Monthly archives: August 2015

Woah! 7 Destinations In India That Look Exactly Like Places In Europe

1. Alleppey & Venice Labelling Alleppey the ‘Venice of the East’ might be cliche for travel writers, but this little town in true sense resembles Venice. Where else will you find a unique crisscrossing network of canals spread out across the center of town which thatched country boats punt along leisurely? HolidayIQ Traveller Abhishek Easwara says, “Whoever conferred the title of ‘Venice of the East’ to Allapuzha was spectacularly correct. […]

Mumbai to Kolli Hills: Anirudh Prasadh changes the fortune of poor farmers

India is witnessing a radical transformation where highly qualified youngsters are giving up cushy jobs to make a difference in the lives of poor people in rural areas. A chemical engineer, Anirudh Prasadh gave up his high-paying job to work for welfare of farmers in the remote villages of Tamil Nadu. For the Malayalar community of farmers in the remote Kolli Hills region of Tamil Nadu, 26-year-old Anirudh Prasadh has […]

Spinach can curb food craving in men

  A compound found in spinach can slow down fat digestion, leading to reduced hunger and food craving especially in men, a study says. A concentrated extract of thylakoids encourage the release of satiety hormones, which is very beneficial in controlling hunger. “The reduction in hunger and the desire for salty food that we saw might make thylakoids particularly useful for people with high blood pressure and associated weight problems,” […]

Japan: City preserves tsunami 'dragon tree'

A Japanese city has vowed to preserve a pine tree that survived the country’s devastating tsunami but is now rotting, it’s reported. The tree withstood the enormous wave which struck the coastal city of Kesennuma in 2011, killing hundreds of local people. It was badly damaged in the disaster, losing most of its branches, but its new shape attracted many visitors who thought it resembled a dragon. The tree was […]

Texas man shoots armadillo, gets hit in face by bullet ricochet

The animal’s hard shell deflected at least one of three bullets, which then struck the man’s jaw. A man was wounded after he fired a gun at an armadillo in his yard and the bullet ricocheted back to hit him in his face. Cass County Sheriff Larry Rowe said the man, who was not identified, went outside his home in Marietta, southwest of Texarkana, at around 3 a.m. on Thursday […]

5 Reasons You Are Not As Successful As You Could Be

When it comes to reaching a goal or a certain status of achievement, there is one thing for sure, you can always continue to reach for more and be more successful. So many people have graduated from College, or started working and forgot what it meant to improve and grow. They lost the hunger and drive they once had for knowledge. The knowledge that they needed to get to the […]

In their gloomy isolation after Memon hanging, Muslims turn to Asaduddin Owaisi

In the night of the tyrants, Who calls my name from afar? I must climb the scaffolding of the gallows to see beyond the prison parapets. Have they waylaid the caravan of the new dawn? “Majrooh Sultanpuri”I had turned up in Mumbai to cover the aftermath of the 1993 bomb blasts. On my way to meet Rusi Karanjia editor of Blitz and journalist Olga Tellis, at the US Club in […]


Beasts of No Nation: True Detective director debuts trailer

The heartbreaking story of a child soldier comes to Netflix in the teaser for True Detective director Cary Fukunaga’s Beasts of No Nation. Idris Elba stars as the charismatic and brutal leader of an African child army, who wages a campaign of terror on a local government, reported Rolling Stone magazine. Beasts of No Nation is told through the eyes of a young boy named Agu (Abraham Attah), who is […]

Health hazards of using mobile phones and their solutions

  With increasing technological advancement, mobile phones are being used extensively in the world. Important conversations can be carried out over mobile phones and it can prove to be useful during emergencies.They are portable so one can carry them wherever they want to. But few people are unaware of the negative health hazards of a mobile phone. Mobile phones emit radio frequency energy which is a form of electromagnetic radiation.Electromagnetic […]