India in ancient times wasn’t just the land of snake charmers. The country had a distinctive taste for science and technology which is clearly visible in ancient architecture and texts. India was the homeland to some of the greatest scientists in the world whose works paved the way for modern
All of us have been brought up to believe that there are certain practices and techniques which can ward off the evil eye. Superstitions are normally attributed to a lack of education and literacy. We live in a country where 61 percent of our employees believe in superstitions and 67 percent of our scientists believe in seeking God’s blessings before a rocket launch for good luck. Today we are going to share some these that followed in various cultures around the world.
What do you think are the horrible things we are doing right now that would shock our future generations?
Many people close their eyes and murmur their most intimate desire over the glimpse of a shooting/falling star. They believe it makes their wishes come true. But is there any scientific theory behind this, or is it just an urban legend?
The storyline is what keeps the audience in their chairs. Storylines in multiple genres have proven to be blockbusters. However, the most interesting storylines are unpredictable, where the makers have done something not done before and the audience are left wondering what is going to happen next. However, there are some amazing movies with simple storylines yet turn out to be an excellent film.
Mahabharat the greatest of all stories I ever read And it still fascinates me each time I read it again. People are actually unaware of the greatness of the great epic. I term this as the greatest story of all time. Mahabharata is the great story of the two clans
Thomas Alva Edison & Nikola Tesla were the two great scientists who developed many devices that have greatly influenced life around the world. But these two great men were never at ease with each other. Edison and Tesla were termed as the biggest rivals with the tales of their bitterness
I never lose a bet “touch wood” or I never lose any bets I ever make, “touch wood”. Do these sentences seem similar to you in any manner? Well, the similarity is in the use of the phrase “touch wood”. We use the phrase to ward off bad-luck but have you ever
Anna Hazare has become a household name after he did something. Everyone knows he was “not eating food” for some national thing may be corruption. But don’t you want to know why that great man went extreme to bring those high on the power charts down to Earth. Let’s find
Great people in the time create enemies, there are people who won’t agree with their ideologies or methods and in order to stop them find no other way then to terminate them. Here is a list of the world’s most impactful assassinations that had a great impact on the world.
Vedas the old ancient scripture and text have been stated at the world’s oldest piece of literature. They were complied at a time in India when rest of the world was still busy with hunting and hardly knew about even living nicely. The Vedas (Sanskrit वेद véda, “knowledge”), a large
A Trojan is a malicious software that is usually added to a rather useful software without the knowledge of the installer. Trojan should not be mistaken for a virus. Instead, a Trojan would go into your computer masked as a safe and useful application where it would sit back and
With time the enigmatic Chandni Chowk has amassed a plethora of anecdotes and facts that remain discreet to the commoners like it had trams, canals and much more. My curiosity made me dredge up deeper into the history of the artifact, as a result, I ferreted some astonishing vignettes &
British Empire by 1922 ruled over 25% (33,700,000 km2) of the world’s land area and over 458 million people. It was said that the Sun never sets for the empire. The country half the size of France made this possible through superb organizational skills of the “White” Empire builders. the
There have been many great warriors, saints, gods etc. in the Hindu mythology. According to the various Indian traditions and stories there are eight immortals who walk on this Earth. I present what i found after my research. Each person listed here has a very unique story why they are
Kashmir the state which has been lauded as “heaven” on Earth but instead is a haven for terror. But did you ever wonder when it all started? It all began when newly formed Pakistan attacked the princely state of Kashmir, which was not a part of the “newly independent” India.