| Read time: 3 minute(s)

One more point to Slytherin!

If you’re a Harry Potter fan and also a researcher of snakes, the chances are you will be allowed in the House of Slytherin.  No surprises here then that when Harry Potter books lovers discovered a new species of snake, they named him after Salazar Slytherin. A new green pit viper species discovered in a […]

| Read time: 3 minute(s)

Book review: Know Gandhi in few sentences

We all know that Gandhiji refused to cheat in the exam, but do you know he stole once? And he was so overcome with guilt that he asked for forgiveness?  These and many more motivating anecdotes from the life of one of the greatest men on earth has been bound in a book.  With his […]

| Read time: 4 minute(s)

Suit Up!

 A college science professor and an aerospace data analyst were named on Tuesday to round out a four-member crew for a SpaceX launch into orbit planned later this year billed as the first all-civilian spaceflight in history. The two latest citizen astronauts were introduced at a news briefing live streamed from the Kennedy Space Center […]

| Read time: 4 minute(s)

Fun and Easy Easter Craft Ideas for Kids

For some, Easter is a day to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. For others, it’s more about eggs, bunnies, and, of course, lots and lots of chocolate. Maybe for you and your family, it’s a little bit of both. But regardless of your reason for celebrating, one thing remains the same: the never-ending list […]

| Read time: 2 minute(s)

Free salmon to anyone named Salmon creates ruckus in Taiwan

How far would you go for free food? Well, there are a few people who are ready to change their names to get a dish of free salmon… actually there are almost 200 of them! The rush to change the names was so much that the government authorities had to issue a statement urging people […]

| Read time: 4 minute(s)

Celebrate Happiness Day with these fantastic tricks

When was the last time you looked out of the window and marvelled at the beautiful blue sky? When was the last time you sat with a mug of coffee and read a book in your cozy corner? Can’t remember? Well, maybe this week you can do all that which makes you happy, officially. Yes, […]

| Read time: 3 minute(s)

This ceramic bowl at yard sale is worth more than $500,00!

You never know what you may get at a yard sale. A man who bought a ceramic bowl for $35 (approximately Rs2,500) in a yard sale unknowingly became an owner of an artefact which is worth $500,000 (approximately Rs 3,63,22,450). The white bowl adorned with cobalt blue paintings of flowers and other designs is about […]

| Read time: 3 minute(s)

Mr Potato Head is only Potato Head now

The world is changing and so should the toys. How kids play reflect on their psychology, our growing up years make a great impact on our adult lives. No doubt, teachers, parents and academicians all over are trying so hard to make the childhood right for youngsters.  For more than 70 years, Mr Potato Head […]

| Read time: 3 minute(s)

World cheers Mars Rover, Indians salute Swati Mohan

While NASA’s Mars Rover Perseverance successfully landed on the Red Planet, there was one more reason for Indians to cheer in the history of space exploration. Among the scientists who are part of this historic mission, Indian-American Dr Swati Mohan spearheaded the development of attitude control and the landing system for the rover.  She was […]

| Read time: 3 minute(s)

World’s smallest reptile is less than an inch long!

Madagascar is a land of exotic animals, flora and fauna. Many rare species like the long-necked giraffe weevil, the colourful, cat-sized panther chameleon, and the bright orange-red tomato frogs are found here. And one more rare gem has been added to this list.  Scientists have discovered what may be the smallest reptile on Earth. The […]