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.
As any grandmother will tell you, your body does not need an ice cold soda can to cool it down when you walk in from the summer’s scorching heat. Centuries before refrigeration found its way into our lives (a majority Read More …
Did you know that the Koala ‘bear’ is not a bear at all?
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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 that Tomatoes were fruits and not vegetables as is the popular notion? For more such dymistyfing facts read on.
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.
We remember Homi Bhabha for his undying spirit and dedication to the cause of science.
Did you know that there are several species of animals named after Gerald Durrell? Or that he was born in India?
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.