Science

Science is a systematic enterprise that builds and organizes knowledge in the form of testable explanations and predictions about the universe.

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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Village of Twins

Kodinhi, a village in the Malappuram district of Kerala is famously known for having the highest number of twins. The villages initially became famous when a local survey showed the unusual number of twins in this area. According to estimate there are 2,000 families and at least 400 pairs of […]

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Smoking: A Harmful Habit

Undoubtedly the worse & harmful habit, as it’s injurious to one’s health. This evil habit generally takes a toll during adolescence or while passing out school or prime stage of college life. […]

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Earthquake

The earthquake is one of the most dreadful natural calamities mankind has ever seen, while other being cyclones, tsunami & floods. The most recurring of all-natural calamities over the world. […]

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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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The Pandemic of 1918

The pandemic of 1918 was known as the Spanish flu pandemic, an influenza pandemic caused by the H1N1 influenza A virus. Lasting from February 1918 and April 1920, killing more […]

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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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Evolution

When you think of evolution the first name that comes to one’s mind is that of Charles Darwin. However, the fact is that he was not the first person to […]

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Paradox…

A logically self contradicting statement is a paradox. Also known as antinomy. You can say it is a sentence that runs contrary to one’s expectations. Actually it’s just a smart […]

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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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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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Curiosity (animals)

• Why don’t woodpeckers get a headache? Have you ever seen woodpeckers striking trees with its long beaks? Woodpeckers hit the trees 20 times per second. Yet they don’t get […]

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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 500-year old Indian Mummy

Mummification is a process in which the skin and flesh of a corpse can be preserved. The process can either occur naturally or it can intentional using chemicals, and one such naturally mummified corpse is found in the icy cold region of the Himalaya. The mummified remains of a Buddhist […]

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