How the Internet Works?

The Internet is a cool place to learn new things, play games and connect with friends and family. Billions of people around the world use the Internet just like you and us! But how does it work? Watch the Video to understand the mysterious world of internet. Meanwhile, here are some fun facts about the Internet.…

Mystery behind the Donut Hole

Donuts, sometimes spelled doughnuts, are tasty treats made from fried dough. Some of us Indians consider it the western vada. They come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, and flavors. Probably the most popular and familiar type of donuts are the classic ring-shaped donuts with a hole in the middle. Many of us are fascinated by…

The Science in Fire Ants

Fire Ants or Red Harvester Ants, got its name for the painful sting they instil in humans, which is a sensation similar to what one feels when burned by fire. Fire ants are native to South America and an invasive species in the United States. One of the adaptations that makes them so hardy is that…

Largest Family Tree in the World

Family Tree Registers, of families, maintained by Brahmin Priest Pandits or ‘Pandas’, who double up as professional genealogists, at Haridwar, India, has been a subject of study for many years now. In several cases, these voluminous records or Vahis (Bahi), have also been used in settling legal cases regarding inheritance or property disputes, as these records are held…

Real Life Rapunzels

We have all read or heard about Rapunzel, the Fairytale Princess from the Disney stories, and her famous long hair. What if I tell you there are real-life Rapunzels among us. The women in the Village of Huangluo, in China have long hair, giving us a feeling of real-life Rapunzels. For them, hair is their most…

Gold thinner than paper

Nowhere is the fine art of metal leaf production more refined than it is in Kanazawa, Ishikawa, in Japan. About 99% of the gold foils in Japan come from Kanazawa. This Gold foil is a smoothed metal of gold and little silver. The foil is smoothed to a thickness of 0.0001 Millimeters. It is said…