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Know : Which is good? Fresh or Frozen Food

What is good for your health Frozen or Fresh Food? Well, many of us would answer straight away “Fresh.. Fresh..” But hold on, here is a perspective 🙂 Courtesy : AsapSCIENCE via Youtube  

Know : Rankings of Countries : Global Innovation Index

The core of the Global Innovation Index Report consists of a ranking of world economies’ innovation capabilities and results. Recognizing the key role of innovation as a driver of economic growth and prosperity, and the need for a broad horizontal vision of innovation applicable to developed and emerging economies, the GII includes indicators that go beyond the traditional measures of…

Know : Fruit Waxing and Safe-Consuming of Waxed Fruits

Fruit waxing is the process of covering fruits (and in some cases vegetables) with the artificial waxing material. Natural wax is removed first, usually by washing. Waxing materials may be either natural or petroleum-based. The primary reasons for waxing are to prevent water loss (making up for the removal in washings of the natural waxes in fruits that have them, particularly…

Food We Eat : List of Edible Seeds (Gallery)

This list of edible seeds includes seeds that are directly foodstuffs, rather than yielding derived products. A variety of species can provide edible seeds. Of the six major plant parts, seeds are the dominant source of human calories and protein.Most edible seeds are angiosperms, but a few are gymnosperms. The most important global seed food source, by weight, is cereals, followed by legumes, and nuts. Beans and other legumes are…

Know : 100s of Rose Species (Gallery)

A rose is a woody perennial of the genus Rosa (The name rose comes from French, itself from Latin rosa), within the family Rosaceae. There are over 100 species. They form a group of plants that can be erect shrubs, climbing or trailing with stems that are often armed with sharp prickles. Flowers vary in size and shape and are usually large and showy, in colours ranging from white through yellows…

Know : Athene's Theory of Everything

  This is a refreshingly new approach to the way we interpret our world and the cosmos. It is basically a theory which unifies quantum physics as well as special and general relativity and neuroscience. It really is a different view on things around us. The ‘Athene’s Theory of Everything’ documentary and covers the research that was done by Chiren…

Know : Timeline of Space Exploration

This is a timeline of Solar System exploration ordered by date of spacecraft launch. It includes: All spacecraft that have left Earth orbit for the purposes of Solar System exploration (or were launched with that intention but failed), including lunar probes. A small number of pioneering or notable Earth-orbiting craft. It does not include: The great majority of Earth-orbiting satellites. Probes leaving Earth orbit that are not concerned…

Tribute : Nikola Tesla (1856 – 1943) : Life of a Genius

Nikola Tesla was an inventor who obtained around 300 patents worldwide for his inventions. Some of Tesla’s patents are not accounted for, and various sources have discovered some that have lain hidden in patent archives. There are a minimum of 278 patents issued to Tesla in 26 countries that have been accounted for. Many of Tesla’s patents were in the United States, Britain, and Canada, but many other patents were…

Earth Our Home Too : Meerkats

Meerkat Classification and EvolutionThe Meerkat (also known as the Suricate) is a small species of foraging mammal that is found inhabiting the harsh conditions of the open and arid, semi-desert plains in southern Africa. A member of the Mongoose family, Meerkats differ from the other 35 Mongoose species in a number of ways with the biggest difference being that Meerkats are incredibly sociable animals, where most Mongooses are not (only…

Know : Triangle, Square, Pentagon… How long it goes?

Triangle Δ (3), Square (4), Pentagon (5), Hexagon (6), Heptagon(7), Octagon(8)… How long it can go? A Megagon is a shape with 1,000,000 equal sides.  Even if drawn at the size of the Earth, a regular megagon would be very difficult to distinguish from a circle. A regular polygon is a polygon that is equiangular (all angles are equal in measure) and equilateral (all sides have the same length).  How many…

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