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Know : Genetically Modified Foods : 20 Questions : WHO's Answers

Must Know: Find the answers to these 20 questions on Genetically Modified Foods by the World Health Organization, (below the video) 1. What are genetically modified (GM) organisms and GM foods? 2. Why are GM foods produced? 3. Are GM foods assessed differently from traditional foods? 4. How are the potential risks to human health determined? 5. What are the…

Documentary : History of the World in 2 hours

Must Watch : A fascinating documentary about the world’s history, throws some light on our “Human- Pride!” Imagine compressing 14 billion years of history down to just 14 years and on the scale the earth would have existed only for the past five years. So that’s about a third of the history of the universe wall large complex creatures would…

Know : Grow and Shrink inside an Ames Room

Do you know how the normal sized humans transformed as Hobbits in the movie The Lord Of The Rings? You too can shrink and grow back as they did 🙂 Because they used several Ames room sets in Shire sequences to make the heights of the diminutively-sized hobbits correct when standing next to the taller Gandalf. What is an Ames Room? Well before getting into the…

Amazing Arts & Artists : Pencil Shavings Art by Marta Altés

Marta Altés is an Author and illustrator from Barcelona, based in London. In her website (http://www.martaltes.com/) she features a spectrum of her art works. Have a look and get amazed. About Marta (as she says in her website) I studied graphic design in Barcelona and after working there as a graphic designer for almost five years (The Original Cha Chá), I decided to…

Documentary : Know Portugal

Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (Portuguese: República Portuguesa), is a unitary semi-presidential republic. It is located in South-Western Europe, on the Iberian Peninsula, and it is the westernmost country of mainland Europe, being bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west and south and by Spain to the north and east. Aside from continental Portugal, the Portuguese Republic holds sovereignty over the Atlantic archipelagos of Azores and Madeira, which are autonomous regions of Portugal. The country is named after its second…

Do You Scream at your kids for School Grades?

What would you do? If you confront a mother, scream at her kid for a school grade! Do you ever scream at your kids? It’s time to think and change!

Tribute : Sam Berns (1996-2014)

We hope you must know him, inspirational Sam Berns. Though he lived short, he inspired many people to take life positive and happy. Sampson “Sam” Gordon Berns (October 23, 1996 – January 10, 2014) was an American who suffered from progeria and helped raise awareness about the disease. He was the subject of the HBO documentary Life According to Sam is about one family’s courageous fight…

Culture & People : Temple of Rats, Rajasthan, India

Near the India – Pakistan border and around 30 kms from Bikaner in Rajasthan, India, lies a small town called Deshnoke. The town is famous for its ancient temple, known as Karni Mata temple, which goes back 600 years. Goddess Karni is worshipped here, but that is not the only reason for the temple’s fame.The Karni Mata temple shelters more…

Know : Speakers powered by Candle-Fire

LIGHT THE FIRE, PLAY THE MUSIC Pelty represents a technological revolution in the high-quality audio speakers’ market. Pelty is innovative and unique in the world because it is powered exclusively by a wax candle. Thanks to a patented technology based on the Peltier effect, it transforms the thermal energy of the fire of a candle into electric energy able to turn…

Documentary : Beaver Dams : Wonder Engineers

These cute rodents will amaze you. Don’t miss this Documentary. Understand the nature and coexistence lessons from the Beavers. Beaver dams are dams built by beavers to provide ponds as protection against predators such as coyotes, wolves, and bears, and to provide easy access to food during winter. These structures modify the natural environment in such a way that the overall ecosystem builds upon the…

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