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Documentary : Secrets of the Sun

It contains 99.9 percent of all the matter in our solar system and sheds, hot plasma at nearly a million miles an hour. The temperature at its core is a staggering 27 million degrees Fahrenheit. It convulses, it blazes, it sings. You know it as the sun. Scientists know it as one of the most amazing physics laboratories in the…

Know : Amber – Fossil Beauty

Amber is fossilized tree resin (not sap), which has been appreciated for its color and natural beauty since Neolithic times. Much valued from antiquity to the present as a gemstone, amber is made into a variety of decorative objects. Amber is used as an ingredient in perfumes, as a healing agent in folk medicine, and as jewelry. There are five classes of amber, defined on the basis of their chemical…

Earth Our Home Too : Snow Leopards

You must know this marvelous cat’s name which “Mac OS X” also carries. The Snow Leopard (Panthera uncia) is a large cat native to the mountain ranges of Central and South Asia. It is listed as endangered on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species because as of 2003, the size of the global population was estimated at 4,080-6,590 adults, of which fewer than 2,500 individuals may reproduce in the wild. Unusually among…

Know : List of International Airlines Ratings

Do you know how many airlines have 5 star ratings in the world? Just 7 airlines from China, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Qatar, Singapore, South Korea holds 5 Star Rated Airlines! The only one airline to hold a single star rating is North Korean Airline. How many Indian Airlines are there?  Find the complete list below. Airline Rating is based…

Documentary : Space Station Tour

Most of the modules in the International Space Station have four sides and they’re put together that way so the people can work on a flat plane; wall, floor, another wall, or the ceiling. All you have to do is turn yourself around and your reference changes. People always ask about sleeping in space. Do you lie down? Not really,…

Know : What Colour is Lava? Blue!

Yes! This volcano in Kawah Ijen has some spectacular blue lava by night, but shows red during the day. It is the sulfur inside the volcano that causes the change in color. What turns the waters of the largest acidic crater lake in the world, gives its beautiful turquoise color. The same acidic gases burns a bright blue color when ignited by miners…

Know : The World's First Animated Image Sequences

This was the world’s first animated image sequences photographed in real-time captured by Muybridge who used High-speed photography  (1878-1887) Eadweard James Muybridge (9 April 1830 – 8 May 1904) was an English photographer important for his pioneering work in photographic studies of motion, and early work in motion-picture projection.  He emigrated to the United States as a young man and became a bookseller. He returned to England in 1861…

Must Read Story : *No Conditions Applied

This story is about Bobby, a young man who works in an IT company after completing his Chemical Engineering. One day his life completely changes because of David Uncle! As this story holds suspense, I wish not to break it here. If you are a socially concerned person and who value relationships in life, this story will not disappoint you….

Know : Tests to Find Adulterated Milk!

Well, we have earlier posted about the adulteration in milk and how they use shampoo to make Milk! Here we found some tests to identify the adulterated milk. Though they seem a little chemistry lab friendly tests, we are sharing it anyhow.  However here are a few easy tests you can do at home: Milk slip test – Put a drop of…

Documentary: Did We Land on the Moon?

The Moon landing conspiracy theories claim that some or all elements of the Apollo program and the associated Moon landings were hoaxes staged by NASA with the aid of other organizations. The most notable claim is that the six manned landings (1969–1972) were faked and that twelve Apollo astronauts did not actually walk on the Moon. Various groups and individuals have made such conspiracy claims since the mid-1970s. Conspiracy theorists (henceforth conspiracists) claim that NASA and…

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