) in Sri Krishnaswamy Matriculation Higher Secondary School (SKMHSS) in Chennai. I am currently (and always will be) active in Scout Movement; and I have earned the Rajya Puraskar (Governor) Scout Award from the Hon'ble Governor Dr. K.Rosaiah

My Character
Unorthodox, Nonconformist, Outlandish, Avant-garde, Aberrant, Atheistic, Nihilistic, Optimistic, Imperturbable, Composed, Type-B, 
My Skills and Traits
  • Academics, Arts, Arduino, Ambidextrous, Adroit, Autodidact 
  • Blogging, Braille, Bookbinding
  • Crafts, Coin Spinning, Cube-solving
  • Drawing, Dubstep Fan
  • Easy-Going
  • Friendly
  • Graphics Designing, Graffiti
  • Hacking
  • Image Editing
  • Jovial
  • Knotting
  • Linux Enthusiast, Life Sciencing
  • Management Skills, Magics
  • Note Spinning, Non-Conformist, Numismatist
  • Origami
  • Pen Spinning, Padiddling, Pencil Shading, Philatelist, Polymath
  • Questioning
  • Reasoning, Researching
  • Scouting, Sudoku, Sign Language
  • Typewriting, Tech-critic
  • Ubuntu Pro-User, Unorthodox
  • Video Blogging
  • Web Developing
  • X
  • Yogasana, Yoyoing 
  • Z
Note: Working hard to fill those spaces. 

Scouting Profile
        I have completed about 12 Proficiency (Merit) Badges: Cook, Pioneer, Citizen, Games Leader, Sanitation Promoter, Star Man, Ecologist, Soil Conservator, Nutrition Educator, Ambulance Man, Secretary, Camper. (This certainly will not be the end.)
        I have also participated in many social service programmes from Anti-Leprosy Day Programme to Cleanliness Campaign, Tree Plantation to Preservation of Greenery, 'STOP' Child Labour to Drug Awareness programme, RainWater Harvesting Programme to Non-Violence Day Walk, etc. I have marched in the 65th Republic Day Parade at Marina Beach in front of Chief Minister and the Governor of the State.

My Experiments:
  • Have done an Arduino program which interfaces with my Linux System and receives infrared signals from a Sony TV remote to control the system.
  • Have created an Arduino sketch that automatically senses the surrounding luminosity using an LDR and adjusts the brightness of the LED. It lights bright when the surrounding is dimmer and vice versa.
  • Have created a blog about Scouting and made a complete UI makeover to make it a responsive site under all device resolutions.
  • Have created a nifty script (Shell) to instantly convert pictures of all formats into the Open Webp format which is 40% lesser in size with the same quality.
  • Am creating a motion sensing web camera, that tracks my gestures to perform tasks in my computer using the Open Computer Vision library (OpenCV)
  • Am practicing Blindfold Speedcubing and One Handed Solving with my Dayan Zhanchi. 
  • Have successfully cracked a WEP Wireless Network with AirCrack-ng tools.
  • Have Reverse-tethered Android Phone to laptop using bluetooth.
  • Have run the Android apps on Chrome using ArChon runtime on linux.
  • Have designed and developed a Material Design web app with AngularJS.

Languages Known

  • Arduino
  • Basic
  • C/C++
  • Processing
  • XML
Bragging rights
Scouting, Art, Computers, Technology,
Student, Scout, Freelancer
  • World Organisation of the Scout Movement
    Scout, 2008 - present
    Joined in 2008 in my own interest, I am currently a Rajya Puraskar Scout , working for the Rashtrapati Scout Award. Interested in joining the Rover section after my school.
  • Amarar Krishnaswamy Scout Troop
    Assistant Troop Leader, 2011 - present
    Assistant Troop Leader of the Amarar Krishnaswamy Scout Troop at Sri Krishnaswamy Matriculation Higher Secondary School. The troop consists of 4 patrols of 8 members each. I am also the Secretary of the Court-of-Honor of our troop. I am one of the first 6 members from the school to earn the Rajya Puraskar Scout Award.
  • World Organisation of the Scout Movement
    Rover, 2015
    Rover Scouting mainly includes social services to the community.
Contact Information
Sri Krishnaswamy Matriculation Higher Secondary School, K.K.Nagar, Chennai - 600078.
The South West Chennai Bharat Scouts & Guides, Ashoka Park, Ashok Nagar, Chennai - 600083.
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Very good place to spend time, but polluted by shops.
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A good resort in Kodaikanal. Very amusing with the greenery. The cottage are well built. It also has a great view of the surroundings. More importantly, it has ample parking space.
Public - 9 months ago
reviewed 9 months ago
Has a very good collection of artifacts, yet it is still not popular among the people. The National Art Gallery building is itself an artifact, being the oldest in India.
Public - 9 months ago
reviewed 9 months ago
27 reviews
One of the best schools in Chennai.
Public - 9 months ago
reviewed 9 months ago
State-of-the-Art architecture with spacious interiors, ample lighting and a vast collection of books. The braille section and children's section are awesome.
Public - 9 months ago
reviewed 9 months ago
This is a peaceful place amidst the city with a plenty of trees and a scout campground. There are tree varieties from all over the world and a Great Banyan tree which almost spans an acre.
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reviewed 10 months ago