What should every Indian know about China?

China is thrice the size of India at about 9.6 million sq. km vs. 3.2 million sq. km with only a little more population than ours.Historically, the Chinese name for India was Tianzhu - meaning heaven. In return, Indians called them by chin (after their most glorious empire - Qin) that eventually got caught by rest of the world now.Although Indians incessantly talk & compare with China, the Chinese understandably don't compare themselves with India. It is because they want to emulate/compare themselves with Europe/US than a poorer country they have beaten in race since 1978. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/0... (everyone wants to be compared with someone better than them).Just like how we say Namaste (with folded hands), Chinese traditional greeting comprises of bowed head and folded palms.
Whether it be gold buying, sending students abroad, scouting for resources in Africa/Latin America or wooing foreign investors both India and China compete vigorously to rank in 1 or…

What are some amazing facts about YouTube?


  

Following are some amazing facts about the second most used search engine- YouTube.
  1. YouTube was founded in 2005. The very first video that was uploaded on YouTube was ‘Me at the Zoo’. It was uploaded by YouTube’s co-founder Jawed Karim and has 40 M views.
  1. The highest paid YouTube partner is PewDiePie with annual income reaching $15 M in 2016. In addition to this, PewDiePie is the most subscribed YouTube channel with 57 M subscribers (as of 01–10–17).
  1. In a minute, 300 hours of videos are uploaded, 700,000 hours of videos are watched on Youtube. Average time spent on a YouTube session is 40 minutes.
  1. Approximately 20% of the users who start your video will leave after 10 seconds. Create a damn good intro.
  1. Bye-Bye TV? 6 out of 10 people prefer online video platforms to live TV. By 2025, half of the viewers under 32 will not subscribe to a pay-TV service.
  1. The second most used search engine YouTube is also on second in terms of monthly active users with 1.5 B users as of June 2017, that amount to almost 1/3rd of the internet.
  1. The most viewed category on YouTube is Music, but it’s interesting to note that it has only 5% share in the uploads.

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