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Did You Know?, March 2011 »

[1 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]

The United Nations has declared this year, 2011, as the International Year of Forests. The idea is to focus attention on the need to preserve and protect our rapidly declining forest reserves.

Did You Know?, May 2008 »

[24 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]

As any grandmother will tell you, your body does not need an ice cold soda can to cool it down …

Did You Know?, January 2008 »

[6 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]

Did you know that the Koala ‘bear’ is not a bear at all?

Did You Know?, September 2007 »

[28 May 2010 | No Comment | ]

How safe are Compact Fluorescent Lamps?

August 2007, Did You Know? »

[27 May 2010 | No Comment | ]

How many of us have not devoured Jeffery Archers or Agatha Christies? But have we ever wonderd about how novels came to be?

Did You Know?, July 2007 »

[12 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]

Did you know that Tomatoes were fruits and not vegetables as is the popular notion? For more such dymistyfing facts read on.

Did You Know?, June 2007 »

[2 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]

Did you know that human beings are born with 300 bones in their body but by adulthood we only have 206? Read to find out similar interesting facts.

Did You Know?, February 2010 »

[8 Feb 2010 | One Comment | ]

We remember Homi Bhabha for his undying spirit and dedication to the cause of science.

Did You Know?, January 2010 »

[19 Jan 2010 | No Comment | ]

Did you know that there are several species of animals named after Gerald Durrell? Or that he was born in India?

Did You Know?, October 2007 »

[10 Sep 2009 | No Comment | ]

by M V Pattabhiraman
We all know that when something falls it will come down and not go up. But this author experienced something strange. When in neutral gear his car actually went up a hill! Read to find out why this happened.