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The Four Yugas

Manier times,one might have heard  about the four main eras in many theologies. What do the ‘four eras’ mean? The below article describes the eras in the Hindu theology. Yugas Yugas can be roughly explained as time periods or eras. In the Hindu theology,there were 4 yugas(ages) Sat yuga/ Satya […]

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Mantises: Fascinating Insects

Mantises are the most curious creatures. You might’ve sometimes misunderstood them from grasshoppers. But then…..what exactly are these creatures? Are they…. carnivorous? Photo by Quang Nguyen Vinh  Now, why are they called ‘Praying Mantis’?? The thing is ,their forelimbs are actually folded and therefore it looks like they are praying(silly? […]

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What Are Piranhas?

Movies love  to show Piranhas as nasty creatures of the sea. But do we know the exact anatomy of these creatures? What do these species include? And how dangerous can they really be..? If we look for their size,as to what sizes can they go up to,these sea animal’s sizes […]

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Volatile After-effects of Volcanic Eruptions

Volcanic eruptions are fascinating,yet very much dangerous. But do we know the after effects of volcanic eruptions? Probably not. Well,let’s get to see them,shall we? What are volcanoes? Imagine you have kept a container filled with water , presumably to boil. After some time some bubbles start to arise. A […]

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The Most Venomous Animal is…….a Jellyfish?

Nature never fails to surprise us with its mesmerizing beauty. But the sad part is,we barely even know any of it. Nature can give us extreme bliss with its delicious and luscious fruits,at the same time many plants which we think are pretty may turn out to be horrendous. But […]

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The Creation Of Women

We often hear a lot of things about the creation of women. But what exactly is the truth? The truth is….We don’t know. According to the Hindu theology,due to the period of Kaliyuga,many misconceptions and misunderstandings have arised amongst the people. What is Kaliyuga? Well,Kaliyuga has its own history and […]

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Quicksand

You might have come across this term manner times,maybe even witnessed it. Movies love to portray at least one scene of quicksand. You might’ve even seen the ‘forwarded’ messages where one is literally bouncing on the ground. How does this happen. More specifically,why does it happen?  What is quicksand? Okay,let’s […]

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What causes Nightmares?

We all,at some point of our life may have experienced nightmares. But what exactly is the sole cause of nightmares…..? Nightmares are usually disturbing, scary and are remembered  unlike the normal dreams we have. Nightmares are even more common in children. But many adults experience nightmares as well. They are […]

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Allergies and Our blood

Ever heard someone asking about the things you added into the food which you prepared?  Feel a bit annoyed by that remark? Well, don’t be,cause even a small mistake may result as fatal for them.. What exactly are allergies? The etymology of Allergy i.e ‘Allergie’ which was actually invented by […]

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Are Tomatoes harmful?

Did you know that tomatoes actually come from the most poisonous family? Does that mean tomatoes…are poisonous? Oh my god! Do I have to change my diet again!?!?( that was weird) History Tomatoes were first introduced somewhere around the 16th century in the lands of Europe. Sadly,how exactly did they […]

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The Syamantaka Jewel

It was a period of Dwapara Yuga(the 3rd Yuga out of the four). The yugas have their own history in the Hindu beliefs and extremely fascinating one. But today is the day for something else,The Syamantaka Jewel. The story It is said that the Dwapara Yuga was when Krsna,the supreme […]

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OCD and Dopamine

Obsessive compulsive disorder. You might have read this term in many articles,memes and so many places. But…..OCD is not something to be considered as a joke. Photo by David Garrison  The disorder is a psychological disorder which includes a ‘certain’ compulsive disorder. Meaning, a person with OCD always has a […]

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Liquid Nitrogen

Liquid Nitrogen. You might have seen videos of people dumping everyday objects into it,and the videos are pretty fun but,do you think so? Liquid Nitrogen(LN2)  is a liquid which is odourless,meaning it does not specifically have any smell to it, non flammable,meaning it does not really react with fire like […]

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The period of Giant Insects.

Many types of insects exist in this world. The approximation being of around 900 thousand species of insects. But can you believe that one of them…..were giants once? Arthropods The etymology (origin of word) ‘Arthropod’ comes from the Greek words meaning “joint” and “foot”.  These insects elongated to the phylum […]

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What Happens When You Starve yourselves?

Your body needs energy to do anything and everything. But what happens if you do not provide the box with this energy? What consequences would occur? Mechanism  A human body is immensely active and has a smart system in itself. It has a great ability to adapt itself into the […]

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How did we evolve?

Historical sources are pretty difficult to find. Why? Because, we never know where exactly they are, are they even real. It solely depends upon. Our imagination. Cause we can’t grab a time machine and time travel to see exactly what happened (but that would’ve damn great!). Evolution is crucial in […]

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Why are Hornets dangerous?

Not many of us know  much about insects. All we know is mostly about bees. More specifically, honey bees. But did you know that there exist some insects, more vastly different and dreadful insects in nature? Let’s get to know them! Hornets classification First, let’s understand the classification of this […]

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What Exactly is Adrenaline??

Ever heard of the term ‘adrenaline pumped through my veins’ in the stories and novels?What does this ‘adrenaline’ mean? What exactly does this fluid do? Well, carry on! What Is Adrenaline Basically, adrenaline is a hormone which is secreted by your body from the adrenal glands. What is a hormone?  […]

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The Story of Parijata

We see millions of  dazzling flowers in our life. We recognise them by their colour, their fragrance and their appearance. But do we know the deep meaning behind them? Do we know what exactly  the flower symbolises..?   Hindu Mythology Mythologies make us   see the world from a different perspective. […]

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Why do scars never Fade?

Our body is strong. But everything has a stage, where it just can’t. This is when bruises and scars form. When our body tries to heal itself.But how exactly does our body heal itself….? Image by <a href=”https://pixabay.com/users/Hans-2/?utm_source=link-attribution&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=image&amp;utm_content=474279″>Hans Braxmeier</a> from <a href=”https://pixabay.com/?utm_source=link-attribution&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=image&amp;utm_content=474279″>Pixabay</a&gt;  The Healing process  Now, your skin consists of […]

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Earphones and Headphones….are harmful?

In our lives, we use earphones/headphones at many occasion.For ex. An virtual meeting, music, while talking to someone etc. But do we know the detrimental effects of this careless habit. Not really…. But awareness can make one more alert and watchful .So let’s  understand, what makes the earphones so harmful! […]

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What is Bioluminescence?

In the branch of aquatic science, we are yet to discover so much, though the things we have already discovered are so fascinating, it’s amazing how nature still manages to surprise us! Bioluminescence? What does this giant word mean? Let’s see! Etymology What does etymology mean? Well, etymology means the […]

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