Offbeat

Why we say “touch wood” after saying something we don’t…

I never lose a bet “touch wood” or  I never lose any bets I ever make, “touch wood”. Do these sentences seem similar to...
Shashank Agarwal
2 min read

What is a Trojan Virus and why is it named…

A Trojan is a malicious software that is usually added to a rather useful software without the knowledge of the installer. Trojan should not...
Shashank Agarwal
2 min read

What is the “unspoken language” we all know ?

We all use words to communicate with each other, but beside this, there is another yet unnoticed language very common in use and doesn’t...
Shashank Agarwal
1 min read

Do hens need roosters to be able to lay eggs?

This is a common misconception. You don’t need a rooster for your hens to lay eggs. A rooster is needed to fertilize the eggs...
Shashank Agarwal
37 sec read

Which is the best & safest seat on a bus…

It’s better to first and pre-handedly select the most favorable seat that would make your journey merry than to regret on the worst seat...
Shashank Agarwal
1 min read

The Door to Hell

The Derweze in Turkmenistan – or, as the locals have called it, ‘The Door to Hell’. This giant hole of fire in the heart...
Shashank Agarwal
39 sec read