Top 10 Ancient stamps in the world

Mauritius ‘Post Office’

Printed in: 1847

Mauritius Post Office

The stamps were of two denominations; one penny with the colour of orange-red and two pence of dark blue. The stamp was modelled after the erstwhile British stamps, featuring the profile of Queen Victoria. It was changed to ‘Post Paid’ from the next series. The stamps were brought to attention of collectors by a merchant’s wife in 1864. Only 26 specimens of the stamp are existing now. They are valued at around $4 million

Inverted Head Four Anna’s stamp

Printed in: 1854

Inverted Head Four Anna’s stamp

Inverted Head Four Anna’s stamp was the famous Indian stamp. Actually it was a highly valuable error stamp. The creation and appearance are using a blue and white dye to make a design and the rare multi-coloured Indian stamp was printed with an upside-down effigy.

Treskilling Yellow

Printed in: 1855

Treskilling Yellow

The rarest postage stamps is occupied by a Swedish stamp named Treskilling Yellow. This stamp once held the world record for the highest price for a single postage stamp in auction. It was sold in a 1996 auction for $2.3 million. In an auction in 2010, it was resold, though the exact price. The three-skilling stamps were printed in blue-green and eight-skilling ones were in yellow.

 Sweden Three Skilling Banco, Yellow Color Error

Printed in: 1855

swedan three skilling banco

Sweden issued its first series of stamps featuring the Swedish coat of arms. The denomination was associated with a different color, which sometimes created confusion in the printing houses. Due to a printing error, one of the three skilling stamps appeared on yellowish orange paper meant for the eight skilling stamp of the same set instead of the usual blue-green color used for this denomination.
The exact number of mistakenly printed stamps remains unknown. It is considered to be a one-of-a-kind rarity, as no other copies have been discovered to date. In 1996, the stamp was auctioned to an anonymous collector for $2.3 million.

British Guiana 1c Magenta

Printed in: 1856

British Guiana 1c Magenta

A stamp that fetched $9.5 million in a 2014 auction the British Guiana 1c magenta is considered the most valuable and rarest stamp in the world. Only one of its type exists now, which is used and cut in the shape of an octagon.. It features a sailing ship along with the colony’s motto ‘Damus Petimus Que Vicissim’. The stamp has been mentioned in various films as a prized object.

Red Mercury Stamp

Printed in: 1856

Red Mercury Stamp

This is the rarest Austrian newspaper stamp and it was created as postage on newspapers. The Mercury stamps depicted the image of the Roman god, and were printed in blue, yellow, and red. The Red Mercury stamps were replaced too soon in 1858. Few copies of very rare stamps have a rare stamp value of $ 40, 000.

Tiflis stamp

Printed in: 1857

Tiflis stamp
Tiflis stamp is the most expensive and rarest postage stamp of Russia. Only 5 stamps reached present days and the price for each of them is $500,000. Only several imperforated sheets were printed in 1857, that’s why these stamps are rare ones.

Shield, Eagle and Flags

Printed in: 1869
shield,eagle and flags
The Shield, Eagle and Flags stamp belongs to the 1869 pictorial issue that included ten stamps worth between 1 and 90 cents. It also marked the first use of bicolour printing. Spelled out in red letters, the denomination number flows over into the blue-framed flags through the red shield. The new technique required double pressing: to print the centre design also known as vignette and to print the frame. While an unused sample with inverted flags is valued at $210,000, a used example costs $65,000.

Uganda Cowries stamps

Printed in: 1895

Uganda Cowries stamps

The first stamps of Uganda were this Ugandan stamps which produced on a typewriter. These high value stamps have an estimated philatelic value of £2,000.00 per pair.

Bluenose stamp

Printed in: 1929

Bluenose stamp

Regarded as the most beautiful and rare Canadian stamp, it was printed by the Canadian Bank Note Company to depict the Bluenose, a racing ship from Nova Scotia.This most favourite classic Canadian stamp has an estimated rare postal stamps value around CAN $700.

 

 

 

Top 10 high budget movies around the world

High budget movies

This is a list of the high budget movies in the world with budgets given in $

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End

Cost: $300 million

Pirates of the Caribbean-At World’s End

 

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End is an adventure fantasy film released on May 24, 2007. It’s the third film in the Pirates of the Caribbean series. It’s directed by Gore. It’s the most expensive movie ever made till date. The gross revenue of the film is $960,996,492.

Titanic 

Cost: $294 million

titanic

Titanic was so called the dream of ship made its huge production costs part of its marketing campaign, promoting the rich value of the movie like none other at the box office. The titanic directed by James Cameron every cent of that budget spent on production flickers on screen.

John Carter 

Cost: $271 million

john carter

This film is entirely with the animals and the humanbeings.it was released in 2012. The personal cost of the film also wasn’t so small. What’s more, director Andrew Stanton began shooting the movie with Taylor Kitsch as the eponymous lead. Nobody wants to discover their own limitations on such a global stage.

Tangled

Cost: $260 million

Tangled

Tangled is animated musical film released on November 17, 2010 in France, November 24, 2010 in the United States and January 28, 2011 in the United Kingdom. It’s the second most expensive film ever made and is the most expensive animated film. The gross revenue made by this film is $449,449,768.

Spider-man 3

Cost: $258 million

Spider-man 3

Spiderman-Man 3 is superhorse film released on April 16, 2007 in Tokyo premiere and May 4, 2007 in the United States. The film was written and directed by sam Raimi. The film is grossing totally $890,871,626.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince 

Cost: $250 million

harry potter

Harry is a fantasy-adventure film released on July 15, 2009. The film directed by David Yates and starring Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter, alongside Rupert Grint as Ron Weasley and Emma Watson as Hermione Granger. The film get a success with a total gross revenue of $933,959,197 and become 12th highest grossing film of all time.

Avatar

Cost: $237 million

Avatar

 

Avatar is an American epic science fiction film by James Cameron who wrote and directed that film.. The film was released on December 10, 2009 in London premiere and December 18, 2009 in the United States. Avatar is a big success and become first film to gross more than 2 Billion with total gross revenue of $2,782,206,970.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest 

Cost: $225 million

Pirates of the Caribbean- Dead Man’s Chest

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest is a fantasy film produced in 2006 and the second film on Pirates of the Caribbean series. It was directed by Gore Verbinski. The film is the 4th highest grossing film in term of revenue with a total $1,066,179,725 in gross revenue. It was released by July 7, 2006

King Kong

Cost: $220 million

King Kong

King Kong is a remake of 1933 film with the same title in 2005. The film was directed by Peter. Initially the budget was $150 but climbed to $207 million. It was released on December 14, 2005 and made a total of $550 million and becoming 4th highest on gross revenue on Universal Pictures history

X-Men: The Last Stand 

Cost: $210 million

X-men

The Last Stand (X-Men 3 or X3) is a superhero movie made in 2006 with Brett Gartner as director took over Bryan Singer that left to direct Superman Returns. The film was released in May 26, 2006. The film stars are Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, Famke Janssen and Anna Paquin. The gross revenue made by this film is $459,359,555.

 

 

Top 10 cruise ships in the world

cruise ships

The cruise ships are very huge and contains the largest space.top ten are

MS Allure

MS Allure

Royal Caribbean International, is owned and operated the biggest cruise ship in the world with a length of 1,187.050 ft (360 m) and a beam of 208 m. This ship built at a cost of USD 1.8 billion, it has 2,706 staterooms with a max capacity of 6,296.It is one of the attraction of the sea.

Oasis ship

Oasis ship

It is the next biggest cruise ship in the world and the fountain of the sea.This ship was built at a cost of USD 1.4 billion and a fountain contains total length of 1,187 ft (360 m) and a beam of 208 m too. She set a new record of carrying over 6,000 passengers.

Norwegian Epic

Norwegian Epic

The third largest ship in the world, Norwegian Epic is owned by the Norwegian Cruise Line. It’s full length spread 1,081 ft with a beam of 133 ft. It has 2,114 staterooms and a max capacity of 5,183. It also has 19 decks.

MS freedom

MS freedom

MS Freedom of the Seas is the fourth largest cruise in the world, owned and operated by Royal Caribbean International. This ship built at a cost of USD 800 million, the cruise stretches 1,111.9 ft in length with a beam of 184 ft. It has a max capacity of 4,375 and has total of 3,634 staterooms

MS liberty

MS liberty

Liberty of the Seas is of the same size at the Freedom of the Seas. It entered into regular service in May 2007 and is a 15 decks cruise ship with a capacity of 3,634. It cruise at a speed of 21.6 knots (40 km/hr).

Ms Independence

Ms Independence

Independence of the Seas is operated by the Royal Caribbean cruise line and entered service in April 2008. The 15-deck ship can accommodate 4,370 passengers served by 1,360 crew. She is 1,112 feet (339 m) long, and cruises at 21.6 knots (40.0 km/hr).

RMS Queen Mary

RMS Queen Mary

RMS Queen Mary 2 the first major ocean liner built since Queen Elizabeth 2 in 1969, the vessel she succeeded as flagship of the Cunard Line. With the retirement of QE 2 from active duty in 2008, Queen Mary 2 is currently the only transatlantic ocean liner in operation as a liner.

MS Navigator

MS Navigator

MS Navigator of the Seas was once one of the largest in the fleet and still ranks among the largest passenger ships in the world. Constructed at Aker Finnyards in Turkey, Finland, the ship measures can carry 3,114 passengers and has a length of 1,020 feet with a beam of 157.5 feet.

MS Mariner

MS Mariner

MS Mariner of the Seas is one of five Voyager-class cruise ships from Royal Caribbean International; nine biggest amongst cruise ships. Its total length is 1,020 ft. (311 m) with a beam of 161 ft. and a max capacity of 3,807 passengers.

MSC Fantasia

MSC Fantasia

MSC Fantasia is the tenth largest cruise ship in the world and the biggest ever operated by MSC Cruises. It has a max passenger capacity of 3,900 besides crew. Its length is 1,092.5 ft. (333.3 m) with a beam of 124.4 ft. (37.92 m).

Top 10 Hobbies around the World

Hobbies

This is a partial list of hobbies. A hobby is an activity, interest, enthusiasm, or pastime that is undertaken for pleasure or relaxation, typically done during one’s own time. This list includes only recognized hobbies that have been the subject of published discussions or that have organized membership associations. Entries in this list should be links to Wikipedia articles about specific hobbies or to articles about the subjects of hobbies where there is a section demonstrating that it is, or was, a recognized hobby.

1. Reading Books

Reading

Reading habit is the best gift for your kid. Try giving this gift to your child this New Year. This habit will be beneficial for the child as it will aid in overall.

 

2. Internet Surfing

computer

 

3. TV Watching

watching tv

Television habits consist of patterns of behavior determined by the amount of time and importance individuals give to watching television broadcasts and recorded videos and DVDs

4. Watching Movies

going movies

A featured film, movie, motion picture or photoplay, is a series of still images which, when shown on a screen, creates the illusion of moving images due to the phi phenomenon. This optical illusion causes the audience to perceive continuous motion between separate objects viewed rapidly in succession. The process of filmmaking is both an art and an industry. A film is created by photographing actual scenes with a motion picture camera; by photographing drawings or miniature models using traditional animation techniques; by means of CGI and computer animation; or by a combination of some or all of these techniques and other visual effects.

5. Fishing

fishing

Fishing is the activity of trying to catch fish. Fishing sometimes takes place in the wild. Techniques for catching fish include hand gathering, spearing, netting, angling and trapping.

The term fishing may be applied to catching other aquatic animals, such as molluscs, cephalopods, crustaceans, and echinoderms. The term is not normally applied to catching farmed fish, or to aquatic mammals, such as whales, where the term whaling is more appropriate.

7. Gardening

gardening

 

Gardening is the practice of growing and cultivating plants as part of horticulture. In gardens, ornamental plants are often grown for their flowers, foliage, or overall appearance; useful plants, such as root vegetables, leaf vegetables, fruits, and herbs, are grown for consumption, for use as dyes, or for medicinal or cosmetic use. Gardening is considered to be a relaxing activity for many people.

 

8. Video Games

In my old school days I using Nintendo or Contra like Video Game Players to take all my holidays.  Then Sony & Microsoft, the 2 giants entered into the game industry and both of them created more attractive adventurous 2D, 3D games with my favourite game players Sony Playstation and Microsoft Xbox.

9. Traveling

We all loves traveling. Why?

Because we need a break or an escape from our day-to-day schedule even in our holidays!

But Travel is the best way to refresh our both body & soul. And it teaches a lot more lessons about culture, nature, peoples and we can find out our own skills when we travel alone a lot.

10. Collecting

Collectors collects Cars, Bikes, Stamps, Toys, Shoes, Pens, Flags, Arts, Movies and somebody collects some different things.

Best Love SMS Collection-Part VII

    1. SWEET TRUE LOVE
      Small girl & Boy were crying together..
      Wen asked Y??
      Girl said- ‘My doll has broken!!’
      &
      Boy said- ‘I’m cryng coz my doll is crying!!!’
    2. Bell has no sound till someone rings it,
      Song has no tune until someone sings it..
      So never hide ur feelings ,
      Coz it has no value till someone feels it 🙂
    3. Its a fact-
      Wen u r happy, u want to reach d person u love most..
      But wen u r sad, u want to reach d person who loves u most..
    4. To luv is duty & right,
      To b loved is a gift & luck..
      To luv sum1 who luvs u is an achievement..
      & to b luvd by sum1 whom u luv is life..
    5. Be close to someone who makes u happy,
      But be closer to someone who cant b happy without u..
      It makes a lot of difference! 🙂
    6. Luv is not only gaining sum1,
      But also losing urself to sum1..
      If 1 luvs u, its not coz of ur excellence..
      Its coz of d purity of ur heart 🙂
    7. A sensible proposal from a boy to a beautiful girl- “Hey Angel! I’m not forcing u
      to love me.. But don’t let love b d reason for hating me..” 🙂
    8. Do u know why ppl say that u dont feel sleepy wen in luv???
      Coz
      Its for d 1st time..
      that u find..
      REALITY MORE BEAUTIFUL THAN UR DREAMS!!! 🙂
    9. U can hide pain u feel,
      & make others believe dat u can move on!
      But u cant deny d truth dat d 1 who has hurt u is still d 1 u always choose to
      luv!!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          sms
    10. Don’t search for eyes which never want to see u..
      But never try to escape from the eyes which r always searching for
      u!!! 🙂
    11. It takes a lifetime to find true love & it takes only a moment to lose it forever..
      So if u love sumone show it now,
      Coz a lost today may b a lost forever..
    12. LOVE MSG
      Love is beautiful like butterfly!
      Wen u try to catch it, it flies away..
      But wen u wait silently, it comes & touches u..
      So wait for ur butterfly!! 😉
    13. U cant wrap love in a box,
      But u can wrap a person in a hug..
      A hug delights, Warms & Charms..
      Dat must b y God gave us arms..
    14. Boy & Gal were playing Hide & Seek..
      While playing, Gal sends Boy a msg- “If u find me, u can hug me! If u cant, i’ll keep hiding in d Shed!!!”
      Luv is always sweet 🙂
    15. Sometimes love is for a moment,
      & Sometimes its for a lifetime..
      However, a moment vd d 1 u love is enough to spend a Lifetime..
    16. A STRANGE BUT TRUE QUOTE
      Love doesnt start in morning & end in evening!
      It starts wen u dont need it & ends wen u need it d most!!
    17. Nice words written by a boy who lost his love in Tsunami-
      “Sea, I’ll never forgive u in my life even if ur waves touch my feet a Million times!!!!”

In life There are 6 things u must never lose,
1. Character
2. Self Respect
3. Hope
4. Heart
5. Identity
&
6. OFCOURSE ME, the Great

  • D worst thing in life is ATTACHMENT!
    It hurts wen u lose it..
    D best thing in life is LONELINESS!
    Coz it teaches u everything & wen u lose it, u get everything!!
  • 24hrs make a lovely day,
    7 days make a lovely week,
    52 weeks make a lovely year & knowing a
    person like me will make ur life lovely.
    Have a lovely day n life!
  • Wen things go wrong…
    Wen sadness fills ur heart…
    wen tears flow in ur eyes…
    always remember 3 things
    1) I’m with u…
    2) Still with u…
    3) Will ALWAYS b…
  • Luv meanz to see someone with closed eyez,
    to miss some1 in crowd,
    2 find some1 in every thought,
    to live 4 some1, luv some1, but sure tht sum1 is ONLY one!
  • If Your asking if I Need U the answer is 4Ever..
    If Your askin if I’ll Leave U the answer is Never..
    If Your askin what I value the Answer is U..
    if Your askin if I love U the answer is I do.
  • I dream about you evey night
    I shiver when your in sight
    I long to hold you close n tight
    I wanna be there with all my might
    I m just hoping I’m the girl whos right
  • When i look at you,
    i cannot deny there is God,
    cause only God could have created some one
    as wonderful n beautiful as you
  • if i reached for your hand , will u hold it ?
    If i hold out my arms, will u hug me ?
    If i go for your lips, will u kiss me ?
    If i capture ur heart , will u love me ??
  • Uve won my love now I love u.This heart of mine I give 2 u.So keep it safe as i have done.For u have 2 and i have
    none!
  • I love two things, a rose and you. A rose for a short while, but you the rest of my life
  • 3 words made my heart beat faster, 3 words made my legs shake 3 words made my head spin, 3 words: I love you!

 

Top 10 Free Files Upload Services Website

Free files upload services website

1. File Savr – Free File Hosting

File Savr
File Savr

FileSavr.com makes file hosting easier with Web 2.0 technology and the use of Ajax and Flash. FileSavr has 10 GB upload size limit, currently the largest available on the internet. This allows users the flexibility to upload any large file of 10 GB or less.

File Dropper – Free File Hosting for MP3, Videos, Documents

File Dropper
File Dropper

FileDropper’s beauty is in its simplicity. It has one click file hosting where you simply click on the upload button and select your file. After the file is uploaded you are taken to the page where the file is hosted. If the file is an image, it shows the image directly on the page for easier sharing. Upload size is an impressive 5 GB.

File Factory – free and simple file hosting service

File Factory
File Factory

FileFactory lets you host files up to 300MB for free. You don’t have to register and there is nothing to download. Your files can be downloaded an unlimited number of times! One thing we found very annoying and spammy about FileFactory was the number of ads they have on the page.

FileDen – Free file hosting and online storage

file den

With File Den’s free file hosting and online storage service it’s easy to share files across the internet with friends, family, work associates or anyone else. They allow our users to direct link to their files also giving you the oppurtunity to embed your files into your webpages, myspace or other social networking profiles.

Fileqube – Free Online Storage

File Qube
File Qube

Fileqube has an eye-pleasing design that shows its intentions well. When you upload a personal file it gives you a download link, a link to remove the file, and embed code to drop your file’s link on a website. The only downside is the 150MB file size, which is rather small with some of the other sites in comparison.

Top 10 Museum in United States

Museum in united states

In general-A museum  an institution that cares for (conserves) a collection of artifacts and other objects of artistic, cultural, historical, or scientific importance and makes them available for public viewing through exhibits that may be permanent or temporary.here are the list of museum in united states

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Top 10 Festival around the World

1. The Konaki Sumo festival – Japan

The Konaki Sumo festival – Japan
This is the festival of crying baby. Sound weird? Well, it is strange! When this festival arrives, the Sumo battalion, that involves very heavy-body fighters, picks up the babies. Obviously, seeing such lofty men, the babies automatically start crying out of fear. This is like a competition in which the lofty man who quickly breaks down becomes the winner. There is a belief behind this that the crying ensures the babies’ quick growth. So, on this special day, sobs and weeps are regarded as the healthy signs, more specifically, as a blessing for better health.

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